Rock News Randoms 5-10-19

Rock News Randoms 5-10-19

BRIAN MAY thinks there should be a Live Aid-style concert for climate change, and he says QUEEN would participate.  But he adds, quote, “People have seen so many concerts since Live Aid purporting to be solving the problems of the world, so it’s not quite as easy as it seems.” 

ROBERT PLANT and the SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS are touring North America this fall. Only a handful of dates have been posted, and there are none in our area.

The most recent posthumous release from TOM PETTY, The Best of Everything, includes the previously unreleased tune “For Real”, which has now been given the video treatment. The video was created by Petty’s daughter Adria.


In a recent interview, RICKEY MEDLOCKE said that he’s already started work on a new BLACKFOOT album – he’s no longer performing with them, but he essentially has creative control. Before he wraps up that project, there’s new LYNYRD SKYNYRD music to be released.

A new LED ZEPPELIN project is in the works. The band announced that a 50th anniversary documentary is in post-production.

Want to live the Woodstock experience? On August, a limited number of 38-disc box sets will be available. Woodstock 50: Back to the Garden – The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive includes a ton of previously unreleased material and will cost $799.

GUNS N’ ROSES is suing a brewery over its “Guns N’ Rosé” ale. 

THE WHO are currently on the road for the Moving On tour, performing with local orchestras in each city. If you can’t make the show, now you can own one, sort of. Coming June 14, Roger Daltrey – The Who’s Tommy Orchestral. The set was recorded on Daltrey’s solo tour in New York and  Hungary in 2018.