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Rock News Randoms 8-8-19

Rock News Randoms 8-8-19

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” will feature JIMI HENDRIX when it hits theaters. It’s tentatively scheduled for release in August 2020. The 70s DAVID BOWIE flick “The Man Who Fell to Earth” is being turned into a TV show for CBS All Access.  FOREIGNER is doing a Vegas residency beginning in January.  JUDAS PRIEST are set to celebrate their 50th…read more »

Rock News Randoms 8-1-19

Rock News Randoms 8-1-19

SOUNDGARDEN was working on some new material when CHRIS CORNELL died.  But the project is stalled, because the band can’t get a hold of Cornell’s demos.  Guitarist KIM THAYIL seems to suggest there’s some hesitation within Cornell’s estate.  MICK JAGGER put money into a pension account when he was in his 20s, because it would be “ridiculous” to think he could…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-29-19

Rock News Randoms 7-29-19

BRET MICHAELS has a lifestyle collection that includes scented candles.  GREEN DAY seem to be teasing . . . something.  Each member recently shared an image of a bull’s head, and if you swipe, it shows a photo of a bandmember in rehearsal. This has led to speculation on various fronts: a tour, new music, or some sort…read more »

Rock News Randoms 7-22-19

Rock News Randoms 7-22-19

Coming October 18 – THE DOORS The Soft Parade 50th anniversary deluxe edition. The set will include unreleased stripped down versions with horns removed and other extras. Live Nation admitted that it has worked with METALLICA and other bands to sell concert tickets directly on the secondary market without giving fans a chance to buy them at…read more »

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 »

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