Articles tagged southern rock

Drivin N Cryin: Best of Songs

As a compendium, it keeps its consistency, resulting in an album that makes for not only a superb comeback of sorts but also one of the best sets of songs since Drivin N Cryin’s earliest outlays.

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12 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Banditos: Banditos

Banditos’ debut album throws together a backyard shed’s worth of rock and country influences and comes out sounding like a Deep South bar band that got tired of playing covers and started writing their own songs.

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The Brazilian Johnsons - “I’ll See You Down the Road” (audio) (Premiere)

Although they're based in Brooklyn and they met at Boston's Berklee College of Music, the Brazilian Johnsons sound like they rolled out of a '70s southern rock FM radio station on "I'll See You Down the Road".

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Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ - “Roll Away the Song” (audio) (Premiere)

The legendary Atlanta indie rockers Drivin' N' Cryin invite listeners to "Roll Away the Song" with their latest vinyl-only release, Best of Songs.

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Will Hoge: Small Town Dreams

Will Hoge is rapidly positioning himself between those two pillars of populist rock, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.

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Blackberry Smoke: Holding All the Roses

Blackberry Smoke's fourth studio album is appropriately named after an analogy meaning "you're the winner".

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The band's soulful, bluesy and hard rocking sound has led to 2014's "20 Years Strong" tour celebrating two decades of Gov't Mule.

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The Great Tragic History of Southern Rock Is Revealed in ‘Southbound’

Some say it's impossible to call one volume the definitive history on a topic, but it is possible to announce one as the seminal work. This book is both.

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Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition: Dark Night of the Soul

Building on the strength of last year’s stellar White Buffalo, the songs of Dark Night of the Soul are as equally impressive as anything the 47-year-old Mathus has delivered before, if not more so.

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‘Song of the South’ Celebrates Duane Allman’s Genius

This unauthorized documentary traces Duane Allman's passage from apprentice to master with authority and fine examples.

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12 Jul 2013 // 7:30 AM

Dead Confederate: In the Marrow

Despite an unshakeable feeling of familiarity throughout, In the Marrow is an enjoyable ride that's indicative of this still-to-surprise Georgia band.

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The Black Crowes: Wiser for the Time

A massive live set from one of the 1990s' most successful rock acts chronicles a band that might be unparalleled in its resiliency.

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16 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

Old Light: The Dirty Future

Old Light definitely has a kind of hazy Southern California by way of Alabama resonance that the best music of Neil Young occupies.

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Cancer Bats: Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones

This Canadian quartet plays punk with plenty of influence from Southern rock and hardcore. Their third album offers further proof that variety is the spice of life in heavy music.

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22 Oct 2009 // 10:00 PM

MV + EE: Barn Nova

Prolific purveyors of independently-released psychedelic classic rock return to Ecstatic Peace! with their fourth offering on a bigger stage.

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4 Dec 2007 // 3:13 AM

Cross Canadian Ragweed mature as songwriters, performers

A couple of quick thoughts come to mind when sitting before the four members of Cross Canadian Ragweed backstage at Billy Bob’s Texas. 1. Randy

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3 Apr 2007 // 3:48 AM

Drive-By Truckers bring a little Southern comfort

Led by a triumvirate of guitarists/singers/songwriters in Patterson Hood, Mike Cooley and Jason Isbell, the Drive-By Truckers are distinctively Southern—the band originated

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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