VAN HALEN manager IRVING AZOFF says that the 5150 vaults will be investigated by ALEX and WOLFGANG VAN HALEN for any material that might be released in the future. More info here. After Eddie passed away on Tuesday, VH’s catalog sales jumped more than 6,100%. SAMMY HAGAR and MICHAEL ANTHONY paid tribute to EDDIE VAN HALEN in a new video.
ALICE COOPER is ready to help get you into the Halloween spirit. He’s hosting Spooky Story Time on October 21 via Airbnb. The really scary part? It’s $100 per person. Details here.
The FOO FIGHTERS launched a new digital zine. The People of Rock and Roll features the memories of Foo Fighters fans, and you can contribute too.
Thanks to the viral video of that guy skateboarding to FLEETWOOD MAC’s “Dreams”, the song hit #1 on iTunes, and “Greatest Hits” hit the Top 10 on the album chart. In other Mac news, check out STEVIE NICKS in a video from her movie 24 Karat Gold – The Concert, which will premiere in theaters October 21 and 24. The film and soundtrack will be available in multiple formats October 30.
STEEL PANTHER have a Halloween event planned – it’s a livestream concert on October 31. “The Halloweenie Ride Livescream” will happen live from Viper Room in West Hollywood, CA. More info here.
The Royal Australian Mint has, for the second time, issued AC/DC coins. You can purchase a box set with original AC/DC album covers here.
JOE ELLIOTT and PHIL COLLEN of DEF LEPPARD put in an appearance on a new song from theatrical British rockers THE STRUTS. “I Hate How Much I Want You,” will be on the Struts’ new album Strange Days.