Rock News Randoms 4-13-20

Rock News Randoms 4-13-20

Late night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Kimmel are teaming up to host a global fundraiser for coronavirus relief.  It’s called “One World: Together at Home”, and it’ll air on ABC, CBS, and NBC on Saturday, April 18th. The special will raise money through the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to support regional charities providing food, shelter, and healthcare to those in need. The show will feature appearances by ALANIS MORISSETTE, GREEN DAY‘S BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, EDDIE VEDDER, ELTON JOHN, STEVIE WONDER and more. 

“Rolling Stone: Life And Death Of Brian Jones”, will be available on streaming services and DVD on June 12.

EDDIE MONEY‘s posthumous album “Brand New Day” gets a digital release Friday, April 17. 

TOMMY LEE says the MOTLEY CRUE stadium tour is still on.  It’s scheduled to begin on June 18th in Jacksonville, Florida. And we could see the release of Andro, hos latest solo album, this summer.. 

BUSH frontman GAVIN ROSSDALE is doing acoustic performances for his fans from his home.

NEIL YOUNG has released a new version of his 2019 song “Shut It Down”, and he and his wife DARYL HANNAH made a new video for it that serves as, quote, “a document of Earth’s reaction to 2020’s pandemic.”   

PAUL MCCARTNEY‘s handwritten lyrics for “Hey Jude” were auctioned off on Friday, and someone paid $910,000 for them.  The lyrics were originally expected to go for around $160,000. 

POISON drummer RIKKI ROCKET has teamed up withe a company called Transparent Sunglasses to create a limited edition design.

GLENN DANZIG releases a covers album called “Danzig Sings Elvis” next Friday. Check out his version of “One Night”.