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1. a gritty form of modern country music
2. a mix-genre of guitar tones and drum beats
3. usually a country-raised lyrical base with influence from experience or thoughts
4. a non-conforming attitude, but still gentleman-like
-values include hard-working, generous, kind, courteous, but wild and fun.
-more real and in-depth lyrical subject matters
-emotions vary greatly, i.e. thought-provoking, sarcastic, light-hearted and/or heartbroken

Jared Blake is an example of a recent, mass-exposed country grunge artist on NBC's "The Voice".

Other popular artists include Johnny Cash, Kris Kristoffersen, Jamey Johnson, Keith Urban, and Jason Aldean, to name a few.
by Music is Music February 12, 2012