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New country combo The Mudslingers are getting kudos, not mud, slung their way for debut single "Devils Ways”, a hard-edged country-rock cut with real commercial potential (it quickly charted high on the DMDS downloads chart and is grabbing plenty of country radio adds). The band is led by songwriting siblings Ryan (lead vocalist), Jarrod Connolly (lead guitar), and cousin Connor McWatters (drums) rounding out the family-based trio. Those links show in their tight sound, one neatly captured by producer Paul Carroll (Will Ardell, Bordeen). The Mudslingers are now working on their debut full-length album. No live dates announced as of yet. An act to keep an eye and ear on. NewCanadianMusic.ca

Mudslingers -- "Game Of Life" -- (Music Solutions): The Canadian trio formed round brothers Jarred and Ryan Connolly with bud Connor McWatters perfectly connects the dots between The Sheepdogs and the Capricorn 'sound' which is just another way of saying these Mudslingers have captured that enticing sound that in another era spawned rock n' roll. This isn't alt, it ain't even hip but it hits the core, it's commercial and it rocks. Does anything more count?


Hailing from Mount Albert, Ontario, this new wave band of country lads The Mudslingers are locked and loaded with their outstanding debut single “Devils Ways” which exemplifies how exciting country music is today.

When asked to define the source for the name “The Mudslingers” Ryan Connolly says, “It’s when you are kickin’ the mud off your boots after getting off your horse or when one is determined and dedicated to going against the grain combined with a bit of anarchy to feed the musical soul.”

The Mudslingers are Ryan Connolly (writer, lead vocalist and rhythm guitar), his brother Jarrod Connolly (writer, vocals and lead guitar) and cousin Connor McWatters (drummer and vocals). They are an undeniable power trio of brilliant young lads whose love of country music is evident as they put their own spin on it. The Mudslingers are exciting, pulsating and infused with that fire which you will recognize on your very first listen to their first single “Devils Ways“.

Ryan and Jarrod have been playing and writing together since they were 13-years-old and have never stopped searching for their musical identity. Once they hooked up with their cousin Connor in 2011 the writing was on the wall and there was no stopping the creative flow of their amazing songs.

At the production helm of this brilliant musical work is Oscar nominee, Paul Carroll of Private Records based out of Newmarket, Ontario who has also produced Canadian artists such as Will Ardell, Dallas Mann, Bordeen and Breaking Lakes. The Mudslingers invited Paul to join them for their video shoot and you can view his performance in the video for “Devils Ways” as he contributes that perfect 3rd guitar line in the front row.

The Band





  • Ontario radio tour from November 23 – December 1, 2015
  • FEATURED on KX96 in Oshawa on December 20, 2015
  • Residency at Memphis North for shows on December 18,2015; and January 29 and February 26, 2016
  • Headlined at Memphis North on November 14, 2015
  • Performed at Memphis North on October 31, 2015 with Sass Jordan
  • #10 Most Active Indie on DMDS in Canada on September 1, 2015
  • #5 Most Downloaded Song on DMDS on August 27, 2015
  • FEATURED @ CKDM in Dauphin, MB
  • FEATURED x2 @ CKYC-FM in Owen Sound, ON
  • FEATURED at CKKL in Ottawa, ON
  • CBC Country/Sirius XM
  • CJFW in Terrace, BC
  • CJFN-FM in Peguis, ON
  • CKUN-FM in Georgina, ON
  • CKLB-FM in Yellowknife
  • QCCR-FM in Liverpool, NS
  • CKTI-FM in Kettle Point, ON
  • CFRM in Manitoulin, ON
  • CKYY-FM in Welland/St Catharines, ON
  • CJKC-FM in Kamloops, BC
  • Patrick Labbate Red Rock Country Club Las Vegas, NV
  • Arthur Lum in North York, ON @ Triple Crown Club
  • John Cristy in Bristol, UK @ Ministry of Sound
  • Chris McCollam in Naples, FL @ WSGL Radio
  • Maurizio Santi in Gonnosfanadiga, Italy)
    @ Radio Mela and Modena Radio City
  • Anthony Dimino (Howell, United States) @ Phuture Sounds and Xcess
  • Derek Harri (Thunder Bay, Canada) @ Tony & Adams



  • Mediabase Chart UP to #127
  • Trax #22 Group Cancon
  • FEATURED @ CJDC in Dawson Creek, BC
  • FEATURED @ CJFW in Terrace, BC
  • Cool Indie Country Feature
  • Feature @ CJVR in Melfort, SK
  • Feature @ CIXM in Whitecourt, AB
  • QCCR-FM in Liverpool, NS
  • CKKI-FM in Montreal, PQ
  • CBC Country/Sirius XM in Toronto
  • CKYC in Owen Sound, ON
  • CJDL-FM in Tillsonburg, ON
  • CKUN in Georgina, ON
  • CFRM in Manitoulin, ON
  • CHES-FM in Erin, ON
  • CFDC in Shelburne, ON
  • CKWT in Sioux Lookout, ON
  • CFGI in Georgina, ON
  • CJGX-FM in Yorkton, SK
  • CIBN in Buffalo Narrows, ON
  • CFRY-FM in Portage La Prairie, MB
  • CKTI in Kettle Point, ON
  • The Iceman Show in Nashville TN
  • Michael Gesdorf of Wallenhorst, Germany @ Alando Palais
  • Derek Harri of Thunder Bay, Canada of @ 2 Tone Music & Tony & Adam’s
  • Torsten Jodat of Goeppingen, Germany
    @ Freies Radio Goeppingen & Radio fips
  • Maurizio Santi of Gonnosfanadiga, Italy
    @ Radio Mela & Modena Radio City
  • Massimo Mata of Paderno Dugnano, Italy @ Club Confalonieri
  • Anthony Dimino of Howell, United States @ Phuture Sounds, Xcess
  • John Christy of Bristol, United Kingdom @Ministry of Sound
  • Tonny Skarby of ELKHART, Denmark @ The-Fox & CPH



A few of our friends in radio ______

Linda Martelli

KX 94.7

Pete Walker


Randy Owen


donna Henry

Country 93



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