Rock News Randoms 2-4-22

Rock News Randoms 2-4-22

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will release their new album, Unlimited Love, on April 1. The first release is “Black Summer”. 

JOHN MELLENCAMP says BOB DYLAN used to call him in the middle of the night to read lyrics he was working on . . . and John had to tell him to stop.

Epix has announced a new docuseries on “Women Who Rock”.

Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden says his favorite female singer is Ann Wilson from Heart.

GENE SIMMONS is selling his Las Vegas mansion . . . and he’s accepting cryptocurrency for it.  

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS are everywhere. They’ll perform their entire new album, “4”, via livestream on Friday, February 11 at 2pm. It will happen on the Slash YouTube and Facebook pages. They also performed “The River Is Rising” on the February 2 airing of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, and Slash chatted with Jimmy. 

AUTOGRAPH is prepping for a new studio album

CHEAP TRICK will open for ROD STEWART on a U.S. tour this summer.

“Dio: Dreamers Never Die”, a documentary about RONNIE JAMES DIO will premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX in March.

CROSBY, STILLS & NASH have asked that their music . . . as well as the solo works of all three members . . . be removed from Spotify.

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD did a charcoal portrait of the late PRINCE PHILIP that will be shown to the Queen.

BILLY IDOL dropped out of the JOURNEY tour for surgery to deal with a chronic sinus infection that he’s been suffering from.

Check out a teaser for a new ROBERT FRIPP documentary.