1. Lynyrd Skynyrd Set For New Album, Kid Rock Tour

    March 17, 2009 1:00 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd have signed with a worldwide record deal with Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records, and will release a new album later this year. Skynyrd are also heading back out on the road with Kid Rock for a second summer of the "Rock and Rebels" tour. The band is currently…

  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd Keyboardist Billy Powell Dies

    January 28, 2009 1:32 PM EST Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist Billy Powell died this morning (Jan. 28) at his home in Orange Park, Fla. He was 56. According to the Associated Press, Powell called 911 around 12:55 a.m. this morning, saying he was having trouble breathing. Rescue crews arrived at the home but Powell was…

  3. Vintage Tune May Grace New Skynyrd Album

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased song featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd's original lineup may surface on the Southern rock band's next studio album, which is expected out in early 2009. A previously unreleased song featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd's original lineup may surface on the Southern rock band&…

  4. Skynyrd Tour Continues As Memorial To Wilkeson

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist Leon Wilkeson, the surviving members of Lynyrd Skynrd decided to resume their summer tour as a traveling memorial to their fallen bandmate. The trek will resume Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist Leon Wilkeson, the surviving members of…

  5. Skynyrd's Leon Wilkeson Dies

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Leon Wilkeson, bassist of legendary southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in his sleep Friday in his room at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Beach Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He was 49. A St. Leon Wilkeson, bassist of legendary southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in his sleep…