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The Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood on Capote, Waits & a Brutal Murdernew

Patterson Hood is not afraid of the dark. In fact, the Drive-By Truckers leader is compelled to write songs that tell tales of violence, greed, and the abuse of power. On Go-Go Boots, their latest album, Hood and the gang turn down the amps and, once again, embrace their classic story-driven style.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jared Booth  |  04-13-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

Drive-by Truckers: 'The Big To-Do"new

The Drive-by Truckers have created some of the most memorable perverts, drunks and assorted lowlifes of their career on The Big To-Do, an album packed with stories and characters presented with a photojournalist's detached honesty.
Tucson Weekly  |  Eric Swedlund  |  04-28-2010  |  Reviews

Jason Isbell's Latest is a Bold Concept with Problematic Executionnew

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit is a bold step forward for him. He sets out to expand his sound on the album, dipping his toes into different sounds and genres of music. The results are as problematic as the idea.
Jackson Free Press  |  Rob Hamilton  |  02-13-2009  |  Reviews

How the Drive-By Truckers Met The Hold Steadynew

While it's no surprise that bottle rockets and plenty of mischief-making have come into the mix, the meeting of DBT frontman Patterson Hood and Hold Steady guitarist Tad Kubler involves interests as brainy as they are bacchanalian.
Seattle Weekly  |  Hannah Levin  |  11-25-2008  |  Music

Jason Isbell Goes it Alonenew

Former Drive-By Trucker hits the road in support of his soon-to-be-released sophomore album.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Brett Leigh Dicks  |  11-17-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Epic Re-Creationnew

Drive-By Truckers' latest reflects band's changes and plays to its strengths.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Chris Morris  |  02-01-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

No Parking Zonenew

Athens group hits the passing lane for its best album yet.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  02-01-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Drive-By Truckers Create Dour Albumnew

Even devoted DBT fans may find the Alabama/Athens rockers' eighth album frustrating, or long-winded at the very least.
Houston Press  |  Chris Gray  |  01-29-2008  |  Reviews

'Creation's Dark' is 19 Songs' Worth of American Music Done Rightnew

The departure of a performer as strong as Jason Isbell, who went solo last year, would cripple most bands -- but not Drive-By Truckers.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  01-28-2008  |  Reviews

Long-Haul Truckersnew

After years of hardship, the Drive-By Truckers press on.
Cleveland Scene  |  Chris Parker  |  07-31-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hard Knock Lifenew

A Blessing and a Curse is a more personal disc full of the same assembly of ramblers and ne'er-do-wells.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mosi Reeves  |  04-14-2006  |  Reviews

Shut Up and Drivenew

After three career-defining records in a row, Drive-By Truckers will probably have to sit down and make a list of things they don't want their next record to be, says frontman Patterson Hood.
The Pitch  |  John Nova Lomax  |  10-19-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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