Rock News Randoms 10-4-19

Rock News Randoms 10-4-19

Coming November 22, JIMI HENDRIX AND THE BAND OF GYPSIES five-CD/eight-LP box set,  Songs for Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts. 

Spotify says that BEATLES songs have been streamed roughly 1.7 billion times this year, and 30% of those streams are coming from 18- to 24-year-olds. 

THE WHO released a new song called “All This Music Must Fade”. It’s dedicated to, quote, “every artist who has ever been accused of ripping off someone else’s song.”

GREEN DAY has released a new coffee – click here for details.

SAMMY HAGAR released an experimental short movie called Space Between: The Film, which is the title of the latest album from SAMMY HAGAR AND THE CIRCLE.

Last month, KISS put their farewell tour on hold so GENE SIMMONS could undergo an undisclosed medical procedure. Turns out that he had kidney stones, and had a successful surgery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital to have a stent inserted in his urethra. That’ll make it easier for him to pee the stones out. The band is staying busy – KISS will play a show next month in shark-infested waters off the coast of Australia. Eight fans will be lowered under the water in a viewing submarine to listen to the concert, and possibly come face-to-face with some great whites who are reportedly drawn to low frequencies. Proceeds will benefit the Australian Marine Conservation Society Get the details here.

METALLICA’s S&M2 hits the big screen on October 9, showing in more than 3,000 theaters around the world. The closest showing in our area will be in Wilmington. Here’s a teaser trailer.  

STEVEN TYLER posted a video of himself pretending to hump a stage fan during a recent show. His daughter Mia left an “Ew” in the comments, and his other daughter Chelsea replied, “My thoughts exactly.” 

THE BILL WARD BAND released a song dedicated to the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting.