According to The Pulse Of Radio
frontman Aaron Lewis
has pushed back the release date for his first full-length solo album, "The Road"
, to September 11. The disc was originally supposed to arrive last Tuesday (June 26). No explanation has been given for the delay. "The Road"
follows up Lewis
' 2011 debut solo EP, "Town Line"
, which entered the Billboard Country Albums chart at No. 1 and featured the hit single "Country Boy"
. The new album, produced by Nashville hitmaker James Stroud
, is likely to follow in the same musical vein as the EP.
The first official single and video from "The Road"
, titled "Endless Summer"
, has been out since late April.Lewis
wrote nine of the 10 songs on the CD, with the exception of "Grandaddy's Gun"
. That was composed by Nashville songwriters Dallas Davidson
, Rhett Akins
and Bobby Pinson
, marking the first time Lewis
has ever recorded another artist's music for an album.Lewis
is also embarking on a string of summer solo dates that began over the weekend in Texas and will take him into mid-August, when he'll reconvene with STAIND
for the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival
tour, alongside GODSMACK
, PAPA ROACH
, ADELITAS WAY
, REDLIGHT KING
and others."The Road"
02. The Road
03. Endless Summer
04. Red, White & Blue
05. Lessons Learned
07. Grandaddy's Gun
08. State Lines
09. Anywhere But Here