1. Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton Join Forces on 'Call Me the Breeze': Exclusive Video

    July 17, 2015 2:19 PM EDT When he got the call to be part of an all-star tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd last fall, Peter Frampton didn't hesitate for a moment. "We've known each other on a very close level," Frampton tells Billboard. He joined the group to play J.J. Cale's "Call Me the Breeze…

  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington Recalls When 'Free Bird' Took Flight at Atlanta's Fox Theatre

    May 27, 2015 4:18 PM EDT As the Fox Theatre in Atlanta marks 40 years since preservationists and Southern rockers helped save it from destruction, Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington looked back at the venue where the band recorded one of its greatest albums, “One More For The Road,” and the rock anthem “Free…

  3. Lynyrd Skynyrd Set Album Release, Add Black Crowes Bassist

    May 02, 2012 4:20 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd announced today that their next studio album, "Last of A Dying Breed," will be released Aug. 21. "We kind of went back old school this time," guitarist Gary Rossington said in a statement. "All of us playing together in the studio as a band, tracking…

  4. Lynyrd Skynyrd to Begin Recording New Album in November

    June 30, 2011 10:31 AM EDT Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd are "just getting started" on a new album, its follow-up to 2009's "God & Guns," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant. "We're getting about to the end of the writing part," Van Zant tells Billboard.com, adding that…

  5. Lynyrd Skynyrd Gets Country Tribute From Eric Church, Jamey Johnson

    June 16, 2010 10:08 AM EDT Sixteen years after a group of country music's "Skynyrd Frynds" paid tribute to Southern rock heroes Lynyrd Skynyrd , another batch of artists is doing the same. Randy Houser , Jamey Johnson , Eric Church and Uncle Kracker are among those who have recorded tracks for "…

  6. Lynyrd Skynyrd Video Feature: Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

    October 09, 2009 10:05 PM EDT It's a warm, sunny Monday afternoon in August and Lynyrd Skynyrd is at DR&A Television and Film Production Studios in downtown Nashville filming a video for the single "Simple Life." Standing on the bare set, guitars blazing and hair blowing, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey…

  7. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:49 PM EDT A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Times Like These" that he performed as the…

  8. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:18 PM EDT A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Times Like These" that he performed as the…

  9. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 8:58 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant . "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  10. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 4:02 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant. "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, dies) at the Methodist University Hospital in his hometown of Memphis after battling leukemia. He is 61. 2006 - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, dies) at the Methodist…

  12. 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&…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, dies) at the Methodist University Hospital in his hometown of Memphis after battling leukemia. He is 61. 2006 - Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, dies) at the Methodist…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  16. Southern Rock Titans Team For Tour

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two of the biggest Southern rock acts -- the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd -- will team up for a brief slate of fall tour dates. Two of the biggest Southern rock acts -- the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd -- will team up for a brief slate of fall tour dates. The seven-show…

  17. Skynyrd Scotches Dates With Hagar

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The medical condition of founding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington has once again forced the legendary Southern rock band off the road. The band had returned to touring July 19 following Rossi The medical condition of founding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington has once again…

  18. 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…