It seems that the resurgence of so-called outlaw country artists like Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson have put the pressure on the major labels to answer with an artist of their own that fits the bill. Enter Big Machine Label Group’s soulful and spirited contender Alex Williams. With a major press push behind his debut release “Better Than Myself”, Big Machine is betting big dollars that at least a good portion of country music fans are ready to let go of the bros and go back to the roots of our genre’s sound. No more “sweet lil’ thang get up in my truck and pass me a bottle of that good stuff” here! Here’s to hoping that traditional streak in signed artists continues! Central Indiana’s native son Alex Williams is currently slugging it out on the road as the show opener for Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke Find out more about Alex Williams at alexwilliamsofficial.com.