Rock News Randoms 3-18-21

Rock News Randoms 3-18-21

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON tells the ‘official version’ of the answer to the question he gets asked more than any other.

Former GNR axeman GILBY CLARKE will release his latest solo album, “The Gospel Truth”, on April 23.

ANN WILSON from HEART talked about her anxiety from being body shamed during the band’s commercial peak in the ’80s. 

CROSY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG‘s Déjà Vu was the most-anticipated new album in America in 1970. More than 50 years later, it’s one of the most famous albums in rock histor. On May 14, Rhino will honor the intense creative journey that led to this milestone album with an expansive 4-CD/1-LP collection that includes a pristine version of the original album on both 180-gram vinyl and CD, plus hours of rare and unreleased studio recordings that provide incredible insight into the making of the record. Check oout the demo for “Birds”.

Despite the pandemic, the recorded music industry actually grew by $1.5 billion in 2020. 

KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, will release their new live album Point of Know Return Live & Beyond on May 28, 2021. Here’s a teaser.

TRIUMPH will release a 40th-anniversary “Allied Forces” box set to celebrate this year’s Record Store Day.

The concert film “Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green and the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac” is now getting its premiere as a streaming event via  on April 24. It was originally planned for a thetrical release.