Rock News Randoms 10-9-19

Rock News Randoms 10-9-19

Former JOURNEY frontman, STEVE PERRY, is said to be working on new music, including Christmas tunes.

In a recent interview, ROB HALFORD of JUDAS PRIEST, says he’d like to duet with WILLIE NELSON.

AEROSMITH has been named the MusiCares Person of the Year. The award recognizes the group’s musical contributions as well as their philanthropic efforts, such as Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund, which provides support to young women who’ve suffered abuse and neglect. 

A December 6 release date has been set for IAN GILLIAN’s book, “Ian Gillan: A Visual Biography”.

ALICE IN CHAINS launched a new bourbon called All Secrets Known.

The EAGLES will be playing the “Hotel California” album on their 2020 tour.Only a handful of dates have been released, with the closest to ENC being Atlanta on February 7 and 8.

Rumors are running rampant after several big music festivals, including EPICENTER, happening this May in Rockingham, started posting video messages teasing fans about an announcement on Thursday, October 10. Many are speculating that METALLICA will be doing a festival run, as they recently launched a new website with countdown clock that ends on Thursday.

LED ZEPPELIN bassist JOHN PAUL JONES will perform at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN this March. He’ll be on stage with his project, SONS OF CHIPOTLE, a collaboration with a Finnish cellist.

“I’ll Never Forget You: The Last 72 Hours Of Lynyrd Skynyrd” will be released on DVD on December 13.  The documentary about the LYNYRD SKYNYRD plane crash features three survivors of the tragedy.