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Tom Petty’s Early Band Mudcrutch to Release New Album

Heartbreaker/Mudcrutch keyboardist Benmont Tench told us, “I’d love to bring Mudcrutch all over the country.”


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Tom Petty Shares Vintage Song ‘Somewhere Under Heaven’ from Upcoming ‘Wildflowers: All the Rest’: Listen

Tom Petty’s new song is featured during the closing credits of the new ‘Entourage’ movie.


Kris Kristofferson (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Watch Kris Kristofferson Cover Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for History Channel Series

The cover is for ‘Texas Rising,’ in which Kristofferson participates as an actor.


INDIO, CA - APRIL 10:  Musician Brian Johnson of AC/DC performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 10, 2015 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: April 19 in Classic Rock History

In 1980, Brian Johnson joined AC/DC, replacing Bon Scott, who had died two months earlier. Bon Scott, though, was the second singer of AC/DC. Who was the first?


SAN SIMEON, CA - SEPTEMBER 07:  Don Felder performs at the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Victory Barbeque Celebration Party at Hearst Ranch on September 7, 2013 in San Simeon, California.  (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

Former Eagle Don Felder: ‘I Miss Being With Those Guys on a Musical Level’

Don Felder spoke to the guys about dealing with his lawsuit over the Eagles, playing with Tom Petty and his show coming up.


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Tom Petty Addresses ‘That Sam Smith Thing,’ Laments That News Picked Up the Story

“How it got out to the press is beyond Sam or myself.”


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Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me,” which sounded a lot like Petty’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.”


(Fleetwood Mac's fall tour came through Boston for 2 nights. This photo is from their New York stop, by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Boston’s Top 5 Classic Rock Concerts of 2014

What was the best show you saw this year? These are our top 5.


From left to right: Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, David Crosby and Neil Young during Live Aid concert on July 13, 1988. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Watch Bob Dylan, CSNY, and Tom Petty Perform at the 1988 Bridge School Benefit

Bob Dylan, CSNY, and Tom Petty performed at Neil Young’s famous Bridge School Benefit concert on this day in 1988.


Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Perform At The Viejas Arena

Watch Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Cover The Byrds’ “So You Want to Be a Rock & Roll Star” in Toronto

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers bring the Hypnotic Eye tour to Fenway Park Saturday. But first, here’s some video from the band’s recent show in Toronto to get you pumped. Above is the set opener, a cover of The Byrds’ “So You Want To Be a Rock & Roll Star”.