Rock News Randoms 11-29-17

Rock News Randoms 11-29-17

Saturday Night Live is getting ready to rock. Catch U2 performing on the show this Saturday, December 2. The FOO FIGHTERS will be the musical guest on December 16.

A guy who directed one of the “Friday the 13th” movies in the ’80s says he pitched the producers “Cheech & Chong Meet Jason”.  Obviously, they didn’t go for it.

DEE SNIDER was cool with DONALD TRUMP . . . until he ran for president.  Now that Dee knows what Donald REALLY believes, he says he can’t be friends with him.

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JAMES HETFIELD says the METALLICA albums “Load” and “Reload” were compromises that didn’t work. (Full Story)

On December 1 GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION: MINDCRIME will release A New Reality, which Tate says is the final piece of a trilogy for this particular project.

In April, the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp is going metal, with MEGADETH’S DAVE MUSTAINE and ZAKK WYLDE of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY as the featured stars. Click here for more info.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is extending his Broadway run.  (Full Story)

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will go down on January 28th, and there are some notable classic rock nominees, including METALLICA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, GREGG ALLMAN, THE GRATEFUL DEAD, THE ROLLING STONES, and ROGER WATERS.