Rock News Randoms 6-14-22

Rock News Randoms 6-14-22

Since AEROSMITH’s Vegas residency has been postponed, THE JOE PERRY PROJECT has booked a few gigs July 21-23 in the northeast.

GEOFF TATE, former QUEENSRYCHE lead singer, took to social media this week to update fans on his health. “I am having a medical procedure and my health professionals want me to recover over the Summer. I will be back and rocking South America in January. Looking forward to seeing everyone on the road.” 

JOAN JETT is calling on SeaWorld to stop forcibly impregnating dolphins and beluga whales.  She calls it, quote, “disrespectful to these forms of intelligent life.” 

Check out “Move On Over”, a new tune from axeman ERIC JOHNSON. It will be on the album Yesterday Meets Today, which will be out on July 29. He even handles lead vocals.

DEF LEPPARD have released two different types of gin, “Animal” and “Rocket”, to help celebrate their 45th anniversary.

WOLFGANG VAN HALEN is set to start work on a second MAMMOTH WVH album.

The ROLLING STONES had to cancel a show in Amsterdam because MICK JAGGER has COVID. And RINGO STARR and his All-Starr Band have postponed the rest of their summer tour, as band members EDGAR WINTER and STEVE LUKATHER tested positive for COVID. 

Singer MARC STORACE of KROKUS released his first solo album, Live and Let Live, earlier this year, and now a video for “High On Love” is available.