Rock News Randoms 8-8-23

Rock News Randoms 8-8-23

Lynyrd Skynyd’s “Pronounced” album turns 50 this year, and the band also has a box set on the way. “Fyfty” will be out on October 13. The band has also decided that retirement isn’t for them.

Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx is working on his fifth book.

A new Dokken album will be out on October 27 – it’s called “Heaven Comes Down”. Here’s the first track.

Foreigner’s Jeff Pilson has several projects planned once the final tour wraps up. He loves to produce music, so that’s what he’ll be working on.

Could Glenn Hughes have fronted Van Halen? Maybe so.

Here are 10 rock and roll myths that have been debunked.  (Full Story

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain is recovering from a stroke.  (Full Story)  

A new GNR tune drops on Friday, August 11.

Rare 1983 interview audio of Angus and Malcolm Young has turned up online.

Check out a new interview with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons here.

Paul Rodgers has a new solo album on the way in September, but he has no plans to tour after its release.

“The Wind Cries Mary” by Jimi Hendrix was reportedly inspired by a fight with a girlfriend over lumpy mashed potatoes. Read the story here.

A celebration of Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister in Germany included the enshrinement of his ashes at Lemmy’s Bar.  He passed away in 2015.  (Full Story)   

Everybody’s favorite fast food metal band Mac Sabbath is going on tour this fall.  (Full Story

Valerie Bertinelli makes a cameo in the new video from son Wolfie’s band, Mammoth WVH.