Rock News Randoms 8-8-18

Rock News Randoms 8-8-18

Coming September 21, LYNYRD SKYNYRD’s Live in Atlantic City. It was recorded in 2006, and was featured on VH1 Classic’s Decades Rock Live! series.

GEDDY LEE from RUSH is releasing a book on the history of the bass guitar this December.

The Seattle Mariners are hosting ALICE IN CHAINS Night at Safeco Field on August 20th.  They’re selling packages that include a pre-game listening party for the band’s new album, a copy of the album, and a t-shirt.

October 19 is the release date for WHITESNAKE Unzipped, which is packed with acoustic performances from the past 20 years.

DEE SNIDER doesn’t believe TWISTED SISTER should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  He says, quote, “No, we don’t make that mark.”

The AC/DC rumor mill is grinding out some interesting stories, and these stories may be based in fact. Both PHIL RUDD and STEVIE YOUNG, who took over for MALCOLM YOUNG, have been spotted in Vancouver. And now, there’s a photo of RUDD and BRIAN JOHNSON outside of Warehouse Studios in Vancouver. Click here to see the photo and read more.

American Horror Story: Apocalypse’s first episode airs on September 12, and STEVIE NICKS and other stars from the “Coven” season are going to return.

Get ready for more PAUL MCCARTNEY “Carpool Karaoke”. CBS is turning the episode into a primetime special that will air on Monday, August 20, at 8pm. It will feature previously unreleased footage from the bit that aired in June.

A guitar played by GEORGE HARRISON during the final BEATLES’ performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool could sell for $500,000.

The 1982 US Festival is getting the film treatment. The concert, backed by Apple’s Steve Wozniak, was attended by 400,000 people, and featured TOM PETTY, FLEETWOOD MAC, THE POLICE, THE CARS, PAT BENATAR, EDDIE MONEY and more. The Us Generation: The Making Of the 1982 Us Festival will be out on various formats on August 10. Check out a trailer.