2020 TOP 10 BLUES/ROCK ALBUMS
Rocking Electric Blues & Blues/Rock
Kicking off 2020 year's end festivities with a top ten of the most exciting electric blues and blues/rock albums released in the past twelve months. An over 150 years old genre, the blues, has managed to maintain its relevance despite past and present struggles and obstacles. With the blues remaining a core influence to quite a few metal genres, sub-genres and styles for the past five decades, and even longer in the world of rock, publishing a list focusing on rocking electric blues and blues/rock was the obvious thing to do.
"Who's to say a blues man can't play rock and roll?"
Released on August 28, 2020
Blues/rock guitar shaman, singer-songwriter, and street survivor Walter Trout delivers another batch of his heartfelt six-string excursions on his new record.
TOO SLIM AND THE TAILDRAGGERS
Released on July 17, 2020
Fifteenth studio album from Too Slim and the Taildraggers, the powerhouse trio fronted by guitarist/vocalist Tim “Too Slim” Langford.
Force Of Will
Released on July 3, 2020
NY Blues Hall of Famer artist Dave Fields sixth and latest album Force of Will is a ferocious mix of blues, rock and beyond, that stretches the boundaries.
The New World Blues
Released on October 23, 2020
Greene blazes a big trail with his new record and continues his ascent to the top of the blues/rock game.
with the CHAMPAGNE HOOKERS
Rebel Moon Blues
Released on March 13, 2020
Canadian rock vocal queen Sass Jordan returns with her ninth studio album and her first release in almost ten years, comprised of seven well-chosen blues covers and one new original song.
Released on November 27, 2020
Kink King's new lineup delivers an album (their fifth) of well-written, nicely-polished and superbly-executed blues/rock.
Soft Hard & Loud
Released on October 16, 2020
Los Angeles blues guitarist and vocalist Dennis Jones's seventh album as a leader centers on his contemporary take on the blues includes funk, rock, and reggae influences, that make him unique and identifiable.
Ice Cream In Hell
Released on January 31, 2020
Ellis's rocking seventeenth solo studio effort showcases blues/rock from a master at the height of his power, vocally and instrumentally.
Released on October 23, 2020
The blues/rock master, Joe Bonamassa makes every effort to channel the aura of the great British Blues explosion on his latest LP.
Released on February 14, 2020
It’s been said that you don’t seek out the blues – it seeks out you. For guitar virtuoso Albert Cummings, no words could ring more true. Cummings' masterful guitar wizardry has drawn comparisons to iconic axe legends Albert King, Freddie King, Jimi Hendrix, and even his own musical inspiration, Stevie Ray Vaughan. Albert says “all you need to do is Believe!”
One of the best 2020 albums across genres & Blues/Rock Album of the Year!
© 2020 by Emil Chiru