GUITAR HERO

Brian T. Atkinson – Austin360.com From traditional to contemporary, songs from latest record highlight Gill’s versatility Vince Gill’s “Guitar Slinger” spotlights the celebrated country  singer’s diversity both as a songwriter (“Threaten Me with Heaven”)  and a guitarist (the title track). The 55-year-old supports the collection  Saturday at ACL Live. “I had a hard time getting…

POP MATTERS REVIEWS GUITAR SLINGER

By Philip Majorins – Pop Matters Vince Gill has earned a lot of respect over the course of his illustrious Nashville career. An exemplar of the country gentleman, his sweet tones and tasteful pickings have attracted fans from both sides of the modern/classic country divide. As a session player and solo artist his credentials proceed…

VINCE GILL EXPLORES TRUTH AND FICTION IN NEW ALBUM

By Vernell Hackett – Reuters Vince Gill mixed a little truth with just enough fiction in writing the songs for his new album, “Guitar Slinger,” that hit record stores and websites on Monday marking his first CD in five years. Gill chose topics as diverse as a murder-suicide, an out-of-the way motel and “True Love”…

GAC ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL’S GUITAR SLINGER

By Daryl Addison – GAC Vince Gill is getting personal on his new album. Very personal. In some ways, the title Guitar Slinger downplays the heavy themes that Vince confronts on his new twelve-song collection. Songs with names like “If I Die,” “Threaten Me With Heaven” and “When Lonely Comes Around” give an indication that…

GUITAR SLINGER SET TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 25TH

CMT Vince Gill will release a new album, Guitar Slinger, on Oct. 25 on MCA Nashville. He wrote the title track about his courtship with Amy Grant, who later became his wife. The lead single, “Threaten Me With Heaven,” was co-written with Grant, Dillon O’Brian and the late Will Owsley. Grant and Gill also wrote…