Lynyrd Skynyrd will continue without Gary Rossington and honor tour dates with ZZ Top

Gary Rossington onstage in 2018
(Image credit: Denise Truscello / Getty)

Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced the band will continue following the passing of Gary Rossington, the group’s last surviving founding member, last month.

The band say they have been in discussions with each other and the families of past members and have come to the conclusion that the group should continue to tour and perform.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.