Rock News Randoms 10-14-21

Rock News Randoms 10-14-21

NIKKI SIXX admitted that MOTLEY CRUE was “most probably” a sexist band back in the day. While they’ve grown from that, he said, quote, “It was a different time.  You can’t rewrite history, man.” And here’s NIKKI talking about his new book, “The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx”, which will be available on October 19.

NEIL YOUNG AND CRAZY HORSE have a new album coming on December 10th. 

Fender came out with a KURT COBAIN Jag-Stang guitar to celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Nevermind”.  You can buy it now for $1,250. 

Check out the trailer for Peter Jackson’s three-part BEATLES documentary, “Get Back”.  Part 1 hits Disney+ on November 25th.

DOKKEN will be doing a brief run of shows in CA this fall, and will wrap up with a two night stand at the legendary Whisky A Go Go. Those last two dates will feature a special guest – GEORGE LYNCH.

DAVID BOWIE’s estate is planning a posthumous album for his 75th birthday next year.  

PAUL MCCARTNEY called THE STONES a, quote, “blues cover band”. 

Here’s some fun soundcheck video of KISS recorded on Ocotber 9 in FL.

ROBERT TRUJILLO opened for METALLICA on their 1993 tour when he was a member of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES.  He said the band was, quote, “so kind and amazing,” and they even gave his band $1,000 bonuses.

An EDDIE VAN HALEN memorial plaque has been unveiled in Pasadena.

ERIC CLAPTON returns with a remarkable new release, Eric Clapton “The Lady In The Balcony: Lockdown Sessions” on November 12. Available via Mercury Studios, the 17 songs find Clapton and longtime bandmates Nathan East (Bass and Vocals), Steve Gadd (Drums) and Chris Stainton (Keyboards) performing acoustic renditions of Clapton standards and an assortment of other numbers encompassing blues, country, and rarified originals.

On March 11, BRYAN ADAMS will release a new album, So Happy It Hurts. Check out the title track.