Interview: Chris Hillman – High Flying Byrd

On his first album in 10 years, ex-Byrds man Chris Hillman marries old Byrds classics with new songs built around his love of bluegrass and classic country harmonies. As he tells More...

Interview: The White Buffalo – Ahead Of The Herd

Jake Smith – better known as The White Buffalo – was raised on country, but his own unique music also blends in punk, folk and rock. Country Music meets the acclaimed singer-songwriter More...

Interview: Lukas Nelson – In The Blood

Country Music finds 28-year-old Lukas Nelson in philosophical mood as he ponders life, love and the wider fame that is surely coming his way. He may be young in country terms, More...

Feature: Shania Twain – Then & Now

Losing her husband and co-writer. Losing her voice. Fifteen years away. Can Shania Twain now reclaim her throne as the Queen of pop-country? Words by Paul Sexton Twain’s new More...

Can Country Music Write a Country Hit? Part 1

You think songwriting is easy? If so, can a Country Music critic write a country song? Join us in the first of a two-part series where we attempt to write, record and pitch a More...

Feature: Chris Stapleton – King Of The Hill

He’s the country star on everybody’s lips right now, an unassuming, modest man with simply a stellar talent for songwriting and singing. Here’s why Chris Stapleton is bound More...

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Texas Gentlemen Announce UK Tour

Texas Gentlemen On Tour! Acclaimed quintet are making their UK debut in the coming weeks If you haven’t heard More...

The new issue of Country Music is on sale now!

Get your copy here. Digital copies are available here. It may only be January, but it’s...

The new issue of Country Music Magazine is on sale now!

We again have a very diverse edition of Country Music here for you, showing just how...

Issue 6 of Country Music Magazine is out now!

The new issue of Country Music Magazine is on sale now! Get your copy here. Digital...

Classic Album: The Highwaymen – Highwayman

With four true legends collaborating, 1985’s Highwayman album is a true country classic. But at the time, More...

Classic Album: Connie Smith – Connie Smith

On the surface it was a classic show-business fairy tale… the blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty, from small town Nowheresville, becomes an overnight..

Classic Album: The Late Great Townes Van Zandt by Townes Van Zandt

Despite the troubled singer’s sixth album garnering acclaim and status since its release, it tragically never brought him success, says Randy..

Sam Outlaw – New Artist Showcase

The LA-based outsider rocks out on his second album, Tenderheart, and sets his inner Tom Petty free… Single-minded More...

Jo Harman – New Artist Showcase

The music industry is not a meritocracy. Faced with an album chart crawling with slick, cynical, sausage-machine pop, it’s easy to..

Lil’ Lost Lou – New Artist Showcase

Hails from London, England For fans of Sheryl Crow and Imelda May In November 2015, Lou Psyche seized the day. For..

Album Review: Chris Hillman – Bidin’ My Time

Byrds co-founder ends long silence with old and new inspiration. The vital role Chris Hillman played in the advancement of country-rock,..

The Demons of Johnny Cash – Eye Witness

In the first of a new series where eye witnesses tell the real story, the man in black is arrested for..

Paul Sexton – Ode to Billie Joe: The Song That Changed My Life

It’s a long way from the Deep South of the Tallahatchie Bridge to the deep south of Croydon. But when Bobbie..

Canaan Smith – Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Eagle-eyed readers will have already made their acquaintance with upcoming singer-songwriter Canaan Smith, in his interview on page 80 of this..

Honky Tonk Heroes: Jeffrey Foucault

Singer-songwriter and record producer Jeffrey Foucault talks to Paddy Wells about what shaped his deliciously dark and distinctive sound. Since his..

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