1. Allman Brothers Drummer Butch Trucks' Death Ruled a Suicide

    January 26, 2017 6:39 PM EST The Allman Brothers Band co-founder Butch Trucks' death on Tuesday was a suicide, according to police records.  The Miami Herald reported the news, citing records showing the 69-year-old drummer shot himself in the head with a pistol inside his condo in West Palm Beach. The event…

  2. Gregg Allman & Black Crowes' Steve Gorman Remember Butch Trucks

    January 25, 2017 1:32 PM EST Today, the music world is mourning the loss of Allman Brothers Band drummer and founding member Butch Trucks, who passed away Tueday night (Jan. 24) at 69 years old. Classic rock staples and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Allman Brothers Band made its musical debut back in 1969 and has…

  3. Butch Trucks, Drummer and Founding Member of The Allman Brothers Band, Dies at 69

    January 25, 2017 10:52 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band co-founder Butch Trucks has passed away at the age of 69. No cause of death has yet been revealed for Trucks, who played drums alongside Jai "Jaimoe" Johnny Johanson throughout the Allmans' 46-year on-and-off history. He died Tuesday evening (Jan. 24)…

  4. More Material From Allman Brothers Band Vault to Come, According to Drummer Butch Trucks

    April 09, 2016 5:17 PM EDT With the vintage Live From A&R Recording, New York, August 26, 1971  just out, Allman Brothers Band fans can probably expect more from the group's vaults in the future.  "Don't be surprised if we come up with more," drummer Butch Trucks tells Billboard . "We…

  5. Allman Brothers Band Set 'Final Concerts'

    June 02, 2014 9:49 AM EDT Longtime members Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes announced their departures earlier this year. "I don't think anyone knows exactly what's gonna happen," says Trucks on whether the group will actually call it a day. "I would never count that band out" The…

  6. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:34 AM EDT Gregg Allman, frontman for the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has signed with William Morrow to bring his untitled memoir to print in spring 2012. Rock memoirs have been a hot category for publishers the last several years. The announcement comes two days after The Who guitarist Pete…

  7. Gregg Allman Has Liver Transplant

    June 23, 2010 2:48 PM EDT Allman Brothers Band co-founder Gregg Allman underwent liver transplant surgery on Wednesday (June 23), suspending the group's tour plans and forcing it to bow out of Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival on Saturday near Chicago. Allmans guitarist Derek Trucks will fill in at…

  8. May 11, 2009

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Drummer John Rutsey, formerly of Rush, dies from a diabetes-related heart attack in his sleep at the age of 55. 2006 – Guitarist Dave Baksh announces he is leaving Sum 41 to pursue his career with his second band, Brown Brigade. 2004 – R&B artist John Whitehead of McFadden &…

  9. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 1:20 PM EST Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kenny Chesney and Miley Cyrus were among the big winners at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held tonight (Nov. 20) at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom in New York. Springsteen and his band picked up the Top Tour and Top Draw awards for their…

  10. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kenny Chesney and Miley Cyrus were among the big winners at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held tonight (Nov. 20) at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kenny Chesney and Miley Cyrus were among the big…

  11. Allman Brothers Earn Billboard Legend Of Live Award

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band will receive the prestigious Legend Of Live award at the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The Allman Brothers Band will receive the prestigious Legend Of Live award at the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts,…

  13. Allman Brothers Sue Universal Over Royalties

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings for more than $10 million on Monday over royalties from compact discs sales and digital downloads services such as Apple's iTunes. Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings for more than $10 million on Monday over…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts,…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Ray Vega, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon join catalyst Randy Owen for a special "We Are the World"-style 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane…

  16. Allmans Plan Summer Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band will hit the road for 26 summer tour dates that will find them playing everything from amphitheatres and festivals to theaters. The Allman Brothers Band will hit the road for 26 summer tour dates that will find them playing everything from amphitheatres and festivals…

  17. Allmans Going Above & Beyond At Beacon Run

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST While fans of the Allman Brothers Band have long treasured its annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre, they might remember this year's stand as the best yet. In addition to hosting guests like While fans of the Allman Brothers Band have long treasured its annual residency at…

  18. Allmans Plan 13 'March Madness' Shows

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band will continue a long-standing tradition with a 13-show residency at New York's Beacon Theatre in March. The Allman Brothers Band will continue a long-standing tradition with a 13-show residency at New York's Beacon Theatre in March. Tickets for shows March 9…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Ray Vega, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon join catalyst Randy Owen for a special "We Are the World"-style 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane…

  20. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

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