Award-winning blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor is pleased to announce a 14-date UK tour in November and December 2022. Planet Rock will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale at 10am on Wednesday August 3rd at Tickets go on general sale on Friday August 5th from: / / The tour starts at Cardiff, Tramshed […]

World acclaimed keyboardist Derek Sherinian,(Sons of Apollo, Black Country Communion), one of the most significant keyboard players of the modern era, is pleased to announce the new album ‘Vortex’, due out on July 1st, 2022 on InsideOutMusic. Returning alongside Sherinian is legendary drummer Simon Phillips, who once again co-wrote and co-produced the album, as well as Tony ‘The Fretless Monster’ Franklin, on bass. Derek Sherinian comments: “I am very […]

Poised to become a genre-shaping staple early in his career performing alongside the greats B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Albert King and more, rustbelt singer and guitarist Larry McCray’s life has imitated the rags-to-riches stories of the blues throughout his musical career. Eager to demonstrate his position as a legend, McCray re-emerges with his first album […]

Today, Joe Bonamassa launches the official animated music video for his new single ‘Mind’s Eye‘ taken from his critically acclaimed album ‘Time Clocks‘ (review here). The stunning video, which is a homage to the animated style of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the prog rock videos of the 70’s, is released during the lead up to Bonamassa’s UK […]

This week, critically acclaimed American blues guitarist Larry McCray releases ‘Breaking News‘ – the second single taken from his highly anticipated new album ‘Blues Without You‘. Stream the new single at here Poised to become a genre-haping staple with the release of two major label albums in the 90’s, rustbelt Blues singer and guitarist Larry McCray proves he’s been hiding in plain sight with his first album in […]

Provogue / Mascot Label Group have announced three special vinyl reissues of blues-titan Joe Bonamassa’s back catalogue. ‘You & Me’, ‘The Ballad of John Henry’ and ‘Live from the Royal Albert Hall’ will be available on 22nd April. His fifth studio album, originally released in 2006, ‘You & Me’ has been remastered from single to 180g heavyweight 2-LP transparent orange vinyl – on coloured vinyl for the first time. When released it hit the #1 spot on the Billboard Blues chart and featured a crack band of Carmine Rojas (Bass), Jason Bonham (Drums), Rick Melick (Piano/Organ) and Jeff […]

February 18, 2022 — Quarto Valley Records releases ‘Mean Town Blues‘ today, the 2nd single off the upcoming ‘Brother Johnny‘, an all-star tribute to Johnny Winter organized by his brother Edgar Winter. Stream ‘Mean Town Blues‘ on all major streaming services: here Sharing this song so close to what would have been Johnny’s 78th birthday on February 23 is fitting […]