Nashville, TN (May 16, 2022) — In keeping with its mission statement “to distribute world-class artists’ content,” GET JOE RECORDS is pleased to announce the signing of legendary drummer Artimus Pyle (best known for his work with the iconic Southern-rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd) to the newly-formed, Texas-based label.
Pyle, whose musical career spans a half a century, is currently back in the studio with members of The Artimus Pyle Band (now comprised of Scott Raines-guitar/vocals ; Jerry Lyda-guitar; Brad Durden-keys/vocals; and Dave Fowler-bass), a group he established in 2010 to honor the music of Ronnie Van Zant’s Lynyrd Skynyrd. For future announcements on The Artimus Pyle Band, please follow the link or visit ArtimusPyleBand.com.
“Artimus is Southern Rock royalty and one of 2 remaining original members of one of the greatest rock and roll band that ever lived,” explains Len Snow, President of Get Joe Records. “He is a phenomenal talent who continues to carry the torch for future generations to enjoy. We couldn’t be more pleased to be representing him and his work.”
The signing with Get Joe Records comes on the heels of Pyle’s successful release of his 2020 film, “Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash”(Cleopatra Entertainment). The film is a based on Pyle’s time with Skynryd leading up to and shortly following the infamous plane crash in 1977. The film is available on DVD or Video On Demand through Amazon.com and other online video outlets.