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  1. ZZ and JB will tour the States this summer. Quoting an article from Rolling Stone, "The shows will not only comprise full sets from both acts, but close with a collaboration each night." Read the full article at: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/jeff-beck-and-zz-top-to-tour-together-this-summer-20140403 Enjoy! Sr. Volto

  2. It appears there is a another great new setlist this year (at least at the beginning of the tour)! A good friend went to the show in Memphis and confirmed the setlist as: Precious and Grace Heartache in Blue Waitin' for the Bus Jesus Just Left Chicago Flyin� High Pincushion Heard it on the X I Gotsta Get Paid Gimme All Your Lovin' Blue Jean Blues...

  3. RIP Mr. Greig

    Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 9:22 PM 1 Comments

    Sadly, Lanier Greig, one of the "original" members of ZZ Top passed last week at the age of 64: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Greig-early-ZZ-Top-member-dies-at-64-4284956.php The original ZZ Top lineup in 1969 consisted of Billy, Lanier Grieg on keyboards, and Dan Mitchell (from the Moving Sidewalks) on drums. Check out "Salt Lick" featuring Lanier on...

  4. 2013 US Dates!

    Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 5:34 PM 1 Comments

    There are now 2 shows scheduled in the US (excluding Sturgis) this year. 14 May in Engelwood, NJ and 17 May in Hampton, NH. It appears that ZZ will be headlining those shows, so we'll get a full set. Tickets will be on Ticketmaster. They'll probably be announcing more dates, so keep looking. It would be nice if the FC site would put this sort of info out. Please feel free to tack...

  5. Read my review of LA FUTURA on the dynamite site Antenna Head News and ZZ Top Live Trading Forum at: http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/2012/10/la-futura-correspondent-review.html I think it's a great album, and I'd like to hear your thoughts! Please poke around on my friend's site. Comments are welcome and encouraged on the blog. Enjoy, Sr. Volto

  6. 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....

  7. 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

  8. 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!...

  9. 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

  10. 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