1. Drive-By Truckers Set New Album for 2014: 'It's Done, It's In the Can, It's Good'

    November 11, 2013 9:06 AM EST UPDATE: We're told by DBT's label that the band's new album will be released in March, not February, as previously reported. After the one-two punch of "The Big To-Do" and "Go-Go Boots" in 2010 and 2011, respe ...

  2. Patterson Hood

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  3. Austin City Limits Lineup: Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Black Keys Headlining

    May 22, 2012 1:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers will top a loaded bill at October's Austin City Limits. The 130-band lineup will include Neil Young and Crazy Horse , the Black Keys , Jack White , Florence + the Machine and the Avett Brothers atop the bill. The annual Te ...

  4. Alabama Shakes Arrive With 'Boys & Girls'

    April 10, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last July, Justin Gage, founder of music blog Aquarium Drunkard, posted a track by a then-unknown Athens, Ala., band called Alabama Shakes . Within a few hours of the post, which featured a slow-growing and soul-baring number called "You Ain� ...

  5. Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood Defends Athens, GA With 'After It's Gone'

    February 02, 2012 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Hood rails against hometown land development with new collaborative single. With the release of a new single titled "After It's Gone," Drive-By Truckers founding member and Athens, Georgia resident Patterson Hood -- alongside a collec ...

  6. SXSW Day 2 Brings STP, Cheap Trick Performances, Alex Chilton Tributes

    March 19, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The music kicked into high gear on the second full day of the South By Southwest Music Festival + Conference in Austin, TX, though the celebrations were tempered by sadness as fans and fellow musicians reacted to the death of Alex Chilton . Big Star ...

  7. Voodoo Experience '09: Must-See Bands

    October 23, 2009 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year's Voodoo Experience will be returning to Halloween weekend for its eleventh year. Festival-goers are able to purchase single, three-day, or VIP lounge passes to the event held in New Orleans' City Park. Continuing Voodoo's t ...

  8. Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood's 'Love Songs' Due This Summer

    April 17, 2009 10:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 After fifteen years of work, the second solo album from the Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood, "Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs)," will finally see the light of day this summer. "It's very much a labor of love," s ...

  9. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3 ...

  10. Tenacious D 'One-And-A-Half Songs' Into Next Album

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenacious D plans to release another album -- just don't hold your breath waiting for it. Tenacious D plans to release another album -- just don't hold your breath waiting for it. Group member Kyle Gass tells Billboard.com that he and Jack ...

  11. Widespread Panic, Snoop, Of Montreal Star At Rothbury

    July 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The early bird gets the worm, huh?," Jakob Dylan said as he got the second day of the inaugural Rothbury Festival started yesterday (July 4). And there was certainly plenty to be hooked on the event' "The early bird gets the wor ...

  12. Drive-By Truckers / May 15, 2008 / Music Farm, Charleston, S.C.

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A lot of ground is covered at Drive-By Truckers shows these days. A lot of ground is covered at Drive-By Truckers shows these days. In addition to the band's typically roaring takes on lives, politics, the broken social contract, Southern and N ...

  13. The Hold Steady Details 'Positive' 4th Album

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hold Steady has finalized the track listing for its fourth album, "Stay Positive," Billboard.com has learned. The 11-song set is due July 15 via Vagrant Records. The Hold Steady has finalized the track listing for its fourth album, &qu ...

  14. Drive-By Truckers

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Drive-By Truckers' seventh record, "Brighter Than Creation's Dark," is long enough that Patterson Hood says it would have probably been a double album if the record company had been remotely OK with i Drive-By Truckers' seve ...

  15. Looking Bright For The Truckers

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 First things first: the Drive-By Truckers' seventh record, "Brighter Than Creation's Dark," due Jan. 22 on New West, is extremely long. Nineteen tracks long, can't-burn-two-seconds-more-on-the-CD long First things first: the ...

