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ZZ Top

©ZZ Top
Formed: 1970 in Houston, TX
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Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill
Biography: This sturdy American blues-rock trio from Texas consists of Billy Gibbons (guitar), Dusty Hill (bass), and Frank Beard (drums). They were formed in 1970 in and around Houston from rival bands the Moving Sidewalks (Gibbons) and American Blues (Hill and Beard). Their first two albums reflected the strong ...Read full biography
La Futura
Released: 2012
Label: American Recordings
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ZZ Top have long been a prime candidate for a Rick Rubin-led comeback, having long ago settled into an insular digital rut that paid back increasingly small dividends. La Futura is that long-awaited ZZ ...Read full review
Eliminator
Released: 1983
Label: Warner Bros.
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ZZ Top had reached the top of the charts before, but that didn't make their sudden popularity in 1983 any more predictable. It wasn't that they were just popular -- they were hip, for God's sake, since ...Read full review