BRET MICHAELS has a lifestyle collection that includes scented candles.
GREEN DAY seem to be teasing . . . something. Each member recently shared an image of a bull’s head, and if you swipe, it shows a photo of a bandmember in rehearsal. This has led to speculation on various fronts: a tour, new music, or some sort of 25th anniversary celebration of Dookie.
Woodstock 50 finally has a new venue in Columbia, Maryland, but three major acts dropped out over the weekend . . . and the festival has released all the others from their contracts. TMZ says they’re planning on making the tickets FREE, which is a good thing, because it’s just three weeks away and it’s still a mess.
BOB SEGER is proud that “Like a Rock” was used in Chevy commercials for so long, because, quote, “It sold a lot of trucks to save a lot of jobs. And, you know, [Michigan] is my home state. So it’s a good thing.”
B.B. KING‘s “Lucille” is hitting the auction block. It’s not the original instrument with that name – Gibson gave it to King to commemorate his 80th birthday. It’s expected to bring in as much as $100,000.
SOUNDGARDEN was working on some new material when CHRIS CORNELL died. But the project is stalled, because the band can’t get a hold of Cornell’s demos. Guitarist KIM THAYIL seems to suggest there’s some hesitation within Cornell’s estate.
LED ZEPPELIN bassist JOHN PAUL JONES has a new band called . . . SONS OF CHIPOTLE.
It’s ZZ TOP‘s 50th anniversary this year, and the band is celebrating with a tour, a compilation release and a documentary. Check out the trailer for That Little Ol’ Band From Texas – the film will make its debut August 13 in Hollywood.