Although musically they could seem much more likely to attended from someplace like Austin, insurgent country act the Hangdogs are in fact based in NEW YORK. Consisting (even though lineup could possibly be pretty liquid from gig to gig) of business lead singer and primary songwriter Matthew Grimm, guitarist/keyboardist Tx Tex, guitarist/pedal metal player Automatic Slender, bass players Rob Gottstein and J.C. Chmiel, and drummers Kevin Baier and Dave Stengel, the music group came together within the middle-’90s, gaining interest because of their passionate concert events and a wholesome dose of politics commentary which was injected to their lyrics. They self-released SAME EXACT Tale in 1997 and its own 1998 follow-up, East of Last night, although the last mentioned will be re-released if they had been agreed upon by Shanachie. The group’s initial actual record for the label will be Watch out for your dog, their 2000 discharge which, like its forerunner, was made by Bruce Henderson. The music group continued to make an impression on new converts, specifically through their commitment to live show, which was noted by a assortment of live tracks on 2002’s Something Remaining to Sell, including covers of tracks by Steve Earle and Robbie Fulks. Wallace ’48 made an appearance in 2003, after that in 2004, the music group known as it quits. Shanachie released your final recording, Winds of Modification, in 2005. The Hangdogs possess reunited in a variety of configurations for periodic concert events ever since.