Rock News Randoms 3-2-22

Rock News Randoms 3-2-22

The SCORPIONS have shared the official music video for their new track, “When You Know (Where You Come From)”.

EDDIE VEDDER was joined onstage by STEWART COPELAND from the POLICE for a cover of “Message in a Bottle”.  It started out a little rough, but they got it together.

METALLICA guitarist KIRK HAMMETT is teaming up with AMC Networks to come out with a comic book series

Members of NIGHT RANGER and MR. BIG are part of a new group called SKILLS

QUESTLOVE and MICK JAGGER are producing a documentary about JAMES BROWN for A&E. 

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss recently released their first official music video in over 10 years. Here’s “Searching For My Love”.

The bass guitar is a sometimes overlooked and underappreciated part of a band. So let’s take a moment and recognize the best basslines of all time. “Guitar World” chose the 40 best, which you can check out here, but some highlights from the top 10 include:  

1.  “Good Times”Chic (1979) 2.  “Sex Machine”James Brown (1970)   

3.  “School Days”Stanley Clarke (1976)  5.  “Money”Pink Floyd (1973) 6.  “Ramble On”Led Zeppelin (1969)  

7.  “Another One Bites the Dust”Queen (1980) 8.  “Come Together”The Beatles (1969)

In a recent interview, Alex Lifeson told Guitar World that it’s possible he could make new music at some point with his RUSH bandmate Geddy Lee.  

DANZIG is hitting the road this spring with CRADLE OF FILTH and CROBOT.

Check out official audio for RUSH‘s “Vital Signs (Live in YYZ 1981)” from ‘Moving Pictures (40th Anniversary).’ Celebrate 40 years of ‘Moving Pictures’ with the 2015 album remaster + the complete, unreleased Toronto/YYZ concert from March 25, 1981. The package is arriving April 15.