Rock News Randoms 2-25-20

Rock News Randoms 2-25-20

PETER FRAMPTON will release his memoir, Do You Feel Like I Do?, on October 20.

A tribute to the late NEIL PEART will happen in his hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada . Slated for May 16, it will include many special guests, and will benefit various charities.  

METALLICA have canceled two big festival dates so that JAMES HETFIELD can continue to work on his sobriety – the band will perform as scheduled at Epicenter. Meanwhile, JAMES HETFIELD did a stripped-down version of “Baby Hold On” at an EDDIE MONEY tribute.

RATT and their tune “Round and Round” will be part of a new TV commercial for Geico.

JUDAS PRIEST announced dates for a 50th anniversary tour. They’ll play PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte on September 17. Tickets go on sale Friday February 28 at 10am at   

BON JOVI‘s new album, 2020, will be out on May 15. Here’s the first release, “Limitless”.

The 2021 edition of the Monsters Of Rock cruise has been announced. Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas will sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, February 8 for five days and nights, stopping in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Labadee, Haiti. ALICE COOPER will be the headliner,, and KIXL.A. GUNSLITLOUDNESS, PAT TRAVERS, ROSE TATTOOSAXONSKID ROW,  TOM KEIFER and more will perform. Click here for details.

PEARL JAM made an animated video for Superblood Wolfmoon.