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Gov’t Mule Announces Fall Tour with Black Sabbath-Themed Halloween Show
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Gov’t Mule Announces Fall Tour with Black Sabbath-Themed Halloween Show

Gov’t Mule is getting back on the road this fall with a new set of tour dates that will cover the Southeast and Midwest United States. Starting October 18th in Knoxville, Tennessee, the outing will include a special Halloween show on October 27th in Atlanta, Georgia that will apparently be Black Sabbath-themed. They posted a photo of the Paranoid album...

Gov’t Mule Returns with “Revolution Come… Revolution Go”
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Gov’t Mule Returns with “Revolution Come… Revolution Go”

After 15 studio and live albums, Gov’t Mule has returned with Revolution Come… Revolution Go. The band, anchored by Jorgen Carlsson, proves their staying power in the release, which blends several genres to create their unique sound. “The main thing for us is to always have our personalities shining through,” frontman Warren Haynes explains. “When someone has an idea, we...

Gov’t Mule Goes Pink On Live Album
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Gov’t Mule Goes Pink On Live Album

Six years ago on Halloween, Gov’t Mule dressed up in another band’s music. The jam band/Allman Brothers offshoot, featuring Jorgen Carlsson on bass, performed Pink Floyd covers from albums including Dark Side of the Moon, Animals, The Wall, and Wish You Were Here. The 2008 show at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston, was recorded and is now available on CD...

Gov’t Mule Announces More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates
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Gov’t Mule Announces More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates

Gov’t Mule has added a slew of tour dates to their “20 Years Strong” tour. The band, anchored by bassist Jorgen Carlsson, will follow up their current dates with a show at the Palace Theater in Cleveland, Ohio on September 12. The southern-fried jam band will then continue in the Midwest before heading west for dates in Washington, Nevada, and...

Gov’t Mule Announces 2014 Tour Dates
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Gov’t Mule Announces 2014 Tour Dates

Gov’t Mule will be heading out next month in support of their latest album, Shout, which came out in October. The trek kicks of February 6th at Columbia, South Carolina’s Township Auditorium and will snake its way around the South and Midwest U.S. Anchored by bassist Jorgen Carlsson, the legendary southern-fried jam band will also be touring Japan in April...

Gov’t Mule Releases “Shout!”
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Gov’t Mule Releases “Shout!”

For Gov’t Mule’s tenth studio album, the band decided to do something never done before. Shout!, which is their debut on the Blue Note Label, is a two-disc set. Disc one includes the band’s eleven brand new songs, while disc two features an all-star lineup of vocalists performing their interpretations of the band’s new songs. The special guests on disc...

Gov’t Mule Releases Album Featuring New Bassist
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Gov’t Mule Releases Album Featuring New Bassist

Southern rock jam band Gov’t Mule has released their first new studio album in three years, , which features the latest addition to the group: bassist Jorgen Carlsson. Jorgen, who grew up in Sweden, lives in Los Angeles where he has been a studio owner and musician. He has also formerly played in the band “Low Millions.” Jorgen replaced Andy...

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Gov’t Mule names new bass player

Bassist Jorgen Carlsson is joining the band in a permanent role. Carlsson replaces Andy Hess, who played with the band since bassist Allen Woody died in 2000. “We were faced with the daunting task of replacing a one-of-a-kind musician, which I’m sure was intimidating for Andy, who did a wonderful job and brought his own personality into the music,” Gov’t...