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Rock News Randoms 2-6-19

Rock News Randoms 2-6-19

Some guys in a band called Terrorizer ran into BRIAN JOHNSON at an airport and asked him if he’s back with AC/DC.  He told them yes, and said he was, quote, “sick of denying it”. PETER JACKSON is making a documentary about the BEATLES. No release date yet, but it will supposedly be based on 55 hours of never before…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-30-19

Rock News Randoms 1-30-19

If you’re a THIN LIZZY fan, a big-screen documentary about singer PHIL LYNOTT is in the works. “Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away” is the title, but no release date has been announced. L.A. GUNS with founding guitarist Tracii Guns and vocalist Phil Lewis will release a new album, “The Devil You Know”, on March 29. Rock legends MOTT THE HOOPLE are…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-21-19

Rock News Randoms 1-21-19

THE WHO are doing a symphonic tour AND releasing a new album this year.29-date North American tour where a local symphony orchestra will join the band nightly. Daltrey got the idea after spending the summer of 2018 playing Tommy with symphonies and loving the experience.  An artist set up a “sound installation” in the African desert that plays TOTO’s “Africa” on…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-10-19

Rock News Randoms 1-10-19

Fresh off big wins at the Golden Globes, there’s now a new way to enjoy Bohemian Rhapsody on the big screen. On January 11, the film will play in over 1300 theaters in North America, including the AMC Classic in Jacksonville and the Regal Greenville Grande. This will be a “Sing-Along” version of the movie,…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-3-19

Rock News Randoms 1-3-19

Burning questions for 2019: What is AC/DC up to, and who are they working with? Same question for VAN HALEN. Will THE EAGLES release a new album this year? How about the STONES? 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of AEROSMITH and ZZ TOP – is either band planning something big and splashy? What sort of…read more »

Rock News Randoms 12-18-18

Rock News Randoms 12-18-18

METALLICA is giving $100,000 grants to 10 community colleges around the country to help students training to enter the workforce.  PAUL MCCARTNEY is on tour, and he played the O2 Arena in London Monday night. He was joined on stage by RINGO STARR and RONNIE WOOD for a rendition of the BEATLES tune “Get Back”. JIMMY…read more »

Rock News Randoms 12-11-18

Rock News Randoms 12-11-18

The line-up for the Epicenter Festival in Rockingham May 10-12, 2019 has been announced. JUDAS PRIEST, THE CULT, FOO FIGHTERS and more will be taking the stage. Get the details here. KROKUS will be calling it quits at the end of 2019, but before they go, there will be a new album. GEDDY LEE continues…read more »

The Line-Up For The Epicenter Festival Has Been Announced!

The Line-Up For The Epicenter Festival Has Been Announced!

WSFL welcomes the first ever EPICENTER FESTIVAL Rockingham Festival Grounds | Rockingham, NC 5/10/19 – 5/12/19 Tickets go on sale Friday, 12/14 at 12pm Click here for tickets, and get ready for three full days of rock! More info here. All of your favorite festival experiences, including Heavy Tiki Bar, Caduecus Wine Garden, FYE, Fxck…read more »

Rock News Randoms 12-3-18

Rock News Randoms 12-3-18

METALLICA is releasing a live acoustic album on double vinyl on February 9.  It’ll include originals, plus covers of songs by Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult, Nazareth, and Bob Seger. It’s called “Helping Hands . . . Live & Acoustic at the Masonic”, AXL ROSE says QUEEN is the best band of all time, and…read more »

The Epicenter Festival Is Happening In Rockingham

The Epicenter Festival Is Happening In Rockingham

Danny Wimmer Presents Announces Anticipated Debut Of Epicenter Festival At Rockingham Festival Grounds In Rockingham, North Carolina May 10, 11 & 12, 2019   Three-Day Immersive Event Promises To Bring “The Epicenter Of Rock N’ Roll To North Carolina” With Must-See Music Performances And Expanded Camping Options   Massive Music Lineup To Be Announced Monday, December 10 At 9:00 AM ET…read more »

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