Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Album review: GLAS – Blue

Glas - Blue

The Last Music company [Release date 30.03.18] South Wales band Glas describe themselves as a: “blues rock n’ roll roots band”, which is a handy ‘catch all’ banner with which they explore their naturally eclectic style. Glas is that rare … Continue reading

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Album review: THE WHITE BUFFALO – Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights

The White Buffalo - Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights

Earache Records [Release date 13.10.17] The White Buffalo – aka the West Coast based singer songwriter Jake Smith – is an artist whose musical light and shade mirrors his dichotomous view of the human psyche. He’s both an observatory lyricist … Continue reading

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Album review: LITTLE STEVEN – Soulfire

LITTLE STEVEN - Soulfire

Wicked Cool/Big Machine/UMe [Release date 19.05.17] It has been awhile since Little Steven’s (Steven Van Zandt) last album, 1999′s ‘Born Again Savage’, although he has been busy touring with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, along with TV appearances including … Continue reading

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Album review: THE LIVESAYS – Hold On…Life Is Calling

THE LIVESAYS - Hold On...I

[Release date 03.10.16] This is a highly likeable album from a long-time sideman with Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen’s sax player. I half expected some reflected, fist-pumping material  in the All-American way.  But no, Billy Livesay follows his own path and, … Continue reading

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Gig review: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND – Wembley Stadium, 5 June 2016

The Best of 2016

If ’Born To Run’ established his legend,  it was the broad sweep of his ambitious double album ‘The River’ way back in 1980 that propelled Bruce Springsteen into the mainstream, at least here in the UK where as a teenager … Continue reading

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Album review: MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL – Keep Coming Back

MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL – Keep Coming Back

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Mike Zito (1 November 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Ruf [Release date 06.11.15] And so after three albums with the award winning Royal Southern Brotherhood super group, Mike Zito returns to … Continue reading

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Album review: SOLOMON HICKS – Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues

SOLOMON HICKS – Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues

Organic Recordings [Release date 08.06.15] 20 year old Solomon Hicks is a self proclaimed ‘jazz & blues innovator and keeper of the legacy’, who as his album title suggests is ‘Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues’. The guitar playing … Continue reading

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Interview: JOSH TAERK (June 2015)

Josh Taerk

Josh Taerk releases his new album ‘Here’s To Change’ in July and has just completed a run of UK shows. We catch-up with Josh who tells us more about the album, and how the recent UK dates went. Over to … Continue reading

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Album review: IAN SIEGAL – One Night In Amsterdam

 IAN SIEGAL – One Night In Amsterdam

Nugene [Released 09.03.15] Like all the best outlaws, Ian Siegal aggressively sings about the kind of lifestyle that his fans love to hear about but wouldn’t want to live. ‘One Night in Amsterdam’ casts him as the perennial outsider who … Continue reading

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Album review: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – The Albums Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - The Albums Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984)

These 7 albums released by Bruce Springsteen in 11 years, as the title of the collection would suggest, contain 76 tracks that span big hits, songs that have been covered, an American timeline and an influence on many other bands … Continue reading

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Album review: THE WILD MAGNOLIA MARIACHIS – Boogie Indians

The Wild Magnolia Mariachis - Boogie Indians

NotNowMom! [Released 13.06.14] With a name like The Wild Magnolia Mariachis, you suspect this isn’t going to be anything less than a stomping party record. And so it proves, as the 9 piece band rock their way through old school … Continue reading

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Album review: JOE LOUIS WALKER – Hornet’s Nest

Joe Louis Walker - Hornet

Alligator Records [Release date 25.02.14] Joe Louis Walker rips into the incendiary title track of ‘Hornet’s Nest’ with a riff heavy piece that suggests it’s a kick ass rocking album. Truth is, it’s a more adventurous album than that, but … Continue reading

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DVD Review: SPRINGSTEEN AND I

Springsteen & I

Eagle Vision [Release Date 28.10.2013] Bruce Springsteen is an artist who seems to inspire a unique awe and affection among his fans, so it somehow seems appropriate that he is the subject of a music film with a difference. Concert … Continue reading

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Rock Photography Galleries: April-September 2013 incl. Blondie,Bruce Springsteen, Chic

Photography by Steve Goudie Roger Waters Photo Gallery by Steve Goudie, 16 September 2013 Leonard Cohen Photo Gallery (31 August 2013) Bruce Springsteen Photo Gallery (24 July 2013) Brain May and Kerri Ellis Photo Gallery (23 June 2013) Blondie Photo … Continue reading

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Album review: Released! – The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998

Released - The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998

Eagle Records [Release date: 28.10.13] 6-DVD set, 4 CDs 10th December 2013 marks the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights  – instigated after World War II and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.  It provided the … Continue reading

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News: Amnesty Concert 6 DVD and 4 CD set released 28 October

Released - The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998

Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce that on Monday 28th October 2013 it will be issuing ¡RELEASED! – a major six-disc DVD box-set and four companion CD sets of the historic “Human Rights Concerts” presented by the Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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Album review: WILLIE NILE – American Ride

Blue Rose Records [Release date 24.06.13] Willie Nile is a true blue collar troubadour with a poet’s eye for colourful analytical prose. He’s worked every bar, club and theatre in town, world-wide and he’s excited audiences big and small with … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK CALLING (Bruce Springsteen, Black Crowes et al) – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 30 June 2013

The international world saw two sides of British life last summer. On the good side, we made a stunning success of hosting the Olympics. But a few weeks before, across town at Hyde Park came the farcical jobsworthery of pulling … Continue reading

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Album review: NILS LOFGREN – Keith Don’t Go’ Live in London 1990

Floating World [Release date 04.03.13] Given his high profile status as a pianist and guitarist for both Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen, it’s sometime forgotten that Nils Lofgren enjoyed a 4 year span with Grin, before embarking on his on-going … Continue reading

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Album review: Various – Get Up! Stand Up! (Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998)

Get Up! Stand Up!

Highlights From The Human Rights Concerts 1986- 1998 (Eagle Rock) CD & DVD [Release date 27.05.13] Live Aid in 1985 started something of a trend for the great and good of pop / rock coming together to raise awareness and … Continue reading

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