Today, Steven Tyler gives an ‘American Idol’ contestant a talking-to he’ll never forget, Bret Michaels gets by with a little help from his friends, and Eddie Van Halen remembers the days when he sounded “silly.”

Plus, Joe Walsh gets the James Gang back together, Bowie gets ‘Ziggy’ widdit, and the Allman Brothers sing a Neil Young classic live.

Today’s Stories from Ultimate Classic Rock:

Bret Michaels Lines up Michael Anthony, Joe Perry + Many More for Solo Album
First-Ever Springsteen ‘Memories Roadshow’ Heads to Philadelphia
Aerosmith Reportedly Confirm First Summer 2012 Tour Date
Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram’ Box Set Details Revealed
King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Exits Hospital – Pic of the Week
Joe Walsh Resurrects The James Gang With New Recording Sessions
David Bowie to Release Remastered ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars’
Def Leppard Recalls Failed Attempt to Record ‘Hysteria’ with Meat Loaf’s Producer
Allman Brothers Cover Neil Young’s ‘Southern Man’ in Concert
Eddie Van Halen on Band’s Early Cover Song Days: ‘We Sounded Pretty Silly’
Steven Tyler Blasts ‘Idol’ Contestant for ‘Taking the Piss Out’ of Billy Joel
American Idol ‘Top 10′ Perform Billy Joel’s ‘The Longest Time’

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