The Book That Never Was

The book, “The Allman Brothers :The Best Damn Band in the Land”, Guitar Player Magazine(Editor), isn’t going to be released. We expected as much (and mentioned it several months ago), but received a “sincere apology for any inconvenience we have caused you” from Amazon.com this evening. All orders have been cancelled.

The Power of Love

A Chronicle of My Adventures In and Around the Beacon Theater During the Allman Brothers Band’s 2001 Beacon Odyssey by Marley Seaman It was only going to get better. Not much need be said about my status as an Allman Brothers fanatic. Four years of trips to the Jones Beach Amphitheater and New York City’s […]

Allman Brothers Prove Rock Prowess Once Again

Music Review by Dean Johnson Boston Herald Saturday, June 23, 2001 The night began with “Whipping Post.” The Allman Brothers Band opened its extravagant 160-minute concert at the Tweeter Center last night with its tour-de-force song. That’s the musical equivalent of tossing a hand grenade onto a fireworks barge, and that’s just about the way […]

Allman Brothers Keep Their Guitar Prowess All in the Family

By MICHAEL ECK Special to the Times Union First published: Monday, June 25, 2000 SARATOGA SPRINGS — Since their start over 30 years ago the Allman Brothers Band has emphasized a sense of family in its music. But the reinvigorated group that rocked SPAC Sunday night was perhaps more about family than the Allmans have […]

ABB Wows Packed Amphitheatre

By Malcom X Abram The Macon Telegraph 8/10/2001 It was my intention to catch all three of the acts – Susan Tedeschi, Phil Lesh and Friends and the Allman Brothers Band – performing last Sunday at Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre, which you may recall was still called Lakewood Amphitheatre last time the Brothers played there in […]

Allman Bros. Working On New Studio Album

Edited by Jonathan Cohen August 13, 2001, 4:05 PM The Allman Brothers Band is working on its first studio album in over seven years and hopes to release it next spring, drummer Butch Trucks tells Billboard.com. Songs such as “Desdamona,” “High Cost of Low Living,” and “Rocking Horse” have already become concert staples and are […]

Allman Brothers’ New Guy Steps Up

Friday, August 17, 2001 Concert review By Chris Varias Cincinnati Enquirer contributor The old, new guy made his presence felt. Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers guitarist who left in 1997, is back, replacing Jimmy Herring, who in turn replaced original guitarist Dickey Betts, whom the band sacked. During the Allmans’ Wednesday-night show at Riverbend, Mr. […]

Allman Brothers Find Peace and a New Set of Fans

08/16/01 Anastasia Pantsios Special to the Cleveland Plain Dealer It’s a contented Gregg Allman who is calling from Denver. The Allman Brothers Band has played the big annual biker gathering in Sturgis, N.D. Recently married (on May 3) to the woman he’s been with for six years, clean and sober, and newly relocated to Savannah, […]

Allman Brothers Band Works Its Psychedelic Blues Magic

Cleveland Plain Dealer 08/17/01 Anastasia Pantsios About 4,000 to 5,000 hardy classic-rock lovers braved a downpour last night to hear the Allman Brothers Band work its psychedelic blues magic at Blossom Music Center. Thirty-two years after its formation, the ABB contains three original members: vocalist/keyboard player Gregg Allman and drummers Butch Trucks and Jaimoe Johanson. […]

Allman Brothers Bluesy Sounds Great on the Ears

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monday, August 20, 2001 By John Young Sure, you can call the Allman Brothers Band a Southern rock band. The group originated in the South. The group rocks. But the Allman Brothers Band, particularly the 2001 configuration that played Post-Gazette Pavilion last night, belongs in another category. This is a blues band. And […]