Rock News Randoms 5-4-20

Rock News Randoms 5-4-20

The EAGLES have rescheduled their Hotel California tour, moving the shows to the fall of 2021,

METALLICA uploaded a social distancing version of “Blackened”. 

During these troubled times, GENE SIMMONS would like you to wear a mask, and AXL ROSE would be happy if you stayed off the beaches. 

Coming June 26, a five-CD box set “White Lion: All You Need Is Rock ‘N’ Roll – The Complete Albums 1985-1991”. 

The fate of The Stadium Tour will be announced by June 1, according to a posting on social media. The bands released this joint statement:


We wanted to reach out to all of our amazing fans and let you know that we’ve been hard at work preparing an amazing show. Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding The Stadium Tour and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost. We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be. Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.

Motley CrueDef LeppardPoison & Joan Jett

JOHN FOGERTY and family released a lockdown performance of “Green River”.

STEVIE NICKS is using her downtime to work on a possible Rhiannon book/movie – read more from Rolling Stone.

TED NUGENT was a guest on the latest installment of Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar, and he said KEITH RICHARDS is probably at the top of his guitar hero list.