Alabama Shakes have added more shows to their summer run promoting their latest effort, “Sound & Color.” More news: Blake Mills , Drive-By Truckers , Alabama Shakes
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Jason Isbell has begun his extensive tour across North America with his band The 400 Unit in support of his impending release, “Something More Than Free.” More news: Jason Isbell
The top spot on the Billboard 200 is staying in the Southeast as the Alabama Shakes bequeathed the Number One spot to Georgia’s Zac Brown Band and their new album Jekyll + Hyde . The group’s fourth studio album sold 228,000 total units in its debut week on the Billboard 200, giving the band their third consecutive Number One album following 2010’s You Get What You Give and 2012’s Uncaged , Billboard reports . Zac Brown Band Take Chances at Jekyll + Hyde Tour Opener Zac Brown Band’s sales are likely aided by the cross-genre appeal of the group’s latest LP, as its singles have found a home on both rock and country radio playlists. “Heavy Is the Head,” a collaboration with Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell , has climbed to the top of the Mainstream Rock charts, while previous single “Homegrown” continues to perform well on country charts.