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Ghoultown's Lyle Steadham needed a brush with death to regain his goth country edge
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Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
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Our quarterly roundup of the latest in music books
Merle Haggard lives up to his legend, now more than ever
The Cornell Hurd Band is in it for the long haul
Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach are not such unlikely partners
Harry Dean Stanton sings--but then, he always has
Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget
George Strait saved country music. Then he killed it
Ty Herndon is country music's latest hunk of the month. But is he for real?