Rock News Randoms 10-20-17

Rock News Randoms 10-20-17

THE FOO FIGHTERS say that filming “Carpool Karaoke” was very boring.  PAT SMEAR says, quote, “By hour three in the dude’s car it got less fun.  It kinda went on”. 

And DAVE GROHL says he wishes they used footage of them singing other people’s songs.

November 24 is the release date for the late GARY MOORE’S box set. It’s called Blues and Beyond. 

RICHIE SAMBORA is up for hitting the stage with BON JOVI if they make the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,  even though he left in 2013.  Quote, “There’s not a lot of malice there, you know . . . So yeah, of course [I’d want to play].”

The mayor of TOM PETTY’s hometown of Gainesville, Florida is working on some kind of memorial . . . which he wants to make a yearly event.

ROGER DALTREY’S autobiography is tentatively set for release in August 2018.

GREEN DAY is dropping a greatest hits album called “God’s Favorite Band”. And BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and tattoo artist KAT VON D are collaborating on an eyeliner called “Basket Case”.

Former GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist BUCKETHEAD says he’s dealing with a life-threatening heart condition.

December 1 is the release date for RUSH’S 40th anniversary super deluxe edition of A Farewell to Kings. 

OZZY OSBOURNE continues work on a solo album. No word on when it will arrive, but rumor has it that some songs are already completed.