Rock News Randoms 5-4-21

Rock News Randoms 5-4-21

BRIAN JOHNSON recently hit the stage with the FOO FIGHTERS in CA for a rendition of “Back in Black” as part of the Global Citizen “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World” show. The event will be televised at 8pm on May 8 on YouTube, ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, AXS TV, and more, and will air again at 11pm on Fox. Here’s a ittle fan filmed video.

CHAD SMITH says the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are working on a “very exciting” new album.  

LYNYRD SKYNYRD singer JOHNNY VAN ZANT caught COVID . . . after getting vaccinated. He said he had no symptons and was unaware that he was contagious. He’s encouraging people to not only get vaccinated, but to continue to be cautious.

Someone put together a list of the most pivotal musical moments in TV history, and yes, it includes MOTORHEAD playing “Ace of Spades” on “The Young Ones”

OZZY OSBOURNE says he’s got 15 tracks done for his next solo album.

ANN WILSON sang the National Anthem at the NFL Draft in Cleveland on April 29. She also popped up on stage with GOV’T MULE at a show in CT on May 2.

DAVE GROHL says the other guys in NIRVANA never let KURT COBAIN drive the van. 

GENESIS will hit North America in November and December for what they’re calling The Last Domino? tour.  There’s been no mention of PETER GABRIEL, which isn’t surprising.  He’s never really been interested in coming back before. They have a show booked November 20 in Charlotte.

Coming May 28, “Still Wish You Were Here”, a tribute to PINK FLOYD, which includes TODD RUNDGREN, RICK WAKEMANDEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE, GEOFF TATE, formerly of QUEENSRYCHE, and more.