A Conversation with Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Artimus Pyle

A Conversation with Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Artimus Pyle

In 1977, Lynyrd Skynyrd was on top of the world. The band just released their fifth record, Street Survivors, when the unthinkable happened. The plane crashed killed six and injured 20. Of the Lynyrd Skynyrd band members that were on that flight, only 2 are still...
An interview with Artimus Pyle, former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer

An interview with Artimus Pyle, former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer

For Artimus Pyle, former drummer for the legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, music has no age limit.  “I’m 72 and playing drums like I’m 30 and loving it more than I ever have. We’re playing great songs that everyone loves so much,” Pyle said during a...
Artimus Pyle Remembers Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Fateful Ride in Film

Artimus Pyle Remembers Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Fateful Ride in Film

Sometimes, the sound of impending doom is quiet. And sometimes it is loud. Less often, it is both. That’s how Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle recalls what he and 25 other band members, crew, associates, and pilots heard inside of their Convair CV-240 plane over...