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Rock News Randoms 11-16-18

Rock News Randoms 11-16-18

JOE PERRY is “doing well” after his collapse over the weekend. and is expected to return to the road later this month. On Tuesday, Perry tweeted “Doing well, thanks for all the love and support!”  JOHN MELLENCAMP and MEG RYAN are engaged.    QUEEN’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” soundtrack debuted at #3 this week, making it the band’s highest-charting album in 38 years.  RINGO STARR and his All…read more »

Rock News Randoms 11-8-18

Rock News Randoms 11-8-18

CHRIS CORNELL’s widow is suing the doctor who prescribed her husband the drugs she says caused him to take his own life.  She says, quote, “At the time of his death, Mr. Cornell had everything to live for and was planning a future.”  She’s seeking unspecified damages.   CHRIS ROBINSON from the BLACK CROWES thinks we should end the war…read more »

Rock News Randoms 10-12-18

Rock News Randoms 10-12-18

DAVE GROHL, KRIST NOVOSELIC, and PAT SMEAR had a six-song NIRVANA reunion at a festival in California Saturday night. Vocals were handled by JOAN JETT and JOHN MCCAULEY from the band DEER TICK. Want to vacation with JON BON JOVI? He has teamed up with Norwegian Cruise lines to do two “Runaway to Paradise” cruises. One…read more »

Radio Station Updates

Radio Station Updates

1/14/19: Monitor configuration being set up in studios, wiring continues in studios 1/10/19: Studios being wired, on air staff has moved into offices, pod is being raided for anything salvageable 1/7/19: Computers configured and set up in offices, office staff has moved back in, sales staff has moved back in, employee entrance door has been…read more »

Rock News Roundup 10-1-18

Rock News Roundup 10-1-18

MARTY BALIN from JEFFERSON AIRPLANE and JEFFERSON STARSHIP has died at 76.  There’s no word on the cause of death, but he had been dealing with complications from open-heart surgery in 2016. PAUL MCCARTNEY says JOHN LENNON only ever complimented ONE of his songs:  “Here, There and Everywhere”. LED ZEPPELIN’s “Stairway to Heaven” is going…read more »

Rock News Randoms 9-6-18

Rock News Randoms 9-6-18

U2 recently had to end a concert early when BONO lost his voice.  Then, the FOO FIGHTERS had to cancel two shows when DAVE GROHL lost his.  And Dave joked, quote, “That’s the last time I make out with Bono.” DOKKEN, without DON DOKKEN? Kind of. GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON and MICK BROWN, all original members of the band, have formed THE…read more »

Led Zeppelin – The Song Remains the Same 2018: All Access Special

Led Zeppelin – The Song Remains the Same 2018: All Access Special

On September 7, 2018, Swan Song/Atlantic Records releases Led Zeppelin’s historic concert film and soundtrack recorded on July 27, 28 & 29, 1973 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, The Song Remains the Same. The super-deluxe version is the first time that both the expanded soundtrack and film are available in the same package. It also…read more »

Paul McCartney Is Coming To Raleigh!

Paul McCartney Is Coming To Raleigh!

(Photo credit: Debby Wong / Shutterstock.com) Paul McCartney has confirmed his eagerly anticipated return to the U.S. with his new Freshen Up tour. Five confirmed dates have been announced, marking Paul’s first series of Stateside concerts since the One On One Tour that played to some two million fans around the world during 2016 and 2017.…read more »

Steven Tyler Covers “Brown Sugar”

Steven Tyler Covers “Brown Sugar”

(Photo credit: agwilson / Shutterstock.com) A new compilation album called Muscle Shoals…Small Town, Big Sound is coming out on September 28. The set is a tribute to honor the 60th birthday of Florence Alabama Music Enterprises (FAME) Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and its late co-founder Rick Hall. Among the performers on the album are Jamey Johnson, Willie Nelson, Chris…read more »

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