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Austin Webb
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Austin Webb Talks ‘All Country on You,’ Upcoming Album and Poetic Influences

Among Austin Webb's greatest influences as a country musician are legendary artists like Johnny Cash, Vince Gill and Hank Williams, Jr., to name a few, but there are also a couple names you might not expect to hear: classic writers Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas and O. Henry.

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Blackberry Smoke
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Interview: Blackberry Smoke’s Charlie Starr Talks ‘Holding All the Roses,’ Why Classic Artists and Vinyl Still Matter

There ain't no rest for Blackberry Smoke. Just eight months after releasing their live album 'Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina,' the band has debuted a new studio album, 'Holding All the Roses.'

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Love and Theft
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Interview: Love and Theft’s Stephen Barker Liles Shares the Inspiration Behind New ‘Whiskey on My Breath’ Album

Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles have had a busy couple years since they released their self-titled album in July of 2012 -- and the biggest milestones have nothing to do with music.

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Hunter Hayes
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Hunter Hayes Talks 2015 Grammy Awards, Playing With Grammy Camp Students + Preparing Acceptance Speeches

Whether he's up on stage accepting an award or not, Hunter Hayes is going to be very busy at the 2015 Grammy Awards.

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Josh Dorr
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Rising Artist Josh Dorr Looks to ’90s Country — and Boyz II Men — to Influence Debut Album

In many fields, internships are great opportunities to work your way into the industry and get the experience you'll need to land a job. The music industry is a little different -- there really aren't internships for aspiring artists, unless you count something like an opening slot on a big name's tour -- but interning certainly helped Josh Dorr.

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Old Dominion
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Old Dominion Interview: Hit Songwriters-Turned-Rising Band Discuss New-Found Fame, Touring With Kenny Chesney

As a band, Old Dominion are pretty new to the country music world -- the five-man group just released their self-titled debut EP in October of 2014 -- but they're no strangers to life in the spotlight.

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April Kry
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April Kry Hopes to Give Country Fans ‘Music That Evokes Emotion’ With New Single, Upcoming EP

Singer-songwriter April Kry has a somewhat-unlikely source to thank, at least partially, for her music career: Jermaine Jackson.

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Jim Ed Brown
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Interview: Jim Ed Brown Explains the Creative Process Behind New Album ‘In Style Again’

Despite undergoing treatment for lung cancer, Jim Ed Brown is ready to return to the country music world after 30 years, with his new album 'In Style Again.'

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Joe Fletcher
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Joe Fletcher Strips Down His Sound for ‘You’ve Got the Wrong Man’

As an artist, Joe Fletcher is hard to pigeonhole -- and that's just fine with him.

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Ricky Gunn
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Ricky Gunn Mixes Modern Country Sound With Old-School Songwriting Influences on Debut Album

The name of Ricky Gunn's full-length debut album, 'King of This Town,' could be considered partly fulfilled prophecy and partly aspirational -- a good indication of where the singer-songwriter has been and where he hopes to go.

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