Reinvigorating firmly held beliefs upon how certain genres of music are supposed to be orchestrated, Stump Tail Dolly is channeling their source of creativity, akin to someone as adept in the dark arts as Dr. Strange. They are looking into the deeper recesses and asking the listener to go on the journey with them. Forget songs about a an ex, a boat or even tales of woe in regards to how many extra swigs from that bottle were taken, STD is here to take you on a ride and the time is now for Americana Metal to become it's own genre.
Ryan Clackner and Lucy Cochran (sometimes separately, sometimes together) have toured, performed or recorded with Bob Wayne, Fifth on the Floor, Shooter Jennings, JD Wilkes, The Legendary Shack Shakers, Red Simpson, Sarah Gayle Meech, The Local Memories, Joe's Truck Stop, Tyshawn Sorey, and many others. They've opened for Social Distortion, Tiger Army, HankIII, George Thorogood, Unknown Hinson, Roger Clyne, JJ Grey, Scott Biram and more. Ryan has appeared in multiple music videos, including "Hush Hush" by The Pistol Annies. Lucy is an award-winning contest fiddler.
Now joining on drums is Louisville wild man Chris King and on bass is Nashville man Jamie Garry. Both are accomplished and seasoned players and writers as well as active in their local scenes. [+]