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Bloodshot plans new music from Biram, Loveless

Thursday, March 9, 2023 – Bloodshot Records plans new releases this year as well as reissues, the label said Thursday.

This fall will see new records from returning Bloodshot artists Scott H. Biram, Lydia Loveless and Jason Hawk Harris.

Sometime mid-year, The Watson Twins will release new music along with the debut record from 81-year-old Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Layng Martine Jr., "Music Man."

The releases will be the first new music from the label in more than two years. The alt.-country pioneers had internal issues involving the founders of the label about sexual harassment. The ultimate result was that the label was sold to Exceleration Music.

Biram said, "I'm really excited that my 13th record will be on the new Bloodshot Records. I'm pretty stoked to be part of it."

"I've been sitting on an album for a long time, and I'm thrilled to be part of the resurrection of this legendary label," Harris said.

Returning artist Loveless offered a simple take, "It will be great to be with a team that will pay me on time and promote the hell out of my record."

Bloodshot also will reissue popular long out-of-print albums alongside deep-cut favorites and albums never before released on vinyl. This campaign will revisit the catalog of the late Justin Townes Earle in collaboration with his estate.


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