MySpace Signs Country Artist; Johnny Cash Graphic Novel; Gary Floater Harnesses YouTube

Brody Vercher | August 27th, 2009

  1. Stormy Lewis
    August 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    Former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach, and the second-season winner of Gone Country, is going country. (via ninebullets.net)

    If you just heard a loud pitched scream that was me.

  2. Jon
    August 27, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    Unmentioned here but worth noting is the announcement of the new 10 Out Of Tenn. tour, which will include apparent The9513 fave Ashley Monroe, as well as the excellent Jedd Hughes and my supremely excellent pal and occasional co-writer (see the song “Bridge” at http://www.myspace.com/missywerner1) Sarah Siskind. For more details on the tour and the artists involved, check out http://www.10outoftenn.com .

  3. Floater Rises Again
    August 27, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    Gary Floater’s animated documentary looks awesome, even if it’s part of that dang tribute album. Where are parts 1 and 4? “Adios, you beautiful demon!”

  4. J.R. Journey
    August 27, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Congrats to Reba.

    But I am a little confused about the new Billboard record for country albums … This is the first time 3 different albums were #1 on the Billboard 200 back to back? Because I am sure there lots of times when a country album held the top spot for 3 weeks. Garth Brooks probably held that place for months at a time, right? And I thought even Some Gave All was #1 for like 17 straight weeks … So this is a first because it’s 3 different albums by 3 different country artists debuting atop the all-genre chart? Still, I would have thought during the early 90s, with the introduction of SoundScan, country music would have already accomplished that feat. This probably sounds like a stupid question to the people in the know, but I am curious.

  5. Chris N.
    August 27, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Who said it’s a record?

  6. Chris N.
    August 27, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    Oh, I see. Never mind.

  7. Rick
    August 27, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    Jon, thanks for plugging the “10 From Tenn” tour. I don’t expect them to ever make it out to the west coast, but it would sure be nice if they did. If The 9513 ever sponsors another concert tour, I definitely think Ashley Monroe should be a part of it!

    I think that new blog should actually be titled “Sounds Like Country, But It’s Not!” They definitely go for the Americana / Texas Regional style stuff like so many other blogs you folks offer links to. Yawn….

  8. Nicolas
    August 27, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    Idk what you mean… in the article it says it happened earlier this year too (with Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, and Hannah Montana Soundtrack)

    Its not a new record

  9. Nicolas
    August 27, 2009 at 8:50 pm

    ^ Oh wait not this article, I read a different one from Yahoo that I was thinkin’ of

    Anyways, in the article I read it mentioned that it happened earlier this year w/ with Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, and Hannah Montana Soundtrack… so I doubt its a new thing

  10. Sean
    August 27, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    Congrats to Reba!! :)

  11. Stormy
    August 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm

    Gold Digger from Glee is being previewed for free on I Tunes too. Much better than Mallory Hope.

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