Formed in August, 2007, CLETUS GOT SHOT is a four-piece acoustic band from Fayetteville, Arkansas. True to their down-home roots, they're full of energy and originality. Their sound has been hard to determine, being described as "alternative mountain-country bluegrass", "alternative bluegrass", "punk-grass", "bluegrassabilly". CGS just released their self-titled debut album February, 2009. Their influences vary from Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, Tom Waits, Split Lip Rayfield, Ryan Adams, They Might Be Giants, Leadbelly, Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Punch Brothers, etc.