The Associated Press reports that on the 15-track album ‘Live From Iraq’, soldiers voice frustration at what they call shabby equipment and the lack of support they feel from the American public. The album vigorously defends soldiers charged with crimes for actions committed during the conflict. “I was outside the gate a lot and had a lot of stuff happen to me,” said Staves, 26, of Houston. “So for me to … be able to get in the booth and let all my anger out was wonderful. Because sometimes you can’t let all your anger out there because you might endanger yourself, your brothers or do something you’re not supposed to do. It was a beautiful outlet.” Read more.