Rock News Randoms 8-22-23

Rock News Randoms 8-22-23

Here’s the video for the new Guns N’ Roses tune, “Perhaps”.

New Dio box sets are coming on September 22.

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons is being honored by BMI with the 2023 Troubador Award.

“Carlos: The Santana Journey Global Premiere” is happening September 23, 24, and 27, plus a general release of the documentary begins September 29.

Chris Daughtry turned down an offer to join Aerosmith when they were bickering with Steven Tyler in 2009  He says he didn’t think he could handle the songs the way Tyler does, and he didn’t want to piss him off.

On October 27, Robin Trower will release “Joyful Sky”, a new album featuring vocalist Sari Schorr. Here’s a taste.

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett dishes on James Hetfield in a new interview.

Green Day will release a “Dookie” box set on September 29.

Dave Mustaine says that Megadeth has some new digital tools on the way, plus some other big, new thing, which he didn’t elaborate on.

“Fat Bottomed Girls” has been removed from Queen’s “Greatest Hits” album on a kids’ streaming platform called Yoto.  (Full Story

Slayer is now selling a branding iron.  It’s supposed to be for meat, but we can see Slayer fans using it on THEMSELVES.  It costs $75.

Scientists were able to recreate Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” using brainwaves from people listening to the song. 

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson says he’s not sure how much longer he’ll be able to tour and make new music. put together a list of the 40 best debut albums . (Full Story)  

Talking Heads will reunite for the 40th anniversary of their concert movie “Stop Making Sense” . . . but they won’t perform. And David Byrne admits he was a “little tyrant” back in the Talking Heads days, and their breakup “wasn’t handled well.” 

Here’s a list of rock myths that sound fake . . . but they’re TRUE.  (Full Story

Candlebox shared another new tune from their final album, “The Long Goodbye”.