Texas trio ZZ Top are back in Europe this summer, playing dates in London, Manchester, France, Germany and more. In November 2012, they were awarded the Living Legend award at the Classic Rock Roll of Hour awards ceremony in London. Not bad for a band that formed in 1969, have 15 albums to their credit, the last of which was released last year. Combined album sales are over 15 million. This year sees the 30th anniversary of their best kwn album Eliminator. There is surprisingly little written about ZZ Top so this guide for fans old and new is to be welcomed. What you get is: The essential history of the band from their 1969 roots to the present day. A review of the band's studio output, plus table tours and gigs. Mini-biographies of the boys, plus their influences and who they in turn have influenced. Awards won, plus bits and pieces of fascinating and fun trivia charting their rise to fame. Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers celebrates the music and legacy of one of America's most prominent and popular rock bands. It's everything you ever needed to kw about ZZ Top, but were afraid to ask. Well kwn writers Steve Rosen and Martin Popoff provide a foreword and afterword respectively. So, what are you waiting for? Crank up the volume and give Messrs Gibbons, Hill and Beard all your lovin'.