Rock News Randoms 8-8-19

Rock News Randoms 8-8-19

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” will feature JIMI HENDRIX when it hits theaters. It’s tentatively scheduled for release in August 2020.

The 70s DAVID BOWIE flick “The Man Who Fell to Earth” is being turned into a TV show for CBS All Access. 

FOREIGNER is doing a Vegas residency beginning in January. 

JUDAS PRIEST are set to celebrate their 50th anniversary and have announced a performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in the summer of 2020 as part of the festivities. 

BRET MICHAELS’ father, Wally Sychak, passed away on Sunday, August 4, just three days after suffering cardiac arrest. 

A professor says heavy metal does not encourage anger or violence in its fans.  It actually does the opposite . . . by making them happier and better adjusted, and helping them process their anger. Click here to read more from Loudwire.

Remember the woman who played METALLICA in order to scare off a cougar that was stalking her?  Well,JAMES HETFIELD called her.  She says, quote, “The fact that he’s so down to Earth and such a great person, I’m very pleased to find that out first-hand.”   

PAT TRAVERS has a new album out, and it’s something quite different than what you’d expect. “Swing!” is a collection of the axeman tackling big band classic from the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and more. You can order it here.

Episode 5 of “History Of Led Zeppelin” has now been posted. It’s part of a series the band has been producing to celebrate their 50th anniversary.