Celebrating the Southern Gothic world of hard-luck characters has been the swampy territory of Drive-By Truckers since their creation in 1996. Over the years, critics have attempted to classify this genre-defying rock band under every banner from alt-country to hard rock. The seemingly disparate mixture of sorrowful, yet ironic, tales of the Deep South and their heavy “three axe attack” sound may confuse critics and music store clerks, but the Drive-By Truckers’ unique take on country rock continues to collect fans as it evolves, expands, and erupts (not unlike marsh gas) with every album.
College buddies, fellow guitarists, and expats from The Shoals region of northern Alabama, Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley formed Drive-By Truckers in... Read More
Country, Outlaw Country, Rock, Country Rock, Southern Rock