Velocette (formerly Capricorn) Records plans to re-release "Nine High a Pallet," the 1995 collaboration between folksy singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and jam band Widespread Panic, released under the name Brute. The new, enhanced version of the album -- due Oct. 9 and remastered earlier this summer by Scott Stuckey -- will feature new artwork, as well as videos for the songs "Westport Ferry" and "Mr. Hard On."
Renowned jam band Widespread Panic and fellow Athens, Ga., resident and folky singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt have teamed up to record another album under the name Brute. Chesnutt tells Billboard.com that the album -- which will probably be released early next year -- is about half-finished. "I'm gonna finish it up soon, before the end of the year," he says. "We've done all the basic tracks and I just need to sing my parts on it.