The Allman Brothers Band

NEW Box Set of 2004 Concerts By The Allman Bros. Band Coming!

When THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND set out on tour in support of their (final) studio album, "Hittin' The Note," they signed on for a 3-night stand at the famous Fox Theater in Atlanta, ( LYNYRD SKYNYRD also issued a 'live' album ( "One More From The Road" ) from their performance at the 'Fabulous' Fox...
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Private Memorial Held For Allman Bros. Band Drummer, BUTCH TRUCKS

Friends, Family, and those closest to the late BUTCH TRUCKS from The ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND gathered in the band's adopted home town of Macon, Georgia to pay tribute to the talented drummer, who passed away earlier in February. With the exception of GREGG ALLMAN, all the other members of the Allman...
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Butch Trucks Death Reportedly Suicide

It's being reported that Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks killed himself Tuesday night in front of his wife. There is an alleged police report that reportedly says an unidentified woman, described as "hysterical" and believed to be Trucks' wife Melinda, dialed 911 at 6:02 pm ET and said...
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Reactions to Death of BUTCH TRUCKS Range Far & Wide...

Reactions & tributes from friends, family, & musicians are pouring in now that the sad news of the death of ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Drummer, BUTCH TRUCKS has been revealed...The 69 year old drummer passed away at home in West Palm Beach, FL early Tuesday morning, January 25th... Rockers &...
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Butch Trucks 1947-2017

It's to be expected, I guess. As Classic Rockers age, some keep going, and some run out of time. Time has sadly caught up with original ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Drummer, BUTCH TRUCKS , as the talented drummer has died at age 69. One half of the tandem freight-train percussion team that powered the...
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DEREK TRUCKS Interview Covers A Lot of Subjects...

There are some amazingly talented slide guitarists in the Music World: Duane Allman, Sonny Landreth, Ry Cooder, Lowell George, Johnny Winter, and of course, Mr. DEREK TRUCKS. IMO, Derek Trucks is in a class of his own, in terms of the sound & tone that he achieves, the beauty and finesse of his...
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Gregg Allman Cancels All Remaining 2016 Shows

Two days after Gregg Allman cancelled two shows at New York's City Winery due to a bruised vocal cord, the Allman Brothers Band singer has announced he's posptoned the rest of his performing schedule for 2016. In a statement, Allman said, "This is the hardest thing I've had to do in a long, long...
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Bruised Vocal Cord Sidelines Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman's poor health issues continue to push him to the sidelines. The Allman Brothers Band singer cancelled 27 shows earlier this year due to pneumonia and now he's suffering from a bruised vocal cord that will take him out of action for the first two nights of his 10-night stand at New York...
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Allman Brothers Band "Reunion Tour?"

Word is, (according to Gregg Allman) that an Allman Brothers Reunion Tour has been discussed . Nothing more than a discussion, but as a lifelong fan of The Brothers, I would say, "Don't do it." My reasons? 1) 40 years was a great run 2) I think that it takes away & 'dilutes' the "special-ness"...
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GREGG ALLMAN To Resume Touring After Recent Health Issues

After having to cancel a number of tour dates back in August (28 shows, to be exact) , Gregg Allman is planning a return to the road, because as the lyric in the Allman Brothers song, "Midnight Rider" states, 'the road goes on forever.' Incidentally, there's a GREAT Gregg Allman performance DVD/CD...
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