Outlaw Country

Interviews

John Prine Has His Eyes on the Afterlife

The 71-year-old country legend speaks on 'The Tree of Forgiveness,' routines, being practical, Phil Spector, scientists, Pluto, daydreaming, smoking cigarettes, God, and more.
Annalise Domenighini
8.21.18
Premieres

Stream Honky-Tonk Heroine Leslie Tom's Hank Williams-Inspired New LP

Turn up the Texas-raised, Colorado-based traditional country singer's gritty new throwback album, 'Ain't It Something, Hank Williams.'
Kim Kelly
3.19.18
Essays

Chris Stapleton's Not Here to Save Country Music and That's Just Fine

The artist's recent release 'From a Room: Volume 1' cements Stapleton's role in the evolving genre.
Annalise Domenighini
6.5.17
Under the Influence

How Outlaw Country Keeps the Renegade Independent Spirit Alive

Through interviews with Margo Price, Nikki Lane, Shooter Jennings, and more, 'Under The Influence: Outlaw Country' explores the genre's origins in the American West to now.
Noisey Staff
6.1.17
Under the Influence

How the Greatest Music Scenes in History Influenced Today

Narrated by Tim Armstrong and brought to you by Pandora, Noisey's 'Under the Influence' documentary series looks at the impact of glam rock, outlaw country, and 90s R&B.
Noisey Staff
5.19.17
Interviews

Angaleena Presley Doesn't Need Nashville, but Nashville Needs Angaleena Presley

Read our interview with Presley and stream the title track off the country outlaw's brilliant, biting new album, 'Wrangled'
Kim Kelly
4.7.17
Premieres

Country Outlaw Scott H. Biram Channels Merle Haggard and Motörhead on His Raucous New Album

Listen to The Bad Testament,' the screamin' and hollerin' Texas blues man's rip-roaring new album for Bloodshot Records
Kim Kelly
2.22.17
Premiere

Jaime Wyatt Puts the "Outlaw" in Outlaw Country

Listen to her debut, 'Felony Blues,' before it's released on Friday.
Annalise Domenighini
2.21.17
Longreads Or Whatever

Billy Joe Shaver: The Last Outlaw in Country Music

On this new album, his first in six years, Shaver sings about getting old, boozing, and being a perennial outsider.
Sheldon Birnie
12.16.16
Premieres

Cody Jinks Went from Thrash to (Johnny) Cash; Stream His New Country Album, 'I'm Not the Devil'

Stream the Texas rambler's rollicking new outlaw country record.
Kim Kelly
8.9.16
Premieres

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.
Kim Kelly
5.16.16