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The Rockers Edit

The Rockers are an American rock band, from St. Louis Missouri, the band was formed in 2007 and has released six studio albums.

Members - Johnny Johnson on vocals, Joey Johnson on Bass Guitar, Randy Wild on Lead Guitar, and Gary Roberts on Drums.

Former Members - Robert Kain on Lead Guitar and George Francis on Drums

BeginningsEdit

The band was formed by Johnny Johnson, and his brother Joey Johnson. Later, Robert Kain and George Francis joined the group. The band released their first album in late 2007, called "Rock" the release was the beginning of their rise to fame.

Second AlbumEdit

The bands second album "The Best of Real Life" began its first recording sessions in early 2008. It was released in March of that year. The album was met with better reviews than their first and was a jump start in the bands popularity. Also that year the Rockers started their first tour. They did shows throughout America and over all was a success.

Bridge To NowhereEdit

The band began writing their third album together in mid 2008. The album called "Bridge to Nowhere" was released in late 2008 to decent reviews and a long tour. It was then that the band left their label Midnight/Mythic for Talent Radar Entertainment the move was due to a fight with the formers owners which has sense been resolved.

Three Part AlbumEdit

For the Rockers 4th album, they decided on making a three part album. The decisision was made after finding many songs had been written with the same feel and sound to them. The album titled "The Battle of Good and Evil" was released in early 2009. It was met with good/great reviews.

Members Leave and New LabelEdit

After the release of the three part album, Robert Kain and George Francis left the band to pursue their own band called The Shadows. The band recruited Randy Wild and Gary Roberts to replace them. Also the band changed labels from Talent Radar Entertainment to V-Records.

7th Studio AlbumEdit

On April 13th, 2009 The Rockers announced that bass player Joey Johnson would be going to rehab to rid a drinking addiction. They also announced that a new single titled Royal Acid would be released. The single was to be the first single for an upcoming album.

On April 14th, 2009 it was announced Liam O'Mally of The Lost will be filling in for Joey Johnson on the Rockers 7th album.

On April 15th, 2009 the band released the second single titled Ray of Light.

The album titled Acid Rain was released on April 20th, 2009.

Collaboration album with The LostEdit

After Liam O'Mally helped out on Acid Rain, he invited the band to do a split album with The Lost. The band agreed and they began working on the album. It was decided that The Rockers would play 4 of The Lost's songs and The Lost would play 4 of The Rockers songs, then they would play two songs together. The album called Battles with Demons was released on April 30th, 2009.

Hot Shot with Stephanie FierceEdit

In June of 2009 The Rockers collaborated with Stephanie Fierce on a song called Hot Shot, the song's music video involves Johnny Johnson as a main character as well. The song is on her third studio album and the music video can be viewed here, http://www.therockstargame.com/forum/default.aspx?g=posts&t=2342.

Train Wreck SingleEdit

Also in June of 2009 the band released a single called Train Wreck only in the USA as a one off thing. They announced that a new album was being written but this single had nothing to do with said album.

Ninth Studio Album and The Trigger Edit

On June 30th the band announced their 9th album is in the writing stages and on July 4th the first single off the album was released, Run Run Runaway. The second single called Fire Blazing was released on July 15th, 2009. The third single called Enforcer was released on August 19th, 2009 and the fourth, Hot Shot was released on August 26th, 2009.

Also in July, Johnny Johnson started filming on a movie called The Trigger which also stars Silver Spoons and Nicolette Biggs, the film was released on August 10th, 2009. It can be viewed here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX-YdO7CiGM

In late August, the band released their ninth studio album called Black which received good reviews and sold over 1,000,000 copies.

Johnny Johnson Heart Attack and GunslingersEdit

In September of 2009, while performing at the IMA's Johnny Johnson suffered a heart attack and was in the hospital for three weeks. During this time it was revealed that he had been working on a secret movie project called Gunslingers. It was released on September 18th, 2009. It can be seen here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=995vDIIZh7g.

EAGLE and Tenth Studio AlbumEdit

From September to October Johnny Johnson worked on a third film called Eagle which was released on October 9th, 2009. It can be viewed here, [1] Shortly after the films release, Johnny Johnson announced via blog post, that the band was working on a new album and writing began that week. The first single called Cut Loose was released soon after to good reviews followed by Lady in Waiting and Break Free(the Single). The Rockers 10th studio album was released on October 30th, called Break Free. It was met with good reviews.

The End - Last Albums and RetirementEdit

In late December of 2009 the band announced their plans to retire and go separate ways. They announced that they would to three albums in a series called "The End" and have one final tour. The first of which, The End - Part One was released on January 13th, 2010 to positive reviews. The second, The End Part Two was released on February 13th, 2010 to great reviews and sold over 4 million copies. The Rockers released their final album, The End Part Three on March 3rd, 2010 to great reviews. Also in March they toured with many guests and played their final show on March 31st, 2010 in St. Louis where they started. Johnny Johnson then began planning on his next project.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albums




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