The band’s drummer is pairing with stars including Dolly Parton, Billy Ray Cyrus and more
for new project — a track from the album will be digitally released Oct. 20, 2023
Drummer Artimus Pyle — currently the oldest remaining member of the Lynyrd Skynyrd
legacy — is releasing 'Anthems: Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd,' a 13-track album,
on Feb. 2, 2024. It intends to celebrate the memory of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band
that, with Gary Rossington’s passing in March 2023, lost all of its original members.
The Get Joe Records studio album will be released and distributed by BFD/Orchard and
entirely comprised of duets between the Artimus Pyle Band and acts including Billy Ray
Cyrus, Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar and Dolly Parton.
A track from the album will be released digitally on Oct. 20, 2023, to coincide with the 46th
anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed six people, including band members Steve
and Cassie Gaines, plus the band’s original frontman, Ronnie Van Zant.
'This project has been a year in the making, but when the fans hear it they will understand
why it took so long,' says Len Snow, Get Joe Records president. 'Artimus is legendary within
the Southern Rock space. The music that Lynyrd Skynyrd made will always live as a part of
rock history. This album honors that music and give Artimus a way to honor his former