GAC Album Review: Pistol Annies’ Annie Up

When the all-girl trio Pistol Annies– made up of Miranda Lambert (aka “Lone Star Annie”), Ashley Monroe (“Hippie Annie”) and Angaleena Presley (“Holler Annie”) – released their gritty 2011 debut, Hell On Heels, the collaboration was initially thought of more as a side project. Yet, given the girls’ uncanny chemistry and gift for captivating realism, [...] Read More

Pistol Annies Set to Release Annie Up May 7

A late night phone call between Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley resulted in the Pistol Annies, a sassy trio who made their debut in August 2011 with their Hell On Heels album. The trio are back with their sophomore attempt, Annie Up, set for a May 7 release. “We laid it on the [...] Read More

Watch the Pistol Annies’ New Video, “Takin’ Pills”

Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley are bringing their tongue-in-cheek, autobiographical “Takin’ Pills” to life in their new music video which is available now. The song finds Pistol Annies celebrating everything the self-help books warn against, including cigarettes, pills, booze, truck-stop burgers and fries. Shot in Nashville, the video is a fun take with [...] Read More

Pistol Annies to Release Vinyl Record for Record Store Day

To commemorate Record Store Day on April 21, Pistol Annies – Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley – will release the vinyl version of their album Hell On Heels. The CD and digital album were released in August of last year and has produced a gold single with the debut track, “Hell On Heels.” [...] Read More

Albums You Should Own: GAC’s Top 10 of 2011

Though it may be hard to believe, 2011 is already drawing to a close. And being that this is the final month of the year, music reviewers are busy formulating their various “Top 10” lists of what they believe were the year’s best projects. It’s been a great year for country music, and the music [...] Read More