Bing Search

Tom Petty

©Tom Petty
Born: Oct 20, 1950 in Gainesville, FL
User rating: 
1494 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Upon the release of their first album in the late '70s, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers were shoehorned into the punk/new wave movement by some observers who picked up on the tough, vibrant energy of the group's blend of Byrds riffs and Stonesy swagger. In a way, the categorization made sense. Compared ...Read full biography
Damn The Torpedoes [Reissue Remastered]
Released: 1979
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
Not long after You're Gonna Get It, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' label, Shelter, was sold to MCA Records. Petty struggled to free himself from the major label, eventually sending himself into bankruptcy. ...Read full review
Hard Promises [Reissue Remastered]
Released: 1981
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
Damn the Torpedoes wasn't simply a culmination of Tom Petty's art; it happened to be a huge success, enabling him to call the shots on its successor, Hard Promises. Infamously, he used his first album ...Read full review
More Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers albums: Main Albums (19), Compilations (31), Singles & EPs (48), DVD/Video (34), Others (2)
John Janick to replace Jimmy Iovine at Interscope
May 28, 5:24 PM EST
Jimmy Iovine stepping down as Interscope Geffen A&M CEO to join Apple; John Janick stepping up
Hunter Hayes says new album is most honest yet
May 16, 7:14 AM EST
At 22, country singer Hunter Hayes explores questions about love, individuality on 'Storyline'
Dynamic duo: The success of Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre
May 10, 5:25 AM EST
Dynamic duo: The success of musical maestros Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans