Rock News Randoms 6-30-22

Rock News Randoms 6-30-22

Here’s pro video of METALLICA‘s “Enter Sandman”, recorded June 15 in Denmark.

KISS is planning to add another hundred cities to their farewell tour. At a recent show in Vienna, Austria, the band put a graphic on screen that said, “KISS loves you, Austria.”  But it had imagery from the Australian flag on it. Oops. And you can now visit the KISS World Museum in Las Vegas.

 A coffee shop in Michigan tried to get DEF LEPPARD to show up and help them promote their new Brown Sugar Latte in exchange for food and drinks. The response was a letter from their reps saying their appearance fee is $500,000. Meanwhile, the band is busy selling their own line of candles and beauty products.

AEROSMITH has “quite a bit” of archival material dating back to the ’70s that they hope to release over the next few years. 

Check out Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp covering “Little Wing” during a June 28 show in Copenhagen, Denmark.

WHITESNAKE has had to cancel a number of shows on their farewell tour due to DAVID COVERDALE suffering an infection of the sinus and trachea. He’s on doctor’s orders to rest.

A list of rock artists who go by their middle name includes:  late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins (first name is Oliver) . . . Sir Paul McCartney (first name James) . . . and Pink Floyd member Roger Waters (first name George). 

Groove Science Studios, creator of the longest-running virtual reality music platform Soundscape VR (SVR), announces the addition of SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS “LIVE AT STUDIOS 60” to its Magic Mirror Musical Metaverse. Starting today, music fans can experience the debut of all ten songs from SLASH and the band’s new Gibson Records LP 4, in Soundscape VR’s musical metaverse, a dynamic virtual concert world that captures the band’s unforgettable melodies, soaring vocals, and guitar riffs that will blow your mind.  Explore the world of Soundscape VR: HERE.

TOMMY LEE‘s wife revealed he broke his ribs from falling downstairs while carrying luggage on vacation. But he did play his first full show on the MOTLEY CRUE tour in Charlotte on June 28.

OZZY OSBOURNE is now a protector of bats, not a biter.  He applied to install bat boxes at his new residence in the U.K. to provide safety for bats and their pups from predators and cold temperatures 

For 128 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson is proud to unveil the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection, the limited-edition Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace.The entire Dave Mustaine Collection is available now at select global dealers and on Watch the video for the new Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V™ EXP Rust In Peace in Alien Tech Green, HERE. You can also grab a drink and a sandwich, and enjoy pro video of MEGADETH‘s entire set at France’s Hellfest on June 18.