Rock News Randoms 3-16-21

Rock News Randoms 3-16-21

Don’t expect another PINK FLOYD reunion.  DAVID GILMOUR was asked about the possibility and he said, quote, “No.  I’m done with it . . . it has run its course . . . and it would be fakery to go back and do it again.” 

CHEAP TRICK have released another tune from their forthicoming album, In Another World, which will be available on April 9.

The SCORPIONS have announced rescheduled dates for their Las Vegas residency. 

Since they can’t tour, U2 is launching an archival concert series on YouTube.

WOLFGANG VAN HALEN was disappointed that his dad didn’t get more of a tribute at the “Grammys”.  And he wants to talk to the Academy about, quote, “the legacy of my father [and] the legacy of the Rock genre moving forward.” He also said that he was asked to perform “Eruption” at the event, but decllined.

METALLICA’S JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK HAMMETT played the national anthem on March 15 before the Golden State Warriors/Los Angeles Lakers game.

BILL WARD, original drummer for BLACK SABBATHis working on an autobiography

Did QUEEN record two CREAM covers with DAVID BOWIE? It’s possible. 

SAMMY HAGAR AND THE CIRCLE have done another edition of their “Lockdown Sessions”. Enjoy!

RATT’s STEPHEN PEARCY and his solo band are hsoting a livestream event Friday, April 2 at 10pm Eastern. The show goes down live from the Whisky A Go Go on the Sunset Strip.

PAUL MCCARTNEY‘s McCartney III Imagined, will be out on April 16. It’s a twist on his 2020 album, with covers and remixesfeatuuring artists from other genres.