Rock News Randoms 5-18-21

Rock News Randoms 5-18-21

Many bands are annuncing new shows, or rescheduling for later in the year, and even 2022.The BLACK CROWES announced new dates for thie “Shake Your Money Maker” Anniversary Tour. There are two dates in NC – September 10 in Charlotte at PNC Music Pavilion, and September 11 in Raleigh at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. ALICE COOPER is touring with ACE FREHLEY this fall with these NC dates: October 6 in Raleigh at The Red Hat Amphitheater, and October 7 in Charlotte at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. Info hereThe rescheduled Hella Mega Tour with Green DayWeezer, and Fall Out Boy kicks off July 24th.

SAMMY HAGAR and NICKELBACK’s CHAD KROEGER helped some young musicians from Afghanistan with a cover of “Fly Like an Eagle”.

Six strands of KURT COBAIN‘s hair sold for $14,125. They were from a haircut he got in 1989, while NIRVANA was on tour in the U.K..

Two of JOAN JETT‘s albums are getting the graphic novel treatment

Here’s another release from “Hardware”, the BILLY GIBBONS solo album due out on June 4. 

TRIUMPH’s MIKE LEVINE gives an update to The Metal Voice on the status of the upcoming documentary about the band’s career. 

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s Debut Celebrates 50 Years With An Expansive 4-CD/1-LP Collection Featuring The Original Album Remastered, Plus Over Two Hours Of Rare And Unreleased Demos, Outtakes, And Alternate Takes. A new line of CSNY Déjà Vu-themed, organic merch made from sustainably sourced materials is also available exclusively at and

A painting done by PINK FLOYD’s SYD BARRETT is up for auction.

Check out MEGADETH‘s DAVE MUSTAINE giving a lesson on how to play “Symphony Of Destruction”.