Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Sherinian and Jason Bonham. That much talent in one group is hard to come by nowadays. If you haven't heard BCC yet (which if you haven't, you should definitely make it a priority if you truly love rock and roll) you must undoubtedly be familiar with the work of any one of its members.
Glenn Hughes; dubbed the "The voice of Rock", at the age of 60 his vocal range is stellar. Apparently the 20 or so years of heavy drinking and cocaine use affected everything BUT his voice.
Joe Bonamassa; Talented young blues guitarist and equally talented singer. If he isn't in your modern blues line up, then it isn't much of a line up to begin with is it?
Derek Sherinian; Former keyboardist for John Petrucci's Dream Theater. Like a modern Jon Lord... but not really...
Jason Bonham; Son of the late great John Bonham of Led Zeppelin. Without him, there would be a certain 'emptiness' to these songs.
Ah, well, sure they have respectable credentials, but are they any good? I don't know, does Ozzy Osbourne have the cognitive abilities of a toddler? The answer is yes and (sadly) yes as well. But they are more than that. There is something distinctly "oh yeah, THIS is rock n roll" about them that doesn't exist in most other modern incarnations of the genre. Maybe it's Glenn's searing vocals or Joe's purely badass guitar playing. I could easily see some of these songs appearing on a Zeppelin album, yet others are uniquely their own. Either way, I do believe these men are deserving of the title of "Saviors of Rock". They unquestionably carry on the rock n roll torch with the unrelenting and unapologetic fervor. I cannot think of a more deserving group to preserve and carry on the sound. But if you can, I would love to hear it. Let us discuss.