Rock News Randoms 10-11-22

Rock News Randoms 10-11-22

John Mellencamp has released a lyric video for a new song called “Carolina Shag”, which will be found on the upcoming deluxe reissue of his Scarecrow album that came out in 1985. The new set will be a a two-CD box set, with a remaster of the original album, plus extras like alternate takes and previously unreleased material. The package will arrive on November 4.

Axeman Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine was once in a band with Stanford University chemist Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, who was recently awarded the Nobel Prize for her groundbreaking work in chemistry.

Here’s the new official music video for “You Could Be Mine”, a live take from a Guns N’ Roses performance in New York in 1991. It’s a teaser for the Use Your Illusion I & II box set that’s coming out on November 11.

Here are 30 band names that were taken from classic rock songs. 

The Royal Australian Mint has issued a series of commemorative coins to honor the 50th anniversary of AC/DC

Rob Halford says that Judas Priest has been in contact with K.K. Downing about participation in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performance.

Jann Wenner says Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Boston, and Styx have never even been mentioned by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee. 

It’s 2022, so why WOULDN’T Journey perform “Enter Sandman” with Kirk Hammett??? 

The band Europe is planning a documentary, a box set and a tour for 2023.

Stevie Nicks wrote a poem called “Get It Back”, about a woman’s right to choose.  She says she’s going to release it as a song.

Foreigner will rock the Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas this coming spring. The band will set up residency at the end of March and beginning of April.

The Black Crowes have settled a lawsuit with former drummer Steve Gorman over royalties.

Here’s fan filmed video of the Scorpions performing in CA on their 2022 tour.