Rock News Randoms 1-4-22

Rock News Randoms 1-4-22

After decades of rocking, do your favorite artists still have to practice? Yep. DEEP PURPLE drummer IAN PAICE shows us how he keeps sharp.

DAVID BOWIE’s estate sold his publishing catalog for more than $250 million.

GENE SIMMONS says his New Year’s resolution is to be a “kinder, better-looking, and richer guy.” And it might be possible that the KISS catalog could sell for “the right price.” 

CHEAP TRICK will be doing a residency at the Strat Theater in Las Vegas. Shows are scheduled for February 25 and 26 and March 4 and 5. 

In a recent interview, WENDY DIO talked about the release of the RONNIE JAMES DIO documentary, set for later this year.

METALLICA reached 1.3 billion Spotify streams in 2021. 

It started as just two shows, but now DAVID LEE ROTH has canceled his entire Las Vegas residency.

The SCORPIONS have been making short videos to document the making of their forthcoming album, “Rock Believer”, due February 11.