Rock News Randoms 12-11-19

Rock News Randoms 12-11-19

DEE SNIDER recently spent time with BRIAN JOHNSON, and says he’s good and that AC/DC . . . with BRIAN JOHNSON and drummer PHIL RUDD . . . are reportedly working on a new album that will include guitar tracks from the late MALCOLM YOUNG. By the way,, AC/DC‘s 1980 masterpiece “Back in Black” just became the 3rd studio album to go 25 times Platinum. It still trails Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and “Hotel California. The EAGLES’ “Greatest Hits” still holds the overall record, at 38 times Platinum. 

There are reports that the SCORPIONS are hoping to release a new studio in the fall of 2020.

Check out a new video for “Here to Love” from LENNY KRAVITZ. The 2018 tune was chosen as the anthem of the U.N.’s #FightRacism campaign.

“The Doors: Break on Thru – A Celebration of Ray Manzarek, will be hitting theaters worldwide on February 12, 2020. 

Former STYX frontman DENNIS DEYOUNG has rolled out dates for a 2020 tour, and will release a new album, “26 East: Volume 1”, in the spring. 

GUNS N’ ROSES have announced that they’ll be performing in Miami on January 31, which is Super Bowl weekend. They’ll be part of the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest. 

CHRIS CORNELL‘s widow is suing SOUNDGARDEN for unpaid royalties. She’s suing over money and the rights to seven unreleased recordings. Read more here.

GEOFF TATE, former frontman for QUEENSRYCHE, was captured on video performing  “Eyes Of A Stranger” in a bar in Perugia, Italy.