Hank III may be satan's favorite grandson.
His daddy was a cactus, his momma was a bear trap, and he was born with his boots on in
a river full of moonshine.
At age 11, he ripped out his own throat and cooked it over a forest fire. The next year, he stole his yodel from a cyclone.
He kill ... More >>
You wonder: What's that thrashing?
The sky is dark. The fields have gone silent. But there's a bonfire off in the distance, surrounded by vaguely human shapes and a furious funnel of sound -- acoustic axe, banjo, cello, upright bass, mouth organ.
This is the middle of nowhere and you've just s ... More >>
Yes, WTF indeed.In the great words of ... Wait, who said that, dude? Who said that stuff about the weed? And the music? And how they go together? and how one makes the other better? But they're both still awesome by themselves? That together they're like a ... What's that word for super amazing? ... More >>
Many famous musicians have spent a day or three in jail for driving
drunk, holding drugs, or something really stupid. But only the select
few have spent a serious stretch of time in prison, which brings us to
David Allan Coe. The original country outlaw performs Friday at the Culture Room in Fort La ... More >>
via myspace.com/rufuswainwrightRufus Wainwright did his dad proudNotes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of ... More >>
Buy a ticket for a Hank Williams III show and you're probably expecting to hear a whole lot of country songs about heartbreak, good old boys, and life on the wide open plains. Show up to the Hank Williams III and Assjack show at Culture Room in July and you'll find something completely different. Al ... More >>