Like a wild animal pacing restlessly in a cage all day and then suddenly let free, Lindsey’s presence was an immediate burst of energy spilled on stage as he feverishly fulfilled his role as the Damn Band’s and Assjack’s screamer/singer. But if that’s all you knew of Gary Lindsey, you may hardly recognize him in a black sport coat and fedora, fronting Black Eyed Vermillion or The Pleasure Tide…
Over the last few years, country fans have come to expect a mixed bag from Hank3, whose veered more towards punk and heavy metal as time has gone on. His first two albums became staples of the early 2000’s neo-traditionalist movement, while 2006’s “Straight to Hell” was the beginning of a much harder sound. Hank3 is calling his upcoming album “Brothers of the 4×4” a traditional country record.
This is music to get you moving. I can’t listen to this album at home. I’ll get flying around and break things. I can only listen while driving, with a foot pumping on the gas pedal to the groove. If somebody was listening to this album and wasn’t at least bobbing their head or tapping their foot, the next thing I’d do is put a mirror in front if their mouth.
With his own new label, Hank3 Records, and the sense that he has thrown off the chains holding him back creatively, Shelton Hank Williams III, aka Hank3, is coming out swinging this year with the release of four records on September 6 – that’s right – FOUR.
As if Nashville needed anything else to be more like the Hollywood of the South, celebrity news outfit TMZ set up shop in the Music City this week, specifically on lower Broadway. “I wanted to get a new batch of stars,” explained Harvey Levin on the show that originally aired Friday, 3-4-11. But instead of getting “tim, Faith, Dolly, and Carrie,” they got the barely-known but boysterous Bridgette Tatum, and “Slim Chance…
Well there is some good news and some bad news in regards to the Outlaw Radio Chicago podcast. Bad news first: The network that it was broadcasting on live every Tuesday has apparently gone belly up. The good news is you can still listen to every episode at savingcountrymusic.com/outlaw-radio, and I will begin posting the […]
Well Hank III is finally on the road again- you can check tour dates HERE. According to the reviews coming in the band sounds great! houstonpress.com has a 25 picture slideshow of his show at the Meridian on Tue 2/17 that you can view HERE. Here’s a couple gooduns: “Read savingcountrymusic.com or I’ll come out […]
According to hank3.com, the new band lineup for the upcoming tour will be: Andy Gibson – Steel Guitar, Dobro Daniel Mason – Banjo Adam McOwen – Fiddle Shawn McWilliams – Drums Zach Shedd – Upright Bass, Electric Bass (for Assjack) Gary Lindsey – Vocals (Hellbilly/Assjack) Most notable is Adam McOwen is back with the band, […]
Okay, so not to play the obsessed fan and post 2 blogs in a row about new Hank III videos, but a couple GREAT ones just surfaced from his appearance on Fuel TV’s Daily Habit on November 10th. Check it out: Props to Hank III’s bass player Zach Shedd and Free Hank III lieutenant Allison […]
There’s a bunch of new reviews of Hank III’s Damn Right, Rebel Proud out there, too many to list, but there’s a great one at Twangnation you should check out. There’s also a great interview with III at bullz-eye.com and Shelton gets political on your ass HERE . And last but not least there’s some […]
Yesterday, Hank III played another show at Layla’s Bluegrass Inn in Trashville, TN. Just as a disclaimer, I dropped a big hint that this would happen in my last blog, but because it wouldn’t behoove anybody if the word got out so much that Layla’s was shut down by the Po Po or the Fire […]