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  • Jeff Beck still plays a mean guitar after all these years

    Jeff Beck still plays a mean guitar after all these years

    Let's face it: Jeff Beck is the real bad boy of rock 'n' roll. He still plays the meanest guitar on the planet. And at 73, he looks fantastic – much better, dare I say, than Mick Jagger, who is slightly older. Beck celebrated 50 years of rock n' roll in 2016 with a star-studded show in Los Angeles...
  • ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator head to next episode of AXS TV's 'World's Greatest Tribute Bands,' March 22

    ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator head to next episode of AXS TV's 'World's Greatest Tribute Bands,' March 22

    AXS TV marches on in its mission to discover The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands when Eliminator pays tribute to ZZ Top in an all-new live episode of “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands,” airing tonight, March 22, at 10 p.m. ET/9C on AXS TV. AXS TV host Katie Daryl will be on hand to bring you all of...
  • Billy Gibbons Talks ZZ Top’s Hit ‘La Grange’ During AXS TV’s ‘The Big Interview with Dan Rather’

    Billy Gibbons Talks ZZ Top’s Hit ‘La Grange’ During AXS TV’s ‘The Big Interview with Dan Rather’

    ZZ Top dominated the music scene in the early 1980s with hits like “Gimme All Your Lovin’” and “Legs,” but a decade before that, the band recorded one of their most iconic hits which is still a fan favorite today. On AXS TV's upcoming episode of "The Big Interview with Dan Rather" — available...
  • ZZ Top adds spring dates to 2017 US tour

    ZZ Top adds spring dates to 2017 US tour

    ZZ Top will continue rocking fans in the U.S. into early June. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have extended their Tonnage Tour with a 21-city spring U.S. leg. Ultimate Classic Rock reports on Feb. 24 that the legendary Texas blues-rockers are calling the latest round of dates “Tex-centric...
  • 10 songs we hope to hear at Houston Rodeo 2017

    10 songs we hope to hear at Houston Rodeo 2017

    The annual Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show offers a ton of fun events for the family, from the rodeo and livestock shows themselves to all the fun activities that bring the family together. Of course, the biggest draw for many people to the 2017 Houston Rodeo is the concerts. The biggest bands in...
  • Houston Rodeo 2017: 6 concerts to see that aren’t Country

    Houston Rodeo 2017: 6 concerts to see that aren’t Country

    The annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been entertaining families for over 100 years and has become one of the largest rodeos in the world. One of the biggest draws of the Houston Rodeo each year is their jam-packed concert schedule, which includes the best in country, rock, pop, R&B...
  • ZZ Top announces 2017 U.S. winter tour

    ZZ Top announces 2017 U.S. winter tour

    ZZ Top fans in the U.S. can look forward to seeing the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers on the road once again early in 2017. The legendary Texas blues-rockers have dubbed the winter romp "The Tonnage Tour" named after a track on their latest album Tonite at Midnight: Live Greatest Hits from Around the...
  • Exclusive interview: Drummer Shannon Larkin talks about new album with The Apocalypse Blues Revue, jamming with the Devil

    Exclusive interview: Drummer Shannon Larkin talks about new album with The Apocalypse Blues Revue, jamming with the Devil

    It’s just a fact of life; sometimes people get the blues. Speaking in musical terms though, that’s a good thing, and when drummer Shannon Larkin and guitarist Tony Rombola came down with the blues, they came down hard. And sweet. The pair, both members of hard rock band Godsmack, discovered during a...
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    Johnny Winter's guitars, apparel and memorabilia set to be auctioned

    Guitars, apparel and memorabilia once owned by the late blues and rock star Johnny Winter is set to be auctioned off by the New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s Auctions. One of Johnny’s preferred guitars was the Gibson Firebird, and the items up for auction will be available for preview at...
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    In Photos: ZZ Top bring the rock back to country at Stagecoach

    Long-time classic rock icons, ZZ Top, brought their incredible guitar playing and Santa Claus-like beards to the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California this past April. Among some of the other country acts to grace the Mane, Palomino, Mustang and Honkytonk Stages include Tim McGraw...
  • ZZ Top announces details of upcoming 'Greatest Hits Live' collection

