Tag Archives: Warren Haynes

Album review: TOM KILLNER – Get Back Up

Tom Killner - Get Back Up

OTE [Release date 26.10.18] Imagine an endless library of rock-blues CD’s, or perhaps a laptop full of similar audio files that are all of a certain standard and leave you scratching your head as you listen for something that really … Continue reading

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Album review: OTIS – Eyes Of The Sun

Otis - Eyes Of The Sun

Purple Pyramid [Release date 15.09.17] OK. Let’s summarise things at the outset. Otis’ ‘Eyes Of The Sun’ is a stonking album. It rocks hard, has a soulful sensibility with blues coursing through its veins and smokes from beginning to end, … Continue reading

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Album review: TOM KILLNER – Live

TOM KILLNER – Live CD

Cleopatra Records [Release date 02.06.17] Rotherham based blues rocker Tim Killner plays the blues the way he feels them. Uninterested in the disposable music that holds its thrall on many of his musical contemporaries, the young Killner taps into the … Continue reading

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Album review: WALTER TROUT – We’re All In This Together

WALTER TROUT – We

Pete Feenstra chatted to Walter Trout in October 2017 for his Sunday Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  In this hour special Walter chats about the album with several tracks featured. Provogue Records [Release date 01.09.17] ‘We’re All … Continue reading

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Album review: JFKBlue – Rough Round The Edges

JFKBlue – Rough Round The Edges

Busy B [Release date: 05.05.17] ‘Rough Round The Edges’ is an impressive debut album with plenty of depth. It’s born of 11 strong and original tracks that jump out the grooves on the back of emotive vocals and fine band … Continue reading

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Album review: COCO MONTOYA – Hard Truth

COCO MONTOYA – Hard Truth

Alligator Records [Release date 24.03.17] Coco Montoya’s ‘Hard Truth’ is a career highlight for Coco Montoya. It’s an object lesson in old school dynamics and an album glued together by an essential flow. It’s given a contemporary sheen by drummer … Continue reading

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Gig review: JFK BLUE – Old Finchleians, London, 26 March 2017

JFK BLUE – Old Finchleians, London, 26 March 2017

JFK Blue is a new band on the rock/blues circuit and tonight they take a step up by opening for the Stevie Nimmo Trio at the new ‘Spirit of the Torrington’ club at the Old Finchleians, Finchley. They immediately remind … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR – Mote Park, Maidstone, 24 July 2016 (Day 2)

Thunder - RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR - Mote Park, Maidstone, 24 July 2016

If the Day 2 line up was less immediately eye-catching and mouth-watering than Saturday, there was still so much to anticipate. I made straight for the Blues tent where a good crowd received Pat McManus enthusiastically. I’d been a fan … Continue reading

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Album review: SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE – West Of Flushing, South Of Frisco

SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE – West Of Flushing, South Of Frisco

Provogue [Release date 26.02.16] In terms of their name alone, Supersonic Blues Machine, has a lot to live up to. Based around the power trio of bassist, producer and songwriter Fabrizio Grossi, guitarist and earthy vocalist Lance Lopez and drummer … Continue reading

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Album review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD – One More For The Fans

        earMUSIC [Release date 24.07.15] There’s nothing quite like an enduring back catalogue and a whiff of nostalgia to bring out the fans. And seeing as Bob Dylan, The Doobie Brothers and The Allman Brothers etc., have … Continue reading

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News: CHRIS SQUIRE, WARREN HAYNES, SEPULTURA – Tuesday 19th May 2015

Royal Hunt have launched a Pledge music campaign for their next album. They also have a new drummer Andreas “Habo” Johansson. Bullet For My Valentine release their new album ‘Venom’ on August 14th. Warren Haynes (Govt. Mule) releases his new … Continue reading

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Gig review: GIRLS WITH GUITARS 2015 – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 25 April 2015

GIRLS WITH GUITARS 2015 – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 25 April 2015

What a difference three months touring makes. Last February the 2015 Blues Caravan/Girls With Guitars made a splash at the Skegness Rock & Blues Festival, but only got about 45 minutes to show what they can do. A few months … Continue reading

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Album review: OTIS TAYLOR – Hey Joe Opus Red Meat

Inakustik[Released 02.03.15] Otis Taylor sets himself a tall order by choosing two versions of ‘Hey Joe’ with which to convey a theme and set a high musical standard.  He fashions the song to his own end, taking Hendrix’s reading of … Continue reading

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Gig review: PAUL RODGERS – Royal Albert Hall, London, 3 November 2014

PAUL RODGERS – Royal Albert Hall, London, 3 November 2014

Paul Rodgers returned to the UK as a fully fledged soul man for a special one off show to put the Royal back into the Royal Albert Hall. His perfectly preserved voice soared above his 9 piece Memphis band, which … Continue reading

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Album review: ALL MY FRIENDS – Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman

ALL MY FRIENDS – Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman

Rounder [Release Date 14.06.14] ‘All My Friends – Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman’ is the sort of all star 26 track double album that the Americans do so well. It’s a multi-generational and all inclusive musical family … Continue reading

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Album review : KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin’ Home

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin

Provogue [Release date 05.05.13] Kenny Wayne Shepherd tells us that: ‘These are songs that helped shape who I am’. It might seem a little early in his career to be indulging in a ‘Goin’ Home’ scenario especially, as he’s still … Continue reading

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Album review: MATT SCHOFIELD – Far As I Can See

        Provogue [Release date 17.02.14] ‘Far As I Can See’ could be the breakthrough album for Matt Schofield, a major Brit blues talent who has teetered on the brink of success for some time. This is an … Continue reading

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Album review: BART WALKER – Waiting On Daylight

BART WALKER - Waiting On Daylight

Provogue [Release date 25.01.13] Bart Walker’s ‘Waiting On Daylight’ was almost lost in the shuffle earlier on in the year, but now looks set to benefit from the apparent renaissance of Southern rock. If it isn’t Royal Southern Brotherhood and … Continue reading

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Album review: GOV’T MULE – Shout!

Provogue [Release date 23.09.13] It’s a measure of Gov’t Mule adventurous self confidence and their essential connection with their fans, that their new album ‘Shout’ offers a groundbreaking bonus disc, with alternate versions of the same songs featuring different singers. … Continue reading

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Album review: DICKEY BETTS – Pattern Disruptive

Retroworld [Release date 29.07.13] Listening to this kick ass record, it’s hard to imagine that the Allman Brothers Band legend Dickey Betts was without a record contract and hadn’t recorded for the best part of 7 years. He came back … Continue reading

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