GAC Album Review: Toby Keith’s Drinks After Work

After fulfilling his duties as bartender on last year’s Hope On The Rocks, Toby Keith pulls up a stool on his new album to swap a few stories. Drinks After Work, which will be available October 29, ranges from sentimental nostalgia and character-driven narratives to lighthearted laughs and a little drama while consistently sounding like [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Kenny Rogers’ You Can’t Make Old Friends

It’s been almost four decades since Kenny Rogers released his first record in 1976, yet the 75-year-old is currently experiencing one of his most noteworthy autumns in recent memory. Set for induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame next week, the Texas native is also celebrating his 22nd Top 10 Country record with the [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Randy Travis’ Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am

Randy Travis is a steadfast neo-traditionalist who came up through the ranks with a stinging honesty in his voice and an absolute inability to do anything other than pour out his Honky Tonk soul. Now, on his first studio album since 2008, Randy pays tribute to the musical greats that came before him with a [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Cassadee Pope’s Frame By Frame

Cassadee Pope was already a professional musician when she auditioned for, and subsequently won, season three of the popular singing competition The Voice. Fronting the rock band Hey Monday before the group went on hiatus in 2011, Cassadee was honing her craft as an artist and entertainer previous to Blake Shelton picking her for his [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Amos Lee’s Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song

Amos Lee scored an unexpected commercial hit when his 2011 project Mission Bell debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 the week it was released. How does the 36-year-old Pennsylvania native follow up the biggest hit of his career? Well, by switching up many of the most fundamental aspects of the recording [...] Read More