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National Night Out – Havelock

National Night Out – Havelock

The City of Havelock and MCAS Cherry Point would like to invite you to our 2019 National Night Out event.  The event begins at 4 pm on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, and ends at 7 pm. National Night Out is an event that brings all of us together to share stories, exchange information and fellowship. …read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-18-19

Rock News Randoms 7-18-19

Rumor has it that a new STONE TEMPLE PILOTS album could be coming in 2020. Coming November 8, QUIET RIOT‘s new album, Hollywood Cowboys. METALLICA played a show in Finland Tuesday night, to a crowd of 55,000, which is a full one percent of Finland’s 5.5 million residents.  As a special treat for the crowd, ROBERT TRUJILLO sang…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-16-19

Rock News Randoms 7-16-19

Coming August 30, reissues of the GREGG ALLMAN solo albums Laid Back, and The Gregg Allman Tour. Read more here. While the Woodstock 50 event scheduled in New York in August continues to suffer setbacks, including the loss of a venue, pending an appeal, there are TWO festivals right here in North Carolina set to celebrate the…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-12-19

Rock News Randoms 7-12-19

On November 26, METALLICA is releasing a children’s book called “The ABCs of Metallica”.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit All Within My Hands, the band’s charity foundation, which fights hunger and supports workforce education.  The book is available for pre-order for $18.99 on their site.  BLUE OYSTER CULT will release a new album next year.  It’ll be…read more »

NC Water Rescue Teams Receive New Equipment

NC Water Rescue Teams Receive New Equipment

Thanks to more than $2 million in search and rescue funding that was included in the Governor’s budget last year, and appropriated by the legislature, many swift water rescue teams across the state received new equipment this week to enhance response capacity or replace old, aging equipment. “It’s important that North Carolina remain ready for future storms…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-10-19

Rock News Randoms 7-10-19

Yet another setback for Woodstock 50:  Their permit for an alternative location has been denied, allegedly because the application was incomplete and filed late.  MIKE MCCREADY, guitarist for PEARL JAM, recently created and hosted the the Peak to Sky Music Festival in Montana. There was an all star jam, featuring MCCREADY with some friends – members…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-8-19

Rock News Randoms 7-8-19

Mark your calendar – NC’s Epicenter Festival returns in 2020. The dates are set for May 1-3.  THE WHO unveiled a new song this weekend called “Hero Ground Zero” – read more about their show, which featured a guest appearance by EDDIE VEDDER, here. Former MOTORHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell is releasing a solo album, with guest stars including Alice Cooper, Rob Halford,…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-3-19

Rock News Randoms 7-3-19

During a recent show in Iceland, ROBERT PLANT sang LED ZEPPELIN‘s “The Immigrant Song” for the first time since 1996. The song was actually inspired by Zeppelin’s first tour of Iceland in 1970. Granted, he shaved a few verses off, and didn’t even attempt the screams, but still, it’s Robert Plant belting out Zeppelin the way it was meant to be played. And how…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-1-19

Rock News Randoms 7-1-19

Could new RATT be on the way? STEPHEN PEARCY and JUAN CROUCIER at the say it should happen in 2020.   Concert goers seeing PAUL MCCARTNEY in Las Vegas hit the jackpot on Friday night when STEVEN TYLER joined him on stage. Monkeytail Studios got video. Steven Tyler joined Paul McCartney on stage Friday night (June 28) at T-Mobile Arena…read more »

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