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The Forecast Is Improving For Niall Horan

Boy bands break up because the boys in them grow up. Other reasons surely factor in sometimes, like conflict and exhaustion and breakout stars going…
Chris DeVille | March 9, 2020 - 4:12 pm

Interview

“Screaming Infidelities” At 20: Dashboard Confessional Reflects On Emo’s Breakthrough Anthem

It’s after midnight in the early days of the new millennium and Chris Carrabba is wide the fuck awake. He hasn't been getting much sleep…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 27, 2020 - 2:10 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It is five days until Halloween, and we have not yet seen a single great Halloween-themed music video. How is this possible? Admittedly, you don't…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2018 - 2:38 pm

More Ruston Kelly stories

Ruston Kelly – “Under The Sun”

Nashville singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly is about to release his new album Shape & Destroy, his second collection of heart-wrecking songs reckoning with his own past,…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Ruston Kelly – “Pressure”

Heart-wrecking Nashville singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly is about to follow up his 2018 debut Dying Star with the the new album Shape & Destroy, which once…
Peter Helman | July 17, 2020 - 11:16 am

Kacey Musgraves And Ruston Kelly Announce Divorce

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly have announced that they are filing for divorce. The news was confirmed by representatives of both artists as the two…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2020 - 4:51 pm

Ruston Kelly – “Radio Cloud”

Country singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly released his Dirt Emo Vol. 1 EP, featuring covers of Blink-182, Dashboard Confessional, Taylor Swift, and the Carter Family, late last…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2020 - 11:07 am

Ruston Kelly – “Rubber”

The singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly, a young master of the art of rootsy country reveries, released his debut album Dying Star in 2018, and he followed…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2020 - 9:21 am

Ruston Kelly – “Brave”

Since the release of his stellar debut album Dying Star in 2018, country balladeer extraordinaire Ruston Kelly has given us an EP called Dirt Emo
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2020 - 10:14 am

Interview

“Screaming Infidelities” At 20: Dashboard Confessional Reflects On Emo’s Breakthrough Anthem

It’s after midnight in the early days of the new millennium and Chris Carrabba is wide the fuck awake. He hasn't been getting much sleep…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 27, 2020 - 2:10 pm

Ruston Kelly – “Dammit” (Blink-182 Cover)

This is going to be hard for a lot of people to accept, but Blink-182 are a canonical and important band. Sorry. That's happening. It's…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2019 - 11:21 am

Ruston Kelly – “Screaming Infidelities” (Feat. Chris Carrabba) (Dashboard Confessional Cover)

Ruston Kelly is releasing a compilation of covers called Dirt Emo Vol. 1 next month. It'll include his previously released covers of Taylor Swift's "All…
James Rettig | September 6, 2019 - 12:07 pm

Ruston Kelly – “Weeping Willow” (The Carter Family Cover)

Last year, Nashville singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly released his heart-wrenching debut album, Dying Star. The alt-country artist visited our offices in New York just a few months…
Julia Gray | August 2, 2019 - 12:16 am

Watch Ruston Kelly Play New Song “Closest Thing” In His Stripped-Down Stereogum Session

Last year, Nashville singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly released his debut album Dying Star, a heart-rending collection of powerful alt-country songs documenting the years of hardship and…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2019 - 2:58 pm

Ruston Kelly – “All Too Well” (Taylor Swift Cover)

Last year, Nashville singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly released his debut album, Dying Star. Today, he's putting out a cover of Taylor Swift's Red track "All Too…
James Rettig | March 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm

Ruston Kelly Figure Skates (Quite Well) In His “Son Of A Highway Daughter” Video

Y'all heard Ruston Kelly's debut album yet? Dying Star proves that the Nashville singer-songwriter is an absolute master of tears-in-your-beers alt-country, one who can tinker…
Chris DeVille | October 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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