New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
With new bassist, ZZ Top delivers its bearded boogie in Wayzata
Bass man Dusty Hill had the beard, shades and hat that visually defined ZZ Top. After he died on July 28, there was no question that the little ol' blues band from Texas — which had never had a personnel change in 52 years — would continue. That's what Hill wanted. And that's what the trio has done. With longtime guitar tech Elwood Francis stepping out on bass, ZZ Top still has three ...news.yahoo.com
ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72
ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio’s bearded figures, died at his Houston home, the band announced Wednesday on Facebook. In their post, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Hill died in his sleep. At that time, the band said its longtime guitar tech, Elwood Francis, would fill in on bass, slide guitar and harmonica.news.yahoo.com