Rock News Randoms 1-17-22

Rock News Randoms 1-17-22

Guests on EDDIE VEDDER’s new solo album include Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Ringo Starr, Chad Smith . . . and his late father. The album, Earthling, will be available on February 11. Here’s a new track…..

“Yes – A Visual Biography II: 1982 – 2022”, is coming out on May 6. 

Check out a list of bands that have broken world records.

ANN WILSON has released a video for her take on “Rooster” from ALICE IN CHAINS.

IRON MAIDEN will apparently play their 2021 album, Senjutsu, in its entirety at some point in the future.

KEITH RICHARDS is dipping his toe into the NFT craze.

“Call Off The Dogs”, is another new tune from SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. The album 4, is set for release on February 11. 

JOHN MELLENCAMP has pretty much always hated “Jack & Diane”.  At least until recently

JUDAS PRIEST have done a reversal and decided to bring touring guitarist ANDY SNEAP on the road when they resume their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour. They recently announced that he would sit this one out.

Here’s a new track from LOVERBOY called “Release”.

Would you like to see videos of VINCE NEIL performing his first solo show of 2022? Here ya go……

“Rolling Stone” released a list of the highest paid musicians of 2021.  The top three are: Bruce Springsteen ($590 million), Jay-Z ($470 million), and Paul Simon ($260 million).

Check out STEVE VAI’s new tune, “Zeus In Chains”. It will be on the forthcoming “Inviolate” album, set for release on January 28. 

DARRYL MCDANIELS aka “DMC”, of RUN-DMC, has a new tune on the way that features some great special guests. The song itself is a twist on “Black Betty” and is called “She Gets Me High”. Joining in the fun: MOTLEY CRUE’S MICK MARS, SEBASTIAN BACH, formerly of SKID ROW, GNR’s DUFF MCKAGEN and TRAVIS BARKER from BLINK 182.