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Various Artists - Where Blues Meets Rock VII (CD)

Various Artists
Where Blues Meets Rock VII
by Panagiotis Koutsompogeras at 08 July 2007, 11:05 PM

Mascot/Provogue Records issues the seventh part of their blues rock compilation albums - the so much anticipated album Various Artists - Where Blues Meets Rock VII. What you are about to listen here is a fine blend of guitar heroes - contemporary, future promises or new ones or just old flames still burning - giving their hearts and testifying their souls.
This is indeed a pretty cool collection for starters or more trained ears about the guitar blues/rock sound. Many of this compilation's songs have previously appeared in various other personal or compilation albums, but this is not really a problem since you get a chance to have all of your favorite tunes compiles into one compact collection here.
The style, which dominates the whole album, is obvious a mixture of blues based or blues influenced rock music so you have been already noticed. This means that if you do not really care for straightforward direct emotional blues rock stuff just go on read the next review and you will fell just fine. There are many heavy rock songs such as ERIC GALES or MICHAEL KATON proposition or more cool and relaxed ones - in the likes of LESLIE WEST or STONEY CURTIS BAND for example.
You can really see that this compilation is kind of self -explanatory if you like - the whole atmosphere here is obvious rock blues oriented and it will definitively give you blue fun and a chance to get acquainted with several guitar titans and passionate expressionists. Just pure relaxing or full flavoured taste of heavy blues -rock heart filling honest music.
Highlights of this album can be considered - amongst the other - the following ones: Blues Before Sunrise, Retribution, Crashin' Down Like Thunder and Back To Your Cages. So, until the Where Blues Meets Rock VIII collection, here you get a …

3 Star Rating

Leslie West - Blues Before Sunrise
Joe Bonamassa - So Many Roads
Eric Gales - Retribution
Pat Travers - I'm Yours, She's Mine
Rick Derringer - Still Alive And Well (live)
Stoney Curtis Band - Crashin' Down Like Thunder
Michael Katon - Back To Your Cages
Dave Hole - Jenny Lee
Greg Koch - Your Face
Carl Verheyen - Georgia's Reel
Scott Henderson - Well To The Bone (live)
Michael Landau - Worried Life Blues
Jing Shi - Blues Alley
Record Label: Mascot Records


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