Full Trunk shows us what they got

The Tel Aviv-based blues-rock band reflect on everyday struggles in Israel on their new dance album.<p>Full Trunk is overflowing with unusual pairings: …


Nashville Blues-Rock Duo SAENTS Shed Their Blood on Self-Titled Debut EP: Exclusive Premiere

Rett Smith just moved to Los Angeles, but his heart's still in Nashville. Or, at least his drummer is.Smith, a Texas-bred singer and guitarist, moved …

Blues Music

Adding the Major Third to Blues Licks in Ninth Position

In this third installment of our exploration of utilizing the major third of E, G#, as an additional tone within licks based on the E minor …


Tracing The Path Of The Blues: Infographic

The blues was not just a musical tradition, but a cultural phenomenon. Its roots may have started in America, but its endless offshoots and …

Universal Music

Old Souls, New Acts: Young Artists Keeping The Blues Alive

Everyone knows the icons who built the blues: <b>Howlin’ Wolf</b>, <b>Muddy Waters</b> and <b>John Lee Hooker</b>, but who are the new bluesmen and women keeping the …


Blues-Rock Pioneer Lonnie Mack Dead At 74

Lonnie Mack, the blues-rock pioneer who worked and played with such greats as <b>James Brown</b> and Freddie King and had his own top five US hit in 1963 …


Hip East Austin cider company launches music mini-tour

Austin-based cider company Austin Eastciders has launched a mini-tour that it hopes will support artists and also, you know, sell some of that cider. …


Brother O' Brother - the latest reason why blues rock has a glistening future

Just another blues rock two-piece? Think again: Brother O' Brother's Sunshine is a riot of glam-rock riffs and righteous gospel fervour<p>Indianapolis …

Classic Rock

Blues-Rock Phenom Chris Buck Talks Jamming with Slash and What’s on Tap for Buck & Evans

When <i>Guitar World</i> rings rising blues-rock talent Chris Buck, the 26-year-old South Wales native has just returned from London’s Stone Free Festival, …


Songhoy Blues - Résistance

The Mali magicians return with an even richer palette...Bursting onto the scene in 2015 with an amazing set of tunes, a horrendous tale of exile and …

Iggy Pop

Gregg Allman, Blues Rock Legend, Dies at 69

No cause of death has been confirmed. A statement on the singer's website said that he'd “struggled with many health issues over the past several years.”<p>Gregg Allman, the pioneering blues rock musician and songwriter who co-founded The Allman Brothers Band, has died at the age of 69. No cause of …


Beyond Blues - May '17 Ex. 1

On, "Sponsored Content" refers to articles, videos, or audio recordings that are produced or curated by an advertiser but that</i> …


Juniper Road And Beyond: A Conversation With Dishwalla And Chatting With The Shift/FSP's Frankie Stephens

<b>A Conversation with (Almost All Of) Dishwalla</b><p><b>Mike Ragogna:</b> Rodney and Scot, it took ten years but Dishwalla finally has a new album, <i>Juniper Road</i>. What took you guys so long?<p><b>Rodney Browning Cravens</b>: After taking a break and getting a new band member, it just took some time to get everything together …

Blues Music

Blues-Rock Guitar Hero Jonny Lang Sees The ‘Signs’

Blues-rock guitar ace <b>Jonny Lang</b> will release the new studio album <i>Signs</i> on 8 September. His sixth major label release and first since <i>Fight For My Soul</i> …


Premiere: Cut Glass Kings - 'Here Comes The Light'

Seismic, knuckle-dragging riffing...<b>Cut Glass Kings</b> turn small-town rage into knuckle-dragging fury.Fuzzed out blues rock distilled down to a very …

Rival Karma Drop Haunting Video For 'Scream'

London blues-rock four-piece return...London newcomers <b>Rival Karma</b> want to state their case.Last year's single 'Lies' was a blistering introduction, …


Total Guitar 291 on sale now: The Complete Blues Rock Lesson

<b>Total Guitar issue 291 is on sale in print and digitally from today.</b><p>How to get this issue of Total Guitar<p>Buy the latest issue in print<br>Buy the latest …


6 African-Americans who blazed the early trail for blues in Dallas

When it comes to music, Dallas has spawned stars of every stripe, from country to jazz to neosoul.<p>But its greatest export may be the blues. …


Vancouver album releases pt. 1: year in review

Vancouver’s own White Lung. Photo by Rick Rodney.For the third year in a row, we’re putting together what we hope is a fairly comprehensive look at …

Carly Rae Jepsen

Leonard Cohen Dead: 15 Covers Of 'Hallelujah' That Were Good, But Not A Patch On The Original

'But you don't really care for music, do you?'<p>The music world has lost another great, with the news Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82.<p>He leaves …

Susan Boyle

Solo Like Brian May [Lessons]

<b>Soloing</b>: Learn the techniques of one of the most musically versatile guitar players in rock.


The Greatness Of Led Zeppelin Can Never Be Shaken

<b>BBC Sessions</b> by Led Zeppelin was originally released in 1997, and it represented a significant album back then due to the fact that their concert …

Led Zeppelin

Rural Blues Vol.1 (1934-1956)

<b>Rural Blues Vol.1 (1934-1956)</b> Document's Rural Blues, Vol. 1 is a delightful collection of the complete recorded works of Willie Lane, Black Diamond, …


Big Easy Blues – Five Must See Venues in New Orleans

Part of the adventure is finding your own golden musical nuggets in this great city.


Learn Something: How to Fake a Blues Guitar Solo

UG Team<p>Ultimate Guitar<p>UG Team<p>[+] bio<p>UG editorial team. A group of people who are passionate about guitar and music in general.<p>Posted Sep 25, …


The Best Blues Rock Albums of All Time

October 22, 1969<p>Critic Score<p>99<p><b>5</b> reviews<p>January 12, 1969<p>Critic Score<p>91<p><b>6</b> reviews<p>October 10, 1974<p>Critic Score<p>87<p><b>6</b> reviews<p>April 19, 1971<p>Critic Score<p>82<p><b>5</b> …

Blues Music

Dream Theater, Ghost, The Answer & more... vote for your Track Of The Week

Step this way folks, it's time for Classic Rock's Tracks Of The Week. We've got a cracking spread of new rock songs for you, but which is the best? …

Classic Rock

Using 3 Best Classic Blues Rhythms — How To Play Blues Guitar With Blues Guitar Unleashed

Mac users should use the MP4 version. Also works on Windows computers with iTunes.<p>Windows users should use the WMV version.<p>This is the jam track I …


Twang 101: Swampy Blues

Can you invoke the soulful sound of blues guitar while keeping some country twang on hand?

Guitar Lessons

A Blues Solo In A

This is solo #1 from the Blues Guitar Unleashed DVD Series.<p>Aside from the fact that I use it in other lessons, it’s a great solo for a blues in the …