Rock News Randoms 9-29-21

Rock News Randoms 9-29-21

METALLICA rocked the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, KY, and two of their songs were done to benefit the Global Citizen livestream, a worldwide charity event. The band also shared pro video of “Harvester Of Sorrow”  from the September 20 “pop-up concert” in Chicago. 

3 DOORS DOWN has canceled its shows in Raleigh and Atlanta due to new COVID-19-related regulations put in place since the announcement of these concerts. Beginning October 4, two major concert promoters (Live Nation and AEG) will require either full vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter their events.

DAVID LEE ROTH is returning to Las Vegas for a handful of shows at the House of Blues starting on New Year’s Eve.

Coming November 5, JETHRO TULL will release a 50th anniversary enhanced edition of their 1970 album, Benefit

To celebrate five decades in music, there’s a new pop-up shop dedicated to QUEEN on Carnaby Street in London.

A tape featuring an unreleased JOHN LENNON song sold for $58,000.  

In December, Rufus Publications and rock photographer Ross Halfin will release a limited edition book, “Ritchie Blackmore By Ross Halfin”, filled with photos of the guitarist.

JUDAS PRIEST have had to postpone their U.S. tour as guitarist RICHIE FAULKNER recently underwent emergency heart surgery.

JOHN MELLENCAMP has a new album coming out in 2022, and he’s enlisted the help of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for a new tune titled “Wasted Days”.