Wednesday, January 2 2013
Through his humor, his unflinching narrative eye, and his mastery of the common syllable, Mike Cooley is a unique poetic voice unlike any other in contemporary rock ‘n’ roll.
Thursday, December 23 2010
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Monday, January 28 2008
The Truckers earned universal acclaim for their well-crafted rock albums and raucous live shows, but 2008 marks a new era. PopMatters talks with Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood.
Sunday, April 23 2006
Drive-By Truckers guitarist Mike Cooley talks with us about the blood and guts inside the Southern rock band's rollicking new album.
Sunday, June 8 2008
The Drive-By Truckers' live shows once played like a songwriters-in-the-round session with electric guitars and increasingly empty bottles of Jack Daniels. Then Jason Isbell came along -- and it only got better.
Sunday, March 2 2014
Drive-By Truckers have lost a songwriter and a guitarist since their last album, but English Oceans finds them adjusting with aplomb and turning out another strong record.
Wednesday, November 20 2013
Drive-By Truckers's performance at the Bluebird Nightclub in Bloomington, Indiana was a total triumph -- raucous, profound and very, very loud.
Tuesday, September 13 2011
The excitement brought about by getting the chance to see Drive-By Truckers in this kind of rare mode was something worth bragging about.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Despite their claim that Lynyrd Skynyrd is “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”, the Drive-By Truckers are way more Neil than Ronnie.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
It didn't used to be this way.
Monday, December 20 2010
Drive-By Truckers has announced their 11th and newest album, Go-Go Boots will be released February 15, 2011. In conjunction, the band’s documentary, The Secret to a
Thursday, January 28 2010
Drive-By Truckers The Big To-Do (ATO) Releasing: 16 March Alt-Southern rock juggernaut, the Drive-By Truckers, have flipped from their New West Records home over to Dave
Tuesday, March 18 2014
Throughout Drive-By Truckers’ existence, they’ve had a very definite division of labor. Co-leaders Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood have split the songwriting, Hood generally
Monday, February 28 2011
A new documentary on the Drive-By Truckers, "The Secret to a Happy Ending" (ATO), shows just how close the great Southern rock band came to
Monday, April 5 2010
They've been critics' faves for more than a decade, treasured for the compelling story lines, infectious tunes and thematic arcs running through their albums. Now,
Thursday, February 26 2009
Three tunes into "Brighter Than Creation's Dark," a typically literate and lyrically stark album of rural rock meditations by Drive-By Truckers, sits a song called
Monday, April 2 2007
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