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How Did Your Favorite Band Get Its Name?!

Would you have listened to Gimp Disco? How about Pen Cap Chew? Tea Set? These are just a few of the names initially considered for some of the most successful bands of all time. Choosing […]

07/28/2015

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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”

06/26/2015

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Planning New Album for 2015

The record would be their first since 2012.

05/04/2015

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Chicago Cops Blast ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ at ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protesters

The Lynyrd Skynyrd classic is notorious for celebrating the confederate South, and was originally written in response to Neil Young’s ‘Southern Man.’

12/11/2014

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The Music of ‘Walking Dead’: Music Supervisor Thomas Golubic’s Favorite Moments

From Bob Dylan to Motorhead, there’s been some great music moments on the show.

03/31/2014

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Not Fade Away: ‘Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd’ Gives Birth To Southern Rock

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]

08/14/2013

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Bad Co. Tour

Bad Company is set for their tour with some of their dates including the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd! It is their 40th anniversary tour, and it kicks off tomorrow night with a warm-up show in Rancho Mirage, […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company To Hit The Road

Two titans of ’70s classic rock are teaming up for a short co-headlining tour. Lynyrd Skynyrd, still touring behind last year’s Last Of A Dying Breed will hit the road with the reunited Bad Company […]

03/06/2013

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Gary Rossington Hospitalized: Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels Weekend Shows

Lynyrd Skynyrd had to cancel two shows over the weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe in Biloxi, Mississippi, after founding member/guitarist Gary Rossington was hospitalized with an abdominal infection. The band informed fans of the […]

02/18/2013

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Lynyrd Skynyrd On Playing The 2005 GRAMMYs: ‘Jimmy Page Was In The Front Row – Whoa!’

The GRAMMYs and rock and roll have always had an uneasy relationship. While some iconic rockers like Bruce Springsteen and U2 have shelves full of GRAMMYs, many others have never won a single one. Proud […]

02/01/2013

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