Preacher Stone

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Preacher Stone
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Background information
Origin Charlotte, North Carolina
Genres Southern rock, Classic rock
Years active 2008–present
Labels NoNo Bad Dog Productions
Website preacherstone.com
Members Marty Hill
Ronnie Riddle
Ben Robinson
Josh Wyatt
Jim Bolt
Johnny Webb

Preacher Stone is an American southern rock/classic rock band formed in 2008, in Charlotte, North Carolina,[1] by SESAC songwriters Marty Hill and Ronnie Riddle.[2] They released their self-titled debut album in August 2009.[3] FX Networks popular television series Sons of Anarchy launched the band using their music on two seasons.[4][5]

History[edit]

The band was formed by Marty Hill and Ronnie Riddle in 2008. The band consist of Marty Hill and Ben Robinson on guitars, Ronnie Riddle on vocals, Josh Wyatt on drums, Jim Bolt on bass and Johnny Webb on keyboards.[6]

Preacher Stone has performed in the United States and Europe as headliner and as the supporting act for artists such as Blackberry Smoke, ZZ Top, Black Stone Cherry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet, The Outlaws, Shooter Jennings, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dan Baird and Homemade Sin.[7][8]

The band released their first album in 2009. Their song Not Today from their debut album appeared in Sons of Anarchy seasons 3 and season 5.[9] They released their second album Uncle Buck’s Vittles in 2010.[10] Two songs from their second album were featured in an American independent film Snitch and in Edward Furlong's 2011 movie Absolute Killers.[11][12] In 2014, they released their third album Paydirt produced by Bruce Irwine.[13]

The band signed an artist management deal with Alien Entertainment in 2016. Their fourth studio album, Remedy, is slated to be released in September 1, 2016 under the NoNo Bad Dog Production label.

Band members[edit]

  • Marty Hill - Lead guitar, slide, dobro and vocals
  • Ronnie Riddle - Lead vocals, harmonica and mandolin
  • Ben Robinson – Lead guitar and vocals
  • Johnny Webb – Keyboards and vocals
  • Josh Wyatt – Drums, percussion and vocals
  • Jim Bolt – Bass and vocals

Discography[edit]

  • Preacher Stone (2009)
  • Uncle Buck’s Vittles (2010)
  • Paydirt (2014)
  • Remedy (2016)

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