Rock News Randoms 11-2-21

Rock News Randoms 11-2-21

RUSH’s ALEX LIFESON has released a new instrumental called “Cherry Lopez Lullaby”.

NIKKI SIXX is planning to release a children’s book in 2022.

BRUCE DICKINSON from IRON MAIDEN is doing a North American spoken word tour in the new year. There’s a Raleigh date on January 24.

KISS canceled their Las Vegas residency because of “soft ticket sales.”  Meanwhile, the band announced “Kiss Kruise XI”, which will happen October 29, 2022 to November 3, 2022. 

There was recently a small fire at BOB SEGER’s house. No one was injured. 

JON BON JOVI tested positive for COVID-19 literally right before he was going to perform at his “Runaway with JBJ” show in Miami.  His rep said he is, quote, “fully vaccinated and feeling fine.” 

W.A.S.P. is teasing a 40th anniversary tour.

The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will air on Nov. 20 on HBO. Bryan Adams had been set to perform during Tina Turner’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but was replaced by country star Keith Urban. “All participants in the Rock Hall ceremony were required to show a negative COVID test regardless of vaccination status,” Variety reported. “A rep for Adams confirms the positive test and [says] that Adams is fully vaccinated and showing no symptoms.” 

CARL PALMER is planning an EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER virtual tour featuring old recordings of the late KEITH EMERSON and GREG LAKE.  

Some guy on TikTok made the case that RINGO STARR is actually a pretty amazing drummer. 

MICK JAGGER has moves…and so does this Bosdton Dynamics bot that is helping to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Tattoo You”.