Rock News Randoms 4-29-20

Rock News Randoms 4-29-20

On “Kimmel” Monday night, DAVE GROHL serenaded a trauma nurse from New York City. 

There’s a podcast coming out that will investigate whether or not the CIA wrote the SCORPIONS song “Wind of Change” as Cold War propaganda. The host says he conducted, quote, “nearly a hundred interviews in four countries with rockers and spies.” You can read more here. The band has also unveiled a song for troubled times called “Sign of Hope” – listen to it here.

LARS ULRICH says there’s a “very good chance” METALLICA will make a quarantine album.

Rolling Stone‘s “In My Room” presented by Gibson is kicking out some pretty cool tracks. JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS recently performed I Hate Myself For Loving You”.

There’s a GoFundMe page for QUIET RIOT drummer FRANKIE BANALI, who has been battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer for the past year. 

The DOOBIE BROTHERS did a remote version of “Black Water” and you can check it out here.

Missin‘ Yo‘ Kissin'”, is a solo track from BILLY GIBBONS of ZZ TOP, and a video shot in 2018 for it was recently posted online.