Formed in 2013, guitarist Chris Llewellyn of the bluesy rock band HUDSON, knew after first hearing David Hudson sing a cover of The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” with his whiskey-soaked growl that the two of them were destined for great things together.
Michael Monroe is back with a new CD; Blackout States – a triumphant return to form since the release of Horns and Halos in 2013 and one of my all-time favorite CDs, Sensory Overdrive in 2011.
Leaving no stone unturned, The Brotherhood of the Guitar discovers a new generation of talent all over the world and global talent seeker, Robert M. Knight, found Lucas Péaquin in the Luberon area of France.
Joel Hoekstra, guitarist for Night Ranger and Whitesnake, has released a tremendous solo CD entitled Joel Hoekstra’s 13 Dying to Live on October 16th via Frontiers Music SRL.
Mick Jones, lead guitarist for Foreigner, has been rocking the world with his brand of melodic rock since the band’s self titled album in 1977.
The Yardbirds are back in action and gearing up for a Fall tour of the U.S., that will kick off on Friday, October 30 in Norfolk, Connecticut.
One of the hardest working musicians on the planet has to be guitar virtuoso John 5. He is out touring with Rob Zombie for the month of October and in November he embarks on a string of West Coast solo instrumental dates. John’s also releasing a Greatest Hits CD/DVD of fan favorite songs, and if that wasn’t enough, he is working on a new instrumental studio CD.
Like A Storm is blazing a trail across the US with their distinctive brand of hard driving metal. Brothers Chris Brooks [lead vocals, guitar, didgeridoo, keys/programming], Matt Brooks [vocals, lead guitar, keys/programming], and Kent Brooks [bass, vocals, keys/programming] wrote and recorded their second CD, Awaken the Fire, amidst touring with such acts as Alter Bridge, Shinedown & Creed.
Fifty years since they formed, the Scorpions are still going strong. Lounging in retirement isn’t really in the cards. And, for the record, their 2010 Farwell Tour announcement was a bit premature due to the resurgence of interest from a younger audience and the success of their 2010 CD, Sting in the Tail.
Guitarist Billy Morrison has a solid history playing rock/punk music including working with The Cult, Camp Freddy and more recently, Billy Idol and Royal Machines.