Apr
11

Axl Rose Declines Grand Ole Opry Induction

April 11, 2012 - By Trigger  //  News  //  17 Comments

The day after Vince Gill surprised Keith Urban with an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry at his “All For The Hall” benefit concert for the Country Music Hall of Fame, apparently Vince handed out another surprise invitation, this one to none other than the frontman and sole remaining founding member of Guns & Roses, Axl Rose.

Apr
11

Aaron Lewis of Staind’s “Endless Summer”

April 11, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  34 Comments

Isn’t Arron Lewis bored yet and ready to return to butt rock? Apparently not, as he told The Tennessean late last week he’s planning to release a “very country” album in June. What does “very country” mean? If his previous song “Country Boy” is any indication, it will be songs with laundry list country lyrics, and that’s exactly what you get with his new single “Endless Summer”.

Apr
11

Album Review – McDougall – A Few Towns More

April 11, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  3 Comments

Scott McDougall from Portland, OR might be the last of the true Romantic-era troubadours: a bardic-like, almost fantasy character that arrives in town with a bass drum on his back and guitar in hand, and sets up at the local pub to sing songs, spin tales, slay lonesome moments, and save the spiritually repressed before whisking out of town like something out of a dream.

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