Despite the fact that the two genres can often seem and sound miles apart, the list of punkrockers crossing over to classic country music is a long one. Social Distortion's Mike Ness released a couple of great country records in the late 90's, Eddie Spaghetti and his band of Supersuckers venture into gothic country noir on a regular basis, and with California punkrockers Tiger Army's Nick 13 taking the leap into a style of country that would have even George Jones cry in his beer, it's become clear that country and punk are really just two sides of the same heartbreak. In this interview, we speak to one of 2011's most talked about artists about his dad's Merle Haggard records, leaving punk music and the day in Nashville that changed everything.
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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 20:29
Published in Interviews 2011