Rock News Randoms 5-11-21

Rock News Randoms 5-11-21

NIKKI SIXX is wrapping up work on a new book.

The cops in Florida are hunting for a guy who stole a trailer last month . . . with about $12,000 worth of LYNYRD SKYNYRD memorabilia inside.  The stuff was going to be auctioned off for charity.  The cops know who stole the trailer . . . and now they’re trying to track him down.

Coming July 9 in multiple formats, a newly remixed, remastered concert film – the ROLLING STONES free concert at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Recorded on February 8, 2006, “A Bigger Bang: Live On Copacabana Beach” will be available for the first time in its entirety.

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage in CA for a take on “Back in Black” for the May 2nd taping of Global Citizen‘s “Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World”.  

The Rock Hall Fan Vote closed Saturday and the final standings are TINA TURNERFELA KUTITHE GO-GO’SIRON MAIDEN, and FOO FIGHTERS.   

ALICE COOPER guarantees all his new band members that they’ll get stitches.  Quote, “I’ve got switchblades, I’ve got swords, I’ve got everything up there.  And I’m a little bit freewheeling . . . And every once in a while they walk a little bit close and get nicked.”

The FBI released its file on KURT COBAIN‘s death, including theories that he was murdered.

IRON MAIDEN is releasing another new brew this fall called Hellcat.

CHRISSIE HYNDE from the PRETENDERS is releasing an album of BOB DYLAN covers.

MEGADETH bassist DAVE ELLEFSON is denying allegations that he was grooming an underage girl online.  The female in question has issued a statement saying she was NOT underage, and their interaction was consensual. 

Now available, the TEDESCHI TRUCKS BANDLayla Revisited (Live at LOCKN’)”. The band got help from TREY ANASTASIO from PHISH during a 2019 show in Arrington, VA to perform the DEREK AND THE DOMINOS classic album live.