Review: The Big Bad Blues by Billy F. Gibbons

Review, The Big Bad Blues, Billy F. Gibbons, Rock and Blues Muse

By Dave Resto

Blues-rock guitar legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Billy F. Gibbons is back with a new solo album, The Big Bad Blues. Produced by Gibbons and Joe Hardy, it arrives on September 21 via Concord Records.

On his first solo album Perfectamundo (Concord Records, 2015), Billy F. Gibbons explored his Afro-Cuban influences. On The Big Bad Blues, he returns to his Blues roots, with seven new songs and four classic Blues covers. The album features bassist Joe Hardy, [Read More]

By |2018-09-20T12:00:19+00:00September 19th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|4 Comments

Review: Free by Amanda Fish

Review, Free, Amanda Fish, Rock and Blues Muse

By Dave Resto

A perfect storm of blues, roots, rock and soul is forecasted to touch down on September 14 when Amanda Fish drops her newest album, Free. It’s her second release through VizzTone Label Group and features VT labelmates Tyler Morris, Bob Margolin and Richard Rosenblatt. Other guest musicians include Alastair Greene, Sara Morgan and Coyote Bill. Glen James plays drums on all tracks.

The Kansas City-based Amanda Fish is a formidable singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (bass, piano, guitar and [Read More]

By |2018-09-19T16:26:10+00:00September 13th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Video of the Week: “No Good” Hamish Anderson

Video of the Week, No Good, Hamish Anderson, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Kyle & Olivia

We chose this video “No Good” by the Australian blues rocker, Hamish Anderson, because this singer-songwriter, guitar player rocks with a sound all his own. Setting the stage for his upcoming album out in 2019, Hamish Anderson worked with seven-time Grammy winner Jim Scott (Tom Petty, Tedeschi Trucks ) who also produced his debut album, Trouble, released in 2016. Featuring heavier rock sounds, Hamish’s band includes drummer Johnny Radelat (Gary Clark Jr) bassist Chris [Read More]

By |2018-09-13T11:08:30+00:00September 12th, 2018|Video of the Week|0 Comments

Review: Blues With A Taste Of New Orleans by Keith Stone With Red Gravy

By Martine Ehrenclou

Keith Stone is back with his highly anticipated new release, Blues With A Taste of New Orleans, out September 10, 2018, a follow up to his previous album, The Prodigal Returns. This time Stone teams up with Red Gravy who are some of the most respected musicians in New Orleans.

Keith Stone and Red Gravy are one tight band with plenty of funky groove to their blues. Semi-finalists at The International Blues Challenge 2018, Keith Stone With Red Gravy is a band that offers up a rhythmic stew of New Orleans [Read More]

By |2018-09-12T16:48:21+00:00September 10th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|4 Comments

The Bad Flowers Release New Video, Who Needs A Soul

The Bad Flowers, New Video, Who Needs A Soul, Rock and Blues Muse. Photo: Mark Varney

UK-based hard rock band, The Bad Flowers, have today launched their official lyric video to support their single, “Who Needs a Soul.” The single will be released Sept. 14 and coincides with their Planet Rock Presents co-headline with Federal Charm tour starting Sept. 19th.  Special guests will be Those Damn Crows.

The Bad Flowers rise to fame kicked off when the band released their critically acclaimed debut album Starting Gun in February 2018. The band embarked on [Read More]

By |2018-09-12T16:49:56+00:00September 10th, 2018|Videos & Singles|0 Comments