Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
The Country Music Hall of Famer was 83 years old.
NASCAR Is Back! Live Racing to Resume May 17
There will be no fans, but seven races will be broadcast on television in 10 days.
WATCH: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Learns Wife Amy Is Pregnant With Second Child
Their daughter Isla helped out.
NASCAR Postpones Two Races + Fans Aren’t Taking the News Very Well
Races in Atlanta and Miami are affected.
Daytona 500 Crash Sends Ryan Newman to the Hospital
Newman is in serious condition.
Lindsay Ell Featured on Rock Site Loudwire’s ‘Gear Factor’
She gets a chance to jam a few of her favorite guitar riffs during the interview.
When AC/DC, Rolling Stones and Rush Rocked Toronto’s SARSstock
This huge benefit concert, held today in 2003 and known unofficially as SARSstock and SARSapalooza, found more than 450,000 people crowded into Toronto's Downsview Park.
Steven Tyler, ‘Love Is Your Name’ – Song Review
Steven Tyler isn’t just dipping a toe into country music. With “Love Is Your Name” the Aerosmith frontman dives head-first into the genre.
When Eddie Van Halen Served as Michael Jackson’s Secret Sideman
He said he did the solo on the third radio single from 'Thriller' for free, and even wound up re-arranging it.
41 Years Ago: Berry Oakley of the Allman Brothers Band Dies
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is always quick to celebrate the importance of Berry Oakley's contributions to the legendary southern rock band. Before Oakley died on Nov. 11, 1972, he was responsible for some of the most iconic Allman riffs, including the opening of 'Whipping Pos…
Mick Taylor to Join Ronnie Wood at Bluesfest
The Ronnie Wood Band's finale at BluesFest in London next month will include an appearance by Mick Taylor, who held down the guitar-player role in the Rolling Stone before Wood replaced him in 1975. Wood and group will pay tribute to the late Jimmy Reed during their Nov. 1 set at…
Jon Bon Jovi Gives Bride Surprise of Her Life
One Bon Jovi fan made it her mission to convince Jon Bon Jovi to walk her down the aisle on her wedding day, and it worked! The singer showed up to escort Branka Delic to her groom during a ceremony at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on Saturday. The singer offered picture proof of the acc…