Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Shreds in William Shatner’s New Video for ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ — Watch

Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Shreds in William Shatner’s New Video for ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ — Watch

Just ahead of the holiday season, William Shatner added to his irreverent recording career with Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album, which is precisely what its name suggests. On the LP, Shatner and a group of backing musicians tackle all kinds of holiday standards, from “Jingle Bells” (with Henry Rollins) to “Winter Wonderland” (with Todd Rundgren […]

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

For six unforgettable seasons, creator David Chase made music an integral part of the Emmy Award-winning drama The Sopranos. Mob boss Tony Soprano (the late, great James Gandolfini) was the show’s focus, and Chase used as a musical guide “any song that Tony would be listening to, that he would have on his radio station.” […]

New Music Friday: Stream Alice Cooper’s Explosive New Album ‘Paranormal’

New Music Friday: Stream Alice Cooper’s Explosive New Album ‘Paranormal’

He’s baaack. On Friday, the shock-rock superstar himself, Alice Cooper, returned with a brand new studio album. Titled Paranormal, the record features 12 new songs from Alice. It also features several guest spots from big-name guests, including Deep Purple’s Roger Glover, U2’s Larry Mullen, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and some key members of the […]

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills of Hollywood like sweetly-scented sonic spores, the music had to be screaming from those distant monitors because the riff of Billy Gibbons’ guitar scuttled the […]

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