Rock News Randoms 12-14-21

Rock News Randoms 12-14-21

METALLICA will live-stream their two 40th anniversary shows in San Francisco on December 17 and 19. Meanwhile, here’s some pro video of METALLICA doing “Nothing Else Matters” in Atlanta last month. 

On December 18, JOE WALSH will stream VetsAid 2021:The Basement Show. The livestream raises money for veteran organizations nationwide. RINGO STARR will be one of the special guests.

In a recent interview, NIKKI SIXX gave props to VINCE NEIL.

Former QUEENSRYCHE frontman GEOFF TATE has an interesting side hustle. You can join him in Italy for a tour called “Rockin’ In Tuscany”.

JOHN MELLENCAMP‘s new album, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, will be out on January 21. Here’s a taste….

Here’s the perfect gift for any ZZ TOP fan – a pair of cowboy boots called the BFG, designed by BILLY F. GIBBONS.

Funko announced an EDDIE VAN HALEN collectible figurine in the Pop! Rocks line. And IRON MAIDEN have once again teamed up with Funko for a new line of mascot EDDIE figures.

BRAD PITT is restoring the music studio where PINK FLOYD recorded “The Wall”.  He’ll reopen it on his winery estate by summertime. 

STEVE PERRY has been approached about doing residencies, and might be interested?

JETHRO TULL released another tune from the album The Zealot Gene, coming on January 28.