Rock News Randoms 7-6-22

Rock News Randoms 7-6-22

METALLICA’s “Master Of Puppets” was used in season four finale of the Netflix series “Stranger Things”. As a result, streaming of the band’s music has gone sky high.

WHITESNAKE’s DAVID COVERDALE says he is still not 100% after dealing with an infection of the sinus and trachea.

Carlos Santana collapsed from heat exhaustion during a show at Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI, just outside Detroit, last night. EMTs rushed onstage to take care of him, and as he was wheeled out on a stretcher, he waved to the crowd. 

SAMMY HAGAR says he’s made way more money from his other business ventures than he has playing music.

GUNS N’ ROSEScanceled a recent Glasgow show “due to illness and medical advice”. Fans were asked to sit tight in regard rescheduling plans. And at an earlier show in London, AXL ROSE told fans he was “having issues” with his voice, and the band played a shortened set. The band did bring CARRIE UNDERWOOD onstage during two shows in the U.K., for “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Paradise City”.

Enjoy pro video of METALLICA performing “Moth Into Flame” in Florence, Italy on June 19.

Warner Music has announced the upcoming release of Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’on Deluxe Gatefold, CD, LP, Blu-ray and SACD. The individual versions will be available on September 16, 2022 with the Deluxe version available from October 7, 2022.  This is the first time the album will have been available on 5.1 Surround Sound. Animals is the tenth studio album by Pink Floyd, originally released in January 1977.. It was recorded at the band’s Britannia Row Studios in London throughout 1976 and early 1977, and was produced by the band themselves. The successful album peaked at number 2 in the UK and number 3 in the US, and is considered as one of the band’s best works. The album was recorded by band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright. Animals 2018 Remix will be released on CD, LP (with gatefold artwork), Blu-ray, SACD and Deluxe Gatefold formats. The Deluxe Gatefold version includes LP, CD, audio Blu-ray, audio DVD and a 32-page book. The Blu-ray and DVD audio include the 2018 remix in Stereo, 5.1 Surround (both by James Guthrie) and the original 1977 Stereo mix. The 32-page booklet features rarely seen behind the scenes photographs of the album sleeve shoot along with live images and memorabilia. The album artwork has been reimagined for this release. Pre-order it here.

A radiologist gave DAVE MUSTAINE a few lines for one of the new MEGADETH tunes.

 BRET MICHAELS hit the stage with POISON again this past Saturday night, after being hospitalized due to a bad reaction to medication last week.

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is pleased to announce ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’, the visual document of his 2022 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album. Set for release on the September 2nd 2022 (with vinyl following on the November 25th), it sees Steve and his band perform ‘Seconds Out’ in full & in sequence, as well as a selection of solo material including tracks from his most recent studio album ‘Surrender of Silence’. ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’ will be available as Limited 2CD + Blu-ray & Limited 2CD + DVD, both including 5.1 surround sound, behind the scenes documentary & promo videos. Steve Hackett and his band comprise Roger King, Rob Townsend, Jonas Reingold, Nad Sylvan & Craig Blundell, and they were joined by Amanda Lehmann as special guest on the night.  It will also be available as Ltd Gatefold 180g 4LP+2CD, and as Digital Audio Album (in 16 & 24bit).
Pre-order now here. Watch the band perform the Genesis track ‘Squonk’.