Tag Archives: Pat Travers

Gig review: SIN HOUSE – Spirit Of The Torrington, Old Finchleians, London N12, 15 October 2017

SIN HOUSE – Spirit Of The Torrington, Old Finchleians, London N12, 15 October 2017

It’s take some gumption to start a new band when celebrating the 50th anniversary of your pro career, but then Stevie Smith, the former Bad Manners, Ruthless Blues, Salt and Long John Baldry harp player, is no ordinary performer, and … Continue reading

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Album review: BLUES IMAGE feat. MIKE PINERA – Timeless

BLUES IMAGE feat. MIKE PINERA - Timeless

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra [Release date 31.03.17) Perhaps best known for his stint in Blues Image, Mike Pinera was also for a time a member of seminal heavy metallers Iron Butterfly.  Unsurprisingly, a version of the classic ‘In A Gadda Da Vida’ … Continue reading

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Album review: PAT TRAVERS – Live At Rockpalast – Cologne 1976

MIG Music [Release date – 24.02.17] This album package is one of a number of releases from MIG Records (Made In Germany in case you were wondering!) which feature old recordings from Rockpalast. They have recorded many gigs across Germany … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM, Walker, Minnesota, USA, 16-18 July 2015

MOONDANCE JAM, Walker, Minnesota, USA, 16-18 July 2015

I’ve been hooked on Moondance Jam ever since first arriving in this unspoiled part of the Minnesota countryside with its woods and lakes in 2009. The Jam plays host to a hedonistic four days of holiday relaxation and partying for … Continue reading

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Album review: PAT TRAVERS – Retro Rocket

PAT TRAVERS - Retro Rocket

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra [Release date 06.04.15] It seems that Pat Travers has been coaxed further on the long and winding road that leads to his now legendary seventies work.  Before 2013′s ‘Can Do’ album, in a solo capacity Travers had largely … Continue reading

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Album review: ELI COOK – Primitive Son

Eli Cook - Primitive Son

Cleopatra [Release date 19.05.14] You can’t knock LA troubadour Eli Cook for trying something new. He attempts to fuse old school blues values with grungy influenced alt.rock. He does so with the help of guest appearances from the likes of … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – October 2013 Highlights

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

October 2013 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, GMT 18:00 The Guitarists: Pat Travers Sunday 6 October GRTR! Features Editor Pete Feenstra chats to Pat Travers about the blues Photo: Simon Dunkerley The Guitarists: Martin Barre Monday … Continue reading

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Album review: SWAMP TRAIN – Premium Selection

        Swamp Train [Release date 30.03.13 ] Swamp Train take their name from their own brand of down-home rhythms. Armed with cigar box guitars, washboard and harps they impressively carve out their own take on the blues. … Continue reading

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PAT TRAVERS Video Interview – 4 October 2012

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri) SANGUINE Ignite (Odyssey Music) GOODBYE JUNE Switchblade Heart (Earache) SAINTS OF SIN Nasty Love (indie) SCARLET … Continue reading

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