Rock News Randoms 7-12-22

Rock News Randoms 7-12-22

 Taylor Hawkins’ son Shane sat in on drums when a band played “My Hero” in honor of his dad at a street fair in Laguna Beach. 

DEE SNIDER says TWISTED SISTER has turned down big money to reunite.

David Lee Roth released a new song called “Pointing at the Moon”.

Ronnie James Dio wrote the songs “Holy Diver”and “Don’t Talk to Strangers”for Black Sabbath. . . but he used them for the first Dio album when he parted ways with Sabbath

Former QUEENSRYCHE frontman GEOFF TATE has a vacation idea for you. You have the chance to join him on a “Ghost Towns And Guitars” tour through Montana in July 2023. It’s a total of eight days, and this isn’t a new venture for him. His Backstage Pass Travel Company has other trips available as well, and they sell out quickly.

Metallica’s 1986 song “Master of Puppets” is on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the first time at #40.  And it’s all thanks to Eddie’s shredding in the Season 4 finale of “Stranger Things”

JOE ELLIOTT of DEF LEPPARD joined BILLY JOEL on stage for a surprise performance of “Pour Some Sugar on Me” during a show on July 9.

CARLOS SANTANA postponed six shows to rest after he collapsed last week from heat exhaustion and dehydration. 

Guitarist NITA STRAUSS has left ALICE COOPER‘s band, and also canceled her own solo tour. She made the announcement on Instagram saying: “I AM NOT PREGNANT!!! There is no drama whatsoever and my touring year is still VERY full — in fact, I’m on a flight straight into the next adventure as I post this, and I’ll be onstage again much sooner than you think! But that’s news for another day.” There are rumors she may be joining DEMI LOVATO‘s band.

Check out video from Singular Vision Productions, showing GEORGE LYNCH on stage with DOKKEN July 9 at a show in Michigan.