Willie Nelson and sons pay tribute to Tom Petty with ‘For Real’ cover

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Proceeds will benefit a homeless charity

Tom Petty’s widow and daughters settle legal dispute over late musician’s estate

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The two parties have now resolved their differences

The 12 greatest albums about Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles has been a hugely significant breeding ground for a diverse number of genres over the years. Many a musician has found their muse, enjoyed their big break or delivered a career-defining moment while holed up in the bright and shining metropolis on the West Coast. The City of Angels has had a huge bearing on the development of modern...

Universal Music facing lawsuit from Soundgarden, Hole and 2Pac’s estate over 2008 warehouse fire

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Several artists have filed a class-action lawsuit against Universal Music Group over allegations that it failed to report the full extent of damage caused by a 2008 warehouse fire. Read more: Hole’s Courtney Love – Rank the albums A host of master recordings from acts including Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, Aretha Franklin, Beck, The Roots, and more were ruined in a blaze at...

The 28 greatest Best Of albums

Alan Partridge’s favourite album of all time is ‘Best of the Beatles’, which suggests you can’t really go wrong with a greatest hits collection. But don't let Partridge fool you. Best of’s can somehow manage to ignore a band’s actual appeal, throwing in big-selling hits and ignoring the rest. Either that, or they have the distinct whiff of a...

Tom Petty’s widow and daughters locked in fierce legal battle over his will and unreleased music

Tom Petty's widow and his two daughters are reportedly locked in a fierce legal battle as they feud over the late singer's will and the future of his unreleased music. The Heartbreakers legend died in October 2017 after suffering an accidental drug overdose. As TMZ reports, his wife Dana York Petty and daughters Adria and Annakim are now said to be...

Listen to a previously unreleased Tom Petty song, ‘For Real’

An unreleased song by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers has dropped ahead of new two-disc career retrospective release – listen below. 'For Real' features on a forthcoming 38-track compilation called 'The Best of Everything', which will be released on March 1. The work, which celebrates the late musician, has been described in a press release as a "supplement to last year's...

Watch The War on Drugs and Tim Heidecker cover Tom Petty’s ‘Straight Into Darkness’

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The War on Drugs have teamed up with comedian Tim Heidecker to cover Tom Petty's 'Straight Into Darkness'. The unlikely pairing happened during The War on Drugs' show in Pennsylvania last night (December 21). They first treated the Tower Theatre crowd to a performance Heidecker’s 2013 Yellow River Boys track 'Hot Piss' before breaking into their own rendition of Tom Petty...

Watch Tom Petty’s hometown name a park after him, with speeches from his brother and daughter

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Tom Petty's hometown of Gainesville, Florida has celebrated the songwriter by naming a local park after him. Petty sadly passed away in October 2017 at the age of 66. It was confirmed earlier this year that the rock legend died from an accidental drug overdose. Read more: Tom Petty – The NME Obituary The ceremony was held on Saturday (Oct 20), which would have...