Rock News Randoms 6-3-21

Rock News Randoms 6-3-21

DENNIS DEYOUNG wants to do one final reunion tour with STYX, but he says that TOMMY SHAW nixed the idea.

In a new interview, WOLFGANG VAN HALEN says that the mis-management of the coronavirus played a part in his father’s death. He also spoke about a VH reunion tourplanned before Eddie’s health took a nosedive.

APOLLONIA was dating DAVID LEE ROTH while she was filming “Purple Rain” with PRINCE, and Prince wasn’t really happy about it.  Apollonia says Prince stole Dave’s mid-air split move, and started doing it at his own shows. Speaking of DLR…….check out the vieo for “Giddy-Up!”, a song from “The Roth Project”, an online comic that was released last year.

A remixed version of PINK FLOYD‘s “Animals” was held up for years due to a dispute between ROGER WATERS and DAVID GILMOUR  over the liner notes. Waters is dishing on the beef between the two Floyd members in his memoir, which he is working on right now. He also talks about the song “Money”, and says that Gilmour’s statements about how the song came about and his involvement aren’t true.

QUEEN drummer ROGER TAYLOR will do a solo tour of the U.K. this fall to promote the release of his new solo album, “Outsider”, which comes out on October 1.

The estate of JIMI HENDRIX has authorized Kollectico to create and sell a Jimi bobblehead to commemorate his ’67 Monterey Pop performance where he set his guitar on fiire. 

Over Memorial Day weekend, VINCE NEIL played a festival in Iowa and ended the show early after his voice gave out.  He struggled through 14 songs before calling it quits.