ZZ Top Tap Rick Rubin for New Album


ZZ Top


The Texas rockers have just revealed to the press that they are preparing to release their new album since 2003, teaming up with the renown music producer.

ZZ Top are set to return to the music scene by releasing their new album since 2003 and for the new project they will tap renown producer Rick Rubin. The news was stated by the rock legend's guitarist Billy Gibbons during an exclusive interview with BW&BK.

Revealing the new album plans to the Canadian metal magazine Billy said, "That starts pretty soon. We just inked a deal with Rick Rubin that will be announced shortly." Expressing his excitement of working with Rick, Billy added, "I'm sure he's got plans to make way to drag us off the touring trail back into the studio, which will be a nice excursion."

Moreover, the legendary bluesman also hinted that working with Rick could make ZZ's new record goes back to their roots. Confirming that statement, Billy said, "Could be. Rick and I have been friends for a couple of decades now. And we both like a lot of the same things. And mostly it is that rootsy kind of sense of realism. That's his genius."

The rockers' upcoming record will be their 15th studio set since starting their career in 1971. Meanwhile, the band's latest outing was "Mescalero", released on April 5, 2003, and it was being produced by Bill himself.

Rick himself this year has been working with some top names such as Metallica for their upcoming album "Death Magnetic" and Weezer's "Weezer (Red Album)". Previously he has also produced albums for the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash and Rage Against the Machine.

© AceShowbiz.com


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