We talked to Heartbreaker Benmont Tench about the album a while back.
“I’m pretty shy and I’m not seeking the spotlight,” he tells Radio.com. “I like having a big grand piano to hide behind when I’m playing with the Heartbreakers.”
Petty recently called current country music “bad rock with a fiddle.” Country songwriting vet Stapleton challenges the rock superstar to ‘put [his] money where [his] mouth is in a tangible way.’
Tom Petty has a beef with modern country music, if comments he made recently are any indication. Below are ten songs that might change his mind.
Philadelphia, Pa (WOGL) – Tom Petty’s show at the Fonda in LA this past Saturday was shut down by fire marshals. The venue, which has a capacity of 1300, was dubbed over crowded and shut […]
The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony kicked off with Randy Newman sitting by himself at a piano, singing the first few verses of his hit “I Love L.A.” It was an appropriate choice, as the […]
Considering he gets to hang with his idols all day, Dave Grohl has a pretty cool life. Most recently, he’s been playing shows with his Sound City Players, featuring Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen and Rick Springfield. His documentary, Sound City, features […]
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have already announced a number of festival dates this summer, including Tennessee’s Bonnaroo, Alabama’s Hangout Festand Delaware’s Firefly Festival, but there’s more to come. Petty and co. just revealed that […]
Music festival season is heating up for classic rock fans. It was announced today (February 19) that Sir Paul McCartney and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline Bonnaroo this June. While Macca hasn’t headlined […]
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have announced their first live appearance since last summer’s string of dates: He’ll headline the fourth annual Hangout Fest. Held on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the […]