Rock News Randoms 6-21-23

Rock News Randoms 6-21-23

Alice Cooper will drop his new album, “road”, on August 25. The first release is “I’m Alice”.

Dolly Parton has released two more songs from her album, “Rockstar”, which will be out November 17th.  One is a new track called Bygones, and it features Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx. For the other, she got Ann Wilson to help her on a cover of Heart’s “Magic Man”.  The new one is called Magic Man (Carl Version), because it added lyrics in honor of Dolly’s husband Carl Dean. 

Richie Sambora says rumors of a Bon Jovi reconciliation are incorrect, and he’s “not even close” to rejoining the band.

A mansion once owned by Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones is up for sale. And in other rock star real estate news, Mick Jagger is selling his Florida home.

A Stevie Nicks box set will arrive on July 28.

Tommy Lee’s wife says that Heather Locklear was the love of his life, NOT Pamela Anderson.  (Full Story

Joe Perry says he doesn’t think there will be any new Aerosmith music, because the band wants to tour as long as possible. But they will release a new greatest hits package on August 18.

You can now purchase an Iron Maiden “Somewhere on Tour” Monopoly game. And Bruce Dickinson says he doesn’t want Iron Maiden to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because, quote, “we’re not dead yet!”  (Full Story

Duff McKagen’s third solo album will be out on October 20 – here’s the title track.

A small version of Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstrat guitar is up for sale for slightly more than $200k.

Carlos Santana was SUPER high at Woodstock . . . but he still thinks his band delivered the third-best set of the festival.  (Full Story

Bruce Springsteen recorded another soul covers album.  (Full Story