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NASA Astronaut Previews New ZZ Top Track on His Way to Space Station

ZZ Top are on top of the world -- or at least one of their new songs is.NASA Astronaut Michael Fossum, on his way to the International Space Station aboard the Russian Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhastan, is treating his fellow astronauts and cosmonauts to an appropriate sneak preview of a track from ZZ Top’s still-untitled upcoming album.  Fossum has maintained... …

Eric Clapton's 'Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010' Coming To Blu-Ray And DVD

Often credited as being one of the all-time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as one of the all-time greatest collaborators, the ultimate Clapton collaboration took place earlier this year at the Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 on June 26 at Chicago’s Toyota Park. For one day only, Clapton gathered the past, present and future of guitar music onto one stage for an all-day musical... …

Prime Cuts: ZZ Top

El Loco: Billy Gibbons recalls three decades of Texas excess.   “La Grange” Tres Hombres (1973) “That is straight guitar into amp: a 1955 Strat with a stop tailpiece through a 1969 Marshall Super Lead 100. That fuzz sound in the lead and in the front and back end of the composition is just pure tube distortion. Pickup-setting differentials account for the different tones. The opening part was... …

ZZ Top: From A to ZZ

As ZZ Top ready their 15th studio album, Billy Gibbons looks back on 40 years of classic albums from that little ol' band from Texas. ZZ Top’s First Album (January 1971) "It was recorded when we first formed, in 1970, and wrapped up by about March 1970. I had assembled a personal catalog, which fortunately became what we called the band catalog when Dusty [Hill, bass] and Frank [Beard, drums]... …

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame DVD Collection Due Oct. 20

On October 20, 2009, Time Life commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame with an unprecedented, comprehensive collection of performances compiled from a quarter century of induction celebrations. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live DVD collection boasts 125 remarkable performances by the most influential and significant figures in rock music history, as well as the... …

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