Tom Petty’s Life to be Celebrated in October by TOM PETTY AND ME Author as Fans Mark Rock Legend Anniversaries

Posted on September 23, 2019

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Andrew Wendowski

As the rock world remembers Tom Petty with the October anniversaries of his death and birth, Jon Scott, the long-time friend and former record label radio promo man who saved the legendary rocker’s career “with a vengeance” en route to Hall of Fame status…

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ video for “For Real” premieres today- directed by Adria Petty

Posted on May 9, 2019

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Andrew Wendowski

The video for “For Real,” the latest previously unreleased single to debut from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, is premiering today. The loving video was directed by Tom’s daughter,Adria Petty, and features archival footage and photos as well as intimate, behind-the-scenes moments…

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ The Best of Everything out TODAY via Geffen/UMe

Posted on March 1, 2019

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Andrew Wendowski

The Best Of Everything, the first career-spanning collection of Tom Petty’s hits—including songs from his solo projects, songs with The Heartbreakers, as well as essentials from the reformed Mudcrutch—is out today viaGeffen Records/UMe. As a supplement to last year’s critically lauded box set An American Treasure, The…

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ Unveil Unreleased Song “For Real”

Posted on February 15, 2019

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Andrew Wendowski

“For Real,” another previously unreleased song from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, is debuting today. Throughout his storied career, Petty did everything with authenticity—putting the music and his fans first. It is this sentiment that Petty sings about in the poignant and autobiographical song…

Witherfall Release Cover of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”

Posted on February 11, 2019

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Andrew Wendowski

US dark melodic metal act WITHERFALL have released their cover of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”. The cover song will be a part of the acoustic Vintage EP release, out on March 22, 2019 via Century Media Records. You…

Tom Petty’s “Gainesville” Music Video is Out Now

Posted on October 1, 2018

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Andrew Wendowski

The video for “Gainesville”—a previously unreleased song on the Tom Petty career-spanning box set An American Treasure—is premiering today. “Gainesville” was recorded in 1998 during Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ Echo sessions, and the video was directed by Brantley Gutierrez and produced by Michael W….

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Tom Petty’s Autopsy Reveals Cause of Death was “Accidental Overdose”

Posted on January 19, 2018

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Andrew Wendowski

Tom Petty died unexpectedly back on October 2nd, 2017 from unknown causes that lead to Cardiac Arrest, before being removed from life support. Today (Jan 19th), Petty’s autopsy report was released and shows that the singer was on several pain…

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Legendary Rocker TOM PETTY Dead at 66; Found in Cardiac Arrest, Taken Off Life Support

Posted on October 2, 2017

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Andrew Wendowski

Tom Petty (A.K.A. Thomas Earl Petty) was rushed to the hospital Sunday night (Oct. 1st) after he was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Petty, became famous with Tom Petty and…

MUDCRUTCH w/ Tom Petty and The Shelters play SOLD OUT Fillmore Philadelphia

Posted on June 9, 2016

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Andrew Wendowski

Tom Petty’s revived band, Mudcrutch packed a sold out crowd into The Fillmore Philadelphia on Tuesday June 7th, 2016 with special guests The Shelters.  Warner Bro. Records signees, The Shelters opening the night with a 40 minute set starting at 8pm sharp, The…