1. ZZ Top Cancels Tour Dates After Bassist's Fall

    August 27, 2014 9:01 PM EDT ZZ Top has cancelled two weeks of American tour dates after bassist Dusty Hill fell on the band's bus Tuesday and injured his hip.  ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Worked with David Guetta on New Music The band was on its way to Clarkston, Mich. ...

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  3. Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    April 15, 2012 10:29 AM EDT (Getty Images) Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the ...

  4. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at t ...

  5. Rock Hall of Fame Pre-Parties Light Up Cleveland: Bowling With Red Hot Chili Peppers; Old-School Jam

    April 14, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Eric B. & Rakim, Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Joan Jett Nominated for Rock and Ro ...

  6. Chili Pepper Bowling + GnR Buzz at Rock Hall Pre-Parties

    April 14, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The biggest bash, size-wise, was a gala at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum, wher ...

  7. Rock Hall: Axl Rose Will Miss Faces Reunion, Chili Peppers + More

    April 12, 2012 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day Still Confirmed to Induct Guns N' Roses on April 14 G uns N' Roses will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend, despite Axl Rose's bombshell decision on Wednesday to boycott the event due to various gri ...

  8. ZZ Top 'Down to Seeds & Stems' in Shaping New Album

    March 28, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons says that his band's "long-awaited record is still long and awaiting," but he also makes it sound like the wait is nearly over. "It's down to seeds and stems," Gibbons tells Billboard.com, ...

  9. Rock Hall Presenters Chuck D, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Smokey Robinson, Carole King Announced

    March 20, 2012 7:55 AM EDT (Getty Images) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Carole King, Robbie Robertson and ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons and Dusty Hill will be among the presenters for this year's 27th annual induction ceremony, w ...

  10. Rock Hall Presenters: John Mellencamp, Carole King, Chuck D, Bette Midler

    March 20, 2012 12:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Donovan Calls Mellencamp 'My Dear Friend,' Says He'll Perform With My Morning Jacket's Jim James Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Carole King, Robbie Robertson and ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbon ...

  11. ZZ Top 'In Full Production' on New Album, Preps Tour with Lynyrd Skynyrd

    March 29, 2011 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Z Z Top is "in full production" on a new album, its long-awaited follow-up to 2003's "Mescalero," which guitarist Billy F. Gibbons predicts will be out "by the end of the year." Gibbons tells Billboard.com that the ...

  12. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night ...

  13. March 23, 2009

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – With “Confessions,” Usher becomes the first R&B artist to have an album sell 1.1 million copies in its first week. 2004 – Roy “Pop” Lewis of bluegrass gospel group the Lewis Family dies at a hospital in Washington, Ga. He is 98. 2002 – ZZ ...

  14. ZZ Top / Oct. 5, 2008 / Cleveland (Allen Theatre)

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Driven with precision like a timeless classic car maintained and updated for each era, ZZ Top belies nearly 40 years of high mileage with its guitar-defining sound. Driven with precision like a timeless classic car maintained and updated for each er ...

  15. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," dies in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had suffered a brai 2006 - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music ...

  16. ZZ Top Gets Busy On First Album Since 2003

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a live DVD, a new album and some touring on the docket, ZZ Top is revving up for a busy year. With a live DVD, a new album and some touring on the docket, ZZ Top is revving up for a busy year. While he was hanging out at this year's South ...

  17. ZZ Top Eager To Return To The Studio

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More sooner than later is the word from ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill regarding a new album from the Texas-based rock act, which is currently between labels. More sooner than later is the word from ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill regarding a new album from th ...

  18. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," dies in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had suffered a brai 2006 - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music ...

  19. ZZ Top Splits With Label, Manager

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock act ZZ Top has ended its run with RCA, to which it signed a reported five-album, $30 million contract in 1992. Veteran rock act ZZ Top has ended its run with RCA, to which it signed a reported five-album, $30 million contract in 1992. T ...

  20. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and his girlfriend for the past decade, actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory, finally tie the knot. The pair exchanges vows at Tony's Ballroom in Houston before 200 2004 - Roy "Pop& ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Roy "Pop" Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel group the Lewis Family, dies at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. He is 98. Lewis and wife Pauline Holloway formed the Lewis Famil 2004 - Roy "Pop" ...

  22. Chrome Smoke & BBQ

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hot on the heels of their recent RCA release "Mescalero," the Texas triumvirate of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard get the boxed-set treatment. Hot on the heels of their recent RCA release "Mescalero," the Texas triumvi ...

  23. ZZ Top To Close Houston Arena

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ZZ Top will play the final concert at Houston's Compaq Center, formerly known as the Houston Summit. The Nov. 22 show will mark the band's 23rd appearance at the venue, longtime home to the Houston Ro ZZ Top will play the final concert at ...

  24. Mescalero

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 That lil' ol' band from Texas delivers another satisfying serving of rock'n'roll comfort food. That lil' ol' band from Texas delivers another satisfying serving of rock'n'roll comfort food. Three decades on, i ...

  25. ZZ Top Gets Boxed In A BBQ Shack

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A career's worth of music by the "little 'ol band from Texas" will be compiled for "Chrome, Smoke & BBQ: The ZZ Top Box." A career's worth of music by the "little 'ol band from Texas" will be com ...

  26. New ZZ Top Set Finally Surfaces In September

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S. via RCA (and a day earlier internationally). Originally expected in April, ZZ Top's "Mescalero" will be released Sept. 9 in the U.S ...

  27. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and his girlfriend for the past decade, actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory, finally tie the knot. The pair exchanges vows at Tony's Ballroom in Houston before 200 2002 - ZZ Top bassist ...

  28. Surgery Sidelines ZZ Top's Beard

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard underwent an emergency appendectomy in Paris over the weekend, where the band had arrived to perform last night (Oct. 14) at Le Zenith. ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard underwent an emergency appendectomy in Paris over the weeke ...

  29. ZZ Top Gambles On Casino Tour

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ZZ Top will hit the road next month for a mini-tour of U.S. casinos. The trek will be the band's first since canceling the final leg of its XXX World Tour last May when bassist Dusty Hill was diagnose ZZ Top will hit the road next month for a m ...