GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Dierks Bentley’s Home

On his last record, 2010’s Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley went Appalachian while pursuing his love for bluegrass, amidst earthy tones and Americana-influenced songs. Though the album was critically acclaimed and garnered Country Album of the Year nominations from both the Grammys and CMA, the singles didn’t achieve quite the same success at radio [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Hints at Next Album

What will Dierks Bentley‘s next record sound like? If you think his new single, “Am I The Only One,” is an indication, you may be right…or not. Dierks tells Billboard magazine he’s already cut 15 tracks for the follow-up album to his critically-acclaimed bluegrass-flavored Up On The Ridge CD. But “Am I The Only One” is [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Headed To Asheville To Record New Album

Dierks Bentley is headed to Asheville, NC to record his sixth studio album – and he’s taking his fans along for the ride! Dierks has spent the last four months writing hundreds of songs. Now, once more teamed up with award-winning producer Jon Randall Stewart and recording engineer Gary Paczosa, Dierks is ready to bring [...] Read More

Jamey Johnson: 25 Songs, 500,000 Copies

The record industry has been in a well-documented tailspin for several years, with album sales down and consumers buying more singles instead of the entire CD. That doesn’t seem to be a problem for Jamey Johnson, who recently picked up the second gold album of his career with The Guitar Song. The project, which includes a whopping 25 tracks, led to a Grammy nomination for one of his songs, “Macon.” Jamey also got nominated at the same time for “Bad Angel,” a song on Dierks Bentley’s Up On The Ridge album that features both Jamey and Miranda Lambert. Not that Jamey’s making music just to pile up accolades. Read More