Tom Petty

Foo Fighters to Honor Tom Petty During Grammys Weekend

Foo Fighters have only had one live performance since November 2015, which punctuated a year that included Dave Grohl breaking his leg and calling off tour…
Brian Josephs / November 4, 2016

Songwriters Hall of Fame Welcomes Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye are among the 2016 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Chip…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2016

Tom Petty Releases Really Chill Statement About Sam Smith and ‘Stay With Me’

Tom Petty, who recently was awarded 12.5 percent of the credit for writing Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" because of how much it sounds like…
James Grebey / January 29, 2015

Tom Petty Awarded Songwriting Royalties for Sam Smith’s Hit ‘Stay With Me’

Ever since Sam Smith's 2014 single "Stay With Me" came out, people have pointed out that the chorus sounds an awful lot like Tom Petty's classic tune, "I…
James Grebey / January 26, 2015

Watch Foo Fighters Shred a Tiny British Club as the ‘Holy Shits’

Look's like the Foo is out of the bag: at last night's "Holy Shits" concert at Brighton's Concorde 2 theater in England, the Foo Fighters…
Brennan Carley / September 11, 2014

EDC Mogul Shades Tom Petty for Dismissing Dance Music

There comes a time in every DJ fan's life when they have to respond to allegations that the craft they admire is soulless, demands no…
Elissa Stolman / July 30, 2014

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Preserve Their Legacy on ‘Hypnotic Eye’

Tom Petty would like you to know he's been doing this shit forever and likely will after the seas consume coastal cities. "I've got a…
Alfred Soto / July 29, 2014

Musician Cons Investors Out of $600,000 With Fake LP Featuring Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam

A Portland-born musician named Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to almost four years in prison after defrauding 30 investors out of nearly $600,000 between 2009…
Colin Joyce / July 26, 2014

Live-Stream Hangout Music Festival 2013 From the Comfort of Your Couch

SPIN named the 15 Must-See Acts at Hangout Music Fest 2013 — Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kendrick Lamar, the Breeders, Public Enemy, and Best…
Kyle McGovern / May 17, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

Dave Grohl Provides New Peek at ‘Sound City’ Documentary

Dave Grohl may continue to hold the Nicest Dude in Rock title, but right now he's up there with Green Day and No Doubt when…
Devon Maloney / July 19, 2012

Jack White Declines to Join Tom Petty and Eddie Vedder’s Superjam

Rockists in Amsterdam must be having a field day (though their wallets surely haven't) over the past few days, as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers…
Devon Maloney / June 25, 2012

MMJ + Neko Case Rock Stevie Nicks Cover

My Morning Jacket have been touring with opener Neko Case in support of their new album Circuital. But Jim James and Co. have invited the…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 22, 2011

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Begin Tour

A smiling Tom Petty was visibly moved by the overwhelming crowd response to "Free Fallin'" during Saturday night's sold out show at Oakland's Oracle Arena.
Aaron Kayce / June 7, 2010

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: New Album, Tour

Few things are as fun as a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers concert. Which means lots of people will have lots of fun this summer.
William Goodman / February 25, 2010