Drivin’ N Cryin’ stays true to itself despite fame

Posted on: 4 December 2017

When Drivin’ N Cryin’ released its first album, the world was about as different as it is still the same. It was 1986. A gallon of gas cost about 89 cents in the U.S. You could build a new house just about anywhere for around 89 grand. Suede was a trending fashion fabric. Nintendo became […]

Drivin N Cryin Headed to Studio in January: Interview

Posted on: 4 December 2017

You’re in Atlanta, circa 1985. You just saw this new band called Drivin N Cryin at the 688 Club, and man, did they kill it. Hard rock with a Southern twist, just the way you like it. After the set you step outside to have a cigarette. The bass player is out there, too, and […]

Drivin’ N’ Cryin’: Mystery Road (Island Records/UMe)

Posted on: 24 October 2017

Mystery Road, the third album by Georgia rockers Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, found Kevn Kinneyand company continuing the band’s unintentional, unconventional, out-of-sync major label career. Signed on the basis of the band’s fantastic, gritty rock debut album, Scarred But Smarter, its major label debut album, Whisper Tames The Lion, shocked both fans and label, as it was a quiet, folk-minded record […]

Drivin’ n’ Cryin’: Mystery Road [Expanded Edition] (Island/UMe)

Posted on: 7 November 2017

In what hopefully kicks off the first of several expanded edition albums from Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, Island Records and UMe have recently re-released ‘Mystery Road; (on vinyl and CD), with seven demos tacked onto the classic record. Curiously, the re-release started with the band’s third album, 1991’s ‘Fly Me Courageous,’ though arguable one of their […]