Some people line up outside big box retailers on 'Black Friday' to run in and snag flat-screen TVs or 'Call of Duty' video games, but we have our eyes firmly planted on some Southern rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd's 2010 contribution to the 'Icon' series, a collection of compilation albums from 30 major artists spanning the worlds of rock, pop, R&B and country -- will be available on Nov. 25 exclusively from the discount department store chain for the unbelievably low price of $5.
The rivalry between pro football's Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens featured a twist from the classic rock world Sunday night, with the Steelers accused of referring to opposing quarterback Joe Flacco as a "little girl" via a Lynyrd Skynyrd song played over their stadium's sound system.
Those who were expecting a quiet sit-down family meal at Lynyrd Skynyrd's soon-to-open restaurant in Las Vegas might want to make alternate dinner plans. True to the band's spirit, the new BBQ-themed destination sounds like it's going to be a rip-roarin' good time that will leave an impression that goes far beyond the food and spirits they'll be serving.
The image of Lynyrd Skynyrd surrounded by flames wasn't controversial at first. Sadly, three days after the album was released, band members Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines, as well as several crew members died in a tragic plane crash while en route to Baton Rouge. An alternate photo of the band against a black backdrop replaced the sadly ironic