Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Rick Rubin Inks ZZ Top

05/07/2008
.
(antiMusic) BW&BK just posted an exclusive story about their conversation with ZZ Top where they learned that the band has inked a deal with Rick Rubin. Here is part of that exchange: Arguably the world's greatest living bluesman, Billy Gibbons, spoke to BW&BK recently about ZZ Top's upcoming DVD Live In Texas, the reissue of Eliminator, and also work on the band's first record since the highly entertaining but somewhat ignored Mescalero album from fully five years ago.

"That starts pretty soon," says Billy. "We just inked a deal with Rick Rubin that will be announced shortly. And I'm sure he's got plans to make way to drag us off the touring trail back into the studio, which will be a nice excursion."

Given his reputation for paring things back, would you be moving in the same direction, going for a back to the roots thing? "Could be. Rick and I have been friends for a couple of decades now. And we both like a lot of the same things. And mostly it is that rootsy kind of sense of realism. That's his genius." - Read the rest

AddThis Feed Button

Click here to read today's full report

Preview and Purchase ZZ Top CDs

ZZ Top Tour Dates/Tickets

ZZ Top MP3 Downloads

tell a friend about this article

know of a news item we should cover?

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.

Rant or Rave? Your turn, post your comments and thoughts on this news item. But hey keep it clean, we wouldn't want to have to wash your mouth out with Old Spice.


Username
Password
What do you think ?:

register | forgot your password?


...end




.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Metallica Resuming Work On New Album- Gene Simmons In New Rock Band Reality Competition Show- Avenged Sevenfold Reveal Deathbat Release Date- Remove U2 Album- more

Day in Pop Gucci Mane Sentenced To Three More Years in Prison- Lindsay Lohan Wheeled Whitney Houston's Corpse Into the Morgue?- Beyonce and Jay-Z Short Film Trilogy- more

B-Sides: Some Pop Stars Are Porn Stars Trying To Make Records Says Music Icon- Megadeth Video From Back In The Day Finally Released- alt-J Streaming New Album Online- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Cannibal Corpse - A Skeletal Domain

MorleyView: From Light Rose The Angels

Death - Leprosy

Road Trip: Under the Volcano: Fun Erupts on Star Flyer Cruise to Nicaragua

Godsmack - 1000hp

Rock Reads: An Ozzy Osbourne Day-by-Day- Teenage News Issue 2

The Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett Story

Devo - The Men Who Make the Music

Hot In The City: Voodoo Sex Cult's A Year and a Day

Anthrax - Chile on Hell

Rock Reads: Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James

The Chimpz - Self Titled EP

On The Record: Kodacrome - Aftermaths

Kyle Hollingsworth - Speed of Life

Meridian - The Awful Truth

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick - Live in Iceland

ZZ Top - Live at Montreux 2013


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Metallica Resuming Work On New Album (top story)

Gene Simmons In New Rock Band Reality Competition Show (top story)

Avenged Sevenfold Set Deathbat Release (top story)

Apple Release Free U2 Album Removal Tool (top story)

Trampled Under Foot Breaking Up (top story)

Testament, Deicide, Crowbar, Trouble and Dimmu Borgir Supergroup (top story)

Corey Taylor Explains Slipknot's Internet 'Foreplay' For New Album (top story)

Megadeth Launching Limited Edition Picture Disc Series (top story)

ELO Play First Show in 28 Years and May Continue (top story)

Fear Factory Planning First Album With Nuclear Blast (top story)

DRI Releasing First New Music Since 1995 (top story)

Chris Walla Plays Final Show With Death Cab for Cutie (top story)

Bush Aimed For Heavier Sound On New Album (top story)

The Sixxis Streaming Hollow Shrine Album Online (top story)

Poison Tour Looking More Likely (top story)

Fans Create New Pixies Video (top story)

Jack White Expands European Tour (top story)

Blaze Bayley Reveals His Iron Maiden Regret (top story)

Ricky Delin Leaves Houston (top story)

Nightwish Focused More On New Songs Than Showing Off (top story)

King's X Jerry Gaskill Suffers Another Heart Attack (top story)

Slipknot Reveal Their New Masks In 'The Devil In I' Video (top story)

Ace Frehley Slams His Replacement In KISS (top story)

Primal Scream's Robert 'Throb' Young Dead at 49 (top story)

Accept and Victory Supergroup Releasing Debut Album (top story)

Behemoth Frontman Uncertain About Band's Future (top story)

Bob Seger Reveals Details About New Album Ride Out (top story)

Roxy Music and Ian Gillan Band's John Gustafson Dead at 72 (top story)

Corrosion Of Conformity's Mullin Recovered From Surgery (top story)

Saxon Beginning Work On New Album (top story)

Auf Der Maur Down Plays Chance Of Hole Reunion (top story)

Pearl Jam and Soundgarden Lead Bridge School Benefit Lineup (top story)

Drowning Pool Celebrating Sinner's Anniversary With Deluxe Reissue (top story)

Bloodbath Releasing New Album In November (top story)

Slayer Release New Studio Video Clips (top story)

Mostly Autumn Launching Fall Tour (top story)

Gary Holt Inspired By Michael Schenker On New Exodus Album (top story)

Supergroup Soen Releasing New Album This Fall (top story)

Zoltan Releasing EP Inspired By Classic Zombie Movies (top story)

Amorphis Plan Tales From The Thousand Lakes Anniversary Tour (top story)

Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Gucci Mane Sentenced To Three More Years in Prison (top story)

Lindsay Lohan Wheeled Whitney Houston's Corpse Into the Morgue? (top story)

Beyonce and Jay-Z Launch New Short Film Trilogy (top story)

Kanye West Doesn't Appear To Berate Fan In Wheelchair In New Video (top story)

