Rock News Randoms 7-18-22

Rock News Randoms 7-18-22

 In a recent interview, Wolfgang Van Halen was asked about what happened to derail the EHV tribute plans. He said “What I can say is that there was an attempt at doing something. But, you know, I don’t like to speak negatively about people, but there are some people that make it very difficult to do anything when it comes to Van Halen.” Read the entire Rolling Stone interview here.

“November Rain” by Guns N’ Roses is the first video older than YouTube to hit a billion views. put together a list of 11 wild urban legends about popular songs.  

IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON went nuclear on a fan who shot off a flare gun during a show in Greece.

Check out the entire JUDAS PRIEST show from July 13 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (It’s not pro video, but it’s still pretty good)

Eddie Vedder stopped a Pearl Jam show to kick a woman out after she hit a guy.  He told her, quote, “You’re out of here.  Violence is not allowed.  I’m sorry ma’am, there’s no violence allowed.”

Roger Waters from Pink Floyd would like you to know that he’s “far, far more important” than Drake or The Weeknd. 

BRIAN MAY of QUEEN was recently awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science degree from the University Of Hull in England.

Google Maps has been sending Beatles fans to the wrong Abbey Road intersection.  Apparently, the best way to get to the real one is to type in “The Beatles crosswalk.” 

In a new documentary called “My Life as a Rolling Stone”, the guys admit the Beatles changed the game.  Keith Richards says they were envious because, quote, “They could make records.  The holy grail was to make records.” Mick Jagger adds, quote, “Keith, he’d play the Beatles all the time.  It would drive me absolutely batty! . . . Keith wanted to write these pop songs because we were undeniably the blues band . . . we knew we had to be a pop band. The docuseries will hit Epix on August 7.