Rock News Randoms 11-30-20

Rock News Randoms 11-30-20

GEORGE LYNCH and JEFF PILSON of DOKKEN will release an album of covers on December 18. Heavy Hitters will feature the guys taking on songs from PRINCE,  OASIS, DURAN DURAN and more. 

METALLICA‘s ‘Helping Hands Concert & Auction’ raised more than $1.3 million for their foundation. 

ERIC CLAPTON has recorded a song written by VAN MORRISON called “Stand and Deliver”.  It’s part of Morrison’s anti-lockdown campaign.  Eric says, quote, “We need to find a way out of this mess.  The alternative is not worth thinking about.  Live music might never recover.” 

Check out DAVID COVERDALE unboxing WHITESNAKE‘s “Love Songs”, a new collection of the band’s remixed and remastered love songs and more.

Random fact: AEROSMITH made more money in royalties off the video game “Guitar Hero:  Aerosmith” than they made from any of their actual albums. 

OZZY OSBOURNE says he’s lucky SHARON didn’t leave him when he cheated on her.

JACKYL will release a concert DVD and CD on December 11. Family Reunion – Live In Kansas City was recorded during the band’s Deember 2019 show at The Midland in Kansas City. 

Amazon is working on a biopic about HEART

Coming to movie theaters on March 23, 2021 – the all star tribute to the late PETER GREEN that was put together by MICK FLEETWOOD earlier this year. The show features BILLY GIBBONS, STEVEN TYLER, PETE TOWNSHEND and more.

PAUL MCCARTNEY admits he uses a teleprompter to help him remember song lyrics. 

BRUCE KULICK has dug into his archives and has shared previously unreleased audio and video of KISS performing “Won’t Get Fooled Again”. Kulick sets the stage in this video that celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Asylum tour.