Rock News Randoms 1-7-20

Rock News Randoms 1-7-20

The FOO FIGHTERS have been sharing some strange photos and audio clips on social media with the hashtags #FF2020 #FF25,leading fans to believe new music is on the way soon. Meanwhile, the surviving members of NIRVANA, along with BECK, ST. VINCENT and DAVE GROHL‘s 13 year old daughter, VIOLET GROHL, performed together at the Hollywood Palladium to raise money for a charity event. Check out fan-filmed footage of the set.

“Ultimate Guitar” has a list of songs with mistakes that weren’t edited out of the recording, and it includes an airplane in LED ZEPPELIN‘s “Black Country Woman”, STING sitting on a keyboard during “Roxanne”, and DAVID GILMOUR‘s cough in PINK FLOYD‘s “Wish You Were Here”. View their complete list here.

Rumors have once again surfaced about a RUSH tour featuring MIKE PORTNOY on drums, but he says it’s all nonsense.

MOTLEY CRUE have released a new video for “Shout at the Devil”, featuring the cast from “The Dirt” film.

ROD STEWART has announced details for his highly anticipated 2020 summer tour with special guests CHEAP TRICK. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city summer tour kicks off July 21 in Cleveland, OH and wraps in Chicago, IL on September 5. The tour makes a stop at Coastal Credit Union Music Park Raleigh on Friday August 21. This Friday, January 10, Rod Stewart will celebrate his 75th birthday on the 10,000th episode of Entertainment Tonight. Fans can tune-in to ET to celebrate with him and hear him talk exclusively about his upcoming tour.  In addition, to coincide with his birthday, tickets for the Raleigh date are set to go on sale to the public on Saturday, January 11 at 10am local time at Rod Stewart fan club members can access a special ticket presale beginning Tuesday, January 7 at 10am local time, visit for more information.  Cheap Trick fan club members can access a special ticket presale beginning Wednesday, January 8 at 10am local time, visit for more information. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, January 7 at 10am local time until Thursday, January 9 at 10pm local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit

On Monday, January 7, during the TV show “The Talk”, SHARON OSBOURNE chatted about OZZY‘s plans for 2020, including a mention of his new album, and a collaboration with ELTON JOHN. It was clear if whatever they are working together will be on the new OZZY album, or something a later date. OZZY has also released a video for his latest tune, “Straight to Hell”.