Rock News Randoms 6-7-22

Rock News Randoms 6-7-22

A list of rock music-related Guinness World Records put together by Loudwire includes:  the shortest concert, which was 13 seconds by The Who . . First band to destroy instruments on stage, also The Who in 1964.  Pete Townshend destroyed his guitar after accidentally breaking the neck of it on a low ceiling. And speaking of The Who, Pete Townshend heckled a fan asking for a request at a recent show – the video is priceless and NOT safe for work.

A previously unreleased QUEEN song with FREDDIE MERCURY is coming in September.

BUSH’s GAVIN ROSSDALE says their new album is going to be super heavy, and the first single may be out in July.

JOHNNY DEPP is releasing an album next month with JEFF BECK


GUNS N’ ROSES covered AC/DC‘s “Walk All Over You” at a recent show.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN joined COLDPLAY for two songs at their New Jersey concert on Sunday night.

THE BLACK CROWES have gotten along so well on the “Shake Your Money Maker” tour, that there may be new music or other things in the works.

MICHAEL ANTHONY says that any sort of VAN HALEN tribute celebration depends on what ALEX VAN HALEN would like to do.

QUEEN and ADAM LAMBERT performed at Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.

RUDOPLH SCHENKER and MATTHIAS JABS of the SCORPIONS took part in the most recent Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas.

RINGO STARR did some drumming and gave a drumming tip during his acceptance speech for his honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music. 

Original BON JOVI bassist, ALEC JOHN SUCH, passed away.

Here’s a video from WHITESNAKE‘s farewell tour, recorded in Helsinki, Finland on June 6.