To Ride With Devils
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To Ride With Devils

About the Book

From the basement to the road, To Ride With Devils provides you with an indepth look at the rigors of independent touring and offers a glimpse into the daily lives of struggling musicians as they fight to establish their name. Over the course of a 28 day tour, tour manager and booking agent Justin Stansbury documents his journey from the isolated desert of West Texas through the deep south and into the heartland of Middle America. To Ride With Devils drags you down the open highways exploring the underbelly of society while rushing head first into the unknown.

About the Author

Justin Stansbury
Justin Stansbury

Justin Stansbury is the owner of Teethcutter Booking & Management. He sits as acting agent and tour manager for several bands nation wide, with a focus towards educating independent bands on the evolving music industry and DIY ethics. Contributing writer for Hypebot, a leading entertainment and technology trade publication, as well as published author in Divergent Streams, a collection of essays that explore the new music business.

Twitter: @Twentyeyes138

Email: Justin at

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The Basement
  • Chapter 2: Always on E
  • Chapter 3: Twice the Size of Texas
  • Chapter 4: The Nights try to Hold You Under
  • Chapter 5: This Country’s Done Gone to Hell
  • Chapter 6: I Buried a Demon in My Backyard
  • Chapter 7: Be Careful: Crack, Dethklok, and Arkansas
  • Chapter 8: Swayze Crazy
  • Chapter 9: Shut Up
  • Chapter 10: No Home

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