Rock News Randoms 8-26-22

Rock News Randoms 8-26-22

Check out the trailer for the documentary “DIO: Dreamers Never Die”, which will be released September 28.

Eric Clapton tried to rewrite a lyric on Ozzy’s upcoming album about not believing in Jesus. In other Ozzy news, he says that he quit acid after having an hourlong conversation with a horse.  He says, quote, “In the end the horse turned round and told me to [eff] off.  That was it for me.”

Parlophone Records are proud to announce the musical accompaniment to the critically acclaimed forthcoming MOONAGE DAYDREAM, a film by Brett Morgen. Coming to cinemas this September 23, MOONAGE DAYDREAM illuminates the life and genius of David Bowie, one of the most prolific and influential artists of our time. Told through sublime, kaleidoscopic, never-before-seen footage, performances and music, Morgen’s (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Jane) feature-length experiential cinematic odyssey explores Bowie’s creative, musical and spiritual journey. The film is guided by Bowie’s narration and is the first officially sanctioned film on the artist.  The companion album to MOONAGE DAYDREAM features songs spanning Bowie’s career and includes previously unheard material, unique mixes created for the film and this release, along with dialogue from Bowie himself.  Highlights include a previously unreleased live medley of ‘The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie” recorded live at the final Ziggy Stardust concert at Hammersmith Odeon in 1973, featuring Jeff Beck on guitar. Other rarities include an early version of the Hunky Dory favorite “Quicksand” and a previously unreleased live version of “Rock ’n’ Roll With Me” from the legendary 1974 Soul Tour.  The first track to be released is “Modern Love (Moonage Daydream Mix),” one of Bowie’s biggest and best-loved worldwide hits. This version is a unique mix starting with the isolated piano motif from the track, building up into the chorus before ending on the a cappella backing vocals offering an insight into the individual elements that create the classic we all know and love. Click here to purchase.

NIGHT RANGER covered the OZZY track “Crazy Train” on August 23 at a show in Wellington, Ohio.

Dave Mustaine from Megadeth says that when he was younger, he practiced black magic . . . and he put hexes on two people, and they WORKED.

The much-talked about Triumph feature documentary, Rock & Roll Machine is now available for purchase and rental via iTunes, Google play, Amazon Prime. Choose your preferred movie rental or download service here :

JOURNEY axeman Neal Schon appeared with Kodi Lee and Teddy Swims to perform a version of “Don’t Stop Believin'” on the August 24 episode of “America’s Got Talent”.

Who does Bret Michaels of Poison blame for the fall of glam/hair bands? “I blame nobody,” the singer explained. “There was definitely a change in the music business but I only blame myself. There was a lot of partying.”.

In the new White Chair Film released by global storytelling organization I Am Second, keyboardist and songwriter for rock band Journey, Jonathan Cain, explains how his relationship with his father and life experiences influenced the lyrics for the rock ‘n roll hit, “Don’t Stop Believin’.” To hear the full story behind the lyrics to “Don’t Stop Believin’” and other songs by Jonathan Cain watch the exclusive I Am Second film at

Here’s pro-shot video of Metallica performing “Enter Sandman” in Pittsburgh on August 14. 

The Beatles album “Revolver” will be remixed and and a box set will be released later this year.

Jon Anderson of YES fame performed with The Paul Green Rock Academy in Pennsylvania on August 7 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the YES album “Close To The Edge”.