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Zz Top Sign To Rubin's Record Label

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...

Stars Come Out For Idol Finale

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...

Zz Top Star Gibbons To Wed Ikea Couple

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...

'Gangsta' Rooney Snubs Rock Video

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

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...

Genesis Announce Us Dates

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...

Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

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...

Rockers Show Off Their Poker Faces

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)....

Shaver Remarries His Ex

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...

Chesney Takes Top Acm Award For Second Year

Singer KENNY CHESNEY took home the top prize at last night's (23MAY06) 41st annual Academy Of Country Music (ACM) Awards for the second year in a row. The HOW FOREVER FEELS star was named Entertainer...

Sean Paul Turned Down Zz Top Collaboration

Reggae star SEAN PAUL turned down a bizarre offer to make a record with ZZ TOP, because he was convinced their styles would never compliment each other. The TEMPERATURE hitmaker often makes snap decisions about...

Corbett Cements Country Debut

Former SEX AND THE CITY star JOHN CORBETT is stepping up his efforts to become a full-time musician, after shooting the video for the first single from his debut country album. The actor, dating...

Crow Thanks Armstrong's Cancer Supporters

SHERYL CROW put on a free concert in her fiance LANCE ARMSTRONG's adopted hometown of Austin, Texas, earlier this month (OCT05) to thank the residents for supporting him during his cancer battle. The ALL...

Hurricane Forces Country Relief Show Postponement

The planned Country Music Television (CMT) benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina has been postponed - because of Hurricane Rita's imminent arrival on US shores. The One Country show was due to take place...

Country Stars Line Up For Benefit Show In Homeless Shelter

Newlywed KENNY CHESNEY, WILLIE NELSON and ZZ TOP are among the acts who'll headline a country-flavoured Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Houston, Texas' Reliant Stadium on 1 October (05). The acts will join country...

Homme Gets Gibbons Rocking Again

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME left his ZZ TOP hero BILLY GIBBONS exhausted after a recording session, because the bearded guitarist hadn't rocked so hard in 25 years. Homme invited many...

Nugent Rocks For Bush

Conservative rocker TED NUGENT will perform in Texas next month (JAN05) to celebrate the second inauguration of American President GEORGE W BUSH. Nugent will take to the stage at the TEXAS STATE SOCIETY's BLACK...

U2 And Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

U2, GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE, RANDY NEWMAN and THE O'JAYS are among the nominees to be inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME next year (05). Also vying for the...

Winwood Delighted With Traffic Honour

STEVE WINWOOD is to bring his supergroup TRAFFIC together again for a one-off show at the ROCK + ROLL HALL OF FAME induction ceremony. Winwood, who is currently touring Europe with MOTOWN stalwarts THE...

Harrison Lands Hall Of Fame Induction

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON will be posthumously inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME in 2004, two years after his death. Harrison - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001...

Peter Fonda Leads Motorcycle Event

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA will join comedian JAY LENO in leading more than 20,000 motorcyclists on Sunday's (09NOV03) LOVE RIDE XX. The annual event will start in Glendale, California, and end up at...

Fab Four Top Brit-heavy Best Band Poll

THE BEATLES are still top of the pops in California as far as fans of classic rock are concerned. The state's number one classic rock radio station, ARROW FM, asked listeners to vote for...

Zz Top's Gibbons Helping Start Race

ZZ TOP guitarist BILLY GIBBONS waved the green flag to start INDY RACING's FREEDOM 100 INFINITI PRO SERIES race in Indianapolis, America, yesterday (17MAY03). The 40-lap, 160-kilometre (100-mile) Freedom 100, part of the...

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