Robert Earl Keen and Randy Rogers want to come clean about their fictional identities: They're The Stryker Brothers.
After secretly collaborating on a 13-track album, Burn Band, which they released under the fake band name on Sept. 7, the Texan country stars tell Billboard they're ready to take credit for the LP, a mix of honky-tonk and the hard-driving sound of Texas' red dirt country. They plan to perform one and only Stryker Brothers show on Dec. 22 at The Moody Theater in Austin.
Keen, the celebrated 62-year-old singer-songwriter, and Rogers, the 40-year-old leader of the Randy Rogers Band, were only acquaintances before last year, when they bonded shooting promotional videos for John T. Floore's Country Store, a roadside music venue in Helotes, Texas.
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