Sixteen Years Later, Country Radio Is Still Mad at the Dixie Chicks
Their appearance on Taylor Swift’s “Soon You’ll Get Better” is prompting angry comments and calls from radio listeners still upset about their anti-Iraq-War stance.
Photos of the Land Where Dolly Parton Is Benefactor, Muse, and Queen
The country megastar's home county is full of hospitals, hotels, restaurants, and attractions funded by or inspired by Dolly.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
Country Outlaw Whitey Morgan's New LP Is Steeped in Bourbon and the Blues
Stream the honky-tonk hellraiser's latest album, 'Hard Times and White Lines,' out October 26 via via Thirty Tigers
The Marcus King Band's 'Carolina Confessions' Is a Country Music Gut-Punch
Dave Cobb produced the triumphant record from the 22-year-old's band. Stream it now.
How Consumerism Devoured The Workin’ Man Blues
How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Teen Got Her Head Stuck in a Tailpipe and Just Owned the Hell Out of It
"Yeah I'm the tailpipe girl, whatchu know about it?"
Jason Eady's Upcoming Album Goes from Bluegrass to R&B
Hear "Calaveras County," the first song from Eady's upcoming album 'I Travel On.'
A Quick Review of Guy Fieri's 71-Song Spotify Cookout Playlist
Kid Rock? Boo. Dolly Parton? WOO!
Kacey Musgraves and Kylie Minogue Made the Same Record Two Different Ways
Kylie’s ‘Golden' and Kacey’s 'Golden Hour' both seek to merge country and pop, but only one album pulls it off.
Paisley Fields' New Album 'Glitter & Sawdust' Is One For The Queer Country Books
The Brooklyn-by-way-of-Iowa country artist James Wilson spoke to Noisey about his new album, the Walmart yodeling boy, and the ruckus Little Big Town's "Girl Crush" caused in country music.
Sarah Shook Has Words for the Rich-Ass Motherfuckers of Pop Country
The North Carolina cowpunk band is back with a new album and a new take on life. Stream 'Years' now.
A Quick Guide to the Unkillable Power of Irish Country Music
Why the genre has basically remained unchanged for decades – and how that's made it a prime meme breeding ground.