Hear Gov't Mule's bluesy reimagining of Tom Waits' Make It Rain

(left to right) Warren Haynes, Matt Abts and Jorgen Carlsson of Gov't Mule perform on stage at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on May 25, 2015 in London
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Gov't Mule are currently prepping the release of Heavy Load Blues, their first album dedicated solely to the blues.

Thus far we've been treated to two tastes from the album in the form of the bare-bones acoustic Heavy Load, and the band's scintillating extended cover of Junior Wells’ Snatch It Back And Hold It.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.