Rock News Randoms 4-1-20

Rock News Randoms 4-1-20

OZZY OSBOURNE postponed his 2020 tour long before the coronovirus became a pandemic in order to begin his Parkinson’s treatment in Switzerland. Unfortunately, that treatment, set to take six to eight weeks, was scheduled for April and has now been postponed as well. 

ALAN MERRILL, co-writer and singer of the original version of “I Love Rock ‘N Roll”, has died at the age of 69 from complications from COVID-19. 

The new album from KANSAS, “The Absence of Presence”, will be out on June 26. Here’s a teaser: 

PEARL JAM posted an online video game along with its new single “Quick Escape”. Honestly, it’s just a Space Invaders rip-off.

Axeman STEVE VAI is interacting with fans twice a week on Facebook Live. You can join him at 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays for music lessons and more.   

GAVIN ROSSDALE of BUSH became the latest artist to perform for the “Billboard Live At-Home” concert series. Click here to watch.

Someone turned QUEEN‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody” into a coronavirus parody.