Rock News Randoms 9-15-20

Rock News Randoms 9-15-20

ROBERT PLANT says that WILLIE NELSON gives away free weed from his tour bus.

For the first time ever, SULLY ERNA and AARON LEWIS, two of the most acclaimed frontmen in rock–the voices of multiplatinum rock bands Godsmack and Staind–will perform their hits together, side-by-side, in an intimate and unplugged evening on The American Drive-In Tour, kicking off in October. It’s one of the first 2020 drive-in live rock concert tours planned across multiple cities, and promises a once-in-a-lifetime event for fans, featuring a special evening of hits, covers and conversation with Aaron and Sully appearing together on stage. The tour makes a stop in Charlotte on October 24 – get more info here.

EDDIE MONEY‘s former guitarist is suing his estate for $1.5 million in unpaid royalties. In other Moneyman news, in February, there was a star studded tribute to the late singer. Check out pro video of JAMES HETFIELD’s acoustic take on  “Baby Hold On” .

AXL ROSE is no fan of President Trump . . . but Trump is a fan of his. Apparently, he thinks “November Rain” by GUNS N’ ROSES is the best video of all time and, according to Sarah Huckabee Sanders, had staffers watch it. Read more here.

“Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar” returns for more episodes from the fifth season on Sunday, October 4 at 9pm on AXS-TV. The “Sunday Night Rocks” feature also includes “The Top 10 Revealed”, “Rock Legends” and “A Year In Music”.

After an entertaining social media drum battle with a 10 year old, DAVE GROHL of the FOO FIGHTERS has now written her a theme song. Click here to check it out.

BILLY IDOL will be making a guest appearance on the new album from MILEY CYRUS.

THE GRATEFUL DEAD‘s American Beauty: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition will be available on October 30 for $34.98. This three-CD set includes the original album with newly remastered audio, plus an unreleased concert recorded on February 18, 1971 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. The show was mixed from the 16-track analog master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Bob Weir’s Marin County TRI Studios and mastered by Grammy® Award-winning engineer, David Glasser. One of the highlights from the Capitol Theatre show, the previously unreleased performance of “Truckin’” is available now on all digital download and streaming services. Click HERE to listen now. AMERICAN BEAUTY: 50th ANNIVERSARY VINYL PICTURE DISC will be available the same day for $21.98. Produced in a limited edition of 15,000 copies, it contains the newly remastered version of the original album.