Rock News Randoms 7-24-23

Rock News Randoms 7-24-23

Bret Michaels says that Poison will be back on the road in 2025, possibly with new music.

Metallica is working on a documentary about their superfans.

Here’s another release from Alice Cooper’s forthcoming “Road”album, featuring Tom Morello on guitar.

Slash is working on a “blues-oriented” album.  It’ll feature a bunch of different singers, including Demi Lovato.  (Full Story

Coming September 8, Fleetwood Mac “Rumours Live”. It will feature an August 29, 1977 show recorded in L.A. on the Rumours tour.

Ted Nugent is working on a memoir.

Kevin Martin of Candlebox explains how he came to the decision to retire.

Def Leppard did a club show in Sheffield on May 19 – and you can enjoy the whole show. They also posted a new v-log, “Behind The World Tour Episode 10: Switzerland & England” and you can watch that below too.  

Dead & Company raised $2million for charity from memorabilia auctions during Final Tour.  (Full Story)  

Paul McCartney is launching a podcast called “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” on September 20th.  He’ll discuss a different song on each episode.  (Full Story)  

The Who are releasing a huge box set on September 15, titled Who’s Next/Life House.

The Hollywood Vampires canceled a show in Budapest last week, supposedly because the venue was unsafe.  But there are tabloid reports that the real reason was because Johnny Depp was found passed out in his hotel room.  (Full Story

Roger Waters confirmed October 6th as the release date for The Dark Side of the Moon Redux, an epically ambitious reinterpretation of one of the most famous and acclaimed albums in history, fifty years on from recording the original with Pink Floyd.

Creed is getting back together and will perform for the first time since 2012 on the Summer of ’99 cruise next April.  Other bands will include 3 Doors Down, Buckcherry, Tonic, and The Verve Pipe. 

Keanu Reeves’ band Dogstar announced their first album in 23 years and a tour.  They also released a music video for their song, “Everything Turns Around”.  (Full Story

Green Day debuted a new, unreleased song called “1981” during a show in Quebec.  (Full Story)