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Download the new Walter Trout single for FREE

Walter Trout, who successfully underwent a long-awaited liver transplant operation this week, has made his new single available as a free download, and as a lyric video.

Wastin’ Away comes from Trout’s new album The Blues Came Callin’, which is out today. Much of the record documents the guitarist’s battles with illness.

“To play my music for people has become even more important to me”, says Walter. “When I think about looking out into the crowds of people and connecting with everyone on a soul level, and sharing the experience of music with them, this is what keeps me fighting to get back: My family and my music is my lifeline. These days, it means more to me than ever before.”

The single can be downloaded via emailunlock.com (requires e-mail address).

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Online Editor at Louder/Classic Rock magazine since 2014. 36 years in music industry, online for 23. Also bylines for: Metal Hammer, Prog Magazine, The Word Magazine, The Guardian, The New Statesman, Saga, Music365. Former Head of Music at Xfm Radio, A&R at Fiction Records, early blogger, ex-roadie, published author. Once appeared in a Cure video dressed as a cowboy, and thinks any situation can be improved by the introduction of cats. Favourite Serbian trumpeter: Dejan Petrović.