Rock News Randoms 12-15-20

Rock News Randoms 12-15-20

Check out JAMES HETFIELD of METALLICA performing at at JOE WALSH‘s 4th annual VetsAid charity concert. It happened on December 12. 

DAVE GROHL and producer GREG KURSTIN are doing a series called the “Hannukah Sessions”, covering tunes from Jewish artists each day. Here’s their take on MOUNTAIN‘s “Mississippi Queen”. (Warning: NSFW)

ANGUS YOUNG says AC/DC‘s most regrettable song was “Love Song”, from the “High Voltage” album.

The first decade or so of the ROLLING STONES’ history will be dramatized in a television series coming to the FX network. No title or date has been set yet.

Drummers MATT CAMERON from PEARL JAM and TAYLOR HAWKINS from FOO FIGHTERS have a new band called Nighttime Boogie Association.

ALICE COOPER just released what he calls one of his “oddest songs ever,” which is really saying something.

Vicky Cornell and her children, Toni and Christopher, on behalf of The Chris Cornell Estate  released “No One Sings Like You Anymore”Chris Cornell‘s handpicked collection of 10 cover songs, which he selected and sequenced to celebrate artists and songs that inspired him. Recorded by Chris in 2016, the album, which is his last fully completed studio album, features  John Lennon‘s “Watching The Wheels”Harry Nilsson‘s “Jump Into The Fire”ELO’s “Showdown”, a new studio recording of “Nothing Compares 2 U”Chris‘s cover of “Patience”, which was released on his birthday this year, and earned him his first solo Billboard No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock Songs chart, All instruments on “No One Sings Like You Anymore” were played by Chris Cornell and Brendan O’Brien, who also produced and mixed the album.