Yesterday, he shared a cryptic video on social media, which featured radio static in between clips of Jelly Roll‘s “Son of a Sinner,” Ashley McBryde‘s “Bonfire at Tina’s,” a clip that sounds like it might be Cody Jinks’ “Must Be the Whiskey,” and his own hit “Springsteen.”
He also blacked out his profile picture on all of his accounts, and of course, it sent fans into a frenzy speculating what it could mean and what he’s planning to announce.
I’ve heard theories from a tour announcement with these artists, to an album featuring collabs with all of them, or even that this might have something to do with the opening date for his new Nashville bar, Chief’s.
There’s also a possibility that it’s something to do with his Outsiders Radio station on Sirius XM, and with this new teaser featuring more new artists and songs on the radio dial, that seems like a pretty plausible theory.
Though, on the other hand, the station has already gone full-time starting last year, so who really knows…
The previous video teaser ended with the radio dial showing the date 1.11.2023., as did this new teaser, which features songs from Lainey Wilson with “Heart Like A Truck,” Travis Tritt with “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” what sounds like part of Whiskey Myers’ “Stone,” and ended with Eric’s own song “Heart On Fire”:
Honestly, I have no clue what any of this means, but I’m excited to find out what it is come Wednesday: