Rock News Randoms 12-28-20

Rock News Randoms 12-28-20

Are you a child of the 80s? Mark January 30 on your calendar for the ’80s Radical Sabbatical virtual interactive festival. The event features BRET MICHAELS, LITA FORD, and SEBASTIAN BACH, to name a few, plus performances, games, activities and more. A ticket is $99.80, with various add ons available, including a “meet and greet” video call with BACH for an additional $99. More info here. 

Here’s the lyric video for CHRIS CORNELL‘s cover of JOHN LENNON‘s ‘Watching The Wheels” from the recently released album, “No One Sings Like You Anymore”.

SAMMY HAGAR is dishing on the proposed VAN HALEN 2019 tour. He says it would have included he and DAVID LEE ROTH, as well as MICHAEL ANTHONY. Discussions were scrapped after EDDIE VAN HALEN‘s health deteriorated. In other VH news, the jacket worn by DIAMOND DAVE on the band’s 2007-2008 reunion tour will be for sale in the MusiCares Charity Relief Auction hosted by on January 31.  

Scammers are trying rip you off, and both the EAGLES and DAVID COVERDALE have posted warnings to fans about it.

Here’s EDDIE VEDDER doing an acoustic cover of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN‘s”Growin’ Up”.

AXS TV will air the six-part documentary “Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories From The Edge” beginning on Wednesday, January 6 at 9pm. 

Check out a LESLIE WEST interview from September 3, 2020. It was shared by Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in the wake of WEST‘s passing on December 23.