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Real Rock News ‘Leftovers’ for April 20, 2017

Joey Kramer, ELO, Bobby Dall, Wes Scantlin of Puddle Of Mudd, and more

Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer has put his Austin, Texas home on the market. Located on a golf course in the suburb of Georgetown, the 6,400-square-foot house has four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a three-car garage with a separate bay for a golf cart. It sits on just under three acres and has 1,200 square feet of outdoor living space with an in-ground pool and several wet bars. Kramer, who bought the home in 2011, recently moved to a suburb of San Antonio after fans began coming around in Austin. He built a similar home there on a bigger plot. The asking price is $2.23 million.

As expected, the soundtrack to the second Guardians Of The Galaxy soundtrack is teeming with '70s classics, and is sure to be a major seller the way the first volume was. Highlights on the set include Electric Light Orchestra's "Mr. Blue Sky," Cheap Trick's "Surrender," Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain," George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord," Sweet's "Fox On The Run," and Looking Glass' "Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)," among others -- including a few '60s hits, too.

Poison bassist Bobby Dall tells the Washington Times that he and his bandmates were "dumb enough to believe that we were rock stars right from the first day. If you don’t have that attitude, you will not make it.” In the same interview he spoke about signing autographs and says, "I’m not going to sit there and sign 30 things for someone to get rich off of me, but I don’t mind signing one item. That’s my rule.” Dall isn't the first artist to implement a rule against autographs -- Ringo Starr is the most notorious. Ringo's autograph is worth a wee bit more than Dall's, but he stopped signing because he said he was too busy.

Metallica's Hardwired...to Self-Destruct has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

A video has surfaced of Wes Scantlin of Puddle Of Mudd having an onstage disagreement with drummer Dave Moreno and walking off mid-song at a show in Dallas April 7th.

 

Pat Smear of Foo Fighters, Josh Klinghoffer of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Andrew Dost of Fun are guests on the comeback album by that dog. The California group's first album in 20 years is due out late this year.


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In 1964, Steven Tyler formed his own band called the Strangeurs, later called Chain Reaction. Meanwhile, Joe Perry and Brad Hamilton formed the Jam Band. In 1970, Chain Reaction and Jam Band played at the same gig. Tyler immediately loved Jam Band's sound and wanted to combine the two bands. Aerosmith was soon born

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