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The Cadillac Three stake out their "Legacy"

Friday, June 2, 2017 – The Cadillac Three will be out with "Legacy" on Aug. 25 on Big Machine Records, the label announced today.

The new set from the left-of-center Nashville trio consists of 11 songs and comes a bit more than a year after "Bury Me in My Boots." The group debuted with its self-titled CD in 2012 along with releasing two EPs. The group's sound is characterized by a hard-edged, guitar and pedal steel sound with a dose of Southern rock.

The Cadillac Three, a heavy touring band, will play the Download Festival in Paris with Linkin Park on June 9 and in England with Aerosmith on June 11, Country USA in Oshkosh, Wisc. on June 23, Country Fest in Cadott, Wisc. on June 24, LakeShake country music fest in Chicago on June 25, Dauphin's Countryfest in Canada on July 1 and Calgary Stampede in Canada on July 9, Jamboree in the Hills in Morristown, Ohio on July 13 and Watershed Festival in Quincy, Wash. on July 28. The group - Kelby Ray on pedal steel, Jaren Johnston on guitar and lead vocals and on drums - opens tonight and tomorrow for Miranda Lambert at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford, N.H.

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It's not unusual for country artists to include a few party anthems on their albums. These tracks help lighten the mood among a record's heavier moments and make for fun concert numbers. The Cadillac Three, however, have never seen a good-time-Saturday-night-song they didn't like. "Country Fuzz" is like a week filled with seven Saturday nights. Yes, song titles like "Crackin' Cold Ones With The Boys" and "Whiskey and Smoke" are self-explanatory track names. »»»
Legacy CD review - Legacy
The Cadillac Three's bio is stacked with amazing bullet points that partially explains their mutant rockabilly-heavy-on-the-rock cocktail. The born-and-raised Nashville trio - drummer/vocalist Neil Mason, bassist/dobroist/vocalist Kelby Ray Caldwell and guitarist/lead vocalist Jaren Johnston - have extensive indie-rock-and-beyond resumes, including their previous incarnation as Bang Bang Bang which morphed into the sadly overlooked American Bang. Johnston, Caldwell and Mason remained »»»
Bury Me In My Boots CD review - Bury Me In My Boots
The Cadillac Three may not be much more country than Florida Georgia Line, who help the group out on the track "The South," but they are certainly a better Southern rock band than that hack act. This group incorporates some blues influence from The Black Crowes, mixed in some of The Georgia Satellites' winking sense of humor, to create the enjoyable Southern summer party that is "Bury Me in My Boots." The group reveals its funny side through "Ship Faced," a »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Evans brings the cheer – What's a country song without drinking? Morgan Evans seems to have gotten the missive loud and clear as a good chunk of his songs incorporate libations into the mix. And when the Australian-bred singer isn't confronting drinking, he's dealing with matters of the heart, but in keeping with the positive attitude he purveyed, love is most... »»»
Concert Review: Lambert smiles, dances the night away – Miranda Lambert didn't perform "Tin Man," one of her best, but also one of her saddest songs during this Wildcard tour stop. It's a song sung from the perspective of one who is sad that she has a heart that can be broken. That's not the current condition of Lambert's heart, though. She's apparently in a good... »»»
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