Rock News Randoms 3-18-22

Rock News Randoms 3-18-22

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell has released an animated video for the new tune, “Siren Song”, which is featured his latest solo album, “Brighten”

Ready to ignite 2022, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®-inducted icons and rock music legends Def Leppard return with their twelfth full-length album, Diamond Star Halos [UMe], on May 27th, 2022. It marks the band’s first new work since 2015’s chart-topping self-titled, Def Leppard. It is available for pre-order now in multiple configurations, including a Deluxe Edition, 2-LP Vinyl, Digital formats and more. Exclusive bundles including newly designed album merch have also launched. Pre-order on the band’s official store—HERE.

“Far Behind: The Candlebox Story”, a documentary on the band, is set for release this fall.

PAUL STANLEY of KISS recently shared a list of his favorite singers on social media. ROBERT PLANT had the top spot – check out more here.

RUSH fans – save your money and mark May 22 on your calendar. ALEX LIFESON is auctioning off a ton of musical memorabilia, including guitars, clothing and more. It’s going to be part of Julien’s Auctions “Music Icons” event. Meanwhile, RUSH continues to tease the April 15th “Moving Pictures – 40th Anniversary” set.. Check out official audio for “Limelight (Live In YYZ 1981)”.

SAMMY HAGAR is releasing a book of his favorite drink recipes, called “Sammy Hagar’s Cocktail Hits”. 

MOTLEY CRUE are promising “cool surprises” on their upcoming tour. 

NANCY WILSON of HEART has chimed in on DOLLY PARTON bowing out of her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination, saying, “It makes me wanna write a rock record with her… I should give her a call. She can do anything.:

THE ROLLING STONES have announced a run of fourteen shows in ten countries across Europe this summer, and have revealed the title of the new tour, “Sixty”. And KEITH RICHARDS appeared on “CBS Sunday Morning” and said that he doesn’t think THE ROLLING STONES will be selling their music catalog anytime soon.  He said it’s a sign of getting old and they might drag that out a bit and put more stuff in the catalog. Check out the interview.

Waiting for the government to get around to meeting your needs can be torture. ROD STEWART had that problem, so he took matters into his own hands. Video went viral of Rod and some of his pals filling potholes in a road near his home, because they were actually damaging cars.  They were so bad, Rod didn’t even dare drive his Ferrari over them. Local officials were not amused.