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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 »

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 »

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