Rock News Randoms 11-20-19

Rock News Randoms 11-20-19

In a recent interview, ROBERT PLANT said that he and his band, the SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS, have been working on new music for a possible album.

KELLY OSBOURNEsays her family is as close as it’s ever been to reaching a deal to bring back “The Osbournes.  The show went off the air in 2015, and Kelly says they get several offers a year to resurrect it. OZZY OSBOURNE will perform at the AMAs”.on November 24 with rappers Post Malone and Travis Scott . And when OZZY hits the road to resume his No More Tours 2, it will be MARILYN MANSON opening the shows in place of previously announced opener, MEGADETH.

Coming in 2020, “Triumph: Lay It On The Line”, a documentary about Canadian rockers, TRIUMPH. RIK EMMETT, GIL MOORE and MIKE LEVINE reunited on stage on November 16th and performed three songs to be used in the documentary.

When MOTLEY CRUE embarked on their farewell tour in 2014, they signed a, quote, “cessation of touring agreement,” which supposedly stated that they could never tour again.They posted a video of that agreement being blown to bits, and there are reports that they’ll be going on a stadium tour in 2020 with DEF LEPPARD and POISON. No dates or venues have been announced yet. Back in 2014, NIKKI SIXX said the only way to void the agreement would be for all four members to agree, and said “There is no amount of money that would ever make me do it again because I have such pride in how we’re ending it”.

EDDIE VAN HALEN spent some time in the hospital for complications from his cancer treatment, reportedly the result of a bad reaction to his cancer drugs.   

MICHAEL MCDONALD, TOM JOHNSTON, PATRICK SIMMONS and JOHN MCFEE will hit the road together for a DOOBIE BROTHERS 50th Anniversary tour in 2020. This line-up hasn’t performed together in 25 years. Catch the show June 19 at PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, or June 20 in Raleigh at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. 

Check out a new video from THE HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES, featuring ALICE COOPER, JOE PERRY and JOHNNY DEPP.