    ZZ Top announces details of upcoming 'Greatest Hits Live' collection

    ZZ Top fans can look forward to a live compilation from the band this summer. That Little Ol' Band from Texas will release Greatest Hits Live in multiple formats on Aug. 24 via Suretone Records. Ultimate Classic Rock reports on June 19 that the 15-track collection was recorded over the course of...
  • ZZ Top reschedules postponed U.S. spring dates and adds new 2016 fall tour dates

    ZZ Top reschedules postponed U.S. spring dates and adds new 2016 fall tour dates

    ZZ Top will stay on the road in the U.S. until late fall. That Little Ol' Band from Texas has announced a dozen new shows to take place throughout October - November and have also rescheduled shows postponed from the spring after bassist Dusty Hill sustained a shoulder injury prior to a performance...
  • Montreux Jazz Festival to feature Neil Young, Muse, Santana and dozens more

    Montreux Jazz Festival to feature Neil Young, Muse, Santana and dozens more

    For many music fans the mention of the city of Montreux in Switzerland brings to mind the lyric from “Smoke on the Water,” one of the most famous songs by classic rock group Deep Purple. The song chronicles how the Montreux Casino burned down in 1971 after someone in the audience of a Frank Zappa...
  • Southern Halo: Teenage country trio living a life of harmony

    Southern Halo: Teenage country trio living a life of harmony

    Sisters Hannah, Christina (“Tinka”) and Natalia (“Nata”) Morris are the members of hot up-and-coming country band Southern Halo. The girls have recently released a self-titled album and Southern Halo has so far yielded hit singles in “Little White Dress” and “Rewind.” You might say the trio, all...
  • ZZ Top pulls out of Jimmy Buffett DFW concert

    ZZ Top pulls out of Jimmy Buffett DFW concert

    Fans who have tickets to the upcoming Jimmy Buffett concert at Toyota Stadium in Frisco have some bad news reported this week. The Dallas Morning News reported on Thursday that ZZ Top pulled out of the concert as the opening act for Buffett’s Memorial Day weekend show. The replacement for ZZ Top is...
  • ZZ Top unveils fall U.S. tour dates with Gov't Mule

    ZZ Top unveils fall U.S. tour dates with Gov't Mule

    ZZ Top fans in the U.S. will have more opportunities to catch "That Little Ol' Band from Texas" in 2016. The legendary Texas blues-rockers have announced a new string of fall dates with support from ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Hayes' side project Gov't Mule. Pollstar reports on May 1...
  • ZZ Top postpones more shows while Dusty Hill recovers from shoulder fracture

    ZZ Top postpones more shows while Dusty Hill recovers from shoulder fracture

    ZZ Top fans continue to be left in limbo as the band postpones more dates on their current U.S. tour to allow bassist Dusty Hill time to recover from a recent shoulder injury. The multi-platinum sellers have postponed another nine shows on their Hell Raisers Tour, bringing the total number of...
  • ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and guitarist Billy Gibbons. The band has cancelled 2016 tour dates due to a shoulder injury suffered by Hill.

    ZZ Top cancel spring tour, includes festival dates

    Classic rockers ZZ Top announced Wednesday (April 20) that the band has cancelled their spring tour dates due to a band member injury. ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill suffered a dislocated shoulder recently, at Lone Star Events Center Amphitheater in Lubbock, TX. Since, Hill has undergone treatment but is...
  • ZZ Top cancel Spring Tour due to injury

    ZZ Top cancel spring tour due to injury

    On April 15th, ZZ Top’s bassist, Dusty Hill, suffered from a disclosed shoulder at their Lubbock, Texas show. While the band posted that the artist is on the mend and that they only canceled a single following show date, it had unfortunately turned out that Hill is requiring further treatment. ZZ...
  • ZZ Top cancels tour dates due to shoulder injury to bassist Dusty Hill

    ZZ Top cancels tour dates due to shoulder injury to bassist Dusty Hill

    ZZ Top have been forced to postpone at least three shows due to a shoulder injury sustained by bassist Dusty Hill. The multi-platinum sellers announced the postponement of their show, slated for April 14 in Lubbock, Texas, at Lone Star Event Center just moments before showtime and have since...
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