• Steeldrivers reach 100,000 scans

    Longtime bluegrass lovers will recall the buzz that accompanied the release of the first album from The Steeldrivers in 2008. The self-titled project on Rounder featured a new sound in the bluegrass world, and was the first introduction for most

  • Drinkin’ Alone video from The Steeldrivers

    The SteelDrivers have just released a new music video for Drinkin' Alone, one of the tracks on their current album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings. It's a song written by former 'Drivers lead singer and current county 'it guy,' Chris Stalpenton, along

  • 2016 Bluegrass Grammy

    The announcement for the 2016 Best Bluegrass Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards was made this afternoon in Los Angeles. This was during the infamous "earlier in the afternoon" ceremony regularly mentioned in the main awards show to be

  • Dave’s Dozen: The Best of 2015

    The good news for bluegrass fans last year: A lot of terrific music was released. So much, in fact, that it made picking my annual best-of list harder than usual. I eliminated bands that recorded songs I wrote because of

  • Big night for Chris Stapleton at the CMAs

    Chris Stapleton, the original lead singer and primary songwriter for The Steeldrivers, had a big night at the 49th Annual CMA Awards last night. He had never really been a bluegrass guy - though he is from Kentucky - but his clever

  • Long Way Down video from The Steeldrivers

    The Steeldrivers have a released a music video for Long Way Down, the opening track from The Muscle Shoals Recordings, their latest album on Rounder. It showcases more of their trademark blues-grass sound, featuring Gary Nichols' slippery vocals with grassy accompaniment.  

  • SteelDrivers Deliver, Again

    When Chris Stapleton left the SteelDrivers a few years back, I was skeptical that the band could recapture the magic with someone else in front of the microphone. His let-it-all-hang-out style defined the band and made its recordings instantly recognizable. So

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