A great contemporary blues record. – READ THE REVIEW HERE
This bluesman knows how to deliver some of the finest blues songs you’ll find today. This results in an album you easily listen for multiple hours. Expect harmonica tunes that Little Walter and Howlin’ Wolf made famous and, badass guitar solos in the Hill Country tradition. – READ THE REVIEW HERE
A heavy romp through the catacombs of deep Blues with an outsider punk aesthetic, authentic and powerful, at times sinewy and jangly, vulnerable yet unwaivered. – READ THE REVIEW HERE
With an unmistakable fuzzy, bottom-end growl to his guitar playing, this is junkyard-dog blues at its best – sometimes it don’t need polishing to still be a diamond. The Porkchop’s second album is a classic delta blues ride except this one is splattered with mud, has had its muffler tampered with but is comfortable as […]
Mark “Porkchop” Holder has been a favorite around the Blurt Magazine break room since his time in the blues punk band Black Diamond Heavies. So when we had the opportunity to introduce you guys to his latest, “Coffin Lid” via a Blurt premiere, we clocked back in powered up the computer. – BLURT MAGAZINE HERE
Tennessee punk-blues guitar ace MARK ‘PORKCHOP’ HOLDER returns with a new album next month and he’s sharing a track exclusively with Vive Le Rock!
Their music is not for the faint of heart. It’s raw, gritty, and passionate. Holder’s group is heavy (no pun intended), with snarling guitar that sounds to us like the product of Tinsley Ellis and Leslie West meeting in a dark alley. The rhythm section, made up of Travis Kilgore (bass), and Doug Bales (drums) […]
Three cover tunes leaves eight all-original, freshly penned songs that demonstrate beautifully that all the hard touring and long road gigs are honing the band’s already keen sensibilities to a razor’s edge. Blues begat rock and roll, this is known. Step by step, rock and roll evolved into dozens of sub-genres and, for a time […]