Lynyrd Skynyrd has rerouted their fan cruise due to Hurricane Sandy. The Simple Man cruise set sail on Saturday (Oct. 27) from a port in Miami, Fla. and will now head to Cozumel and not Key West and Great Stirrup Cay. The tweaking may not have avoided the storm's turbulence however.
Can a band employ a butler named Xavier, sip fine wine, and eat cuisine topped with white bean puree while remaining ambassadors of hillbilly rock? Watch Lynyrd Skynyrd's recent video for 'The Soup' and learn.
Lynyrd Skynyrd had established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands of the '70s by the time they released 'Street Survivors' in October of 1977. The group's career would come to a tragic halt just three days later, on Oct. 20, 1977, when their twin engine plane went down in a swamp in Gillsburg, Miss., killing three of the band members, a tour manager and both pilots on impact.
In many ways,Lynyrd Skynyrd were a typical Southern rock band. They loved guitars like their musical brethren (and idols) the Allman Brothers Band, boasting three powerhouse players. But in many ways, they weren't a typical So
‘Street Survivors’ was going to be the album that would make Lynyrd Skynyrd even bigger stars. They had already dented the mainstream, reaching the Top 10 with ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ in 1974, and picking up a sizable following of Southern-rock fans since releasing their 1973 debut album. But 1977’s ‘Street Survivors’ was supposed to catapult them into a whole other realm of rock-star popularity.
Southern rock kings Lynyrd Skynyrd have released a Walmart exclusive CD/DVD set entitled 'Southern Surroundings,' and now fans can win one of five copies in an exclusive giveaway from Ultimate Classic Rock.
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist and founding member Gary Rossington has clarified comments he made on a recent CNN interview, and now states that the band will display the Confederate flag at their shows 'every night.'
Legendary Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd have angered some fans by announcing that they will stop using the confederate flag, which for much of their career had been featured prominently on their stages, logos, t-shirts and other tour merchandise.
Lynyrd Skynyrd have a pretty good feel for their audience, so it should come as no surprise that their latest video, 'Last of a Dyin' Breed,' gives the viewer a fair share of bikers, babes, and tips of the hat to their southern roots.
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