ZZ Top Tribute Band Eliminator KC based out of KANSAS CITY passionately pays tribute to the world-renowned ZZ Top, by recreating their amazing four decade rise to international fame. ZZ Top's accomplishments includes numerous Billboard hits such as Legs, Sharp Dressed Man, La Grange, Give Me All Your Lovin', Cheap Sunglasses, Tush, Nationwide... and the list goes on. As well as their 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and sales of over one-hundred million copies of their down-south mix of delta blues, country Jesus and gospel music which created a musical phenomena in the early seventies that would help mold American music for decades to come.

Eliminator KC has shared the stage with such greats as Ted Nugent, Molly Hatchet, Grand Funk, and 38-Special. Originating in Kansas City and founded in 2000 by D.W. D'wood, Kris Nazz and Bobby Killinger. It was a by-chance meeting dating back to 1999 of three accomplished musicians from different corners of the U.S., sharing a common passion and desire to create America's most authentic tribute to ZZ Top. The members of Eliminator KC pay much attention to detail - from the beards, to the trademark ZZ Top attire, as well as the persona, musical equipment, and most of all the accurate replication of the music, which has entertained millions of people around the globe and will continue to be a viable part of contemporary music for years to come.

Event coordinators around the country will tell you that Eliminator KC possesses an excellent stage show, as well as a superb musical product that is perfect for any corporate event, bike rally, state or county fair, car or bike show, casino, resort, or civic event, nation-wide. We look forward to being an important part in the success of your event and sharing the magic of ZZ Top with you!

About Us


D.W. D'wood (guitar and vocals)
Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, D'wood bought his first guitar in '71 and has been influenced by the amazing Rev. Willy G (Billy Gibbons) ever since, offering up phenomenal renditions of those trademark licks and bluesy vocals that are the essence of ZZ Top. D'Wood has performed nation wide for over two decades, with such artists as Jimmie Van Zant from the Lynyrd Skynyrd family, as well as being cast as Keith Richards in the internationally acclaimed Rolling Stones experience "Satisfaction."

Bobby K. (Bass and Vocals)

Hailing from Northern California, former member of the Jimmie Van Zant Band, 2014 nominee for Best Live Audio Engineer in KC. Bobby brings over twenty years of musical experience to Eliminator KC. Displaying the unique ability to recreate the legendary bass lines, vocals, and persona of the world renowned Dusty Hill  

Brian Eads (Drums)

In 1966 seven-year-old Brian Eads played his first show in Lexington, MO, at Leslie Bell Elementary where he currently serves as the Behavior Interventionist. Having been in the music business for the majority of his life (over 4500 performances) Eads has toured North America extensively while enjoying recording success, including chart hits in Europe and a motion picture soundtrack as the drummer of his former band Rampage.  

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