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Q&A: Jason Isbell Talks Something More Than Free And Rising From The Darkness

You can stop asking Jason Isbell about the pressure to follow up Southeastern. He doesn't feel any. That's because, two years later, he's releasing an…
Caitlin White | July 13, 2015 - 3:19 pm


The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Counting Down

Drive-By Truckers Albums From Worst To Best

Drive-By Truckers are perhaps the greatest extant American rock and roll band. Make the competition a little stiffer by expanding the criteria to bands no…
James Jackson Toth | August 2, 2013 - 2:58 pm

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Stream Drive-By Truckers American Band

The veteran Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers are now 11 albums deep into a long career, and they deserve credit for finding ways to stay inspired…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2016 - 9:26 am

Drive-By Truckers – “Filthy And Fried”

Later this month, the long-running Southern rock cult heroes Drive-By Truckers will come out with a new album called American Band. And while the two…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 10:49 am

Drive-By Truckers – “What It Means”

Long-running Southern rock heroes Drive-By Truckers announced their upcoming album American Band a little less than week ago. It will follow up 2014's English Oceans
Collin Robinson | August 2, 2016 - 4:29 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Surrender Under Protest”

The long-running Southern rock cult heroes Drive-By Truckers have always had a lot to say about Southern identity, and various differing ideas about Southern identity…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2016 - 10:19 am

Read Drive-By Truckers Frontman Patterson Hood’s NY Times Op-Ed About The Confederate Flag

Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood did the South proud today. Hood penned an op-ed for The New York Times about the Confederate Flag, a racist…
Caitlin White | July 9, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Made Up English Oceans” Video

The much-loved wizened Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers released their latest album English Oceans earlier this year, and now they've given us a video for the…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Watch Drive-By Truckers Play Conan

Drive-By Truckers stopped by Conan last night to deliver a performance of "Shit Shots Count," the opening track off their new album English Oceans. Watch…
James Rettig | March 7, 2014 - 11:45 am

Stream Drive-By Truckers English Oceans

The Drive-By Truckers' discography hits double-digits next week, when the Alabama road warriors release English Oceans, their 10th album. At this point, you probably already…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Made Up English Oceans” Video

When James Jackson Toth wrote our Counting Down: Drive-By Truckers Albums From Worst To Best, he called them "perhaps the greatest extant American rock and…
Michael Nelson | February 3, 2014 - 3:52 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Pauline Hawkins”

When Southern-rock mainstays the Drive-By Truckers release their new album English Oceans, they'll be 10 LPs deep into their collective career, and they've racked up…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2014 - 2:21 pm

Counting Down

Drive-By Truckers Albums From Worst To Best

Drive-By Truckers are perhaps the greatest extant American rock and roll band. Make the competition a little stiffer by expanding the criteria to bands no…
James Jackson Toth | August 2, 2013 - 2:58 pm


Top 10 Rock Operas That Deserve A Stage Adaptation

The world has come a long way since the Who released Tommy in 1969. Tomorrow night, a stage adaptation of the Flaming Lips' seminal 2002…
Joseph Schafer | November 5, 2012 - 5:04 pm

Patterson Hood – “Come Back Little Star”

Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood will release his third solo LP, Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance, in September, but the album's first single, "Come…
Michael Nelson | July 18, 2012 - 3:08 pm

Patterson Hood’s Downtown 13 Fights Proposed Athens Walmart

At this late date, you shouldn't need anyone to explain why the arrival of a Wal-Mart in your town is pretty bad news for the…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2012 - 9:52 am

Jason Isbell Says “Douchebag” Dierks Bentley Ripped Off His Song

It all started when former Drive-By Truckers member Jason Isbell tweeted "'Dierks' [Bentley] has officially ripped off my song 'In A Razor Town.' Dierks is…
Corban Goble | January 9, 2012 - 2:36 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Go-Go Boots” (Acoustic) Video

A few weeks ago the band released their acoustic take on "The Thanksgiving Filter," from their forthcoming album Go-Go Boots. Here's another acoustic video for…
jessica | December 16, 2010 - 10:41 am

Drive-By Truckers – “Used To Be A Cop”

Right before Turkey Day we saw Patterson Hood doing an acoustic take on Go-Go Boots's "The Thanksgiving Filter." Here's the studio version of "Used To…
Brandon Stosuy | December 7, 2010 - 2:47 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “The Thanksgiving Filter” (Acoustic)

It's almost Thanksgiving. In this simple video shot by Jason Thrasher we see Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood doing an acoustic take on "The Thanksgiving Filter,"
Brandon Stosuy | November 18, 2010 - 3:58 pm

Lollapalooza 2010 Friday: Lady Gaga And The Strokes, So Far Away Yet … Yeah, So Far Away

As much as Lolla's undercard is varied, and vast, it's a headliner's ball this year. Because this deep into the festival season we've seen nearly…
Amrit Singh | August 7, 2010 - 12:12 pm

SXSW 2010: Thursday In Photos

On some nights you can fool yourself into forgetting that industry weeks like SXSW have shifted from being about discovery to being full-on music festivals.
Amrit Singh | March 19, 2010 - 9:16 pm

Drive-By Truckers – “Birthday Boy”

You heard The Big To-Do's "This Fucking Job." The next blue-collar vignette from Drive-By Truckers' eighth album has a happier title, but "Birthday Boy" involves…
Brandon Stosuy | March 3, 2010 - 10:03 am

New Drive-By Truckers – “This Fucking Job” (Stereogum Premiere)

As we mentioned a ways back, Patterson Hood told the Irish music blog Swear I'm Not Paul that Drive-By Truckers eighth studio album, the official…
Brandon Stosuy | January 22, 2010 - 11:38 am


The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XCI: Hear New Patterson Hood, Win A Korg Kaossilator Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer

On April Fools' Day 1994, Patterson Hood moved to Athens, where he wrote an album's worth of songs called Murdering Oscar (and other love songs).
Brandon Stosuy | June 3, 2009 - 10:12 am

New Patterson Hood – “Polyanna” & “Pride Of The Yankees”

Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood releases his second solo LP, Murdering Oscar (and other love songs), 6/23 on Ruth St. Records. On it he's backed by…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2009 - 7:12 pm

New Jason Isbell – “Seven-Mile Island”

Next month, onetime Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell, along with his 400 Unit, is releasing a self-titled album. We're told the opening track "Seven-Mile Island" is…
Brandon Stosuy | January 28, 2009 - 1:28 pm

Patterson Hood Aims To Get Out The Vote With An MP3

Patterson always speaks to the big issues of the day, whether it's Thriller's anniversary or demanding records, so you knew he wasn't gonna sit this…
Amrit Singh | November 3, 2008 - 5:04 pm

Outside Lands 2008 In Photos

This weekend San Francisco hosted the first-ever Outside Lands Festival. We're still nursing hangovers from a long summer of fests, so in our stead we
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2008 - 3:23 pm
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