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Album Review: DIANA REIN – Queen Of My Castle

Diana Rein - Queen Of My Castle

Gulf Coast Records   [Release date: 21.06.2019] Diana Rein’s 3rd album, ‘Queen Of My Castle’ is easily her best album so far. Together with her kick-ass band which is driven relentlessly by her drummer/producer/writer Michael Leasure, she’s pushed out of … Continue reading

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Album review: WALTER TROUT – ALIVE in Amsterdam

WALTER TROUT – ALIVE in Amsterdam

This hour-long interview special was first broadcast on Sunday 10 July on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio  in the Pete Feenstra Feature, with tracks from the new album. Provogue [Release date 17.05.16] There’s nothing quite like experiencing Walter Trout live, … Continue reading

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Gig review: WALTER TROUT/Simo – 02 Forum, London, 21 November 2015

Perhaps only Walter Trout can transform the recollection of his own abject desperation and ill health into resonant blues-rock. Aside from completing his lengthy journey back to his rightful place in front of his adoring European fans – in this … Continue reading

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Album review: WALTER TROUT – Battle Scars

Walter Trout - Battle Scars

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Walter Trout (8 November 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Provogue [Release date 23.10.15] Given his near miraculous recovery from liver failure and attendant medical problems, Walter Trout’s ‘Battle Scars’ is an unsurprisingly … Continue reading

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Album review : WALTER TROUT – The Blues Came Callin’

WALTER TROUT – The Blues Came Callin

Provogue [release date 02.06.14] The thing that distinguishes Walter Trout from his peers isn’t just his big tone, his passionate solos, his stagecraft or his distinguished career in the blues-rock field, but simply the fact he’s always searched for meaning … Continue reading

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Gig review: WALTER TROUT – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 8 November 2013

Walter Trout’s most durable qualities are his intense guitar playing and his ever ready sense of humour. Both were in evidence at a packed Shepherd’s Bush Empire as he overcame his daunting health problems in front of his biggest London … Continue reading

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Album Review: WALTER TROUT – Luther’s Blues – A Tribute To Luther Allison

Provogue [Release date: 10.06.13] ‘A Tribute To Luther Allison’ is a triumph of ambition, focus and sheer ability over any semblance of self doubt, as Walter Trout successfully captures Luther Allison’s essential spirit. Such is Trout’s intrinsic feel for Luther’s … Continue reading

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