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Jason Matthews - Hicotine

With a successful songwriting career firmly established, Jason Matthews took the next step and decided to release an album of songs he's written nationally.  "Hicotine" is a record full of passionate performances and solid country songs, just the type of albu
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Weekly Review Round-up: August 29, 2008

Sometimes we have so much stuff presented here at Roughstock that some of our album reviews may have been lost in the shuffle.  Here's a round-up of the last two week's album reviews at Roughstock.
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Faith Hill - A Baby Changes Everything

When it was announced that Faith Hill was going to release a Christmas album this year, it seemed like a natural and inevitable event.  With her voice, how can she go wrong.  Well, How about releasing a single from it in early September?
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Jake Owen - Don't Think I Can't Love You

Jake Owen is one of the stronger vocalists to emerge on the country music scene in the last few years. With the success of two big hit singles, Owen is back with his newest single, "Don't Think I Can't Love You." Does it have a chance to be a big hit?
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Sugarland - Already Gone

After the massive success of "All I Want To Do," Sugarland has chosen to release a single that is acutely more like what they've become known for at country radio. Is "Already Gone" the best choice for the second single?
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Jimmy Wayne - Do You Believe Me Now

Since arriving in Nashville about a Decade ago, Jimmy Wayne has believed in his ability enough to weather the storm with lost record deals and the typical ups and downs of a music career. Now with a new label, Jimmy has just released his sophomore album.
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Bluefield - Drive Away

Bluefield first came known to some folks as the band behind the passionate ballad "Butterfly." While that single failed to do too much at radio, there is potential for "Drive Away" to break the male-female duo open on the charts.
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Brandon Rhyder - Every Night

Brandon Rhyder has come quite a long way since he started his career in music at the beginning of the decade. He's really come into his own as a gifted singer and an emerging songwriter. Partnering with producer Radney Foster, Rhyder has delivered "Every Night," A collection of tunes that just might the best stuff he's put out to
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Eli Young Band - When It Rains

There is an old adage of "work hard and you will reap big rewards" has come true for the Texas-based Eli Young Band. After forming as a group of 18-year-olds, the group has slowly built up their brand and have recently released this as their national debut single.