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Sandra Bullock's Surprise Serenade

24th June 2010

Sandra Bullock gave a surprise serenade at the Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood recovery show on Tuesday (22.06.10).The Oscar winning-actress - who has only recently begun a return to public life following revelations...

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Fascinating Fact 9050

1st April 2010

Rockers ZZ TOP are set to appear on CHARLIE SHEEN's hit TV sitcom TWO AND A HALF MEN. The band will make their cameo in a fantasy sequence, which is being taped on Thursday (01Apr10).

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Zz Top To Play Chile Fundraiser Gig

22nd March 2010

ZZ TOP are planning a concert in Chile to raise funds for the country following February's (10) devastating earthquake.The gig will mark the first high profile rock concert in the South American country since it...

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Mayer, Beck & Zz Top To Rock With Clapton At Crossroads

11th February 2010

JOHN MAYER, JEFF BECK and ZZ TOP will join blues icons B.B. KING and BUDDY GUY at ERIC CLAPTON's third Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, Illinois.The event, which benefits Clapton's Crossroads Center in Antigua, will...

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Zz Top Star's Tube Experience

4th November 2009

ZZ TOP guitarist BILLY GIBBONS shunned a chauffeur-driven car ahead of the band's recent gig in London - deciding to test out the city's public transport network instead.The rocker wanted to experience the British capital...

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Beyonce Knowles' Singapore Getaway

27th August 2009

Beyonce Knowles is set to rent a £5 million Singapore apartment.The 'Crazy in Love' singer will be headlining the city's F1 Rocks concert next month and she and rapper husband Jay-Z want somewhere luxurious to...

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The Things They Say 13264

27th August 2009

"I make every character in the movie me... I show his face for the first time ever and he has really long hair and this huge beard... like he's in ZZ TOP, I'm not kidding."...

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Slash & Mayer Join Zz Top For House Of Blues Show

24th August 2009

SLASH and JOHN MAYER turned ZZ TOP's Friday night (21Aug09) show in Hollywood into a star-studded affair when the two modern guitar greats joined the Texas trio onstage.The group was forced to hastily arrange shows...

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Black Eyed Peas' Race-y Show

5th August 2009

Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce Knowles and N.E.R.D. are to perform at the Singapore Grand Prix.The event - which will also feature performances from ZZ Top, Simple Minds, Chinese singer Jacky Cheung, Taiwanese hip-hop band Da...

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Fascinating Fact 7776

4th August 2009

BEYONCE and THE BLACK EYED PEAS will be headlining a concert in Singapore next month (Sept09) to coincide with the country's Formula 1 Grand Prix and the first F1 Rocks Event. N.E.R.D, ZZ TOP and...

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Tyler Injury Prompts Aerosmith To Scrap Two More Shows

7th July 2009

An undisclosed injury to AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER has prompted the rockers to postpone another two shows on their summer tour with ZZ TOP.Tuesday night’s (07Jul09) show in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the band’s concert...

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Tyler Is Injured Aerosmith Member

7th July 2009

Frontman STEVEN TYLER has been named as the injured AEROSMITH band member, who has cost the rockers three shows on their U.S. summer tour with ZZ TOP.Details of what ails the singer have not been...

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Band Injury Forces Aerosmith To Scrap Ohio Show

2nd July 2009

A mystery band illness has put a temporary halt to AEROSMITH's summer tour with ZZ TOP.The rock supergroup postponed Wednesday's (01Jul09) concert in Cincinnati, Ohio, listing only "an injury within the band" for the cancellation....

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Yoko Ono Wins Mojo

12th June 2009

Yoko Ono claims John Lennon would not have been surprised that she won a major music honour.The widow of the late Beatles legend was handed a Lifetime Achievement gong - her first ever music award...

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Aerosmith To Hit The Road With Zz Top

6th April 2009

AEROSMITH have postponed work on their new album so they can tour with ZZ TOP this summer (09). Health issues initially prompted the band to call off recording sessions - and now they hope to return...

