Rock News Randoms 7-8-22

Rock News Randoms 7-8-22

Tye Trujillo, the 17-year-old son of METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, added some additional guitar tracks to the version of “Master Of Puppets” which appears in Netflix’s season four finale of “Stranger Things”. And Kirk Hammett is impressed.

Wolfgang Van Halen and his girlfriend of six years are engaged. 

THE CULT has announced a new album, Under The Midnight Sun, set for release October 11. The first single is “Give Me Mercy”.

Planning to see ROGER WATERS in Raleigh on August 18? Click here to find out what you can expect to see and hear.

Guitarist MANNY CHARLTON, one of the founding members of NAZARETH has died at 80.

If the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris are your kind of music, then you’ll enjoy a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame.  It’s called “Western Edge: The Roots and Reverberations of Los Angeles Country-Rock” and it opens September 30th.

ERIC CLAPTON dropped a surprise new tune yesterday. Considering the timing, people are guessing it was inspired by U.K. PM Boris Johnson.

Country singer Alexandra Kay brought Creed’s Scott Stapp on stage to sing with her in Nashville.  They connected after he saw a TikTok she posted of herself doing a medley of Creed songs.

CARLOS SANTANA says he’s very well after collapsing from heat exhaustion and dehydration on Tuesday night at the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Michigan. 

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT have announced Rhapsody Over London, a new concert special that will premiere on July 24 via Kiswe’s global streaming platform. 

Janis Joplin’s hand-painted mandolin that she gifted to Jimi Hendrix sold for $281,250 at its first-ever auction.  It has both their names painted on it, and the phrases, “love thy neighbor” and “flowers, beads, bangles forever”.

Sunday, July 10, on Epix:  The premiere of the four-part docuseries “Women Who Rock”.  It features interviews with Pat Benatar, Nancy Wilson, Chaka Khan, Joan Jett, Shania Twain, Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, Kate Pierson, Norah Jones, Jody Watley, Tori Amos, and Natalie Merchant