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Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots and Prog): John Oates, Jack White, David Crosby, Joe Henry, GOASTT, California Breed

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots and Prog): John Oates, Jack White, David Crosby, Joe Henry, GOASTT, California Breed

A career-defining three-EP set, a stirring comeback, another thrilling head scratcher.

‘I’m messier, and a little dirtier’: California Breed’s Andrew Wyatt on Joe Bonamassa

‘I’m messier, and a little dirtier’: California Breed’s Andrew Wyatt on Joe Bonamassa

California Breed’s Glenn Hughes and Jason Bonham worked with Bonamassa in Black Country Communion.

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes, in conversation, is as expansive as his own strikingly multi-faceted career.

Something Else! sneak peek: California Breed, “Midnight Oil” from California Breed (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: California Breed, “Midnight Oil” from California Breed (2014)

Our second taste of this forthcoming Black Country Communion-offshoot band’s self-titled debut finds California Breed riding a firmament readjusting beat from Jason Bonham toward lip-smacking heavy-rock nirvana.

‘I like to grow’: For restless veteran Glenn Hughes, California Breed is a chance to try something new

‘I like to grow’: For restless veteran Glenn Hughes, California Breed is a chance to try something new

Glenn Hughes is not about to start comparing eras. Not when he’s been part of legendary outfits like Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Still, he thinks he’s found something in California Breed that’s both a worthy successor to Black Country Communion

One Track Mind: California Breed, “Sweet Tea” from California Breed (2014)

One Track Mind: California Breed, “Sweet Tea” from California Breed (2014)

“Sweet Tea,” the just-released lead track from Glenn Hughes and Jason Bonham’s self-titled California Breed debut, makes clear that 23-year-old guitarist Andrew Watt is no Joe Bonamassa. There’s not a whiff of the blues-rock underpinnings from their time with Black Country Communion.

‘This is a whole other level’: Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham celebrate post-Black Country Communion project

‘This is a whole other level’: Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham celebrate post-Black Country Communion project

With Black Country Communion, everything seemed to have finally come together for the well-traveled Glenn Hughes. Then, the band suddenly flew apart in the wake of disagreements between Hughes and guitarist Joe Bonamassa over touring obligations. It’s easy to imagine how lost Hughes — despite early tenures with the likes of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath — might have felt.

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