Articles tagged blues rock

13 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

Robert Plant: Carry Fire

The latest album from the voice of Led Zeppelin is another top-notch, adventurous collection of music that’s nearly impossible to classify.

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Gov’t Mule Rocks the Equinox with Revolutionary Fervor in Oakland

Guitarist Warren Haynes always brings a fiery rock ‘n’ roll show to town, but he’s also carved out a well-earned reputation for delivering music that taps into the current cultural zeitgeist.

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Mark “Porkchop” Holder - “Captain Captain” (audio) (premiere)

Mark "Porkchop" Holder returns to the forefront with some blazing prison blues.

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Queens of the Stone Age Build Anticipation for ‘Villains’ Tour at Capitol Theatre

Queens of the Stone Age's latest Villains is their most energetic release and their tour kick off proves they remain formidable.

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Fave Five: Mike Scott of the Waterboys on Keith Richards

The Waterboys ambitious new double-album culls a lot of inspirations, but Mike Scott is happy to expound upon one of the key ones: Keith Richards and his most badass moments.

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Greta Van Fleet - Skinny White Kids Play the Blues at Mercury Lounge

The sensational Greta Van Fleet bear strong similarities to a seminal classic rock band. And that's terrific.

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Terrapin’s Allstars Rock Petaluma All Day Long to Keep Music in the Schools

“Outside of the corporate music business, it’s an amazing time for music,” Robinson said prophetically a couple days earlier in an interview on Sonoma’s NPR station KRCB.

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Roger Waters: Is This the Life We Really Want?

It’s not quite a lost Pink Floyd album, but it gives a sense of what they might sound like now.

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Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival - ‘Home’ (album stream) (premiere)

Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival serve up rocking Southern musical melting pot on new album Home.

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Detroit Rebellion: The Man

Detroit Rebellion turn up the amps on their latest release.

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Rev. Sekou: In Times Like These

A blistering batch of gospel blues, In Times Like These offers up social and political sentiments more relevant now perhaps than ever from that rare artist who truly practices what he preaches.

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The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

At a time of great political and social upheaval, Power of Peace positions itself as a message of love and unity over hate and division.

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Thin Lizzy / Philip Lynott Bio ‘Cowboy Song’ Is Like Reading the Best Liner Notes, Ever

Cowboy Song is not the first biography of Thin Lizzy and/or Lynott, but it is profoundly well-researched and may be the best.

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Chris Robinson Holds Rock Services at the Chapel in San Francisco

Throughout the set, Robinson’s trademark soulfully cathartic voice shines regardless of whether he’s singing a fan favorite or an obscure deep cut. He’s got plenty of both...

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Echoes of History and Nature: A Conversation with Jökull Júlíusson of Kaleo

JJ Julius Son, lead singer of Kaleo, speaks with PopMatters on his early influences and how he will never fall into the trap of a single genre.

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Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm: Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Robert Cray teams up with Memphis's Hi Rhythm for a supergroup album with no pretensions and all soul.

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Dan Auerbach: Waiting on a Song

The consistently working musician delivers his own version of a vacation on a set of tunes that pays homage to Nashville and opens up a bright road ahead.

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Gary Clark Jr.: Live/North America 2016

Gary Clark Jr. continually sharpens the core of what he does without losing the musical curiosity that makes him an engaging artist.

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Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle

Cult bard's new LP finds him continuing to deliver hardscrabble tales of dashed romance and yearnings for second chances amid bluesy, dark wave-laden compositions.

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14 Apr 2017 // 10:01 AM

J. Geils: 1946-2017

Hard Drivin’ Man: J. Geils brought blues, jazz, soul -- and his name -- to one of rock’s great bands

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