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Billy F. Gibbons Rock+Roll Gearhead (2005)

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  1. This official site for ZZ Top contains tour information, new music release information and a discussion forum
    URL: http://www.zztop.com/
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Nov 29 2015

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Premieres "Treat Her Right" Music Video (9/15/2015)
ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons has premiered a new music video for "Treat Her Right," a track from his upcoming solo album, Perfectamundo, which will be released November 6 via Concord Records. The album has been described as a bilingual record ...
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Nov 29 2015

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Discusses His New Gibson Billy Gibbons SG Model — Video (10/20/2015)
Gibson and Billy Gibbons have teamed up to create the new Gibson BGSG—as in “Billy Gibbons SG.” The platform for the BGSG is a classic 1961 SG, but there are radical differences. The most obvious is the guitar’s top, which is raised on its upper...
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Nov 29 2015

Private Blues Lesson from ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons — Video (10/8/2015)
About seven years ago, ZZ Top guitarist extraordinaire Billy F. Gibbons sat down with Gretsch Billy-Bo in hand to give us a lesson in playing the blues tunes that inspired him to play guitar. We not only got the lesson, we got it on video! Below...
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Nov 29 2015

Billy Gibbons Shows Custom Gibson and John Bolin Guitars from His Collection — Video (8/14/2015)
This video is a few years old, but if you missed it, it provides a great opportunity to see some of Billy Gibbons’ guitars up-close with narration from Billy himself. In it, Gibbons and his tech Elwood take DunlopTV’s Bryan Kehoe backstage to sh...
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Nov 5 2014

Magnatone Amps Are Back, and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Is Rolling Out the Red Carpet (11/5/2014)
After 40 years of dormancy, Magnatone amplifiers, one of the great names in guitar amplification has returned—and not in name only. While the front end and power sections of the new Magnatones have been modernized and vastly improved, the compa...
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Sep 10 2014

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Discuss the Rocking Relationship Between Guitars, Cars and Everything in Between (9/10/2014)
This is an excerpt from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus new Gibbons/Beck photos by Ross Halfin, not to mention features on Weezer, George Thorogood, MXR & Eddie Van Halen, the guitar pick rev...
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Aug 27 2014

Johnny Winter and Billy Gibbons Premiere New Song, "Where Can You Be" — Listen (8/27/2014)
Earlier today, wsj.com premiered a new Johnny Winter song, "Where Can You Be," which also happens to feature ZZ Top axman (and fellow Texan) Billy Gibbons. The song is from the late Winter's new album, Step Back, which will be released September...
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Jun 3 2014

New Johnny Winter Album, 'Step Back,' to Feature Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Brian Setzer, Joe Bonamassa and More (6/3/2014)
Blues legend Johnny Winter will release a new studio album, Step Back, September 2 via Megaforce Records. The album, the followup to 2011’s Roots, will find Winter exploring a more aggressive vintage-blues style. The album also will feature a h...
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Jan 13 2014

Video: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Covers Jimi Hendrix and Robert Johnson in New York City (1/13/2014)
Below, check out two high-quality fan-filmed videos from Billy Gibbons' December 18, 2013, show at a venue called City Winery in New York City. Gibbons, who is best known as ZZ Top's bearded axeman, can be seen performing "Foxy Lady" (aka "Foxey...
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Dec 16 2013

Dear Guitar Hero: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Talks Pinch Harmonics, Gear, Setup, Strings and More (12/16/2013)
From the GW archive: This feature originally appeared in the May 2005 issue of Guitar World. He's been known to play guitar through a pack of cigarettes and his wooly mammoth tone-and facial hair-have inspired guitarists for decades. But what Gu...
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Jun 26 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Sultans of Swing" (Mark Knopfler) Vs. "Sharp Dressed Man" (Billy Gibbons) (6/26/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Jun 4 2013

Billy Gibbons talks ZZ Top: The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1990) (6/3/2013)
Read more about Billy Gibbons talks ZZ Top: The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1990) at MusicRadar.com
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Mar 5 2013

Billy Gibbons talks about the Moving Sidewalks reunion (3/4/2013)
Read more about Billy Gibbons talks about the Moving Sidewalks reunion at MusicRadar.com High-profile band reunions are nothing new, but it's safe to say that one of the more unusual reformations of recent years is the Moving Sidewalks. Never he...
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Nov 13 2012

Interview: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach (11/13/2012)
Mississippi Fred McDowell’s haunted, woody voice sails through the air as the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach nurses a cup of coffee and flips through a vintage lunchbox-sized valise designed for carrying 45 rpm records. “Lord, when you get home baby,”...
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Sep 7 2012

Bull Session: The Cowcaster Guitar Is a Texas-Size Tribute to Billy Gibbons (9/7/2012)
The Cowcaster is guaranteed to turn heads. That’s because it is one. The one-of-a-kind guitar, designed and built by artist Brent Gandy of Amarillo, Texas, brims with custom features — from Von Dutch–style pin striping on the back of the neck t...
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Aug 20 2012

Interview: Billy Gibbons talks ZZ Top's La Futura track-by-track (8/20/2012)
"A lot of producers would have the drummer come in on Monday, then they'd call the bass player in on Tuesday, the guitar player would show up on Wednesday and maybe the singer on Thursday," says ZZ Top guitar king Billy Gibbons. "When we got tog...
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Aug 20 2012

Excerpt: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach on the Value of Vinyl (8/20/2012)
The following in an excerpt taken from the October 2012 issue of Guitar World. For the full story, as well as features on Buddy Guy, Pierce the Veil, A Beginner's Guide to Sweep Picking and more, pick up the issue on newsstands now, or in our on...
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Aug 10 2012

Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time, Round 3 — Jimi Hendrix Vs. Billy Gibbons (8/10/2012)
Welcome to our first-ever Greatest Guitarist poll, where 128 guitarists go head to head, round by round, in a bracketed format, all to crown your choice for the Greatest Guitarist of All Time. We filled 124 of 128 slots with the names of a host ...
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Aug 3 2012

Billy Gibbons hails innovative 'wooden' pickup (8/3/2012)
It sounds like an unlikely collision between ZZ Top and the Beatles but a new humbucker-sized pickup, designed by boutique maker Cream T for Billy Gibbons, has Norwegian wood at its core. The GTR-T pickup, designed by Cream T's Thomas Nilson, s...
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Jun 26 2012

Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time, Round 2 — Billy Gibbons Vs. Joe Walsh (6/26/2012)
Welcome to our first-ever Greatest Guitarist poll, where 128 guitarists go head to head, round by round, in a bracketed format, all to crown your choice for the Greatest Guitarist of All Time. We filled 124 of 128 slots with the names of a host ...