Rock News Randoms 9-22-22

Rock News Randoms 9-22-22

The long-awaited Live at the Fillmore (1997)—Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ first live album in 13 years—is due November 25 on Warner Records. The album will be available in various formats, click HERE to pre-order. To celebrate, the track “Listen To Her Heart” is available now, alongside a video directed by Peter Sluszka.

Steve Perry is going to court to stop Journey members Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain from trademarking a bunch of the band’s songs for use on clothing and other products. But Schon called Steve Perry’s recent legal action against him, quote, “total crap.”  And on the tour front, Schon says Journey has a stack of US dates scheduled with Toto for early 2023.

There’s a GNR “Use Your Illusion” box set coming on November 11 that features, among other things, a new take on “November Rain” with an orchestra.

Joe Walsh’s 2022 VetsAid benefit concert in Columbus, OH on November 13, will be available to watch via a Veeps livestream. The event will include the reunited James Gang, and many special guests like Dave Grohl and Nine Inch Nails.

David Lee Roth released another new recording of a classic Van Halen track.  This time it’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love”

Dave Mustaine says he regrets punching Metallica’s James Hetfield.

Gene Simmons doesn’t have any friends . . . and that’s the way he likes it.

The Stadium Tour featuring Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett sold 1.3 million tickets and took in a total of $173.5 million.  On average, they played to 37,520 people and made $4.96 million per night.

Now that Ozzy Osbourne’s new album, “Patient Number 9”, is out, he’s giving fans a peek behind the curtain to see what went into the making of the album. A three episode video series has been created, with the first installment available now. That album was also Ozzy’s first #1 on the Billboard charts.