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ZZ Top Dates Now Postponed Through May 7th

Last Thursday, Dusty Hill was injured at the Lone Star Events Center in Lubbock, Texas that prevented the evening’s ZZ Top performance from taking place.  Dusty has subsequently undergone treatment for a fractured shoulder.  ZZ Top’s concert dates on the current tour have been postponed through May 7.   Carl Stubner, the band’s manager, reported, […]


ZZ Top Performance Dates Affected By Injury

ZZ Top forced to postpone tour dates because of injury to bassist Dusty Hill.


2016 Tour Announcement + ‘Tres Hombres’ Community Launch

Today we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new ZZ Top Community, Tres Hombres! Join today and you’ll be first in line for our first Pre-Sale tickets that go live tomorrow. Don’t miss this opportunity. You will also get an exclusive t-shirt and pin that will not be available anywhere else! [pictured […]


Billy Gibbons feature issue of Guitar Connoisseur Magazine

The reverend Billy F Gibbons takes over the New York based magazine Guitar Connoisseur for a very special edition – stretching over early years with The Moving Sidewalks, the rise of ZZ Top, his coveted guitars, and more. View the entire digital magazine HERE 


ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Thrilled by Recreation of ‘Tres Hombres’ Photo: ‘I Stand in Awe’

Chef recreates ‘Tres Hombres’ album art perfectly. Tres Hombres was ZZ Top’s third album and their first to capture a mass audience, reaching No. 8 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.


Banger Films Announce Upcoming Full-Length ZZ Top Documentary

ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons noted, “We’re excited that Banger Films have undertaken the challenge setting the ZZ Top story into motion. The band is enthusiastic about the effort. Yes, it’s going to be a fact-based documentary yet considering the subject matter, we expect there to be a continuing element of the band’s infamous surrealism.”


[AP Interview] ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons readies ‘Perfectamundo’ solo tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For those who have not heard his Latin-infused solo debut “Perfectamundo,” Billy Gibbons offers this warning, “For the uninitiated I’ll leave it with one word: Beware.” Gibbons’ musical departure from rock band ZZ Top mixes Cuban rhythms with hip-hop and blues, congas, bongos and the Hammond organ. “You can mosh to […]


Rolling Stone: Billy Gibbons “My Life In 15 Songs”

Singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top can remember exactly when his life in music truly began: Christmas Day 1962. He was 13 and “the first guitar landed in my lap,” Gibbons says, a fond smile breaking through his trademark beard. “It was a Gibson Melody Maker, single pickup. I took off to the bedroom and […]


30 Years Ago Today: ZZ Top Keep the Synths, and Stay Hot, on ‘Afterburner’

Watching the video for ZZ Top‘s lead single from Afterburner, you might have surmised they were leaving the synthesized blues-rock of Eliminator behind. After all, the central image from their “Sleeping Bag” clip is the destruction of the car associated with ZZ Top’s previous blockbuster release. Listening to the music, however, said something different. If […]


Cuban Revolution: ZZ Top front man Billy Gibbons goes solo—with a Latin tinge.

Article by Andy Langer / Photo by Rodney Bursiel These days, Billy Gibbons describes ZZ Top as “four decades, same three guys, same three chords.” Indeed, by design, not much has changed about the self-proclaimed Little Ol’ Band From Texas: Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard, who’ve been together since forming in Houston […]