Rock News Randoms 1-12-18

Rock News Randoms 1-12-18

JOHN FOGERTY doesn’t like that a movie stole his CREEDENCE song title, “Proud Mary”.  (Full Story)

STING and SHAGGY are doing a reggae album together.  (Full Story)

BON JOVI announced a second leg of their This House is Not For Sale Tour, including a date on April 24 at the PNC Arena in Raleigh.

Guitarist “FAST” EDDIE CLARKE, – the last surviving member of the first classic lineup of MOTORHEAD – died January 10 at the age of 67 after being admitted to the hospital with pneumonia.

BONO wrote an essay for “Time” magazine titled “Why It’s Time for Men to Step Up For Women Too.”  (Full Story)

Coming this spring, a live CD and DVD that relives PAUL RODGERS’ 2017 Free Spirit Tour.

ERIC CLAPTON is talking about his health issues again:  Specifically, the fact that he’s losing his hearing, and nerve damage is making it hard to play guitar.  (Full Story)

On January 28 the Grammy Awards will honor QUEEN with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

On February 9, ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS will release Live at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption. It was filmed in 2016 at the Ace Hotel Theatre in Los Angeles. Check out a teaser:

CHRIS ROBINSON has formed a temporary band called As the Crow Flies, so he can hit the road this spring and perform Black Crowes songs.  After that, he’ll return to his regular band, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.

While HEART is on indefinite hiatus due to ongoing family issues, ANN WILSON is working on a solo project. It’s a tribute to her influences, including DAVID BOWIE, TOM PETTY, CHRIS CORNELL, LEONARD COHEN and more, and the working title is “Project Dead Guys”.

IRON MAIDEN singer BRUCE DICKINSON from IRON MAIDEN has some advice for aspiring metal singers:  Pay close attention to how BABIES scream.  He says, quote, “Babies have got no fear of just letting rip with all their diaphragm and everything.  And they’ve got these tiny little lungs!”  (???)  (Full Story)