A rich and rewarding exercise in traditional blues, Young Blood’s (American / Republic / Snakefarm) vital ingredients also include southern rock, soul and even country. As produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, this is one to wallow and luxuriate in – but don’t get too comfortable as angst and agony are never far away in the songs of a relative kid who seems to have lived something of a life already.Continue reading →
Bourbon & Beyond Festival 2022 has announced its lineup and has major Hard Rock artists as headliners! Pearl Jam, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Greta Van Fleet, and Chris Stapleton, The Doobie Brothers will headline the four-day festival. This year’s event expands to a four-day festival for the first time, with fans descending upon Louisville, Kentucky’s Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center from September 15th-18th, 2022.
Carlos Santana has released his new album today – Blessings and Miracles. The latest in his collaborative albums with other artists, Carlos has features from a plethora of stars like Chris Stapleton, G-Eazy, Rob Thomas, Steve Winwood, Diane Warren, Brook Warren, Avi Snow and more. Check out the bluesy Hard Rock of the song “America For Sale” guest starring Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Mark Osegueda of Death Angel.
What is the best festival experience you’ve ever had? This could mean a lot of things to a lot of people and I have had a lot of festivals under my belt as a reviewer and a fan to pull from. However, you have to just stand back in awe when a festival gets almost everything right and exceeds every potential expectation. This has happened to me one other time – at Roadburn. Having just moved to Northern California this year BottleRock Napa was definitely on my radar. When I arrived at the festival for the first day little did I know what it had in store for me.
Foo Fighters are bringing back their DC Jam concert this July 4th! The band will celebrate their 25th anniversary of their debut album with a show featuring Chris Stapleton, Pharrell Williams, The Go-Go’s, Band Of Horses, Durand Jones & The Indications, The Regrettes, Beach Bunny, and Radkey. The fest will also have a BBQ competition, Tailgate Party, Rides, Games and more. Tickets go on sale to the public starting March 6th at 10 am EST at the link below at FedEx Field in Dave Grohl’s formative stomping ground.Continue reading →
Although they were only formed in 2007, it feels like London’s Savage Messiah have been around for a lot longer than just over a decade. Regular album releases and frequent appearances on the touring circuit give the impression the band are old hands when they’re actually still relative newcomers. And with only eighteen months or so having passed since their last studio outing, the band are already preparing to unleash their fifth album, Demons (Century Media) into your lovely listening orifices. Continue reading →