This is a film entirely about music. All 80s glam rock hits are performed by the stars from the film, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough - and above all, Tom Cruise, who plays the glam rock star Stacee Jaxx. In order to prepare for his rock star role, Tom Cruise did sign up for vocal lessons from the man who also trained former Guns n' Roses front man Axl Rose. According to the "Rock of Ages" director Adam Shank man, who also directed the hit "Hairspray", Tom is a true rock star: "He's been studying with - seriously - Axl Rose's voice teacher like five hours a day. The prognosis is more than excellent. " (Adam Shank man). This Soundtrack is featuring legendary 80s rock hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more which performed by the stars from the film, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough - and Tom Cruise as the rock star Stacee Jaxx!