Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Benmont Tench of the Heartbreakers (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Interview: Benmont Tench Talks Solo Album, Dylan, ‘Free Fallin’ and ‘Wildflowers’

“I’m pretty shy and I’m not seeking the spotlight,” he tells “I like having a big grand piano to hide behind when I’m playing with the Heartbreakers.”



JACK’s Inside Track: Tom Petty

TP & the HBs slidin’ into town this weekend, and we’re gettin’ you in for free!

104.1 JACK-FM–06/24/2013

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Tom Petty Offers To Pay Back Fans After Shortened Show

Tom Petty fans were heartbroken when his Saturday (June 8) concert in Los Angeles came to an abrupt end mid-set.


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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers To Play Target Center!

JACK FM and the Target Center are excited to announce that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will headline Target Center on Saturday, June 29th!


JACK’s Inside Track: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Tom Petty’s a throwback in every possible way–from his new “vinyl only” live release, Kiss My Amps, to thinkin’ about recording ANOTHER album with his 1st band, Mudcrutch. Damn the Torpedos and full speed AHEAD!

12/16/2011 Trends: Tom Petty Descends On The GRAMMYs

(Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images) Old school rockers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are another act who will be hoping to leave the GRAMMY Awards with a statue in tow. The “Free Fallin’” boys are […]


Tom Petty Release Gets ‘Classic Albums’ Treatment

Damn the Torpedoes, the 1979 breakout release for [lastfm]Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers[/lastfm], will soon be hitting store shelves again. Eagle Rock Entertainment plans for a DVD and Blu-Ray release of a documentary of the […]


Tom Petty Guitarist Good To Go After Brief Collapse

[lastfm]Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers [/lastfm]are back in full force after a scare in which long-time lead guitarist Mike Campbell fainted on stage during a show in Missouri over the weekend.


Tom Petty Claims #2 Spot On Billboard 200

[lastfm]Tom Petty[/lastfm] currently holds the number two spot on the Billboard 200 with the debut of his new album, Mojo.


JACK FM Artist Spotlight: Tom Petty

Thomas Earl Petty (born 20 October 1950 in Gainesville, Florida) is an American musician, singer, composer and songwriter. After working with his early bands The Sundowners, The Epics, and Mudcrutch (which also included future Heartbreakers […]