Rock News Randoms 10-28-22

Rock News Randoms 10-28-22

Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars has retired from touring due to health reasons. He has ankylosing spondylitiis, which is a type of chronic arthritis that impairs mobility and movement. Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 has officially replaced him as Motley Crue’s touring guitarist. 

Dee Snider recently made a surprise appearance on a Canadian TV show called “En Direct De L’Univers”.

Rob Halford says a new Judas Priest album is just about done.

Ozzy Osbourne is doing a virtual Ozzfest performance for the Metaverse Music Festival from November 10th through the 13th. 

Green Day and Eddie Vedder will headline next year’s Innings Festival in Arizona. 

Kirk Hammett of Metallica talks about his love of all things horror-related in a new episode of “Metal And Monsters”.

Bono says U2’s next album will be a, quote, “noisy, uncompromising, unreasonable guitar album,” after the more pop-oriented direction of their last two.

Here’s fan filmed video of Alex Lifeson and former DOORS guitarist Robby Krieger, along with singer Andy Vargas, performing Santana’s “Evil Ways” with vocalist Andy Vargas at a recent charity show in CA.

 Jane’s Addiction had to cancel five shows with Smashing Pumpkins, because Perry Farrell is dealing with an undisclosed injury. 

 Zakk Wylde says the upcoming Pantera shows he’s doing aren’t a reunion, but a celebration of the original band. The first show had to move to a larger venue because tickets sold out so fast.