Rock News Randoms 6-21-19

Rock News Randoms 6-21-19

Andrew “Dice” Clay says HE got GNR back together, after having separate conversations with SlashAxl Rose, and Duff McKagan.  He says he told Axl, quote, “You’re playing for 3,000 people.  I could do that.  You need to put this back together.” 

Coming June 25, the audiobook version of MOTLEY CRUE “The Dirt: Confessions of the Worlds Most Notorious Rock Band”. Sadly, the band members are not the ones reading the book.

When the METALLICA guys were having all their interpersonal problems in the early 2000s, it was an invitation to open for the ROLLING STONES that got them playing again, and potentially saved them from breaking up.  LARS ULRICH says, quote, “It gave us the way to start it back up again.” 

Facebook briefly banned and removed posts featuring the cover art of LED ZEPPELIN‘s Houses of the Holy. They have now reversed that ban. The issue – the social media giant doesn’t allow nude images of children on their platform. 

DAVID GILMOUR made more than $21 million auctioning off some guitars.  He’s donating the money to a climate change charity. 

The sequel to the animated movie “Trolls” will be called “Trolls World Tour”, and will employ the vocal talents of a variety of stars, including OZZY OSBOURNE. 

New FREDDIE MERCURY? Sort of. His 1986 single “Time”, written by DAVE CLARK, has been reworked and released as “Time Waits for No One”.