Rock News Randoms 10-25-22

Rock News Randoms 10-25-22

Believe it or not, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons appears with Morris Day of The Time on a new tune.

Bono apologized in his memoir for putting U2‘s “Songs of Innocence” album on everyone’s iPhone back in 2014.

Gregg Philbin, bass player for REO Speedwagon until 1977, has died. His cause of death was not listed, but he had apparently been ill for a while.

Check out fan-filmed video of Geoff Tate, formerly of Queensryche, doing acoustic versions of Silent Lucidity” and “Jet City Woman” at a show in Germany this past weekend.

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett has released ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’, the visual document of his 2021 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album. Available as CD/Blu-ray, CD/DVD & Digital Audio (vinyl will be released 25th November), it sees Steve and his band perform ‘Seconds Out’ in full & in sequence, as well as a selection of solo material including tracks from his most recent studio album ‘Surrender of Silence’. Click here for info.

Sammy Hagar & The Circle‘s new tune, “Father Time” serves as a look back at Hagar’s life, and the video includes some of his personal photos. 

Motley Crue and Def Leppard announced a 2023 world tour that gets underway in Mexico in February.

AC/DC’s Brian Johnson recently did an interview with Billboard, and dished on his book, “The Lives of Brian” (out today 10/25), as well as his hearing issues that forced him out of the band for a bit, among other topics.

Check out an early demo of “Yellow Submarine” with John Lennon on vocals. 

The Eagles added more dates to their “Hotel California” tour. Sadly, none are in our area.

The Black Crowes® “Twice as Hard” Ale is the latest in the KnuckleBonz® Beverage Series, is brewed by Calicraft Brewing Co.® and is now available for pre-orders online at CraftShack®.

Queen released an official video for the previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track, “Face It Alone”