Rock News Randoms 3-27-20

Rock News Randoms 3-27-20

PAUL MCCARTNEY checks in periodically with the writers of “The Simpsons” to make sure Lisa is still a vegetarian . . . because that was a condition of his guest appearance back in 1995.   

AXS TV announced that the 5th season of “Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar” will premiere on Sunday, April 19 at 8:30pm, featuring DEF LEPPARD. The new season will also include, TED NUGENT, JOE WALSH, BRIAN MAY, EXTREME and more. 

Hey all you wannabe guitar heroes:  BRIAN MAY is giving lessons on how to play classic QUEEN tracks. Click here for details from NME.  

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been rescheduled for November 7th. The event will broadcast live from Cleveland’s Public Auditorium at 8 p.m. ET on HBO, marking the first time the ceremony will be broadcast in real time on the network. 

Coming May 29,, the 40th-anniversary edition of Permanent Waves from RUSH. It will be available in multiple formats and include a ton of extras – check out a taste.

DEF LEPPARD‘s “London To Vegas” package release has been postponed to May 29. It was originally scheduled for April 24, but the band announced the postponement, citing “the current situation regarding COVID-19……….”

Since the city of London is on lockdown, workers took the opportunity to spruce up a rock and roll landmark. Crews re-painted the Abbey Road crosswalk made famous by the BEATLES.

JON BON JOVI recently asked fans to contribute lyrics for a new tune, “Do What You Can”, which was inspired stories of strength and resilience during the coronavirus pandemic, and fans stepped up. Jon posted videos of himself singing some of those lyrics.