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Fascinating Fact 6265

30th October 2008

VELVET REVOLVER bassist DUFF MCKAGAN joined FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL and ZZ TOP for a charity concert at the weekend (26Oct08) in Los Angeles. The show, at Pomona Fairplex, was part of Love Ride...

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Zz Top Regret Snake Tour

8th October 2008

ZZ TOP star BILLY GIBBONS still regrets 'taking Texas to the people' on tour - after discovering that rattlesnakes and buffalo don't make good stage companions. The rocker created a stage set in the shape...

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Zz Top Team Up With The Black Keys

17th August 2008

American rockers ZZ TOP are to team up with THE BLACK KEYS to record a new track - thanks to producer RICK RUBIN. Rubin, who has signed ZZ Top to his label American Recordings, introduced...

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Stars To Pay Tribute To Troops

12th August 2008

ZZ TOP, TOBY KEITH and JANET JACKSON will join forces to pay tribute to American troops stationed overseas as part of a global concert next month (Sep08). The acts will join rapper Snoop Dogg and...

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Zz Top Sign To Rubin's Record Label

3rd July 2008

Rockers ZZ TOP are to follow JOHNNY CASH and NEIL DIAMOND as they hope for a career revival at the hands of super-producer RICK RUBIN. The Smart Dressed Man trio has signed a new deal...

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Stars Come Out For Idol Finale

22nd May 2008

GEORGE MICHAEL, SEAL, DONNA SUMMER, ZZ TOP and BRYAN ADAMS provided the celebrity performances during Wednesday's (21May08) AMERICAN IDOL live finale, but it was JACK BLACK, BEN STILLER and ROBERT DOWNEY JR. who stole the...

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Fascinating Fact 5324

16th May 2008

JESSICA SIMPSON landed a rocking backing group when she performed for U.S. troops at Camp Pendleton in California on 8 May (08) - ZZ TOP joined her for a rendition of her NANCY SINATRA cover...

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Zz Top Star Gibbons To Wed Ikea Couple

13th February 2008

ZZ TOP rocker BILLY GIBBONS is to wed a Texas couple in an IKEA furniture store on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08). The couple, Paul Burgess and Patricia Calmers, won a contest for the all-expenses paid...

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'Gangsta' Rooney Snubs Rock Video

27th September 2007

WAYNE ROONEY turned down the offer to appear in one of the most downloaded music videos on the internet at the moment - because he thought it wasn't cool.The Sun newspaper claims that Manchester United...

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Zz Top Cancel Tour Over Ill Health

16th May 2007

ZZ TOP have been forced to pull out of their upcoming European tour so bassist DUSTY HILL can undergo hospital treatment. Hill will seek treatment for a benign growth in his inner ear that has...

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Fascinating Fact 3238

15th May 2007

ZZ TOP star BILLY GIBBONS has landed a cameo in the season finale of US TV drama BONES - as the father of actress Michaela Conlin's character....

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Genesis Announce Us Dates

8th March 2007

GENESIS are following in the footsteps of fellow reformed trio THE POLICE by announcing a reunion tour in North America. PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS and MIKE RUTHERFORD will stage stadium shows this autumn (07), beginning...

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Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

26th January 2007

ROD STEWART, VAN MORRISON, STEELY DAN, ZZ TOP and NORAH JONES will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival. The stars will be joined by Louisiana favourites, like IRMA THOMAS, DR JOHN...

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Rockers Show Off Their Poker Faces

31st October 2006

ZZ TOP star DUSTY HILL, GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA and KISS guitarist ACE FREHLEY are among the celebrities who will literally play the world's poker kings at their own game in Las Vegas on Thursday (01NOV06)....

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Shaver Remarries His Ex

26th October 2006

Country singer/songwriter BILLY JOE SHAVER has remarried his ex-wife WANDA LYNN CANADY ZZ TOP star BILLY GIBBONS presided over the ceremony on 13 October (06) in Las Vegas, Nevada Shaver has a habit...

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