Rock News Randoms 3-10-22

Rock News Randoms 3-10-22

METALLICA played its first concert of 2022 on February 25 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

Almost 50 years after KISS sang about “Cold Gin”, they’re finally SELLING it

BOB DYLAN is releasing a book this November about songwriting.  It’s called “The Philosophy of Modern Song”.

ANN WILSON from HEART released a cover of the EURYTHMICS’ “Missionary Man”

GREEN DAY and STEVIE NICKS will headline the Sea.Hear.Now Festival in New Jersey in September.

YUNGBLUD posted a teaser for his “Funeral” video, featuring OZZY, SHARON, and KELLY OSBOURNE

Check out the new RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS track, “Poster Child”.  The lyric is basically a string of music references.  How many can you pick out? 

NIKKI SIXX doesn’t understand why EDDIE VEDDER took a shot at MOTLEY CRUEQuote, “Why’s the guy even talking about my band?  He’s a successful guy . . . [He] flies around in private jets; he lives in a mansion in a gated community; he sells out stadiums; and then he dresses at the thrift store.” have announced a new live album titled Raw for a July 22 release, and they’ll embark on the accompanying Raw Whisky North American tour this summer. 

ZZ TOP will release a new live album, Raw, on July 22, with a tour to follow.

WAYNE KRAMER‘s new project is called We Are All MC5. Spring tour dates have been announced, and a new album will arrive later this year. Check out a teaser for the tune “Heavy Lifting”, which Kramer wrote with a little help from Brad Brooks and the infamous Tom Morello

GIL MOORE, drummer for TRIUMPH, chats about the documentary, “Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine”, in a new interview with The Metal Voice.

ALEX LIFESON’s new band will release a self-title debut album, Envy of None, on April 8. Here’s another track.


The NEIL PEART Spirit of Drumming Scholarship has announced its first recipient

Guitar great PAT TRAVERS and his band have released a new tune, “Push Yourself”.