American musician Tom Petty is heading for a quite hectic schedules these days. The singer is putting the finishing touches on a new solo album, "Highway Companion," which is slated to be released in June later this year.
Moreover, he also is working on a documentary which is focused on him and his bandmates The Heartbreakers. Directed by Peter Bogdonavich, the set chronicles their career and is due later this year, their 30th together.
And in support for his upcoming album, Petty and the Heartbreakers will tour extensively in 2006, with dates concentrated in the June-July and September-October time frames.