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?
Hey Sinner, Country Preacher Paul Cauthen Has a New Sermon to Save Your Soul
Hear the East Texas native's 'Have Mercy' EP now.
Johnny Cash's Family Doesn’t Want His Name Anywhere Near Neo-Nazis
The family condemned a white supremacist pictured wearing a Johnny Cash t-shirt at the Charlottesville rallies.
Working for Johnny Cash Was a Nightmare
The untold story of Saul Holiff, Cash’s Canadian manager, who had to deal with the singer at the height of his addiction problems.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Video of Guy Fieri Eating Food to Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ is Extremely Important
This video of Guy Fieri eating is life, it is death, it is everything in between, this video of Guy Fieri eating is euphoria and despair.
Snort a Double Dose of Waylon Jennings with a New Highwaymen Documentary and Book of Road Stories
Check out an exclusive peek at the Highwaymen's new American Masters documentary, and our thoughts on the new book from Waylon's son (and partner-in-crime), Terry.
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We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy
Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
Objectively Correct Lists
So Lonesome I Could Cry: Twelve of the Saddest Classic Country Love Songs
What The Simpsons Taught Me About Music
Matt Groening’s combination of musical interest and need to parody absolutely everything taught me some valuable life lessons.
Stupid Stoners Are Better than Smart Sober People
My best memories involve dumb potheads.
Original Creators: Super Producer Rick Rubin
The diverse, cross-genre career of the legendary producer.