Tom Petty

Tom Petty Laid to Rest During Private Ceremony at California Yoga Retreat

Tom Petty was laid to rest in a private ceremony that took place yesterday at Pacific Palisades, California's Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine. The center is a known…
Brian Josephs / October 17, 2017

Watch the Killers Cover Tom Petty’s “American Girl” and “The Waiting”

Last night, The Killers honored Tom Petty with two covers of the late rock icon during their set at the Austin City Limits festival l. The band opened…
Arielle Gordon / October 9, 2017

Watch Conor Oberst and The Felice Brothers Cover Tom Petty’s “Walls (Circus)”

Conor Oberst and the Felice Brothers, who are currently touring as his backing band, paid tribute to the late Tom Petty by covering the singer-songwriter's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 9, 2017

Watch Sun Kil Moon Cover Tom Petty in NYC

Sun Kil Moon played a show at NYC’s Town Hall last night, and Mark Kozelek joined Drive-By Truckers, Strand Of Oaks, Kesha, Father John Misty, Miley…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / October 7, 2017

Watch the War on Drugs Cover Tom Petty’s “Time To Move On”

The War on Drugs are a band steeped in Americana sounds, so it makes sense they'd join the chorus of artists who've performed in-concert covers…
Brian Josephs / October 6, 2017

Watch Drive-By Truckers Cover Tom Petty’s “The Waiting”

Southern rock road warriors Drive-By Truckers are back out on tour in support of last year’s great American Band, and like many musicians, they’ve been…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / October 6, 2017

Johnny Cash’s Unearthed Is Getting a Giant Vinyl Box Set

Johnny Cash's posthumous release, Unearthed, will appear on vinyl for this first time this November, reports Rolling Stone. Shortly after Cash's death in 2003, producer Rick Rubin compiled…
Liz Cantrell / October 5, 2017

Watch Kesha Perform Tom Petty’s “Into the Great Wide Open”

"Not trying to be a downer but I just think this is one of the most beautiful songs ever written, and I want to pay…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 5, 2017

Watch Father John Misty Cover Tom Petty’s “To Find a Friend”

Father John Misty has signed his name in the Tom Petty memorial cover song book. At the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix, Arizona last night, Misty played an…
Anna Gaca / October 5, 2017

Watch Against Me! Cover Tom Petty’s “Runnin’ Down A Dream”

One of the most instantly recognizable songs from Tom Petty's catalog is 1989's "Runnin’ Down A Dream," which he notably performed during his 2006 Super Bowl…
Brian Josephs / October 5, 2017

Watch Fleet Foxes Cover Tom Petty’s “Don’t Come Around Here No More”

Fleet Foxes have joined the many artists who've paid tribute to Tom Petty, who died on Monday night. During last night's show at Chicago Theatre, frontman…
Brian Josephs / October 4, 2017

Tom Petty’s Interview With the Los Angeles Times Was His Last

Several days before his death, Tom Petty met with a Los Angeles Times journalist to reflect on the success of the Heartbreakers' just-concluded 40th anniversary tour. Sadly, Petty's untimely…
Anna Gaca / October 4, 2017

Watch Wilco Cover Tom Petty’s “The Waiting”

Wilco added a tribute to the late Tom Petty during last night's set at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas, putting a Tweedy touch on Petty and…
Anna Gaca / October 4, 2017

Tom Petty by the Numbers: A “Breakdown” of 40 Years of Hits

Tom Petty made his Billboard chart debut in September 1977, alongside his backing band The Heartbreakers, when their self-titled first album opened at No. 190 on the Billboard 200. The debut launched…
Xander Zellner, Billboard / October 3, 2017

How the Media Accidentally Killed Tom Petty

According to an official statement, Tom Petty died last night at 8:40 p.m. PT, or just before midnight on the East Coast. Though it was…
Jordan Sargent / October 3, 2017
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