Tag: Roots Music Report

★★★★ 4 star review of DIRTY STREETS “Rough and Tumble” via the ROOTS MUSIC REPORT

This tough, tight Memphis trio checks all the appropriate blues/rock boxes, serving up a rock-solid, “live”-in-the-studio set. Guitarist Justin Toland’s vocals induce early Black Crowes flashbacks on respectable originals and a pair of killer Joe South covers- “Tell The Truth” and “Walk a Mile in My Shoes”. Good stuff.  – Duane Verh / ROOTS MUSIC […]

4 stars ★★★★ review of KING MUD from the ROOTS MUSIC REPORT

Guitarist Freddy J IV and drummer Van Campbell hammer their righteously raucous blues bashin’ into a set of strikingly distinct stand-alone smokers. These veterans of blues-rock outfits, respectively, Left Lane Cruiser and Black Diamond Heavies, don’t forget ballads as well. All executed with no sacrifice of power or grit. Standouts include “Rat Time”, “Arthur’s Hooked” […]