Real Rock News

It was 37 years ago today (May 19th, 1979) that a select group of party-goers witnessed the closest thing to a live Beatles reunion when Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr reunited to jam at Eric Clapton's wedding reception at his English estate. The impromptu...
The attendance by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant at their upcoming copyright infringement case in California has become a major point of contention in the run-up to the June 14th trial. The two Led Zeppelin members are accused of ripping off Spirit's song "Taurus," written by the...
Lynyrd Skynyrd will help kick off the Republican Party Convention festivities in Cleveland when they take the stage at the Welcome to Ohio Late Night party on July 17th at the Auto Lot, a pop-up venue in downtown Cleveland. It will be hosted by Ohio Speaker of the House Cliff...
Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath suffered from extreme depression as a teenager, and thinks he might not have lived if the band hadn't become a success. Butler tells Classic Rock magazine, "I used to be a cutter. I'd cut my arms, stick pins in my fingers, that kind of thing. I...
Anthony Kiedis will be well enough to perform with Red Hot Chili Peppers this weekend. Chad Smith told England's Radio X that the singer was on the mend after being hospitalized with an intestinal flu. Smith said, "His stomach was killing him and it was really scary. So we went...
Brian Johnson is featured on two songs on the new album by Jim Breuer . Songs From the Garage features two songs with Johnson's familiar scowl -- "Mr. Rock N Roll" and "My Rock N Roll Dream." The album will be out on May 27th. Phil Collen of Def Leppard is producing the new...
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon has ordered her husband to check into a rehab facility for sex addiction, according to the U.K. tabloid newspaper Sunday Express. The paper claims that Ozzy is being treated at the Pine Grove center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the same...
"Boss" fans take note -- Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's New Jersey stadium shows go on sale this morning (Wednesday, May 18th). Get you tickets for Tuesday, August 23rd and Thursday, August 25th at East Rutherford's MetLife Stadium at 10 a.m. ET sharp. As all die-...
Former Guns N' Roses and current Sixx:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba told Music Radar in a recent interview that walking away from Guns after six years in the group was "the hardest decision" he ever made in his life. Ashba explained, "I'll always be thankful for Axl, believing in me...