Real Rock News

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will now stand trial beginning on April 21st in New Zealand's Tauranga District Court, according to the AFP. Rudd was originally scheduled to go to trial this Tuesday (February 10th) but the date was moved after his lawyer unexpectedly quit the case by...
The bats may finally be having their revenge on Ozzy Osbourne for defiling a corpse of one of their own species all those years ago. According to the Daily Record, the Prince of Darkness must shell out $27,000 to have a colony of bats removed from his estate in Buckinghamshire,...
Robert Plant feels that not allowing success get to your head and heart is the secret to staying a true artist. Plant’s latest solo set with backing band Sensational Space Shifters has earned the former Led Zeppelin frontman a Top 10 hit on the Billboard 200 album chart -- and...
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend -- along with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards -- amazingly have held their partnerships together from the early-‘60s through today. As the Who follow in the Rolling Stones’ footsteps in celebrating their official 50th anniversary, Daltrey chatted...
Available this month from high-end book publisher Taschen is Kishin Shinoyama: John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Double Fantasy. The $700 tome features 800 photos shot by Shinoyama for publicity purposes for the couple’s comeback album, Double Fantasy, which marked Lennon’s first new...
Drummer Chris Slade confirmed on Saturday (February 7th) that he had returned to the lineup of AC/DC, just one day ahead of the band's performance at Sunday night's (February 8th) Grammy Awards ceremony and telecast. Slade said in a statement, "This is an amazing opportunity for...
Van Halen has confirmed reports that it will release its first-ever live album with singer David Lee Roth, titled Tokyo Dome Live In Concert, on March 31st as a double CD, four-LP vinyl set and digital package. The 23-song set was recorded on June 21st, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. On...
A Metallica fan has launched a petition asking the National Football League to have the band perform in 2016 at Super Bowl 50, which will take place in Metallica's adopted hometown of San Francisco. The last time a rock act headlined the annual sports event was 2010, when The...
Foo Fighters performed a nine-song set on this past Saturday's (February 7th) edition of PBS’ Austin City Limits. The band’s show, which was recorded November 20th, 2014 at ACL Live, included hits like "Times Like These" and "Rope" as well as songs from their latest disc, Sonic...