Rock News Randoms 6-23-20

Rock News Randoms 6-23-20

GUNS N’ ROSES are one of the bands releasing live stuff from their vaults for fans to enjoy. Check out some of their performance from the 2018 Download Festival. 

The guitar that KURT COBAIN played on “MTV Unplugged” back in 1993 just sold . . . for $6 MILLION. The price broke the world records for Most Expensive Guitar, Most Expensive Memorabilia, World’s Most Expensive Acoustic Guitar, and World’s Most Expensive Nirvana Memorabilia Sold at Auction.  The opening bid was $1 million.For those of you who know your instruments, the guitar is a 1959 Martin D-18E. Cobain took his own life less than five months after that performance.Kurt’s daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN used to own the guitar, but she lost it to her ex-husband Isaiah Silva in their divorce. Frances and her mom COURTNEY LOVE tried to get it back, but were denied. 

TOMMY LEE will have a PRINCE cover on his new solo album, “Andro”.

ROGER WATERS and his band performed a lockdown version of PINK FLOYD‘s “Two Suns in the Sunset”.

ZZ TOP will be hitting the studio soon, and rumor has it that RICK RUBIN will be producing their new album. 

AC/DC is celebrating the 40th anniversary “Back In Black” by releasing a new line of merch. Buy it here. 

JON ANDERSON, former YES singer, will re-release his solo album “1000 Hands” on July 31. Here’s a video for “Where Does Music Come From”.

The family of the late TOM PETTY sent a cease and desist to President Trump because he used “I Won’t Back Down” at his campaign rally in Tulsa.

Britain’s Royal Mail will mark the 50th anniversary of the formation of QUEEN with a series of stamps that will be available on July 9th. 

Someone is making a GRATEFUL DEAD deodorant line, which is vegan, environmentally-conscious, and expensive, at $19.99 a stick. There are five different scents, including unscented. Click here to purchase.

Former STYX singer DENNIS DEYOUNG roasts the media in his new single, “With All Due Respect”.