Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – “Family Tree”

Review by Peter Coates Black Stone Cherry are still Chris Robertson (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Wells (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jon Lawhon (bass guitar, backinisg vocals), and the brutal John Fred Young (drums, backing vocals), and this 6th studio record sees the band repeating the production duties in the Barrick studio in Glasgow KY, … Continue reading Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – “Family Tree”

EP Review : BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues

Review by Pete Coates Fresh on the heels of Black Stone Cherry’s recent trips to Australia, first as support to Steel Panther, and then on their first headlining tour of some smaller club venues, the band took some time out to spend two days recording a set of their favourite blues tracks, from the artists … Continue reading EP Review : BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues

Live Review : Steel Panther + Black Stone Cherry at Metro City, Perth – June 23, 2016

Review and photos by Peter Coates The somewhat dated, chrome steel and neon lit Metro City seemed a perfect location for the flashy, trashy, lewd and crude beast of risqué cabaret and vaudeville that is a Steel Panther show, and with the packed house still streaming through the doors, southern US rockers Black Stone Cherry … Continue reading Live Review : Steel Panther + Black Stone Cherry at Metro City, Perth – June 23, 2016

Black Stone Cherry joins STEEL PANTHER Australian Tour – June 2016

Black Stone Cherry has some sweet (as cherry pie) news – their tour dates in June 2016 have been rescheduled. While that doesn’t SOUND like awesome news… it most definitely is, as they have been shifted to main support slot on the Steel Panther tour. Double your dose of US rock in one night!.

Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – ‘Kentucky’

Photos & Review : Peter Coates From the grungy opening chords of The Way of the Future all the way to the heartfelt soulful close of The Rambler, this is an album that wears its heart right on its Southern Frock-coat sleeve. The fifth full-length release from Kentucky born and bred rockers Black Stone Cherry … Continue reading Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – ‘Kentucky’

Black Stone Cherry unveil new album “Magic Mountain”

Black Stone Cherry commented on the making of Magic Mountain stating, “Not since before our first album have we felt the freedom and confidence that we felt while writing and recording this album. After touring the world behind three previous albums that we are extremely proud of, we feel this album best captures the live energy, honesty and vibe that encompasses our true musicianship.”

Album Review : SHAMAN’S HARVEST – Red Hands Black Deeds

Review by Peter Coates There is a haunting menace to the vocal arrangement in the title track of this latest release from the Jefferson City, Missouri southern country alt-rockers Shaman’s Harvest…….a band I am ashamed to admit had passed me by until this, Red Hands Black Deeds, their 6 th studio album was promised for … Continue reading Album Review : SHAMAN’S HARVEST – Red Hands Black Deeds

Interview with Aaron Keylock

Interview by Peter Coates 19 year old Blues sensation from the UK, Aaron Keylock, has just released his first album, ‘Cut Against The Grain’ (Jan 17, 2017)… I had a chat with him about the record, his background, and his music. He’s toured extensively with some quality blues and southern rock bands over the past … Continue reading Interview with Aaron Keylock