American Blues Scene

“The song ‘Love You So Bad’ took on a big transformation between the time it was originally released in 2014 on our Eclecto Groove Records release Trouble At Your Doorand the version you hear on Live From The 805,” Greene told us. “The studio version was up tempo and a bit aggressive. At the time I wanted to model the groove after a Little Walter song called ‘Up The Line’. At some point I felt the need to slow it down and experiment with the groove." READ MORE

Blues Music Magazine

“Greene is a no frills rock vocalist. His fiery extended solos prove him a premier shredder who will appeal to fans of Walter Trout, George Thorogood, Devon Allman, Joe Bonamassa, and Albert Castiglia. 
Greene states in the liner notes that his “mission has always been to combine a deep respect for the blues and also be true to my passion for rock and roll and other musical styles.” 
Mission superbly accomplished at the 805.

Blues Rock Review

Guitar Radio Show



Blues Blast Magazine



This release solidifies his commitment to the blues-rock idiom after splitting much of the past seven years as lead guitarist for one of the most enduring rock groups of all time, The Alan Parsons Project. It displays Greene’s talents at their best, delivering wave after wave of intense, powerful music that gives listeners little time to catch their breath.

WTJU Radio

Blues Magazine (Holland)

LIVE FROM THE 805 Review from Blues Magazine (Holland) 

Guitar Radio Show

Read the review of LIVE FROM THE 805 from Guitar Radio Show

Guitarz Forever

Read the review from Guitarz Forever


Don and Sheryl's Blues Blog

Don and Sheryl review LIVE FROM THE 805


LIVE FROM THE 805 reviewed by Staccatofy 

American Blues Scene

American Blues Scene premieres 'Down To Memphis' video. Click HERE to check out the article and watch the video! 8/22/2018

Rock and Blues Muse Live From The 805 Review

Guitar World Magazine

Guitar World Magazine premieres the video for Big Bad Wolf from LIVE FROM THE 805!

Midwest Record

Keys And Chords

Rock and Blues Muse

Rock and Blues Muse premiered 'Back Where I Belong', the first video from LIVE FROM THE 805. Click the image below to read the article and view the premiere or click HERE to go straight to the video.

Blues Blast Magazine

Blues Matters!

Down Beat Magazine

Blues Doodles (UK)

Blues Rock Review Top 20 of 2017


Down At The Crossroads Best of 2017

Professor Johnny P's Juke Joint

Blues Music Magazine

Read the review HERE

Blues Doodles (Interview)

Jazz Blues News


Santa Barbara Independent


(20th Anniversary show postponed due to fires in Santa Barbara area) 

Blues Bytes

"Dream Train is a superlative blues rock album; there’s not a bad song in the bunch" READ MORE

Guitar World Magazine

Music Republic Magazine (UK)

"This is an impressive album from an artist who clearly deserves more recognition." READ MORE

Reflections In Blue

Truth be told, Alastair Greene stands head and shoulders above most of the competition in the blues/rock field.  While I'm talkin' smack, he blows a good deal of the rest of the contemporary competition away as well. READ MORE

Blues In The South (UK)

There is a lot of blues-rock around these days, but this is certainly one of the better sets, and far more blues based than many that claim such a description. READ MORE

Key And Chords (Germany)

Luxury Experience

Alastair Greene proves his mettle not only as a talented guitarist, but also as a singer songwriter, having written all songs on the release, excepting the Billy F. Gibbons song, Nome Zayne. READ MORE

Rock Times (Germany)

Tahoe Onstage

The bluesman from Southern California has had a hectic schedule since last month’s release of his album, “Dream Train.” The featured artist for Harrah’s Lake Tahoe’s Tuesday Night Blues just finished a tour through Oregon and Northern California.

