Rock News Randoms 10-4-22

Rock News Randoms 10-4-22

Wolfgang Van Halen honored the late Taylor Hawkins at the LA tribute show by performing two VH classics, one of which was “Panama”. And Wolfie recently shared in an interview that he thinks the band members are too dysfunctional to ever get back together to honor his dad.

Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson shared pro shot video of their performance of “Working Man” from the Taylor Hawkins tribute show on social media..

Tesla will be back in Las Vegas for a five night residency at House Of Blues at Mandalay Bay, that gets underway in March. The band is celebrating their 36th anniversary.

 John Mellencamp is going on a 76-date tour next year, including one stop in Charlotte and one in Durham. Tickets go on sale Friday.

Here’s a trippy first take on The Beatles'”Tomorrow Never Knows” that will be part of the Revolver box set which arrives October 28.

Alice in Chains were psyched to have Venus and Serena Williams rocking out at their show in West Palm Beach, Florida over the weekend.

Bono will hit the road on a book tour this fall to support the release of his autobiography, Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story

LA Guns have finished work on a new album called Black Diamonds.

Country singer Mickey Guyton joined METALLICA on stage on September 24 at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park.

Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest says that he had a second open heart surgery in August.

Stevie Nicks appears on the upcoming Gorillaz track “Oil” . . . but she only agreed to do it if they promised to make her an honorary Gorilla in the video. And Stevie recently performed “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” with Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. Here’s fan filmed video.

Genesis sold their catalog for more than $300 million.

Neil Young has a new album with Crazy Horse coming out next month. 

Yes, it’s only October, but check out this previously unreleased cover of the late Scott Weiland singing John Lennon’s“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”.