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Billy Gibbons Starring In Car Reality Tv Series

The rocker has teamed up with professional hot rod builder Jimmy Shine to find the "perfect fixer-upper" to restore in Rockin Roadsters. In the show, the pair settles on a “rusted and dinged-up”...

Billy Gibbons Postpones The Start Of Tour

The guitarist was set to travel the U.S. with his solo project Billy Gibbons and the BFG's from 10 November (15) in Atlanta, Georgia but he has now scrapped the first dozen dates...

Billy Gibbons Returns To Cuban Music Roots For New Bilingual Solo Album

The Sharp Dressed Man singer took Latin percussion lessons from his bandleader father Freddie Royal's friend Tito Puente in his teens and now he's keen to show off his salsa and Afro-Cuban skills...

Eric Clapton & Billy Gibbons Add Tributes To B.b. King

The blues icon passed away in Las Vegas, aged 89, and his famous friends and fans have taken to social media to say goodbye. Clapton, who collaborated with King on the 2000...

Billy Gibbons Planning Latin-themed Solo Album

Zz Top star Billy Gibbons is going back to his musical roots and planning a solo album full of Latin sounds.The guitar great has always been a huge fan of Cuban music and studied the...

Dusty Hill Returns To Stage After Hip Injury

Rocker Dusty Hill returned to the stage with his Zz Top bandmates on Monday (26Jan15) after a tour bus crash injury forced him off the road last year (14).The group had to scrap a tour...

Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbon To Join Kings Of Chaos On Tour In South Africa

Guns N' Roses spin-off supergroup Kings Of Chaos are swelling their ranks by recruiting Steven Tyler and Zz Top star Billy Gibbons for upcoming dates in South Africa.The part-time collective, which features Matt Sorum, Duff...

Zz Top's Billy Gibbons Working On Dance Project With David Guetta

Zz Top guitarist Billy Gibbons is seeking to branch out into the world of electronic dance music by hitting the studio with French Dj/producer David Guetta.The legendary Tush rocker recently met up with Guetta on...

Zz Top Star Dusty Hill To Undergo Surgery

Zz Top have delayed the first week of their upcoming summer tour to allow bassist Dusty Hill to undergo surgery.The rocker needs to have two kidney stones removed, and his doctor has advised him to...

Kid Rock To Sell Tour Tickets At Just $20 All Summer Long

Kid Rock has made a massive step in the music industry by capping his upcoming US tour ticket prices at a bargain $20 in the hope of creating a better experience for fans.The 'All Summer...

Bonnaroo Festival 2013 Lineup Announced: Our Top 5 Picks Beyond The Headlines

This year’s Bonnaroo Festival takes place in Manchester, Tennessee, on June 13-16 and the lineup is boasting some pretty heavyweight talent, with the likes of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mumford & Sons and Sir...

Bjork, Paul Mccartney And R Kelly: Variegated Lineup For Tennessee's Bonnaroo Festival

The Bonnaroo festival line-up has been released and it's something to get yourself excited about. Not got a ticket? You'll definitely want to get yourself one once you see who'll be performing. The Bonnaroo festival...

Elvis Presley And Zz Top To Be Inducted Into Memphis Music Hall Of Fame

Elvis Presley and rockers Zz Top are to be among the first acts inducted into the new Memphis Music Hall of Fame in Tennessee next month (Nov12).The Hound Dog hitmaker and the hirsute blues-rockers will...

Skrillex And Jack White Lead The Festivities At Virgin Mobile Freefest

Skrillex and Jack White were amongst the highlights of Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest (October 6, 2012). Over 50,000 people crowded into the Merriweather Post Pavilion to enjoy the three stages worth of music, from the...

Zz Top To Be Awarded With Classic Rock Magazine Living Legends Award

ZZ Top are to be honored as living legends by the editors of Classic Rock magazine. The bearded rockers, writers of songs such as Gimme All Your Lovin', follow in some illustrious footsteps indeed, with...

Gallagher: 'Holmes Demanded I Cut Her From Website Video'

Noel Gallagher was left flabbergasted backstage at the Late Show With David Letterman earlier this week (beg07Nov11) when actress Katie Holmes asked to be deleted from video footage the rocker's pal shot.The former Oasis star...

Johnny Depp Plays 'Surprise' Show

Johnny Depp played a surprise concert in Texas.The Hollywood heartthrob is currently in Austin to promote new movie 'The Rum Diary' and stunned the crowd at the Continental Club by performing an impromptu set with...

Mick Fleetwood Plans To Turn One-off Supergroup Into A Working Band

Rocker Mick Fleetwood is keen to reassemble supergroup M.O.B. because he loved working with Jonny Lang and Steven Tyler on a track for the new Zz Top tribute album.The Fleetwood Mac star and bandmate John...

Slash Stunned By Billy Gibbons' Guitar Gift

Zz Top star Billy Gibbons left pal Slash stunned when he sent the former Guns N' Roses rocker a rare issue Les Paul guitar from his own new custom line as a wedding anniversary gift.The...

Stars Collide For Zz Top Tribute Album

Wyclef Jean, Grace Potter and Nickelback are among the eclectic mix of stars paying tribute to bluesy rockers Zz Top on a new album.The acts have recorded new versions of the trio's hits, including Legs,...

Zz Top Working On Long-awaited Album

Rockers Zz Top are hard at work recording their first new album in eight years and they've confirmed the long-awaited release should be available by the end of 2011.The band hasn't released any new material...

Billy Gibbons In Talks To Front Whiskers Tv Show

Zz Top star Billy Gibbons is using his famous whiskers to land a reality Tv project.The Sharp Dressed Man singer is in talks to front a new show about competitive beard and moustache growers. In...

Beyonce Knowles' Singapore Getaway

Beyonce Knowles is set to rent a £5 million Singapore apartment.The 'Crazy in Love' singer will be headlining the city's F1 Rocks concert next month and she and rapper husband Jay-Z want somewhere luxurious to...

Band Injury Forces Aerosmith To Scrap Ohio Show

A mystery band illness has put a temporary halt to AEROSMITH's summer tour with ZZ TOP.The rock supergroup postponed Wednesday's (01Jul09) concert in Cincinnati, Ohio, listing only "an injury within the band" for the cancellation....

Nugent Rocks For Bush

Conservative rocker TED NUGENT will perform in Texas next month (JAN05) to celebrate the second inauguration of American President GEORGE W BUSH. Nugent will take to the stage at the TEXAS STATE SOCIETY's BLACK...

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