Rock News Randoms 3-11-19

Rock News Randoms 3-11-19

ALICE COOPER and HALESTORM have announced a co-headlining tour and COOPER also announced a handful of dates with the HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES. COOPER also has an EP planned fro release later this year, followed by a full album in 2020. There’s also a musical in the works based on COOPER’s life.

LIVE and BUSH are touring together this summer to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the albums that put them on the map.  1994 saw the release of Live’s “Throwing Copper” and Bush’s “Sixteen Stone”. 

PETE TOWNSHEND from THE WHO is getting ready to release his debut novel, along with an accompanying opera and art installation. The book is called “The Age of Anxiety”, and will be out sometime n the fall.   

Coming March 26 in multiple formats – a 78-minute movie about RANDY BACHMAN. The film will focus on his life and his musical career, and features a ton of special guests, including PETER FRAMPTON, NEIL YOUNG, ALEX LIFESON  and MORE. 

ROB HALFORD of JUDAS PRIEST says he’s working on his autobiography, and that the band is working on a new album.

Former FOREIGNER frontman, LOU GRAMM, says he has plans to release some new solo tracks this year.

The ALICE IN CHAINS album “Rainier Fog” is now the soundtrack to a sci-fi web series called “Black Antenna”.  Each episode plays out over the course of one of the songs from the album.  It’ll be 90 minutes when it’s done.  

Some guy did METALLICA‘s “Enter Sandman”, in the style of DAVID BOWIE.