Devil You Know
2014 release from the multiple Blues Music Award-winner and his band. On THE DEVIL YOU KNOW, Tommy Castro strips his music down to it's raw essence as he rockets into the next phase of his storied career. Recorded in the Bay Area and produced by Castro and Bonnie Hayes, the album is a contemporary Blues tour-de-force, an untamed, high-energy set of 13 songs, including nine written or co-written by Castro. The tracks melodic and biting, energetic and fun are brought to life with sonic authority by bassist Randy McDonald (from the original Tommy Castro Band), keyboardist James Pace and original Painkillers drummer Byron Cage. In addition, many of Castro's friends and admirers, including Alligator label-mates Marcia Ball and the Holmes Brothers, add their talents to the proceedings. Other guests include guitarists Joe Bonamassa and Mark Karan, guitarist/vocalist Tab Benoit, vocalists Samantha Fish and Tasha Taylor and harmonica player Magic Dick.