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Leslie West – Soundcheck | Album Review

Nov 24, 2015Comments off

Leslie West - Soundcheck Provogue Records- Mascot Label Group 11 tracks Leslie West and Mountain helped to shape my love of music during my early teen years and I remain a huge fan of him


Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters – Father’s Day | Album Review

Nov 23, 2015Comments off

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters - Father’s Day Stony Plain Records SPCD 1385 13 songs – 80 minutes Perennial award nominee guitar maestro Ronnie Earl delivers a soulful, poignant, but upbeat tribute to his late father, Akos,


Dave Hunt – Whiskey and Demons | Album Review

Nov 22, 2015Comments off

Dave Hunt - Whiskey and Demons Mad Ears Productions CD: 12 Songs; 48:20 Minutes Styles: Contemporary Electric Blues, Harmonica Blues, Southern Blues Rock One main cause for playing the blues is being plagued by Whiskey and Demons, as


Guy Forsyth Blues Band – The Pleaser | Album Review

Nov 21, 2015Comments off

Guy Forsyth Blues Band - The Pleaser Small and Nimble Records CD: 12 Songs; 54:20 Minutes Styles: Contemporary Electric Texas Blues, Blues Rock “Illegal duplication is a violation of applicable laws and can get you socked


D. L. Duncan – D. L. Duncan | Album Review

Nov 20, 2015Comments off

D. L. Duncan - D. L. Duncan 15 South Records 10 tracks / 40:28 You may know D.L. Duncan as Dave Duncan, but no matter what you call him he is truly a fine bluesman, with


Issue 9-47 November 19, 2015

Nov 19, 2015Comments off

Cover photo by Arnie Goodman © 2015 Blues Blast Magazine  In This Issue  Terry Mullins has our feature interview with Leslie West. We have 5 music reviews for you including reviews of music by D. L.


JJ Grey Mofro – Ol’ Glory | Album Review

Nov 17, 2015Comments off

JJ Grey & Mofro – Ol’ Glory Mascot Label Group 12 tracks   JJ Grey and the band offers up a dozen new tunes that demonstrate the growth of their music from “swamp pop blues”


Marius Tilly Band – Come Together | Album Review

Nov 16, 2015Comments off

Marius Tilly Band - Come Together String Commander 11 tracks / 45:03 The Marius Tilly Band is a trio that draws inspiration from the hard blues-rock of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and blends these


Galactic – Into the Deep | Album Review

Nov 15, 2015Comments off

Galactic – Into the Deep Provogue Records – Mascot Label Group 11 tracks Galactic is a staple of the New Orleans music scene, playing a blend of funk and jazz jam band music. Ok, so


Midnight Breakfast – Close to the Wall | Album Review

Nov 14, 2015Comments off

Midnight Breakfast - Close to the Wall Glitterhouse Records 10 tracks / 48:13 There are times that it is not possible to put a label on a band or their music, and Midnight Breakfast from Bergamo,