Rock News Randoms 4-6-21

Rock News Randoms 4-6-21

PEARL JAM is #1 on a list of the most popular music acts during the pandemic when it comes to streamed concerts.  Metallica is #2 . . . followed by Billie EilishSnow Patrol, and the Tedeschi Trucks Band. 

Harley-Davidson and Bravado, Universal Music Group’s merchandise and brand management company, announce the launch of a special collection in collaboration with AEROSMITH. Available now, the limited-edition line of men’s and women’s apparel will be sold at Harley-Davidson dealerships around the world and on

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of JETHRO TULL‘s Aqualung, and there’s a new animated viideo for the title track.

Former JOURNEY members Ross Valory and Steve Smith have reached a settlement with Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, who accused them of trying to swipe the band’s name and trademark.  

JAMES HETFIELDCARLOS SANTANA, and JACK BLACK will participate in a virtual benefit to promote music in schools. 

DAVE GROHL shared a letter he wrote himself in ninth grade.  

Monday, April 5 was the 27th anniversary of KURT COBAIN‘s death, so someone recently created a “new” Nirvana song using artificial intelligence.  It’s called “Drowned in the Sun”. By the way, the singer isn’t Kurt . . . or even computer-Kurt.  It’s Eric Hogan, the lead singer of the “ultimate” Nirvana tribute band Nevermind. 

July 30 is the release date for the new DEE SNIDER solo album, Leave A Scar.

Check out footage of JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO in a video for the new mix of the tune “Look at Me.