Rock News Randoms 1-10-22

Rock News Randoms 1-10-22

Get full details on the RUSH pinball game that’s on the way.

A lawsuit filed by former NIRVANA “Nevermind” baby Spencer Elden was thrown out, because he failed to meet a deadline to respond to a petition by the defendants.  But he can re-file it, and he plans to.

NANCY WILSON of HEART is one of the latest artists to cash in by selling catalog rights.

SLASH says the reunited GUNS N’ ROSES will continue to release new music

Coming January 14, a first ever vinyl edition of TWISTED SISTER‘s “Greatest Hits – Tear It Loose (Studio & Live)”. 

SCORPIONS have released a teaser for the official music video for the title track to their new album, “Rock Believer”, which is due out February 25.

ROB HALFORD of JUDAS PRIEST is celebrating 36 years of sobriety.

KISS has a new live project on the way. Live in Virginia Beach was recorded at the Virginia Beach Amphitheatre in 2004 and will be released on March 11.

BOB DYLAN says sexual misconduct charges against him are “fantastical and fictitious.” 

Here’s another trailer for “Pam & Tommy”, coming February 2 to Hulu.

VALERIE BERTINELLI revealed what EDDIE VAN HALEN‘s last words were to her and WOLFGANG.

According to Rolling Stone, Covid-sniffing dogs are being used by bands to find traces of the virus in crew members, entourage, and backstage guests. This will (hopefully) prevent them from having to prematurely cancel a tour. Bands like METALLICA, TOOL, and THE BLACK KEYS have used dogs to find traces of the virus in members of their crew, entourage, and anyone else who goes backstage. Metallica’s management company said, quote, “So far, knock on wood, the dogs have been knocking it out of the park . . . We haven’t had a dog miss anybody.” The company says not only are they faster and cheaper than a regular test, but they’re friendlier.  A dog test costs around $2 a person.  

The BEATLES famous rooftop concert will be screened in IMAX theaters for one night only on January 30, celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the event. 

Check out this video of a RUSH fan commemorating the second anniversary of NEIL PEART’s death with a medley of all 175 Rush songs. 

Set for an April 15 release, “Brother Johnny”, a tribute to JOHNNY WINTER. The album is labor of love by his brother, EDGAR WINTER, and features such notables as BILLY GIBBONS, FOO FIGHTER TAYLOR HAWKINS, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, WARREN HAYNES, TOTO’S STEVE LUKATHER, JOE WALSH, RINGO STARR and more.

Jan. 5, 2022, legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician and longtime Los Cabos resident and business owner, SAMMY HAGAR, was awarded the accreditation of Honorary Ambassador of Los Cabos, Mexico. Hagar is the first recipient of the honor, which was created with the vision of distinguishing those individuals who have contributed to the development and promotion of Los Cabos and the economic growth of México in a remarkable and extraordinary way. In his role as tourism ambassador, Hagar will represent and promote the brand of Los Cabos internationally, using his influence to share and strengthen the experience of visiting and doing business in Los Cabos.

What’s BRUCE DICKINSON up to in 2022?