Rock News Randoms 5-15-20

Rock News Randoms 5-15-20

ALICE COOPER has a message of hope for all of us with his new tune.

JON BON JOVI and his wife have announced that they will be starting a food pantry on the East End of Long Island after a massive spike in unemployment caused by the coronavirus shutdown has led one in five families in the United States to be food insecure. Click here to read more.

JOHN FOGERTY and his family have served up another CCR cover.

Legendary drummers and brothers CARMINE and VINNY APPICE plan to release a new video to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the passing of the late, great RONNIE JAMES DIO who passed on May 16, 2010 from cancer. The lyrics written by Paul Shortino are about Ronnie’s life and music and are a great musical tribute to him. The video will be released on Saturday, May 16, 2020 on YouTube.

PAUL RODGERS and others appear in a video of a cover JOHN LENNON’s “Imagine,” with proceeds going to coronavirus relief. 


DON HENLEY helped raise more than $45,000 for a Texas food bank . . . simply by writing out the lyrics to his hit song “Desperado”.  It wasn’t an original document . . . he just wrote them down LAST MONTH. Still, someone was willing to pay $33,600 for it. And he raised another $12,600 for an acoustic guitar signed by Don and the current EAGLES lineup.  On top of that, the auction house made a $25K donation, and they waived their fees. 

PEARL JAM have Greta Thunberg issuing a dire climate change warning in their new animated video for “Retrograde”.