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Gimme Five: Country Artists That Metal Fans Should Know

Gimme Five: Country Artists That Metal Fans Should Know

A couple of personal comments I’ve received over the last few days from my annual Country and Southern Rock List got me thinking a little about the best entry points for metal folks into the country world.

One Track Mind: Hank III and David Allan Coe, “The Outlaw Ways” (2013)

A collaboration between Hank III and David Allan Coe has been long talked about and hinted at by III, something that’s been met with a great deal of excitement by both camps of fans. It’s finally here

Fred's Country Fried Rock: David Allan Coe, “Longhaired Redneck” (1976)

So usually I try to focus this feature on the new kids on the block, but sometimes you’ve just got to dip back into the classics.

One Track Mind: David Allan Coe, "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" (1975)

Funny that most people finish their thoughts on outlaw country with Willie and Waylon. Because if you’re talking outlaw — real outlaw; as in your basic leather-wearing, bad-attitude-having, stringy-hair-hanging, tat-sporting, law-breaking (did I mention, bad-attitude-having?), six-gun-waving, hog-riding, too-country-for-country-radio singing outlaw — David Allan Coe is your prototype. He’s the kind of crazy-ass tough guy who would name an album “DavidRead More