That Little Ole Band from Texas, the movie celebrating ZZ Top's 50 years as a band premiered last night (Tuesday) at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood.
Two of the three band members --Billy F. Gibbons and Dusty Hill-- attended the screening and they told us what they hoped their fans would get out of seeing their story finally told.
Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top on how fans will react to finally seeing their story told:
The missing member, drummer Frank Beard, has been battling pneumonia recently, which caused the band to cancel a handful of shows. Gibbons and Hill assure us he's recovery is going well.
Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top on drummer Frank Beard’s recovery from pneumonia:
Musical celebrities who attended included ex-Guns n' Roses drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Gilby Clarke,Ozzy Osbourne bassist Blasko,Scott Ian of Anthrax,Conan bandleader Jimmy Vivino,Steve Earle, BFGs drummer Melanie DiLorenzo, Eagles of Death Metal singer Jesse Hughes and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, who shares his thoughts on ZZ Top a number of times in the film. He told us how he feels about being featured so prominently.
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age on appearing a number of times in the film:
Gibbons, Hill and director Sam Dunn took part in a brief interview and audience Q-and-A after the film ended.