NEWS: Blues Pills release their latest single ‘Gypsy’

Amassing a huge following at a rapid rate, the hottest property on the blues rock circuit at the moment Blues Pills have released their latest single ‘Gypsy’.

The American-Swedish-French quartet have produced their own take on Chubby Checker’s 1973 classic track, taken from their self titled album (released 25/07/14) via Nuclear Blast Records.


The self titled, 10 track LP features artwork by renowned Dutch artist Marijke Koger-Dunham, who is best known for her work with The Beatles and Eric Clapton.

Relentless road warriors, Blues Pills have toured incessantly throughout the previous years, appearing at some of Europe’s premier festivals along the way such as DesertFest, Hellfest, Sweden Rock and Roadburn.

Catch the quartet’s mind blowing live show at the following dates on their headline UK run [buy tickets here]:

blues-pills-the-vintage-caravanMon Nov 10th Bristol, Exchange

Tue Nov 11th Birmingham, Oobleck

Wed Nov 12th Manchester, Star & Garter

Fri Nov 14th Milton Keynes, Crauford Arms

Sat Nov 15th Hard Rock Hell, Pwllheli

Sun Nov 16th Glasgow, Audio

Tue Nov 18th London, The Dome

Blues pills will be ably supported by The Vintage Caravan and, as announced in the past few days, BlackWolf!

If you miss them on this tour, you can catch them supporting Rival Sons on their string of UK dates this December!

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Scott Sharp of @ukblackwolf talks to The Classic Rock Show. #BlackWolf

We caught up with BlackWolf’s vocalist Scott Sharp on the day it was announced that the band would be the UK’s tour support for american rock legends Winger.

Scott talks of the busy schedule they’ve been negotiating of late, including a successful debut album release – ‘The Hunt’, a tour with The Answer, the video release of “Keep Movin’ On”, the upcoming Steelhouse festival appearance, plus news of more songwriting and studio sessions.

This is a band that really delivers with their stage performances. As well as at the Steelhouse festival, you can get to see BlackWolf at the Winger gigs (along with additional support band Jettblack) Jun 17: Glasgow O2 Academy, Jun 18: Newcastle O2 Academy, Jun 20: Bristol O2 Academy, Jun 21: London O2 Academy Islington.

Here’s the interview…


You can keep up to date with the band via Facebook and Twitter.

Thanks for listening.

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Last night’s playlist can be viewed here.

Great reaction to the show last night. Thanks to you all for tuning in.

Here’s the playlist. Plenty of tracks requested by you, so as ever, we play what you want to hear. Our motto is “If we’ve got it, we’ll play it!”

The Classic Rock Show playlist March 27th 2014

Do keep spreading the word. We’re attracting more and more listeners each week, so we must be doing something right.

If you’ve not done so already, make sure you check out the interviews we’ve done recently. Rocket Scientists’ keyboardist Erik Norlander, Joe Retta and Stuart Smith from Heaven & Earth are just two of the most recent one’s. Click here to view the full list.

The interview with BlackWolf will be posted soon. More interviews are in the pipeline, so keep checking back here from time to time.

Bex is back behind the mic on Thursday, April 3rd at 7pm with ‘Bex Rocks’, so expect to hear some serious riffage!

Have a great weekend. I’ll see you in two weeks time.



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