Walter Trout is the beating heart of the modern Blues/Rock scene, respected by the old guard, revered by the young guns, and adored by the fans who shake his hand after the show each night.
After five decades in the game, Trout is a talismanic figure and part of the glue that bonds the Blues community together, at a time when the wider world has never been so divided. He’s also the only artist with the vision, talent and star-studded address book to pull off a project on the scale of ‘We’re All In This Together’, his latest album released in September 2017.
It was quite a piece of work to get this record together
But I guess I have a lot of friends, y’know…?
Before you even hear a note, ‘We’re All In This Together’ has your attention. Drafting fourteen A-list stars – including Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayall and Randy Bachman– and writing an original song for each, Trout has made the most tantalizing album of the year, and found solace after a run of solo albums that chronicled his near-fatal liver disease of 2014.
Now was the right time for this record
Battle Scars  was such an intense piece of work, written with tears coming down my face. I needed a break from that, to do something fun and light-hearted. This album was joyous for me.
His long awaited return to Australia will be something to bear witness to, for those who love their music rich, deep and real.
Walter Trout also appears at Bluesfest Byron Bay 2018 on Sunday 1 April & Monday 2 April.