For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard at the age of 6...and the rest, as they say, is history. His favorite artists are Metallica and Bob Dylan and his personal playlist spans everything in-between. Most importantly, though, he tries to live his life by one simple motto: Keep on rockin' in the free world!
‘The Metallica Blacklist': 10 Best Metallica Cover Songs on ‘Black Album’ Tribute
On 'The Metallica Blacklist,' 53 bands come together to honor Metallica's "Black Album." We've picked the 10 best cover songs from the compilation.
Top 10 Drive-By Truckers Songs
With 13 studio albums, a number of live records and a couple of compilations from which to choose, it's impossible to pick our favorite Drive-By Truckers songs. But, we tried.
Drive-By Truckers Interview: Patterson Hood Talks Trump and ‘The New OK’
Patterson Hood opens up about the presidential election as well as the Drive-By Truckers' new album, 'The New OK'.
Top 5 Margo Price Songs
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Son Volt, ‘Reality Winner’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Son Volt share their brand-new track, "Reality Winner," with readers of The Boot ahead of the release of their latest LP, 'Union'.
2018 in Review: 10 Country and Americana Vinyl Releases You Need in Your Collection
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11 Songs That Helped Define Alt-Country in the 1990s
While you may not agree that every song deserves a spot on this list, we hope you'll agree that alt-country deserves its place cemented in the history books.
Interview: Amanda Shires Finds Confidence While Creating ‘To the Sunset’
Shires discusses what it was like working with Dave Cobb again, and opens up about how different the writing process was for her latest album, 'To the Sunset'.
64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida in 53 Hours
For the first time in history, a swimmer has endured the 103-mile route from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida, without the assistance of a shark cage. That swimmer, 64-year-old Diana Nyad, began her quest on Saturday, August 31, and finished around 53 hours later on Labor Day.
Photos From Election Night 2012
The 2012 presidential election concluded on Nov. 6, and after clinching 303 electoral votes, President Barack Obama will return to the Oval Office for his second term. After one of the most heated battles in campaign history, President Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago, Ill., saying, "Tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual ... I am looking forward to reaching out and