Rock News Randoms 1-30-19

Rock News Randoms 1-30-19

If you’re a THIN LIZZY fan, a big-screen documentary about singer PHIL LYNOTT is in the works. “Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away” is the title, but no release date has been announced.

L.A. GUNS with founding guitarist Tracii Guns and vocalist Phil Lewis will release a new album, “The Devil You Know”, on March 29.

Rock legends MOTT THE HOOPLE are touring the U.S. for the first time since 1974.

The ninth Kiss Kruise is set. The ship sails October 30th, and will be open to 2,300 fans. And things have been pretty peaceful between the past and present members of KISS . . . but ACE FREHLEY just dumped on GENE SIMMONS . . . HARD. Read more here.

WHITESNAKE is celebrating the 35th anniversary of “Slide It In” with a special seven-disc box set, due on March 8.   

DON FELDER, former EAGLES guitarist, is prepping a new solo album. “American Rock ’n’ Roll” will reportedly contributions from SLASH, JOE SATRIANI, CHAD SMITH, SAMMY HAGAR, BOB WEIR and others. It’s expected to be out on April 5. Here;’s a taste:

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will perform at the Grammys on February 10.

MIKE PORTNOY, formerly of DREAM THEATER, has said that he would volunteer his drumming services to GEDDY LEE and ALEX LIFESON if asked.

ZZ TOP is doing three 50th anniversary shows in Texas, with CHEAP TRICK and BAD COMPANY opening up.

PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR is auctioning off 120 guitars  Details here.

OZZY has postponed his entire UK and European tour. He’s been battling some health issues, including a severe upper-respiratory infection. 

Coming March 15 – FOREIGNER’s “Live at the Rainbow ’78”, a concert film. It will be available in multiple formats.