ALBUM REVIEW: Slash – Orgy Of The Damned


Slash’s much-anticipated blues cover album is studded with fine performances – Chris Stapleton singing on “Oh Well”, Iggy Pop on “Awful Dream”, Brian Johnson loving it on “Killing Floor”.Continue reading


Slash Adds Salt Lake City Date to S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Festival Tour – New Album Out Soon



In celebration of his forthcoming new album, Orgy of the Damned, out May 17 on Gibson Records, Slash has curated an all-star Blues lineup for the S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Blues Festival touring North America this summer. The S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Blues Festival has now added a new date on Tuesday, July 16 in Salt Lake City, UT at the Red Butte Garden. Keep reading below for the full listings and more.
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Slash Shares His Single “Oh Well” Ft. Chris Stapleton – New Album “Orgy Of The Damned” Out Soon



Slash is coming up on the release of his star-studded debut blues album – the sixth solo album of his career – Orgy of the Damned. It is due out on May 17 via Gibson Records. The iconic guitarist has just released the latest track from the full-length, a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Oh Well,” featuring vocals from outlaw country star Chris Stapleton. Listen to the song and find out more below.
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Slash Drops A New Single and Video for “Killing Floor” Featuring Brian Johnson and Steve Tyler – New Album Coming Soon



Slash has released a new single; his take on the Howlin’ Wolf blues classic, “Killing Floor.” The track features Brian Johnson of AC/DC on vocals, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith on harmonica, and Slash’s blues band; Johnny Griparic (bass), Teddy Andreadis (keyboards), Michael Jerome (drums), and Tash Neal (vocals/guitar). The iconic guitarist has also announced that his sixth solo album, Orgy of the Damned, will be released on May 17 via Gibson Records. The 12 song collection shakes up and revitalizes blues classics, with a stripped-down, instinctive approach. Watch the new video for “Killing Floor” and find out more below.
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PODCAST: Glacially Musical 164: Dolly Parton – “Rockstar” Track-By-Track Review and Analysis


In a new chaser episode, Nik and his co-host Keefy of GhostCultMag review the first ever Rock album from Country royalty and national treasure, Dolly Parton! Following up her 2022 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, she made a double album (actually a triple) full of duets and guest stars such as Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Joan Jett , Stevie Nicks, Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Steve Perry of Journey, John Fogerty (CCR), Sting, Peter Frampton, Elton John, Duran Duran, and Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Alex Melton – Southern Charm


 

Music lovers that find themselves doom-scrolling on TikTok are likely to have stumbled into Alex Melton’s amped-up pop-Punk renditions of Country icons like Chris Stapleton and Garth Brooks, or more subdued country takes on the likes of A Day to Remember, or Green Day.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Marcus King – Young Blood


 

A rich and rewarding exercise in traditional blues, Young Blood’s (American / Republic / Snakefarm) vital ingredients also include southern rock, soul and even country. As produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, this is one to wallow and luxuriate in – but don’t get too comfortable as angst and agony are never far away in the songs of a relative kid who seems to have lived something of a life already.Continue reading


Bourbon and Beyond Festival Books Pearl Jam, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Greta Van Fleet, Chris Stapleton, The Doobie Brothers, and More!


 

Bourbon & Beyond Festival 2022 has announced its lineup and has major Hard Rock artists as headliners! Pearl Jam, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Greta Van Fleet, and Chris Stapleton, The Doobie Brothers will headline the four-day festival. This year’s event expands to a four-day festival for the first time, with fans descending upon Louisville, Kentucky’s Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center from September 15th-18th, 2022.

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Listen to Carlos Santana’s New Song “America For Sale” ft. Members of Metallica and Death Angel


Carlos Santana has released his new album today – Blessings and Miracles. The latest in his collaborative albums with other artists, Carlos has features from a plethora of stars like Chris Stapleton, G-Eazy, Rob Thomas, Steve Winwood, Diane Warren, Brook Warren, Avi Snow and more. Check out the bluesy Hard Rock of the song “America For Sale” guest starring Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Mark Osegueda of Death Angel.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: BottleRock Napa – Napa Valley California


What is the best festival experience you’ve ever had? This could mean a lot of things to a lot of people and I have had a lot of festivals under my belt as a reviewer and a fan to pull from. However, you have to just stand back in awe when a festival gets almost everything right and exceeds every potential expectation. This has happened to me one other time – at Roadburn. Having just moved to Northern California this year BottleRock Napa was definitely on my radar. When I arrived at the festival for the first day little did I know what it had in store for me.

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