  16. LaVette 'Vindicated' By Grammy Nomination

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For Bettye LaVette, a Grammy nomination is "very satisfying and very exciting." And more. For Bettye LaVette, a Grammy nomination is "very satisfying and very exciting." And more. "I feel vindicated," the R&B vetera ...

  17. LaVette Rocks With Drive-By Truckers On New CD

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul vocalist Bettye LaVette is backed by Southern rock combo the Drive-By Truckers on her new album, "The Scene of the Crime." Soul vocalist Bettye LaVette is backed by Southern rock combo the Drive-By Truckers on her new album, "The ...

  18. Original R.E.M. Members Rock Club Show, Hit The Studio

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's shaping up to be a banner week for the original four members of R.E.M., who have reconvened to rehearse for a three-song performance at their Saturday (Sept. 16) induction into the Georgia Music It's shaping up to be a banner week for ...

  19. Razor & Tie Publishing Signs First Deal

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Inks Drive-By Trucker's Hood and Cooley. Razor & Tie's recently launched music publishing division has signed its first deal. The company has entered an exclusive worldwide administration agreement with Drive-By Trucker's Patter ...

  20. Bless You And Keep You

    April 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After six albums full of Dixie-fried themes and musical mayhem, Alabama's Drive-By Truckers entered the studio for their seventh release with a different agenda. After six albums full of Dixie-fried themes and musical mayhem, Alabama's Dri ...

  21. Drive-By Truckers Ready To Rock On Tour

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Drive-By Truckers will begin a North American tour April 20 at the Charlottesville (Va.) Pavilion with Robert Randolph. The Drive-By Truckers will begin a North American tour April 20 at the Charlottesville (Va.) Pavilion with Robert Randolph. I ...

  22. Drive-By Truckers Motor On With Tour Dates

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST New West rockers Drive-By Truckers begin a U.S. tour April 20 at the Charlottesville (Va.) Pavilion with Robert Randolph. Included in the run are a string of West Coast co-headlining dates with Son Vo New West rockers Drive-By Truckers begin a U.S ...

  23. Drive-By Truckers Motor On With Tour Dates

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST New West rockers Drive-By Truckers begin a U.S. tour April 20 at the Charlottesville (Va.) Pavilion with Robert Randolph. Included in the run are a string of West Coast co-headlining dates with Son Vo New West rockers Drive-By Truckers begin a U.S ...

  24. Drive-By Truckers Bring Musical 'Blessings'

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Drive-By Truckers have set an April 25 release for their sixth studio album, "A Blessing and a Curse." The Drive-By Truckers have set an April 25 release for their sixth studio album, "A Blessing and a Curse." As previously r ...

  25. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the ...

  26. Drive-By Truckers Eyeing New Album In Spring

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Southern rock act the Drive-By Truckers are spending much of their fall putting the finishing touches on their as-yet-untitled sixth studio album, due next spring on New West Records. Southern rock act the Drive-By Truckers are spending much of thei ...

  27. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limit ...

  28. The Dirty South: Live From the 40 Watt

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Culled from two fiery shows last August at the 40 Watt in Athens, Ga., the Drive-By Truckers' first live DVD captures the start of its Dirty South tour and features most of the songs from that 2004 re Culled from two fiery shows last August at ...

  29. Pizza Deliverance

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Drive-By Truckers built their legend one busted guitar string and shredded vocal chord at a time. No band has understood the Southern white trash pathos better than the Truckers and their iconoclastic Drive-By Truckers built their legend one busted ...

  30. Decoration Day

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a short-lived association with Lost Highway, Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers make their move to West Coast roots indie New West. After a short-lived association with Lost Highway, Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers make their move to West C ...

  31. Breaking And Entering

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Drive-By Truckers, Mogwai, Yonder Mountain String Band A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. KEEP ON T ...

  32. Southern Rock Opera

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Scruffy redneck punksters Drive-By Truckers up the ante exponentially with Southern Rock Opera, a searing double-CD that analyzes not only the unlikely rise and tragic fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd but also Scruffy redneck punksters Drive-By Truckers up th ...