1970s American blues-rock has returned to us in the form of Mount Carmel¬†(think Humble Pie, Free, The Allman Brothers Band, etc.). The Columbus, Ohio power trio deliver a soulful, no-frills sound in a era of music desperately in need of a little more rock & roll. Real Women¬†is the group’s second LP and it packs a riff-heavy punch. Stream the album’s title track and “Oh Louisa” below and you’ll quickly know what I mean.

Real Women:

Oh Louisa: