Rock News Randoms 3-14-22

Rock News Randoms 3-14-22

Coming March 25, Changeup, the first acoustic album from JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS. “(I’m Gonna) Run Away” is the first release.

There’s a hideous LARS ULRICH toilet that has found a new home at the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum in Denmark.

KEITH RICHARDS quit smoking cigarettes after 55 years. 

Original KISS members ACE FREHLEY and PETER CRISS will play together at a festival in Nashville in May. 

RUSH released an official music video for “YYZ” from the upcoming “Moving Pictures – 40th Anniversary” package, due out April 15.

In a recent interview, Rudy Sarzo said that QUIET RIOT‘s new album will include a tune that features their original singer, the late Kevin DuBrow.

Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante says his obsession with the occult led him to quit the band in 2009. 

DARYL HALL says that he was asked to join VAN HALEN after David Lee Roth left he band.

TESLA have released the official lyric video for their latest single, “Cold Blue Steel”.

KID ROCK‘s new album, “Bad Reputation”, will be out digitally on March 21, with a CD version available April 6. 

Barry Bailey, guitarist for Atlanta Rhythm Section, has died at the age of 73. TV station WXIA-TV reports that he died “in his sleep Saturday night (March 12) after years of struggling with multiple sclerosis.” 

DEF LEPPARD recently visited Burnley, U.K. to film a segment for an upcoming Netflix movie, “The Bank Of Dave”. 

Check out a trailer for the new Netflix movie Metal Lords, which features axeman TOM MORELLO as an executive music producer. It premieres on April 8.