Rock News Randoms 12-19-17

Rock News Randoms 12-19-17

You’ll not only see STONE TEMPLE PILOTS with their new lead singer, JEFF GUTT,  at Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, you’ll also be treated to some new tunes form the band, including the first single from a forthcoming album. The tune, “Meadow”, now has an official lyric video.

ALICE COOPER will play King Herod on NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!”  It airs on Easter Sunday.

The MARSHALL TUCKER BAND have announced that they will hit the road on their Juke Jammin’ tour next year. The band makes a stop at The Ritz in Raleigh on February 16.

Check out an interview with TONY IOMMI, chatting about everything from losing his fingers to his time with BLACK SABBATH.

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are reportedly planning to work on new music in 2018.

TESLA guitarist FRANK HANNON has a new solo project on the way.“From One Place… To Another Vol. 1”, the first of as three part series of cover tunes, will be out on January 26. Included in the first set is a cover of the Allman Brothers Band’s “Blue Sky”.

METALLICA raked in some serious cash with their most recent release, “Hardwired…….to Self-Destruct”. The album, which has already been certified platinum, tops Billboard’s sales charts for the year.