Rock News Randoms 3-30-22

Rock News Randoms 3-30-22

In a recent interview, JOE ELLIOTT says that calling DEF LEPPARD “hair metal” is lazy journalism. The band will release their new a;bum”Diamond Star Halos” on May 27. Here’s the video for the first single, “Kick”.

GENESIS played their last show ever on Saturday in London.  PHIL COLLINS said, quote, “It’s the last show for Genesis . . . After tonight we’ve all got to get real jobs.”  Even their original singer PETER GABRIEL came out to support them.   

The daughter of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH auditioned for “American Idol”, and sailed through. 

ZZ TOP‘s new live album titled Raw will be out on July 22. The first release from it is “Brown Sugar” – and no, it’s not the song done by the ROLLING STONES.

AEROSMITH‘s drummer JOEY KRAMER is taking a leave of absence and will not be joining them during their Las Vegas residency. 

CHRISTINE MCVIE from FLEETWOOD MAC has a new solo album on the way.

“A Moment In Heaven” is the second single from the upcoming ANN WILSON solo album “Fierce Bliss”, which will be out on April 29.

The FOO FIGHTERS have canceled their upcoming shows following the death of their drummer, TAYLOR HAWKINS

You can now purchase OZZY OSBOURNE The Ultimate Gin, but only in Europe – click here for info.

Coming May 13, THE ROLLING STONES “Live At The El Mocambo”. This official release highlights the performances that took place at the small club in Toronto, Ontario in March 1977.