Tom Travis....If you've ever heard Bob Kingsley on American Country Countdown, it's not me! I've been playing radio since 1983 and it's always been country music I've played. I've worked in Little Rock, Fayetteville and Ft. Smith Arkansas, Oklahoma City and a rumored short career in Jamaica (I don't remember much about it). I'm a married father of 5 ranging from 23 years to 6 months (3 girls and 2 boy). I Love God, Country and Country Music! You'll find me parked in front of anything sports and / or the Military Channel.
Lonestar has a new album on the way. Life As We Know It will be the group's first studio effort in three years, following their 2010 CD Party Heard Around the World. It's also the band's first full disc since founding frontman Richie McDonald returned to the fold.
Richie says the album also marks the first time Lonestar has taken the reins and served as their own producer. The singer tells DigitalJournal.com he and his bandmates wrote nine of the 12 songs on the disc and "had a little more creative control" over the project.
He adds that they gave themselves some freedom with this record. McDonald explains that they "just wanted to enjoy making music, enjoy being together, enjoy playing, performing live, and entertaining" their fans.
Life As We Know It features Lonestar's current single, "Maybe Someday." The album will be in stores on June 4th.
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Fans of the TV series "Nashville" will probably recognize the man in Rascal Flatts' video to the song "Changed." Actor Chip Esten, who plays the part of Deacon Claybourne on the ABC drama, stars in the clip. Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus says the group was pleasantly surprised that Chip agreed to take part in the video.
DeMarcus says a mutual friend introduced him to Esten, who was moving to Nashville for the TV series and didn't know anybody in town. Jay says he reached out to Chip, and when they started talking he "immediately found out what an incredible human being" Chip is.
(Boston, MA) -- The FBI is taking over the investigation into two explosions that struck Boston today. A special agent with the FBI says the current probe is a criminal investigation with the potential to become a terrorism investigation. Police commissioner Ed Davis says there is no suspect in custody. Two explosions tore through the Boston Marathon this afternoon. At least three people were killed and more than 100 were injured.
Nick Lachey knows a thing or two about living the boy band lifestyle, and he has one piece of advice for young men in that position today - "Stay away from Taylor Swift."
The 98 Degrees singer took a jab at the country-pop star in an interview with MTV. When asked what he would tell groups like One Direction and the Wanted, he joked that they should steer clear of Taylor since "she'll write a song about you."
Nick joked that the song would "be a hit, but it'll be about you." He added, "Oh! I'm too late on that one."
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