Rock News Randoms 8-20-19

Rock News Randoms 8-20-19

The guitar that DUANE ALLMAN played on “Layla” sold for $1.25 million. 

NEIL YOUNG AND CRAZY HORSE will release a new album this month. It’s their first together in seven years. 

PAUL MCCARTNEY was reportedly caught flattening coins on the train tracks near his home, so he can use them as guitar picks. The British tabloids have some photos of him supposedly doing this. 

DAVE GROHL says he isn’t ruling another album with THEM CROOKED VULTURES, his project with ZEPPELIN’s JOHN PAUL JONES and JOSH HOMME from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. Meanwhile, according to drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS, the FOO FIGHTERS will put out a new album next year.

RAMI MALEK says he got so famous after Bohemian Rhapsody that he sometimes wears a disguise when he walks around New York City. 

A 1961 Chevy van once owned by BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG of GREEN DAY is being sold online. The van has a custom GRNDAY license plate, and  the title certificate  to prove that ARMSTRONG once owned it. Feel free to place your bid here. 

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN makes his directorial debut in a new movie that features his new album, Western Stars. The flick will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Check out the trailer.