Rock News Randoms 10-1-21

Rock News Randoms 10-1-21

Here’s the latest video from AC/DC – it’s for “Through the Mists of Time”, and is a bit of a chronicle of their career.

Apparently, DAVE GROHL is an ABBA fan

Billy Gibbons In a recent interview, ZZ TOP’s BILLY GIBBONS named DEPECHE MODE as an influence.

SCORPIONS will release their 19th studio album, “Rock Believer”, on February 11, 2022. The first single, “Peacemaker”, will come oour way on October 21. 

Check out KIRK HAMMETT unboxing the new METALLICA Funko Pop! albums figure. It’s available for pre-order now at

SAMMY HAGAR believes VAN HALEN tried to “bury” music from his time in the band since they reunited with DAVID LEE ROTH. 

A new DAVID BOWIE album is coming January 7th. “Toy” was recorded back in 2000 and includes reworked versions of songs from 1964 to 1971. 

MICK JAGGER made a stop at a bar in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday night. He didn’t get recognized . . . not even by a couple sitting right near him who reportedly had floor seats to the next night’s ROLLING STONES show!   

And in other STONES news, the band dropped a video for another previously-unreleased track. It’s called “Trouble’s A’ Comin'”, and will be part of the forthcoming Tattoo You anniversary set.

Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers will see its theatrical release on October 20 (Tom’s birthday) for a one-night global celebration via Trafalgar Releasing, with encore screenings in select cinemas on October 21. Fans can experience the film on the big screen with immersive surround-sound before YouTube Originals will make it available worldwide for free in full 4K resolution on Tom Petty’s YouTube
 later this year. Watch an early clip of the film HERE. Tickets are on sale now at

The September 24, 1991 release of Nirvana’s Nevermind touched off a seismic shift in global youth culture. Beginning November 12, 2021, Geffen/UMe commemorates the 30th anniversary of Nevermind with several multi-format reissues. A total of 94 audio and video tracks–70 previously unreleased–will be made available across configurations ranging from Super Deluxe Editions to standard digital/CD and single disc vinyl with bonus 7-inch. In all formats, Nevermind is newly remastered from the original half-inch stereo analog tapes to high-resolution 192kHz 24-bit. Among the previously unreleased material exclusive to various versions of the Nevermind 30th Anniversary Editions are four complete live shows that document Nirvana’s historic ascension on the concert stage – Live in Amsterdam, Netherlands (recorded and filmed on November 25, 1991 at the famed club Paradiso); Live in Del Mar, California (recorded on December 28, 1991 at the Pat O’Brien Pavilion at the Del Mar Fairgrounds); Live in Melbourne, Australia for triple j (recorded February 1, 1992 at The Palace in St. Kilda); and Live in Tokyo, Japan (recorded at the Nakano Sunplaza on February 19, 1992). All four newly remastered live shows are included in the Nevermind Super Deluxe Editions, which will be available in both vinyl (8LPs – 180-gram black vinyl – all in premium tip-on jackets — plus the new 7-inch – A-side: “Endless, Nameless” / B-side: “Even In His Youth” and “Aneurysm”) and CD+Blu-ray (5 CDs plus Blu-ray – Live in Amsterdam, Netherlands complete concert video newly remastered audio & video in HD). For pre-orders, full track listings and release dates for all configurations go HERE.

Check out the video for ‘The First 21’ by SIXX:A.M. It will be on the compilation album “Hits”, that’s set to be released on October 22