Drive-By Truckers

Drive-By Truckers are an American rock band based in Athens, Georgia. Two of five current members (Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley) are originally from The Shoals region of northern Alabama and met as roommates at the University of North Alabama.[1] The group also has roots in Richmond, Virginia.[2]

Drive-By Truckers
Drive-By Truckers performing at The Gorge Amphitheatre, Washington, during the Sasquatch! Music Festival in 2010
Background information
OriginAthens, Georgia, U.S.
Years active1996–present
MembersPatterson Hood
Mike Cooley
Brad Morgan
Jay Gonzalez
Matt Patton
Past membersJason Isbell
Spooner Oldham
John Neff
Shonna Tucker
Earl Hicks
Rob Malone
Matt Lane
Adam Howell
Barry Sell

The band consists of Mike Cooley (lead vocals, guitar, banjo), Patterson Hood (lead vocals, guitar), Brad Morgan (drums), Jay Gonzalez (keys, guitar, accordion, backing vocals), and Matt Patton (bass guitar, backing vocals).[3] The band's constant touring has developed a dedicated following.[4]

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