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REVIEWS

July 30, 2018

The Rainbreakers are a band that take late 60s and early 70s British rock as their starting point but fully contemporise it with a healthy injection of soul and a liberal sprinkling of blues rock, R&B, pop, garage band riffs and the psychedlic.

The Shrewsbury based qu...

March 29, 2017

The RainBreakers have released a beautifully penned 5 track EP dripping with old school charm. It’s like taking a step back in time, rich in quality and DNA with the likes of Free and Bad Company oozing from its pores.  You can loose yourself quite easily in its loose,...

February 20, 2017

Rise Up With The Rainbreakers Latest EP

This is the second EP that has caught Bluesdoodles from the Rainbreakers, a young band that is definitely blowing away the rain clouds. Rise Up builds from the foundations of their debut studio recording Blood Not Brass. The five-...

February 14, 2017

Rainbreakers – Rise Up EP

The Rainbreakers are a band that unashamedly take the late 60s and early 70s British rock sound as their musical influence and foundation but then freshen it up with a contemporary twist and a healthy injection of soul, R&B and the psychedelic.
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February 13, 2017

ALBUM REVIEW

RAINBREAKERS — RiseUp EP Review

BY NEIL MACH © ON FEBRUARY 13, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT )

RAINBREAKERS release their fresh EP “Rise Up” on 7th April.

The EP was recorded at Purple Door Studios with acclaimed producer Robin Andrews....

February 11, 2017

The Rainbreakers, should you not have seen them yet, are a 4 piece, blues/rock band, from Shrewsbury. Ben Edwards, on vocals and rhythm guitar, Sam Edwards, on drums,  a youthful Charlie Richards, on lead, and Pete Adams brings his bass to add depth. They are, and have...

February 9, 2017

CD/EP Advance Review:
RAINBREAKERS - 'Rise Up' on Purple Door
There's much to be said for the efficacy of the EP/CD format in helping to develop a band's own style. You release a few low key EP's in the spirit of testing the market before you take the next step of writ...

February 7, 2017

[Release date 07.04.17]

Hailing from Shrewsbury, the Rainbreakers have released one EP previous to this one and have toured extensively, including garnering a rave review from GRTR! master of all things blues, Pete Feenstra, when the band supported Mountain’s drummer Co...

January 31, 2017

Last day of the festival with a feeling of the night after the day before.  The last of 2016 Introducing Stage winners the Rainbreakers started things off. This is a band that never rains on your parade but brings a ray of sunshine Once again proving what a great launc...

January 24, 2017

On the Centre Stage, the day began with the excellent Rainbreakers from Shrewsbury, who earned their place with votes from last year's Introducing Stage. They gave a powerful opener at this early afternoon session. With a mix of well put together blues rock and funk, t...

November 20, 2015

 

Tonight, Mountain drummer Corky Laing looks like a man who is prospering without the combined egos of Leslie West and Jack Bruce in front of him (think Mountain and West Bruce & Laing).

Pitching up at the 100 Club at the back end of an 8 day tour, Corky plays to an app...

 

The irony was not lost on London's 100 Club crowd last Sunday, that just two night's earlier, an attrocity had been committed at another vibrant European Capital city. If that was not bad enough, the fact that the most heinous of the crimes had been committed at a liv...

November 5, 2015

 

The London Souls are a rock and roll band, with a twist! Capable of blurring the lines between their influences, with signs of Led Zeppelin and The Beatles seeping through, there’s an air of classic rock about them. Throw in a helping of soul, a dash of funk rock, mix...

July 22, 2015

Blood Not Brass is the latest EP from British alt-blues rock outfit The Rainbreakers.

 

The four-piece have a refreshing approach to blues rock in a style which you don’t hear too much of on the British blues circuit. Their sound channels the greats of the 60s and 70s, y...

 

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A pre-release copy of The Rainbreakers latest four track EP 'Blood Not Brass' unexpectedly landed on my doormat several weeks ago.  Always on the lookout for new music to play on the 'Rock On The Ridge' radio show, it was only a matter of seconds befo...

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