Rock News Randoms 8-10-21

Rock News Randoms 8-10-21

Check out the SCORPIONS rehearsing a new tune at their studio in Germany. 

The EAGLES announced a new show in Seattle on November 5th, where fans will have to show proof of vaccination. 

SAMMY HAGAR recently joined VINCE NEIL on stage at a private event in Austin, Texas. The two teamed up for a cover of LED ZEPPELIN‘s “Rock And Roll”. It’s fan-filmed video, so the quality isn’t great.

“Sweet Child O’ Mine” by GUNS N’ ROSES has hit a billion streams on Spotify. 

PRIMUS is getting ready to hit the road on their RUSH tribute tour, and to make sure they’re ready, frontman LES CLAYPOOL has been taking lessons from GEDDY LEE.

BRIAN MAY from QUEEN says he loves ERIC CLAPTON, but at the same time, he thinks anti-vaxxers are “fruitcakes”. 

COVID-19 Round-up:  IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON postponed the last two dates on his U.K. spoken-word tour after a member of his “immediate household” tested positive for COVID-19. TESLA axeman FRANK HANNON confirmed that he recently tested positive. That same day, the band postponed several shows. Former SKID ROW singer SEBASTIAN BACH tested positive after being vaccinated. LYNYRD SKYNYRD guitarist RICKEY MEDLOCKE also has COVID.  

Here’s a fun mashup. It’s the vocals of VAN HALEN‘s “Jump” put to the music of HANK WILLIAMS‘ “Your Cheatin‘ Heart”.  For the video they synched clips of a Hank Williams Jr. performance with the original Van Halen video.