Zz Top Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


19th March 2012

Fact: ZZ Top star Billy Gibbons has created his own sauce line, called Bfg. The spicy range is said to be in "extremely limited quantities" and contains a range of flavours from "fire-inducing" to "sweet, tangy, spicy, and smokey". The guitarist, whose initials are Bfg, premiered his product at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas at the weekend (16Mar12).


4th December 2011

Quote: "Start with five dashes of my Bfg pepper sauce, followed by three ounces of tomato juice, one raw egg, one cube of ice, a shake of black pepper, and a big, tall straw." ZZ Top star Billy Gibbons on his favourite hangover cure.


1st April 2010

Fact: Rockers ZZ Top are set to appear on Charlie Sheen's hit TV sitcom TWO AND A HALF MEN. The band will make their cameo in a fantasy sequence, which is being taped on Thursday (01Apr10).


27th August 2009

Quote: "I make every character in the movie me... I show his face for the first time ever and he has really long hair and this huge beard... like he's in ZZ Top, I'm not kidding." Rocker-turned-moviemaker Rob Zombie insists his Halloween villain, Michael Myers, looks a lot like him.


4th August 2009

Fact: Beyonce and THE Black Eyed Peas will be headlining a concert in Singapore next month (Sept09) to coincide with the country's Formula 1 Grand Prix and the first F1 Rocks Event. N.E.R.D, ZZ Top and Simple Minds will also perform over the three-days from 24 September.


30th October 2008

Fact: Velvet Revolver bassist Duff Mckagan joined Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and ZZ Top for a charity concert at the weekend (26Oct08) in Los Angeles. The show, at Pomona Fairplex, was part of Love Ride 25, a motorcycle charity event that has raised more than $20 million (GBP12.5 million) for charity since 1984. The TONIGHT SHOW host Jay Leno acted as Grand Marshall of the event.


16th May 2008

Fact: Jessica Simpson landed a rocking backing group when she performed for U.S. troops at Camp Pendleton in California on 8 May (08) - ZZ Top joined her for a rendition of her Nancy Sinatra cover THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING.


15th May 2007

Fact: ZZ Top star BILLY GIBBONS has landed a cameo in the season finale of US TV drama BONES - as the father of actress Michaela Conlin's character.


1st September 2006

Fact: Jack White's new group The Raconteurs was the house band at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06). The group was fronted by Lou Reed for their opening number, a cover of THE VELVET UNDERGROUND's White Heat/WHITE LIGHT. The group was later joined by ZZ Top's BILLY GIBBONS.


1st September 2006

Fact: Jack White's new group The Raconteurs was the house band at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06). The group was fronted by Lou Reed for their opening number, a cover of THE VELVET UNDERGROUND's White Heat/WHITE LIGHT. The group was later joined by ZZ Top's BILLY GIBBONS.


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