Rock News Randoms 4/12/19

Rock News Randoms 4/12/19

Coming June 7, a reissue of PINK FLOYD‘s ’94 album The Division Bell. To mark the album’s 25th anniiversary, it will be released on on double translucent blue vinyl. 

In a recent interview, JASON BONHAM said JIMMY PAGE gave him cocaine when he was 16. 

There’s a new version of KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD‘s “Blue on Black” available. It features FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, with KWS, country start BRANTLEY GILBERT and a cameo by BRIAN MAY. Proceeds benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation, which serves veterans and first responders.

METALLICA  is encouraging fans to do volunteer work on May 22nd. Together with their All Within My Hands Foundation, they’re enlisting the help of fans to volunteer at a food bank as part of their second annual “Day of Service”.

A Swedish company made a supposedly INDESTRUCTABLE GUITAR . . . and challenged YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to smash it.  He failed. 

On June 7, RUSH will release ‘Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland” on vinyl. 

QUEEN’s BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR got together with TAYLOR HAWKINS from the FOO FIGHTERS on a tune called “Holy Man”. It’s a song that DENNIS WILSON of the BEACH BOYS started work on several decades ago. The single will be available on Record Store Day, April 13.