GAC Album Review: The SteelDrivers’ Hammer Down

With three Grammy nominations to their credit, Nashville bluegrass outfit The SteelDrivers were quickly emerging as one of the genre’s hottest new acts following the release of their 2010 sophomore album, Reckless. At the time of the release, however, the group was also breaking in a new singer, former Mercury Nashville recording artist Gary Nichols, [...] Read More

“Reckless”-ness Pays Off for The SteelDrivers

For some musical purists, Reckless might seem an appropriate title for The SteelDrivers’ latest CD, since mixing blues with country and bluegrass could be a risky combination. But for this group of six all-star musicians, it works beautifully and they have been embraced by the bluegrass world and beyond. This year the group garnered two Grammy nominations: their song [...] Read More