Austin Grimm: Roots of a Rebellion's Headman Steps Out With Debut Solo Release

Article Contributed by August Forte | Published on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Austin Grimm, leader of the nationally touring band Roots of a Rebellion (whose 2019 release Shapes of a Soul reached #1 on Billboard's Reggae Album Chart), released his debut solo single "Unconditional Love" (featuring KNEX and Sun-Dried Vibes) on Friday, Feb 17 and followed up that release with the Walk A Mile EP on May 5.
Walk a Mile features covers of the Randy Travis classic "Forever and Ever, Amen" and Kacey Musgraves' "Rainbow" alongside Grimm's takes on "Walk A Mile In My Shoes" (Joe South), "I Remember Everything" (John Prine) and "Gentle On My Mind" (written by John Hartford and made popular by Glen Campbell).
The "Unconditional Love" music video received its premiere via Rock at Night and is streaming via
Walk A Mile EP:
Walk A Mile was recorded to tape at Castle Recording Studios in Nashville, TN with an all-star lineup:
Producer: Craig Welsch
Sound Engineer: Jordan Reed
Drums: Nate Felty
Upright Bass: Alec Newnam
Electric Guitar: Dylan Fitch
Hammond Organ: Kent Toalsen
Pedal Steel Guitar: John McNally
Background Vocals: Melanie Dewey
The tracks from Walk A Mile have received airplay via the Nashville stations Lightning 100, WXNA and WMOT and spins on Radio Free Charleston (WV), WLUW (Chicago) and KDHX (St. Louis).