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

    January 26, 2017 6:39 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    January 25, 2017 1:32 PM EST 0 0 0 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 mad ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  5. Allman Brothers Band Set 'Final Concerts'

    June 02, 2014 9:49 AM EDT 1.203 k 93 0 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 ...

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  7. Glen Campbell, Diana Ross, George Jones, Allman Brothers, More Honored at Grammy Special Merit Awards

    February 12, 2012 5:30 PM EST Lifetime Achievement Award winners (from left) George Jones, Gregg Allman, Diana Ross and Glen Campbell at The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony at L.A.'s Wilshire Ebell Theatre. (Photo: WireImage) LOS ANGELES -- Glen ...

  8. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 t ...

  9. Gregg Allman Has Liver Transplant

    June 23, 2010 2:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 gui ...

  10. 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& ...

  11. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 1:20 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  12. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  13. Allman Brothers Earn Billboard Legend Of Live Award

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 20 ...

  14. 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 War ...

  15. Allman Brothers Sue Universal Over Royalties

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 f ...

  16. 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 War ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <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 ...

  18. Allmans Plan Summer Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  19. Allmans Going Above & Beyond At Beacon Run

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  20. Allmans Plan 13 'March Madness' Shows

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  21. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <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 ...

  22. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  23. Allmans Tour With Skynyrd, .moe, DeGraw

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a va ...

  24. Brief Rehearsal No Problem For Allman Tour

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gregg Allman has toured plenty under the billing Gregg Allman and Friends, but the veteran artist believes the current lineup, which plays Asheville, N.C., tomorrow (Feb. 3), to be best incarnation of Gregg Allman has toured plenty under the billing ...

  25. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies whe ...

  26. Allman Brothers Look Back To Atlanta

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Band, Billboard.com has learned. Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Ba ...

  27. Allman Bros. 'Hit The Note' On New Album

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band has set a March 18 release date for "Hittin' the Note," its first studio album in more than eight years. The set is the veteran southern rock group's first with independent la The Allman Brothers Band has ...

  28. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two ...

  29. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies whe ...

  30. Dickey Betts Arrested For Battery

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Allman Brothers Band lead guitarist and songwriter Dickey Betts has been charged with domestic battery, accused of punching his wife in the face while she was driving, police said. Betts was re Former Allman Brothers Band lead guitarist and s ...

  31. Allman Bros. Working On New Studio Album

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band is working on its first studio album in over seven years and hopes to release it next spring, drummer Butch Trucks tells Billboard.com. Songs such as "Desdamona," "High Cost o The Allman Brothers Band is worki ...

  32. Estranged Brother Dickey Betts Moves On

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let's Get Together," due out July 31 via Back Alley/FreeFalls Entertainment. Though the album arrives at a pivotal point in his car Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm ...