Rock News Randoms 7-12-19

Rock News Randoms 7-12-19

On November 26, METALLICA is releasing a children’s book called “The ABCs of Metallica”.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit All Within My Hands, the band’s charity foundation, which fights hunger and supports workforce education.  The book is available for pre-order for $18.99 on their site. 

BLUE OYSTER CULT will release a new album next year.  It’ll be their first since 2001. 

Even though JOE PERRY‘s been busy with the HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES lately, he says AEROSMITH will make another album.

Despite what happened with the farewell tour, BLACK SABBATH drummer BILL WARD says he would be “very open-minded” about playing with the guys again. 

BRIAN JOHNSON is coming to AXS TV. His UK show,  “Brian Johnson: A Life On The Road,” will premiere September 15 with special guest STING. Other guests appearing in later episodes of the show include ROBERT PLANT, ROGER DALTREY, JOE ELLIOTT, LARS ULRICH and  NICK MASON. Meanwhile, in AC/DC news, a Topeka, Kansas radio station is reporting that the band will announce a 2019-2020 tour with JOHNSON on Wednesday, July 17.

ROGERS WATERS is hitting the big screen again. Recorded during the 2018 tour, Roger Waters Us + Them will be in theaters for two days only, October 2 and 6. Get info here

Check out some behind-the-scenes footage from RINGO STARR‘s 11th annual “Peace and Love” birthday celebration.