Category: John The Conqueror

HERALD JOURNAL 85-26 interview with JOHN THE CONQUEROR

Juke with John the Conqueror By VINCENT HARRIS For the Herald-Journal Listening to John the Conqueror’s 2014 album, “The Good Life,” is like stumbling upon the hottest juke joint in Jackson, Miss., on its sweatiest night. The trio, named after an African-American folk hero, gets down to business on every song. Singer-guitarist Pierre Moore slings […]

BLACKGROOVES review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

The signature growling guitars and low lonesome drawl of John The Conqueror are back in full force with their second album, The Good Life. The Mississippi to Philly transplant Pierre Moore and his three-piece blues-rock outfit stomp out eleven tales of the rambling lifestyle—drinkin’, sinning, lovin’ and general bluesy behavior. Moore and his band are, […]

BRIAN ROBBINS review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

Moore’s writing (and the band’s playing) is fueled by real life, filtered through bluesmen souls and rock ‘n’ roll hearts. It’s often not a pretty picture – but neither is life, sometimes. You know Moore’s either been there or knows who was there when he’s writing about a party taking a bad turn when someone […]

CMJ – Album Stream Premiere: John The Conqueror “The Good Life”

Album Stream Premiere: John The Conqueror – The Good Life The album drops February 25 via Alive Naturalsound February 14, 2014 | By Kate Gamble Philly-based trio John the Conqueror formed in December 2010, establishing their sound in their Mississippi roots and exploding onwards and outwards. The group is committed to a raw, rock-infused blues […]

ROLLING STONE PREMIERES JOHN THE CONQUEROR’S NEW SONG “WAKING UP TO YOU” / NEW ALBUM “THE GOOD LIFE” FEB. 25TH!

ROLLING STONE PREMIERES JOHN THE CONQUEROR’S NEW SONG “WAKING UP TO YOU” / NEW ALBUM “THE GOOD LIFE” FEB. 25TH!‏ RJ FROMETA on 20 January, 2014 at 17:05 “I’m a blues man; all I got are stories,” admits John The Conqueror‘s singer-songwriter Pierre Moore. And not unlike many blues greats before him, the stories that […]

POPMATTERS review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

Various Artists: Alive at the Deep Blues Fest By David Maine Raunchy, steaming blues-rock Alive Records is a terrific label, a powerhouse of roots-rock and muddy, murky electric blues. This compilation of live tracks is culled from performances at the 2012 Deep Blues Fest in Bayport, MN, and it serves as a nice showcase for […]

SAVING COUNTRY MUSIC review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

Blues Review – Alive at the Deep Blues Fest by Trigger Alive at the Deep Blues Fest is the convergence of many cool things. This summer, Minnesota BBQ magnate and founder of the Deep Blues Festivals Chris Johnson decided to revitalize the Deep Blues Fest after a 2 year hiatus. Between 2007 and 2010, the […]