Rock News Randoms 6-29-21

Rock News Randoms 6-29-21

METALLICA released “Sad But True (Take 36 – February 5th, 1991)”, which is part of “Rough & Alternate Mixes”, a two CD set included in The Black Album remastered deluxe box set, arriving September 10. 

FOREIGNERREO SPEEDWAGON, SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and more will perform on “The Fourth In America” special airing on CNN on July 4.

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp has announced an exclusive new session featuring legendary rockers SCORPIONS who are celebrating the 30th anniversary of “Wind Of Change”

NIRVANA‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just hit a billion streams on Spotify. 

Now that EDDIE VAN HALEN is gone, SAMMY HAGAR regrets exposing his “dark side” in his autobiography. And Sammy is the latest artist to announce a Las Vegas residency.  “Sammy Hagar and Friends” is booked at the Strat Hotel and Casino (formerly the Stratosphere). The first shows are scheduled for Oxctober 29 and 30. 

Here’s another new release from NIGHT RANGER‘s new album, ATBPO, coming out August 6.

There’s a movie in the works about STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer SCOTT WEILAND.

Former SKID ROW singer Johnny Solinger has died at the age of 55. He was a member of the band from 1999 to 2015. Just over a month ago he announced that he was suffering from liver failure. 

ALEX LIFESON‘s new project is Envy of None, with bassist Andy Curran. And NEIL PEART‘s estate is auctioning some classic cars once owned by Peart. The cars will be sold during an event August 13 and 14 in Pebble Beach, CA. 

RINGO STARR had sued the makers of a sex toy called RingO, but they finally settled. The makers of the toy say they’ll avoid activity that would cause confusion.  And from now on, they’ll leave a space between “Ring” and “O”.