Rick Ross Releases Video and Reveal New Album Release Date (top story)

RZA Discusses This Week's Wu-Tang Clan Reunion Show (top story)

Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled (top story)

Childish Gambino Releases Sober Track (top story)

Brett Eldredge Releases 'Mean to Me' Video (top story)

Miss America Uses Pharrell Hit To Win (top story)

Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam) Releasing New Album (top story)

BANKS Discusses Her Approach To Videos (top story)

Train Discuss New Album (top story)

Lee Brice Receives Platinum Award During Madison Square Garden Show (top story)

Maddie & Tae to Release Debut EP This Fall (top story)

Dustin Lynch Launching Taste of Country Christmas Tour (top story)

Jennifer Garner Discusses Ben Affleck's Batman Transformation (top story)

Katherine Webb Opens Up About Her Wedding (top story)

Phil Collins Announces First Show In Four Years (top story)

Big Bang Theory Star Slams Ariana Grande For Selling Sexuality (top story)

Rapper Tim Dog Confirmed Dead After Rumors of Faking Death (top story)

Eminem Sues Political Party (top story)

Jennifer Hudson Streaming New Album 'JHUD' (top story)

August Alsina Falls Off Stage And Cancels Show (top story)

Florida Georgia Line Releases New Song 'Sun Daze' (top story)

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Release New Song Cheek to Cheek (top story)

Kanye West Unleashes Rant Against The Media (top story)

One Direction's Harry Styles' Guilty Pleasure Is Kacey Musgraves (top story)

Robin Thicke Says Pharrell Responsible For Blurred Lines (top story)

Neil Diamond Reveals First Song From New Album (top story)

Migos and T.I. Release 'Trouble' Collaboration (top story)

Tove Lo Delivers R-Rated New Song 'Moments' (top story)

Jason Aldean Releases Three New Tracks Off 'Old Boots, New Dirt' (top story)

Big K.R.I.T. Remixes Alt-J's 'Every Other Freckle' (top story)

Run the Jewels Release 'Oh My Darling, Don't Cry' (top story)

Angaleena Presley Releases New Song Grocery Store (top story)

Rihanna Cut From 'Thursday Night Football' Because of Ray Rice (top story)

Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin Classic (top story)

Iggy Azalea Denies 'Disgusting' Adult Film Rumors (top story)

Kendrick Lamar, Ellie Goulding To Play Bermuda Triangle On Halloween (top story)

Chris Brown Sees Parallels With Ray Rice (top story)

Grimes Scraps Album Because It 'Sucked' (top story)

Calvin Harris And John Newman Release 'Blame' Video (top story)

Lil Kim Releases 'Hard Core' Mixtape (top story)

Jake Owen Wasn't Readily Accepted In Nashville (top story)

Josh Turner Premieres New Single Lay Low (top story)

Beastie Boys' Mike D Designed a Multi-Million Dollar Home (top story)

Chris Brown and Trey Songz Pay Homage to R. Kelly (top story)

Audrey Williams Role Cast In Hank Williams Biopic (top story)

Lee Brice's New Album Inspired by Bruno Mars (top story)

Drake's Face Pasted On Wheelchair Signs Across His Hometown (top story)

Gucci Mane Releases New Track Mrs. Perfect (top story)

Big Sean Releases Four New Songs As He Inks With Roc Nation (top story)

Tim McGraw Says Sundown Heaven Town Represents A Great Landscape (top story)

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.

Some Pop Stars Are Porn Stars Trying To Make Records Says Music Icon (top story)

Megadeth Video From Back In The Day Finally Released (top story)

alt-J Streaming New Album 'This Is All Yours' Online (top story)

Weezer Pull A U2 And Give Away Song Via Phone Maker (top story)

Me Vs Hero Release 'Heisenberg' Live Video (top story)

Tom Petty And Steve Winwood Jam Classic Songs In Concert (top story)

Dream Theater Release 'Strange Deja Vu' Live Video (top story)

U2 Release 'Songs of Innocence' Behind-the-Scenes Footage (top story)

Foo Fighters Perform With Cover Band Frontman (top story)

Yes Premiere 'I've Seen All Good People' Live Video (top story)

Queen's Roger Taylor To Receive Honorary Doctor Of Music Degree (top story)

Beastie Boys' Mike D Discusses His New Home Design Interest (top story)

Foo Fighters Release Preview Of Upcoming TV Show (top story)

Bush Frontman On What Will Revive Rock (top story)

Billy Idol Premieres New Song Can't Break Me Down (top story)

Glen Drover and Todd La Torre Release Discordia Lyric Video (top story)

Sanctuary Streaming New Song Online (top story)

Leaves' Eyes' Liv Kristine Previews New Solo Album (top story)

Queen Release Killer Queen Video From Live At The Rainbow '74 (top story)

Marillion's Steve Rothery Previews New Solo Album (top story)

Monuments Release Atlas Video (top story)

Sonata Arctica Streaming New Version of Kingdom For A Heart (top story)

Bob Dylan's Songwriting Evolution Animated (top story)

Dee Snider Challenges Gene Simmons' Claim (top story)

Glenn Hughes and Bruce Dickinson Jam Deep Purple Classic (top story)

Jack White Releases Would You Fight For My Love Video (top story)

Video From Foo Fighters London Club Show Goes Online (top story)

The Doors Preview Feast Of Friends Documentary (top story)

Katatonia Release Live Video From Upcoming DVD (top story)

New Found Glory Release Ready and Willing Video (top story)

The Dead Daisies Fans Help Create Face I Love Video (top story)

Heaven's Basement Deliver Lights Out In London Video (top story)

Accept Release Live Video From Woodstock Festival (top story)

David Lee Roth Previews Next The Roth Show Episode (top story)


More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
AudioNationRadio.com The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.