Since there is no school on Friday, consider this an early Alt country music post.

I will be out of the country for the next week. Therefore, you will have Indie oldies for the next 2 weeks. This is the last alt country post until I return, when I will continue with the 80s and feature Lone Justice, the Cowboy Junkies and others. In the meantime: Trampled by Turtles.  The band was just featured on Sirius/XM Outlaw and the station played this thrash/metal Countryesque type song. It is new music:

I understand what they are after, and it seems like they build off an old band I know well from the height of Alt Country (explanation of that height coming in future posts). I introduce Split Lip Rayfield: