Rock News Randoms 4-29-21

Rock News Randoms 4-29-21

In case you missed it, DAVE GROHL made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week to chat about his documentary “What Drives Us”, and to perform with some special guests.

L.A. GUNS, featuring PHIL LEWIS and TRACII GUNS will drop a live album“Cocked & Loaded Live”, on July 9.

KISS fans – prepare yourselves. “BiographyKisstory” is coming to A&E. The four-hour documentary will air over two nights – June 27 and 28. 

When will the madness end?  More than 100 pictures from KURT COBAIN‘s last photo shoot are being sold as NFTs.  

METALLICA has played “Enter Sandman” so many times, they can play it backwards. Maybe. In a clip that was reportedly filmed in 2013, the guys are jamming in the studio when they try to play the song backwards by playing the notes in reverse order.  JAMES HETFIELD even tries to sing a line backwards. The video is then played in reverse to see if it actually sounds like “Enter Sandman” . . . and it kind of does. 

Looking for new ROLLING STONES wearables? RS No. 9 Carnaby has launched a new collection of merch featruing Stones graphics with the tongue-and-lips logo.

ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH vocalist MYLES KENNEDY will embark on a “socially distanced” solo tour in June.

CARLOS SANTANA is going to be setting up shop in Vegas. His pandemic-interrupted residency will return to the House of Blues in Las Vegas in August, with shows happening through the end of the year.

Capitol Records/UMe has announced that on June 11, BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND‘s Live’ Bullet will be reissued in its original 2LP format celebrating the 45th anniversary of this classic album. ‘Live’ Bullet will be offered in two versions: a 2LP album in a standard version 150 gram black vinyl with a lithograph, and 2LP translucent orange and red swirl vinyl only available at independent record stores, Bob Seger’s Official store, and Capitol/UMe store. The lithograph is a reproduction of the Live Bullet cover of Seger onstage from the show taken by well-known Detroit photographer Robert Markliwitz. The album has been remastered by GRAMMY®-nominated mastering engineer Robert Vosgien.

ANN WILSON says there are no plans for HEART at the moment, but she adds, quote, “There will be collaboration in the future of some kind.” 

Internet mash-up maestro DJ Cummerbund gives Prince Of Darkness OZZY OSBOURNE a sunny, surf-rock makeover.