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Classic Compilation: ZZ Top – Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top

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Classic Album: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland

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Not Forgotten: Paul Rodgers – Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters

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Words Letty Sharpe / Photos Ian Mc Donnell. Lili Refrain is an Italian multi-instrumentalist based in Rome. She hasbeen making for this solo project since 2007. Lili combines blues, rock,folk, psychedelia and metal genres to create her unique sound. LS- Welcome to Ireland, how does it feel to be here? LR- It’s my first time …

The Dead South, the four piece Saskatchewan bluegrass sensation, played the second show of their 9 date Australia/NZ tour on Saturday night at a sold-out Odeon Theatre here in Hobart. This is a semi-rare treat to see an act of international standing make their way to Hobart, and the band, Nate Hilts (lead vocals, guitar, …

Willie J & The Bad Books, one of Melbourne’s finest blues-rock outfits have given us an early serving of things to come by way of the searing new recording, Backdoor Man. Following on from their official video release of Ain’t No Fool (story here), the band have quickly followed up with this searing track which …

Melbourne/naarm blues-rock outfit, Willie J & The Bad Books have today released the second video from their recent Sing Sing East Studio sessions. The song was recorded live (as seen in the clip below) and highlights the band’s signature style and the nod to the acts that provided the early Australian pub rock scene with …

American rock band Clutch descended on Dublin’s The Academy to a sold out crowd who lapped up every minute of it. Throughout the night there was a very large mosh pit which I was standing above on the balcony as there was not pit access to photographers by request of the band and we had …

Australian blues and roots rocker, Ash Grunwald will take his new album ‘Shout Into The Noise‘ on the road from the 1st of July 2022 in a nation-wide tour that will include stops in regional areas, with further shows in Western Australia to be announced. Produced by Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer Lachlan Bostock (of Mansionair), …

Having experienced the highest level of success in Slade with twelve Top 5 hit singles in the UK, three of which went straight to #1 (obviously including one of the most well known Christmas songs there is) Don Powell is now back with a new band, Don & The Dreamers. Having released their debut EP ‘Something …

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED BAND DEBUTS LIVE PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF SINGLE TAKEN FROM 2021 ALBUM SURFACE SOUNDS ACCOMPANIED BY STRINGS AT HISTORIC SKÁLHOLT CATHEDRAL IN ICELAND. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1OxUUV8dpI As the latest in a series of striking videos filmed in their native Iceland, GRAMMY-nominated Elektra/Atlantic rock band KALEO debut an acoustic live performance video of SurfaceSoundslead single I Want More, accompanied by a …

A little history, for the uninitiated; on the 9th November 1970, a certain young guitarist called Eric Clapton and his blues/rock band Derek and the Dominoes released their first (and only) studio album, ‘Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs’. Despite Clapton’s latter-day ‘elder statesman of guitar’ status, the album flopped commercially – despite the critics’ favour …

Bones Shake are a scuzzed out, fuzz enthused garage rock trio formed in 2011 in Manchester’s underground  They play everything to the extreme; violent bottle-neck blues riffs, drums kicked, pounded and exploited and squeals of reverb drenched vocals which when combined, will help save your soul. They have released 4 EPs and 3 LPs to …