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Rock News Randoms 6-26-19

Rock News Randoms 6-26-19

Do ALICE COOPER and his wife of 43 years have a DEATH PACT?  He says, quote, “We’re going to go together.  We’ve made a pact.  There is no way of surviving without each other . . . I couldn’t live without her.”  But he added to that statement later, saying “Sheryl and I do not have a…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-21-19

Rock News Randoms 6-21-19

Andrew “Dice” Clay says HE got GNR back together, after having separate conversations with Slash, Axl Rose, and Duff McKagan.  He says he told Axl, quote, “You’re playing for 3,000 people.  I could do that.  You need to put this back together.”  Coming June 25, the audiobook version of MOTLEY CRUE “The Dirt: Confessions of the Worlds Most Notorious Rock Band”. Sadly, the…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-18-19

Rock News Randoms 6-18-19

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES will be the musical guest on the Wednesday, June 19 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”  There’s a dispute between CHRIS CORNELL‘s daughter with his ex-wife and his estate, over her college tuition.Read more from TMZ here. DEF LEPPARD‘s VIVIAN CAMPBELL was a recent guest on KAAOS TV, and he said that the band has been kicking around…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-14-19

Rock News Randoms 6-14-19

RAMI MALEK almost made a quick cameo in “Rocketman“ as FREDDIE MERCURY.  The guy who directed both “Rocketman“ and “Bohemian Rhapsody” thought about doing it, but he says, quote, “It would’ve been a little too knowing . . . I’m not looking to set out to make a cinematic universe!”  The ROLLING STONES’ tour is being fully sponsored by a retirement-planning group.  It’s called Alliance…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-11-19

Rock News Randoms 6-11-19

 Coming September 13, a newly remastered version of the STONE TEMPLE PILOTS “Purple” album. It will include previously unreleased studio and live tracks, and is titled “Purple: Super Deluxe Edition”. Woodstock 50 is on life support, and yesterday it may have suffered the death blow.  Watkins Glen backed out as the venue, and the event’s producers also left.  The…read more »

Eagle Landing Set to Open July 4 At  NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Eagle Landing Set to Open July 4 At NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

(Photo courtesy of NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources) The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is excited to announce Eagle Landing is set to open. The habitat for two flightless bald eagles, Uwohali and Shagoie Watha, is scheduled to open the fourth of July. Like everything else on the coast, the habitat, previously…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-6-19

Rock News Randoms 6-6-19

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of SKID ROW‘s debut album, SEBASTIAN BACH will perform that album in its entirety as he hits the road on his solo tour. There is a stop at Amos’ Southend in Charlotte on August 31.  BILLY JOEL has had a lot of special guests pop up on stage during his…read more »

New Bern Hurricane Preparedness Expo

New Bern Hurricane Preparedness Expo

The Atlantic hurricane season is underway, and the City of New Bern is encouraging the community to get ready.  The City is partnering with WITN 7 to host its first ever Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Saturday, June 15th from 2pm-6pm at West New Bern Recreation Center, 1225 Pinetree Drive.  Residents, businesses, and the public are welcome…read more »

Rock News Randoms 6-4-19

Rock News Randoms 6-4-19

ROBERT PLANT has launched his new podcast series, “Digging Deep: The Robert Plant Podcast”. In the first episode, he talks about the song “Calling to You”, from his Fate of Nations album that was released in 1993. The battle between TOM PETTY’s widow and his daughters continues. The widow thinks the daughters are trying to sell out his…read more »

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