Music Reviews

The Shootouts score a bullseye with Quick Draw

The Shootouts
Quick Draw
Megaforce Records

There are many good country bands that hail from Northeast Ohio, but none stand taller than Akron’s own The Shootouts. Ryan Humbert (lead vocals and guitar), Emily Bates (backing vocals), Brian Poston (lead guitar), Dylan Gomez (drums/percussion) and Ryan McDermott (bass) have put together...Read More »

Shenandoah - Reloaded

It’s a rare treat in country music these days when you hear something fresh and new that instantly sounds familiar and takes you back to the music you grew up on. It is even rarer when that new music is by a country group that started more than 30 years...Read More »

Eli Young - Fingerprints

The Eli Young Band has been together for 17 years and has achieved Platinum and Multi-Platinum status with their #1 hits “Drunk Last Night,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Crazy Girl.” The Texas based-band returned to the formula and sound that they have had so much success with...Read More »

Eric Sowers Band - My Kind Of Country

The Eric Sowers Band debut album, My Kind Of Country showcases the bands musical talents and really capitalizes on the vocals of Sowers. The album kicks off with the title track, written by Sowers, which is a country song reminiscent of some ’90’s country and full of fiddle, guitar, drums...Read More »

Truck Patch Revival - Neon Confessions

Truck Patch Revival hails from the flatland of the Mississippi Delta region, which is the home of the Blues. But, the four-member group is known for their country music heavily infused with rock and a little soul.

Their 12-track album, Neon Confessions, was released last month and has already become a...Read More »

Loretta Lynn - Full Circle

The songs on Loretta Lynn’s new album, Full Circle, are a testament to why she was the first woman inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  The album, the first for Lynn in over a decade, is a collection of 13 songs produced by Patsy Lynn Russell and John Carter...Read More »

Wynonna Judd - Wynonna & The Big Noise

Wynonna Judd has done the solo project before. In 1992, she won the ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Award and her work was nominated for several Grammy’s.  Her solo debut garnered number one hits and brought her attention from critics and fans, alike.

Now, with Wynonna & The Big Noise,...Read More »

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