Rock News Randoms 6-26-19

Rock News Randoms 6-26-19

Do ALICE COOPER and his wife of 43 years have a DEATH PACT?  He says, quote, “We’re going to go together.  We’ve made a pact.  There is no way of surviving without each other . . . I couldn’t live without her.”  But he added to that statement later, saying “Sheryl and I do not have a death pact, we have a life pact. We love life so much. What I was meaning was that because we’re almost always together, at home and on the road, that if something did happen to either of us, we’d most likely be together at the time.” 

On Friday, June 28, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS will release Live From the Beacon Theatre. It’s a recording of two shows at NYC’s Beacon Theatre from 2018, and will be available in multiple formats.

The ROLLING STONES kicked off their North American tour in Chicago Friday night, and everybody says MICK JAGGER looked fine.   

While SEBASTIAN BACH is off doing a solo tour to commemorate the 30th anniversary of SKID ROW’s debut album, the members touring as SKID ROW are planning a new release in 2020. That’s according to guitarist DAVE “SNAKE SABO, who recently did an interview with Kaaos TV.

DEF LEPPARD guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL isn’t the biggest fan of today’s rock.  He says, quote, “Bands . . . have talent, they can write songs, they can sing, they can play, but they don’t have balls.” 

Here we go again:  Woodstock 50 might be back at a new venue. They’re supposedly working on a deal with Vernon Downs, not far from Utica, NY. 

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON and JOE WALSH from the EAGLES apparently recorded something together. The two were in London, and WALSH made a mysterious post on Instagram.

Here’s fresh video from METALLICA‘s WorldWired tour, filmed at Koning Boudewijnstadion in Brussels, Belgium on June 16, 2019.