Rock News Randoms 2-1-22

Rock News Randoms 2-1-22

Catch SLASH on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Wednesday, February 2. He’ll be chatting with Jimmy, and also performing with MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. Speaking of which, here’s the latest installment of the making of the new album, 4, due out February 11.

According to Variety, ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND are named as executive producers for a biopic about KEITH MOON.  

AEROSMITH have cancelled their 2022 European tour over COVID concerns.

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS teased fans with a bit of JOHN FRUSCIANTE‘s guitar playing,

Check out a video of the new RUSH pinball machines being cranked out by the Stern Pinball plant in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today: A Tribute to The Beatles will be hitting the road this year. The tour features TODD RUNDGREN, DENNY LAINE and more.

Someone designed headphones specifically for listening to METAL

BONO and THE EDGE posted an acoustic version of “Sunday Bloody Sunday” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday massacre in Northern Ireland.

QUEEN was the most played rock band on the radio last year . . . all around the world.  Across all genres, they ranked fourth behind ED SHEERAN, DUA LIPA, and THE WEEKND. 

Here’s METALLICA performing “Fixxxer” in San Francisco this past December.

KID ROCK will not be playing at venues that require vaccine or mask mandates on his upcoming tour.