Rock News Randoms 4-15-20

Rock News Randoms 4-15-20

BRIAN MAY from QUEEN and comedian MATT LUCAS have a very strange new song about baked potatoes and washing your hands. 

AEROSMITH‘s “Deuces Are Wild” Las Vegas residency has been postponed. It was originally scheduled for May 20 through June 4 at the Park Theater. 

JACK RUSSELL is going to release an acoustic album on May 1 that will revisit GREAT WHITE‘s “Once Bitten”, which came out in 1987.

OZZY OSBOURNE is supporting The Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson’s Research by donating 10% of the proceeds from his tour merchandise sales in April.

RATT is back . . . in a new Geico commercial.   

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers ALICE COOPER and JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS will perform at “Cleveland Rocks: From Our Living Rooms”, a benefit concert airing on a Cleveland TV station Wednesday, April 15 to raise awareness and dollars for the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will headline Jersey for Jersey to raise money for those impacted by the coronavirus in his home state. It’ll air next Wednesday on ABC. Other local celebs taking part include Bon JoviTony BennettJon StewartSaquon BarkleyDanny DeVito and more.

PAUL MCCARTNEY says that eating bats is “medieval”, and he hopes it’ll lead to the end of wet markets in China.  Quote, “They just need to clean up their act.  This may lead to it.  If this doesn’t, I don’t know what will.”   

ROGER WATERS paid tribute to the late JOHN PRINE with an acoustic cover of “Paradise”.