Rock News Randoms 9-30-19

Rock News Randoms 9-30-19

A massive 10 hour concert is scheduled to happen on September 26, 2020 that will cross five continents. It’s part of an effort to stamp out global hunger. There are bands from multiple musical genres on the bill, including METALLICA, OZZY, EDDIE VEDDER, the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and more. Meanwhile, some unfortunate news from the METALLICA camp, as they canceled their tour of Australia and New Zealand because JAMES HETFIELD is back in rehab. They said, quote, “We appreciate your understanding and support for James and thank you for being a part of our Metallica family.”  

The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air LIVE on HBO. 

KURT COBAIN and COURTNEY LOVE’s Seattle home is on the market for $7.5 million. 

AEROSMITH had to cancel a Las Vegas performance last week after frontman STEVEN TYLER lost his voice. 

Last week THE WHO had to stop their Houston show midway through because ROGER DALTREY lost his voice. 

On September 25, the family of CREAM drummer, GINGER BAKER, announced that he was hospitalized and “critically ill”. An update was posted to socia lmedia on the 29th, saying he was “holding his own” and thanking fans for the “good wishes.” 

As the BEATLES celebrate 50 years since the release of Abbey Road, they have been front and center in entertainment news. RINGO STARR recently made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s “Classroom Instruments” feature, to perform “Yellow Submarine”. 

And the BEATLES released a new video for “Here Comes the Sun” to mark the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road.