Rock News Randoms 2-18-19

Rock News Randoms 2-18-19

TOMMY LEE of MOTLEY CRUE got married on Valentine’s Day.

BRAD PITT is producing a documentary on the late CHRIS CORNELL.  Brad was at the benefit concert put on by Chris’ family and friends last month.  

We love a good mash-up, and this fits the bill. “We Will Pop, Funk, Rock and Soul You,” features QUEEN, mashed up with METALLICA, the TEMPTATIONS, SLY FOX and the JACKSON 5. Enjoy!

 A sketchy report claims that MICHAEL ANTHONY will rejoin VAN HALEN for some shows this year, but only as a special guest.  Supposedly, he’ll do a bass solo and join the band for one song . . . while WOLFGANG VAN HALEN remains the official bass player. Some guy who CLAIMS to work at Warner Brothers says Van Halen will do six stadium shows this summer, plus a handful of dates in Vegas at the end of the year. ANTHONY has confirmed that he was contacted by the VH camp.

LED ZEPPELIN teamed up with Vans for a new shoe line.

DEE SNIDER says that back in the day, he didn’t think METALLICA was going to make it.  

PAUL RODGERS of BAD COMPANY says the band is in the studio working on new material.

A previously unreleased TOM PETTY track called “For Real” was just released yesterday. It’ll be on a new 38-track hits collection. 

Coming March 29, JOURNEY‘s “Live in Japan 2017 – Escape + Frontiers”.

SLASH has confirmed that GUNS N’ ROSES are working on a new album . . . but he added that you can’t guarantee anything with Guns, so he’s not sure what the future holds. 

WHITESNAKE released a new tune on Valentine’s Day. “Shut Up & Kiss Me” is the first single from the “Flesh and Blood” album, that will be out on March 8.