During that time he played a show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas. “That’s not the kind of gig you can rehearse for,” Greene told Tahoe Onstage. “You come to sound check and run over a few things. It feels like you are a Navy SEAL where you parachute in and take care of a job.” READ MORE

Historias Del blues (Colombia)

Beale Street (Belgium)

Blues Rock Review Interview


chameleonfire1 blog

Dream Train has welcome echoes of CreamJohnny Winter, and ZZ Top yet remains consistently original throughout. The title track kicks off with a three-minute full tilt boogie laced with ripping electric guitar and a simple but effective metaphor for dreaming.Big Bad Wolf goes mid-tempo with a guitar riff slightly reminiscent of ZZ Top’s Tush. It took me awhile to figure out what the hell the title of the next track, Nome Zayne, was about until I realized it was a clever contraction of “Know what I’m sayin’,” a compact hit of social commentary. The song has a refreshing Marshall amp crunch to the guitar that I find sadly AWOL these days. READ MORE 

Macalle Blues - Italy

The Rocker - UK

Style wise there are touches of Southern and classic rock in there, but he has got form in that world having also toured as a member of Starship featuring Mickey Thomas. However, this time around, it’s his singing and playing that takes centre stage and you can’t go wrong if you’re fan of blues rock. Not when the trio of Greene, Austine Beede and Jim Rankin gleefully career through songs as enjoyable as ‘Big Bad Wolf’, ‘Grateful Swagger’ and ‘Rain Stomp’. Highly recommended. 

Bman's Blues Report

Dream Train, from Alastair Greene and it's a smokin' rocker. READ MORE

Confessing The Blues Radio Podcast


DREAM TRAIN Alastair Greene (Rip Cat Records) *****

If you’re in the mood for real hard-ass blues, something to get the blood up, have I got an album for you!  Alastair Greene’s Dream Train is like the second coming of Gary Moore- tough, emotional and evocative guitar playing and some cool tunes, coming from a blues/ southern rock/ jam band sensibility. READ MORE

Making A Scene

Opening with the energetic title track, “Dream Train”, one can’t help but notice Greene’s vocal clarity as he sings “I never was a gamblin’ man…dream train take me away”. The rhythm section lays down the foundation that enables Greene’s fabulous slide solo. READ MORE

Rock And Blues Muse

After seven enriching years as Alan Parsons’ touring sideman, Alastair Greene steps out with his new solo album, Dream Train, due on October 20th from Rip Cat Records. With this thirteen song collection Greene proves he deserves the spotlight. I could sum up this record with a three-word review: “The Real Deal” …but my editor expects more column inches than that and I do like to keep her happy, so let’s dig in. READ MORE


American Blues News

Alastair Greene is a man on a mission these days. He wants to bring his unique blend of rock and blues to fans old and new, worldwide. Greene spent seven years with Alan Parsons contributing his vocal and guitar coloring to that incredibly unique and inviting sound, known to millions. READ MORE

Rock & Roll Call

Rudolf's Music - Holland

Blues Rock Review

Rootstime - Belgium

Making a Scene


Blues Magazine - Holland

Guitar World Magazine


Guitar Player Magazine

American Blues Scene

Alastair Greene’s New ‘Dream Train’

Album Out In October

Dream Train features an impressive array of special guests including:
 Walter TroutDebbie DaviesMike ZitoMike Finnigan, and 
Dennis Gruenling. Alastair is supported on Dream Train by his
touring band, Jim Rankin on bass and Austin Beede on drums.

The Grateful Web (song premiere)

Song Premiere: Alastair Greene's Dream Train on Rip Cat Records

ALASTAIR GREENE – Blues Rock Guitarist & Vocalist at Alastair Greene Band / Former Guitarist for Alan Parsons

Alastair Greene’s musical journey has been anything but traditional. His combination of Blues, Southern Rock, and Jam Band sensibilities has been thrilling audiences for nearly two decades. His recent performances at the Chicago Blues Festival and the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas have kept his Blues fans satisfied, while his onstage jams with Al Schnier and Vinny Amico from moe. and stage time with Eric Burdon, Walter Trout, Savoy Brown, and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas keep guitarists wondering what he'll do next. READ MORE

American Blues Scene (Album announcement and trailer video)

Photo by Amanda Peacock

The culmination of Greene’s musical experiences, influences, and passion is his new record, Dream Train. The album was produced and mixed by David Z, whose production credits include Buddy Guy, Gov’t Mule, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Jonny Lang. Dream Train features 13 new songs, 12 of which are Greene originals. The sole cover is a previously unreleased song written by none other than Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top called “Nome Zayne,” which was recorded with Billy’s blessing. The songs on Dream Train range from the hard driving blues rock of the title track, to the sensitive Curtis Mayfield tinged instrumental “Iowa.” “Big Bad Wolf” finds the band in familiar boogie blues rock territory while “DareDevil” takes listeners on a more traditional blues shuffle ride. READ MORE