Rock News Randoms 8-20-21

Rock News Randoms 8-20-21

KISS kicked off another leg of their “End Of The Road” tour on Wednesday in Massachusetts. Check out some video. 

There’s a new line of hockey-inspired ALICE IN CHAINS apparel – click here for info and to purchase.

LITA FORD is working on a new album, and DORO PESCH, former frontwoman of WARLOCK, makes a guest appearance on it.

The ROLLING STONES will release a 40th-anniversary expanded deluxe edition of “Tattoo You” on October 22. The set will include previously unreleased tracks that were recorded around that time. 

STEVIE NICKS says she saved HERSELF from addiction.  

SANTANA‘s new album “Blessings and Miracles” comes out October 15th.  That’s the one with the neROB THOMAS collaboration, “Move”

The FOO FIGHTERS will receive the first U.S. Global Icon Award at this years “VMAs”.  (But how can it be a U.S. award AND a global award? Discuss.) The band will also perform at the ceremony on September 12. 

Are there any unreleased VAN HALEN tracks in the vaults? A few, according to a new interview with SAMMY HAGAR.

YES released a 30th anniversary deluxe box set to celebrate their 1991 “Union” tour.

METALLICA has shared another gem from their vaults. Check out “Of Wolf And Man (Mannheim, Germany – May 22, 1993), part of the remastered deluxe box set of”The Black Album”, coming September 10. 

RONNIE WOOD and the RONNIE WOOD BAND will release ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’  on September 17. The album marks the second installment In the band’s live album trilogy. 

This fall, Rhino will release the EAGLES – LIVE AT THE FORUM ’76, featuring 10 songs recorded in the Fall of 1976, just prior to the release of Hotel California. LIVE AT THE FORUM ’76 will be available on November 12 as a 2-LP set on 180-gram vinyl for $34.98. The tracks will be making their vinyl debut, as they were previously only available on CD and digitally as part of 2017’s “40th Anniversary Edition” of Hotel California. The live music takes up three LP sides while the final one features an exclusive etching of the artwork.

IRON MAIDEN released a new song called Stratego.