Real Rock News

The Who has announced the first 11 shows of their upcoming 50th Anniversary tour dubbed The Who Hits 50. Over the course of three weeks, in November and December, the band will play shows in Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales. The tour is set to come...
The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts appeared in the introductory film for Monty Python's London press conference on Monday (June 30th) announcing their string of British reunion shows. Jagger, who appears with a nearly sleeping Watts, is watching a World Cup match...
Bassist Duff McKagan says that he would consider singing lead vocals in the currently dormant Velvet Revolver, although he would prefer to bring in a new frontman. McKagan told Total Rock that the band -- which also features his fellow ex-Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash and Matt...
Seether releases its fifth studio album today (July 1st), titled Isolate & Medicate. It follows up 2011's Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray and marks the group's debut on Concord Record Group after spending the first decade of their career with Wind-Up Records...
We know there are a lot of Nickelback haters out there, but this is taking things too far: a man in Idaho was recently handcuffed, detained and interrogated at gunpoint by police simply for saying the band's name out loud in public. What? Okay, here's the real story. According...
Yes will kick off its 2014 tour on Saturday (July 5th) in Nichols, New York at Tioga Downs, with the seven week, 37-date North American leg wrapping on August 24th at L.A.’s Greek Theatre. The band will perform 1971’s Fragile and 1972’s Close To The Edge in their entirety --...
Bruce Springsteen’s co-directorial debut will premiere on July 9th at 12 noon ET on his website, BruceSpringsteen.net . Fans have been waiting for an official word after a photo of a man plowing a field appeared on the site with a mysterious "coming soon" attached. Eventually...
50 summers after the Beatles' first film A Hard Day's Night opened in theaters, the two surviving members are back out on the road. 2014 sees both Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band along with Paul McCartney touring North America 50 years after yet another "Fab" milestone --...
A ticketing error allowed thousands of fans to buy tickets to see Black Sabbath this Friday (July 4th) in London's Hyde Park for just £2.50 each in British pounds or around $4.25 in U.S. dollars. The heavily discounted tickets were obtained via a "secret" link leaked by a...