Brantley Gilbert Talks Growing Family, Songwriting Roots, New Album “Fire & Brimstone,” Upcoming Tour & More

Brantley Gilbert Talks Growing Family, Songwriting Roots, New Album “Fire & Brimstone,” Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Brantley Gilbert about:

  • preparing for the arrival of his first daughter in September
  • releasing his fifth studio album, Fire & Brimstone, on Oct. 4
  • growing musically with the new album
  • co-writing all 15 songs on the new album
  • releasing the new album’s lead single, “What Happens in a Small Town,” featuring Lindsay Ell, which is Top 15 on the charts
  • recording new song, “Welcome to Hazeville,” featuring Colt Ford, Willie Nelson and Lukas Nelson, on the West Coast in Tupac’s old studio
  • recording new song, “Fire & Brimstone,” featuring Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson
  • writing new song, “Man That Hung the Moon”
  • the spiritual journey behind new song, “Lost Soul’s Prayer”
  • the biblical themes in his album titles
  • hitting the road for his Not Like Us Tour with Lindsay Ell and Michael Ray

Podcast Participants:

  • Brantley Gilbert
  • Jim Casey, Nash Country Daily editor in chief

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CMA Awards

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Hosted by Carried Underwood with special guests Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, the CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13 on ABC (photo by Tammie Arroyo).