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  1. Blues You Can Use!

    Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 12:01 PM 1 Comments

    Billy is on the cover of the new (October 2012) issue of Guitar World with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. They’re called “Blues Brothers”. This was a surprise as he was featured in the January 2012 issue as Santa Claus (Wreck the Halls). There are lots of pix of Billy and Dan showing off several unique guitars. My favorite is Billy’s Dixie Beer single pickup Gibson on the cover....

  2. The Boyzz have made more updates to the 2012 setlist including the live, complete-song debut of "I Gotsta Get Paid" in Moscow, Russia on 16 July. More at http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/2012/07/moscow-russia-set-list-confirmed.html Enjoy, Sr. Volto

  3. Here is the Manchester NH setlsit for 25 May. Don't look if you want to be surprised when you go to the show!! I Thank You - nice change! Waitin For The Bus Jesus Just Left Chicago Pincushion Comment - Stop looking right now if you want to be surprised when you go to the show!! Heard It On The X Vincent Price Blues Heaven, Hell, or Houston - Really! The Live Debut!...

  4. What ZZ Show Are You Going To?

    Wed, May 23, 2012 at 7:14 PM 3 Comments

    I'll be seeing the Boyzz on Opening Night (this Friday) at Manchester, NH. A review of the show will be posted on the FC site. So, what show are you going to? And what do you hope to see? Sr. Volto

  5. Happy Birthday Dusty!

    Sat, May 19, 2012 at 11:13 AM 0 Comments

    It's Dusty's b-day today. Be sure to see Dusty's Faceboook page at: http://www.facebook.com/dustyhillzztop#!/dustyhillzztop Chuck, his wife, has taken over posting today and will be posting throughout the day! Enjoy, Sr. Volto

  6. Dusty's Facebook Page!

    Sat, May 5, 2012 at 6:26 PM 1 Comments

    So Dusty now has his own Facebook page! Check out more on my friend's blog at: http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/2012/05/dusty-in-field.html Enjoy, Sr. Volto

  7. Sites for ZZ Information

    Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 8:36 AM 2 Comments

    With the online activity picking up with the upcoming tour and (hopefully) new album, check out the latest posts at Antenna Head News at http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/ . This is a real good site with lots of good info, and comments are encouraged. Be sure to check out his archives for some good stories and opinions. Also look at The Little ol’ Webpage from Texas at...

  8. Houston Rodeo 2012 - Review

    Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 6:46 PM 1 Comments

    Seeing ZZ Top playing an inspired set at the Houston rodeo in front of a hometown crowd of almost sixty-thousand fans (actually 55,642) at the massive Reliant Center was a truly incredible experience. The night was kicked off by a rousing and very patriotic, unforgettable rendition of The Star Spangled Banner that was sung by a boys choir. A girl circled and crisscrossed the field on a...

  9. Houston Rodeo 2012 - Part 2

    Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 5:09 PM 1 Comments

    The Boys are playing the Houston Rodeo on 08 March 2012, and its too bad the FC site didn't list this news. Anyway, they usually pull out some surprises at this show. There is hope that they debut some tunes from the new album at the Rodeo. Check out the Antenna Head Blog at http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/ for more info about the Rodeo. If you haven’t checked out this site, you...

  10. There are now some professionally produced videos available on YouTube from the ZZ show on 27 August, 2011 at Gilford, NH. Check out this video for "Brown Sugar" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZpYnuMzXP0&feature=related This poster has put up several other high quality videos from 2011 as well as ZZ shows in the past at Gilford, NH. Enjoy! Sr. Volto