Rock News Randoms 5-14-21

Rock News Randoms 5-14-21

Could former members of KISS show up during their  ‘End Of The Road’ Tour? Manager DOC MCGHEE says “All things are possible”. 

DEAD & COMPANY just announced a 2021 Tour that includes an August 16 show in Raleigh at Coastal Credit Union Music Park. 

ROSS HALFIN, the photographer who has captured incredible photos of mutltudes of rock bands, is publishing a book – “Randy Rhoads By Ross Halfin”. 

FASTER PUSSYCAT not only has new music on the way, they’re touring with ENUFF Z’NUFF. There’s a Charlotte date at Amos’ Southern on July 16.

Even though the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ignored IRON MAIDEN and JUDAS PRIEST again, the president would like you to know that they DO acknowledge metal . . . because they put DEF LEPPARD in. Huh.

ALICE COOPER will headline the Monsters of Rock Cruise when it sails February 9-14, 2022. Also on board: PAT TRAVERS, Y&T, TOM KIEFER of CINDERELLA, WINGER and more. Details here.

Check out DENNIS DEYOUNG‘s new song “The Last Guitar Hero”, featuring TOM MORELLO.

A remastered digital edition of MOTLEY CRUE‘s “Girls, Girls, Girls” will be released June 11.

If you ever wanted to hear BON JOVI cover the HARRY STYLES jam “Watermelon Sugar”, they did it at a benefit show last Friday. 

PAUL MCCARTNEY is 78 and he doesn’t even need reading glasses, because he practices EYE YOGA.  It’s basically just a routine of moving your eyes as far as you can up, down, side-to-side, and diagonally. 

Former JUDAS PRIEST axeman KK DOWNING and former Priest singer TIM “RIPPER” OWENS are in the band KK’S PRIEST, and they’ve released “Hellfire Thunderbolt,” the first single from the album Sermons of the Sinner, which will arrive on August 20.