Rock News Randoms 8-23-22

Rock News Randoms 8-23-22

SCORPIONS kicked off their North American “Rock Believer” tour on Sunday, August 21, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

Nikki Sixx says that Motley Crue is planning to continue touring Europe, Asia and more, after the North American leg of The Stadium Tour wraps up. There are apparently negotiations ongoing about whether the bands on the bills will all be the same. Meanwhile, Tommy Lee revealed to the crowd at a Motley Crue show that he posted that picture of his manhood because he was WASTED.  Then he tried to get guys in the audience to expose themselves, but no one did.

Alex Lifeson, legendary guitarist for RUSH, the Gibson team, and representatives from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Room in The Inn, recently gathered for a special event at the Gibson Garage–the ultimate guitar experience and music destination in the heart of downtown Nashville, Music City USA. Alex Lifeson, and Gibson GivesGibson’s purpose-driven philanthropic arm—donated funds directly to two local organizations that offer vital resources to the people of Nashville:  Monroe Carell and Room In The Inn. In addition, Gibson has donated guitars and gear for music therapy programs at the hospital and Room In The Inn. Alex Lifeson is donating both current and ongoing music royalties from the sales of his recent signature Epiphone Les Paul Axcess guitar, and Gibson Gives is donating funds directly to each charity. In addition, Gibson Gives has donated guitars and much needed music gear to the music therapy programs for the hospital and Room In The Inn which greatly enhance the lives of patients and residents.

Josey Scott, the original singer for Saliva, joined Poison on stage in Tulsa for “Nothing But A Good Time”.

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson can ROCK . . . but can he dance?  Check out videos of him busting a move at his son’s wedding.

Enjoy 15 rock and metal acts who appeared on kids’ shows, starting with the all time classic:  Alice Cooper on “The Muppet Show”

Here’s Mick Jagger enjoying himself at a Coldplay concert. 

Here’s some fan filmed footage of Stephen Pearcy rocking RATT tunes at a show in Gatlinburg, TN on August 20.