Real Rock News

With several headline acts teaming up for joint or triple bill tours this year, Boston is holding its own this summer as a sole headliner in sheds and arenas across North America. The band, led by founding guitarist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, is touring behind its...
Both Billy Joel and the Eagles placed in the Top Five of Billboard's list of the highest-paid musicians for 2015, so far. Billy Joel came in at Number Four with a take of $27.2 million and the Eagles snagged just one million less with $26.2 million. Leading the list was UK boy...
Ex-Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has released the song "How To Be A Man" for streaming online. The track, which features former Guns guitarist Izzy Stradlin and Alice In Chains axeman Jerry Cantrell, bears the same title as McKagan's upcoming second book...
Filmmaker Brett Morgen, whose Montage Of Heck documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain premiered Monday night (May 4th) on HBO, said that his whole reason for making the film changed after he met Kurt's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain: "When I went into her house, I shook...
Grateful Dead co-founding drummer Bill Kreutzmann is currently out on a book tour promoting his long-awaited memoir, Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. Kreutzmann will be signing books and meeting fans today (May 7th) in Ridgewood, New...
It was 34 years ago today (May 7th, 1981) that George Harrison released his tribute to John Lennon, called "All Those Years Ago." The song is notable for being the first record since the Beatles' 1970 breakup to feature all three surviving group members, George Harrison, Paul...
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has broken his silence over his recent exit from the group, saying he is "very disappointed" over the breakdown of his relationship with his bandmates. Rudd was replaced in the band's lineup by Chris Slade after he was arrested on charges of drug...
Happy Birthday to Bob Seger who turns 70 today (May 6th)! Seger recently wrapped an exhaustive North American tour in support of his long-awaited studio set, Ride Out. The album, which was released last October 14th, earned him his first Top Three album in 28 years. Ride Out...
Mick Jagger and Ron Wood have added vocals and guitar, respectively, to a charity single spearheaded by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason to aid the victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal. The song, “Save The Children (Look Into Your Heart),” was produced by Mason at London’s...