Rock News Randoms 9-6-18

Rock News Randoms 9-6-18

U2 recently had to end a concert early when BONO lost his voice.  Then, the FOO FIGHTERS had to cancel two shows when DAVE GROHL lost his.  And Dave joked, quote, “That’s the last time I make out with Bono.”

DOKKEN, without DON DOKKEN? Kind of. GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON and MICK BROWN, all original members of the band, have formed THE END. Their debut album is tentatively set for release early next year.

Coming November 9, the four hour documentary about the GRATEFUL DEAD, Long Strange Trip, will be released in various formats including DVD.

Rumors are circulating that AC/DC are working on a new album that features tracks recorded by the late MALCOLM YOUNG in the early 2000s.

ROBBY KRIEGER, guitarist for THE DOORS, joined ALICE IN CHAINS on stage in Hollywood last week and jammed on “Rooster”.

There was an impromptu NIRVANA reunion in Seattle this past weekend when KRIST NOVOSELIC and PAT SMEAR joined the FOO FIGHTERS on stage. Some people didn’t like that the surviving members of NIRVANA got together without KURT COBAIN, sKRIST NOVOSELIC Tweeted, quote, “We tried to get a hold of him . . . we couldn’t get through.”

QUEEN is putting some previously unreleased live tracks on the soundtrack to the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

MICK JAGGER posted a video of himself playing the harmonica for some “new tunes” . . . fueling speculation about a new ROLLING STONES project.

During a METALLICA show in Minneapolis, ROB TRUJILLO and KIRK HAMMETT tried a cover of PRINCE’s “When Doves Cry”.