Rock News Randoms 3-25-22

Rock News Randoms 3-25-22

SKID ROW’s new singer, ERIK GRONWALL, once sang “18 and Life” on “Swedish Idol”. The new album, “The Gang’s All Here”, will be released on October 14. Check out the title track.

Gibson TV, the iconic, American instrument brand’s award-winning, worldwide online network–features original series about music and culture from the world’s best storytellers. Gibson TV is thrilled to present the brand new original series “Metal And Monsters,” the network’s first show dedicated to the worlds of heavy metal and monster culture. Throughout the 60 minute episodes of “Metal And Monsters,” viewers are treated to different segments that explore the worlds of heavy metal, film, and tales from the dark side. All Gibson TV original shows are streamed for free on HERE; subscribe to Gibson TV on YouTube and be notified when new episodes become available HERE.  The host of Gibson TV’s“Metal And Monsters” is Matt “Count D” Montgomery — bassist for the King Freak himself, musician, and filmmaker Rob Zombie. Count D has been a staple of the Zombie band and live show for the last 16 years and will share his deep knowledge of music and film with metal and monster fans worldwide.  In the first episode of “Metal and Monsters,”Count D takes us to Elm Street as he reunites Robert Englund, aka Freddy Krueger and Don Dokken of the heavy metal band Dokken to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Dokken wrote the song “Dream Warriors” for the movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and it was released as a single from the film and also appeared on Dokken’s album Back for the Attack. Featuring never before seen photos from the “Dream Warriors” video shoot which features Freddy Krueger as well as clips from the film, Robert and Don share stories from their musical influences, to behind-the-scenes tales of one of the most successful horror franchises in film history.  Watch and share Episode 1 of Gibson TV’s “Metal And Monsters,” with guests Robert Englund aka Freddy Krueger, Don Dokken, and more HERE.

FOO FIGHTERS have been added to the list of artists who will perform at the 64th annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3.

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS released another new track. It’s called “Not the One”, and will be the band’s upcoming album, “Unlimited Love”, which is set for release on April 1.

JON BON JOVI approves of the people of Ukraine using “It’s My Life” as a rallying cry. 

AEROSMITH‘s Deuces Are Wild Las Vegas residency will return this summer. There are dates sprinkled around through December. 

DEE SNIDER has released a video called “Stand (With Ukraine)”. He also has a few things to say about what’s happening there.

PEARL JAM axeman STONE GOSSARD said in a recent interview that the band has started recording songs for their new album.

URIAH HEEP guitarist MICK BOX chats with Laughingmonkeymusic about the new album the band is working on.

There’s going to be a one-day festival in August in San Pedro, California called Flannel Nation.  It’s a celebration of the ’90s with EVERCLEAR, SOUL ASYLUM, FILTER, and CANDLEBOX.. FILTER . . . CRACKER . . . FASTBALL . . . and SPONGE. It’s happening on August 13th.  Tickets are available now.