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‘Dark Hour’ is easily the Billy Walton band’s finest hour. Despite the title, it’s far from being all doom and gloom.  It strikes the perfect balance between strong songs, a killer band and the impetus to find a fresh context for the former gunslinger for hire Billy Walton, as he impressively moves centre stage in his own right. - Read the full review here.

 

"...ground-breaking effort by the Billy Walton Band. Points are given for a willingness to experiment with a few different genres even if the strongest songs happen to be rock oriented. It deserves several spins not only for the excellent individual playing—listeners will also find that several of the songs are great as standalone compositions."  Read the full review here.

 

"It's a tasteful blend of showmanship and musicality that shines more than a little light into the seeming void." Read the full article here.

The Strand Center for the Arts presents the Billy Walton Band in concert on Thursday, September 3rd at 8:00pm... Read the full article here.

Billy Walton’s fiery fretboard wizardry shines through on his version of the Neil Young classic “Cortez The Killer,” an epic cover taken from the band’s upcoming release Dark Hour, set for release later this year.   Read the full story and hear the song here.

"Rock’n’roll blues group, Billy Walton Band today released their first single, “Can’t Love No One” from their forthcoming album Dark Hour which is due out later in 2020."   Read more here.

Perpetual Groove announced today the release of a new lyric video for the song "Break the Silence," from their eponymous album, available through Harmonized Records.  The song reflects the more electronica musical direction the band headed in with this project, but also delivers an important lyrical message in a time of deep divisions in our country. 

"...Perpetual Groove’s sonic palette has evolved since their 2015 reunion. In May, the band released its first album in a decade, a self-titled, seven-track LP that centers on messages of destruction and redemption, showcasing an entirely new range of dimensions and textures while retaining their signature tug-on-the-heartstrings foundation."  Read the full story here.