How the Yardbirds Revolutionized Rock Live on the BBC

July 24, 2015

If you wish to launch a humdinger of an argument – and one you might win – sidle up to just about any 1960s rock fan and offer the opinion that it was not the Beatles, the Stones, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, the Velvet Underground or the Byrds who...


Hear Jeff Beck's First Studio Track in Five Years 'Tribal'

May 11, 2015

Last year, Jeff Beck and ZZ Top traded riffs and solos on a summer tour filled with guitar pyrotechnics, with the former tearing through 40-year-old favorites like "Going Down" and newer covers of tunes such as Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" and...


Jeff Beck Preps Live Album, Two New Studio Tracks

April 9, 2015

Jeff Beck has added a handful of concerts to his already-packed spring schedule and will release a live album in May. The album will also include two new studio tracks that will be the iconic guitarist's first new songs since 2010. Jeff...


Jeff Beck Planning Two Books, First Official Documentary

February 13, 2015

Jeff Beck is writing an autobiography and preparing a separate "signed, limited-edition" book as part of a new publishing deal struck with London-based Genesis Publishing group. According to a press release, the legendary guitarist is also at...



ZZ Top Cancel Rest of Tour After Bassist's Injury

August 28, 2014

UPDATE: ZZ Top announced that they have canceled 27 additional dates through November 1st due to Dusty Hill's injury. A spokesperson said that the band hopes to continue touring early next year and reschedule all lost dates. ZZ Top have called off...


Jeff Beck and ZZ Top to Tour Together this Summer

April 3, 2014

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top will hit the road together for a five-week run this summer starting August 8th at Ogren Park in Missoula, Montana and wrapping up at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas on September 12th, with more dates to...


Jeff Beck on Going Note-for-Note With ZZ Top

August 15, 2014

"I hate recording, because it's just a snapshot," Jeff Beck says. "It's not the real thing." Currently, the guitarist is showing off the real thing on the road, touring the U.S. with ZZ Top through mid-September. Although the former Yardbird hasn't put...



Brian Wilson Performs a Surprise 'Pet Sounds'

October 16, 2013

When Brian Wilson last took the stage at New York's Beacon Theater, a little less than a year and a half ago, he was once again a member of the Beach Boys, content to stay perched behind a piano on the side of the stage while his cousin (and longtime...


Clapton's Crossroads Fest Hits Theaters Tonight

August 13, 2013

Fans who missed out on the Crossroads Guitar Festival this past April at New York's Madison Square Garden can head to select movie theaters tonight for a special one-night-only showing of Eric Clapton's massive event. Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar...


Brian Wilson at Work on New Solo Record

June 6, 2013

Brian Wilson is working on his 11th solo record at Los Angeles' Ocean Way Studios and is set to embark on a short tour this summer with fellow former Beach Boys Al Jardine and David Marks, Billboard reports.  Jardine and Marks are also helping...


Flashback: Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck Unite

March 19, 2013

Four years ago, Jimmy Page inducted his former Yardbirds bandmate Jeff Beck into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. The Led Zeppelin guitarist spoke very warmly about Beck's brilliant career. "We go back to our very early teens," he said....


Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck Team on 'Fallon'

October 11, 2013

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck lent a dose of greatness to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, taking a pit stop on their joint tour to play through the Beach Boys' "Our Prayer" and a version of the folk standard "Danny Boy." Joined by Beach Boys Al...


Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck Plan Fall Tour

August 5, 2013

Jeff Beck is set to join Beach Boy Brian Wilson on a monthlong U.S. tour this fall which will kick off on September 27th in Hollywood, Florida, as announced on USA Today. Beck collaborated on Wilson's upcoming solo album, a partnership that sprung...


Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck to Lead Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

February 27, 2013

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck will be the star attractions this spring at Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas, where campers will learn songwriting and performance tips from the Beach Boys co-founder and the legendary guitarist. The...



Led Zeppelin Get All-Star Tribute at Kennedy Center Honors

December 3, 2012

A generation of acolytes including Jack Black, the Foo Fighters, Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz and Heart paid hard-rocking tribute to Led Zeppelin in Washington D.C. Sunday night as the band received the Kennedy Center Honors in the annual gala tribute, to...


Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck to Join Rolling Stones for Tour Kickoff

November 25, 2012

Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck will appear as special guests at the Rolling Stones concert in London tonight, the band announced on their website. The R&B singer and rock guitar legend will be taking the stage with the band as they kick off their...


The Rolling Stones' 50th Anniversary Tour Blasts Off in London

November 25, 2012

The Rolling Stones began their 50th anniversary tour with the biggest possible bang on Sunday night, as a host of special guests joined them for a hit-packed show in London's O2 Arena. Former Stones comrades Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor returned to...