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Tom Petty keeps his Mojo rising

After 34 years since their first album, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers never cease to amaze. With the rare blend of quality, endurance, integrity, and longevity garnering their illustrious career, Petty is now set to release his first recording in eight years this June called “Mojo.

ZZ Top drives 'Eliminator' home Part 4

The momentum launched by Eliminator propelled ZZ Top through the rest of the ’90s. The next several years found the boys digging deeper into the new technology. And with a bigger budget, the trio’s live shows became Vegas-worthy extravaganzas.

ZZ Top drives 'Eliminator' home Part 3

"One of the key pieces to [ZZ Top's] sound is the fact that as musical instrument manufacturers starting inventing new contraptions to play on, we embraced them with a sense of experimentation,” remembers Billy Gibbons with a laugh. “Of course, as the old saying goes, we instantly threw the manuals out the window. So a lot of that stuff was purely experimental, and at the same time we didn’t hesitate to embrace it. It was really interesting.