Rock News Randoms 3-5-20

Rock News Randoms 3-5-20

“The Absence of Presence” from KANSAS will be out on June 26. 

KISS will be opening a casino complex in Biloxi, MS. There is also a rumor that they are planning a second Las Vegas residency, possibly in 2021. 

METALLICA started a vinyl club, but you have to be a member of their fan club to join. Click here for info.

BUSH released a new track, “Flowers on a Grave”. Their new album “The Kingdom”, will be out in May. 

ANTHRAX singer JOEY BELLADONNA is fronting JOURNEY tribute band called JOURNEY BEYOND.

JOURNEY fired drummer STEVE SMITH and bassist ROSS VALORY, claiming they attempted a corporate coup to take over the band’s business dealings. 

The FOO FIGHTERS have announced the inaugural D.C. Jam, set for July 4 at Fed Ex Field. The band will perform along with artists from all genres across our country. 

The original lineup of CANDLEBOX will reunite for two shows to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their album “Lucy”. 

JASON BONHAM will continue to tour with his LED ZEPPELIN EVENING. The band will be touring North America on the Ten Years Gone tour. 

ROBERT PLANT is touring with his new band, SAVING GRACE.  

GENESIS is doing a reunion tour in November . . . but minus Peter Gabriel. It’ll be Phil CollinsTony Banks, and Mike Rutherford, with Phil’s son Nic playing drums. This will be their first time playing together since 2007, and they have eight shows booked in the U.K..