Rock News Randoms 9-12-23

Rock News Randoms 9-12-23

Aerosmith announced on Monday that they are postponing some shows on their Peace Out Farewell Tour, due to a vocal chord injury suffered by Steven Tyler. He’s been ordered not to song for 30 days. The rescheduled your dates include date in Raleigh on September 24, which will now take place February 26, 2024.

Here’s the press conference that the Rolling Stones held to announce their new album, “Hackney Diamonds”, which will be out October 20.

Freddie Mercury’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” piano sold for $2.2 million.  (Full Story) Queen’s Brian May was distraught over the dispersing of Freddie’s possessions. May also spoke recently about his concern that A.I. has the potential to cause EVIL.  (Full Story

AC/DC released a snippet of a rehearsal session for “If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)”. The audio was accompanied by a post that said retired bassist Cliff Williams will be returning for the Power Trip festival, and also noted a new drummer, Matt Laug.

Here’s recent video of Lou Gramm performing “Feels Like the First Time” at a solo show in NY.

Jimmy Buffett’s final album, “Equal Strain on All Parts”, comes out November 3rd.  It features Paul McCartney.  (Full Story

In a recent interview, Paul Rodgers talks about how challenging it was to front Queen.

The Beastie Boys were honored recently in NY, with the unveiling of “Beastie Boys Square”.

Check out pro video of Metallica performing “For Whom the Bell Tolls” on August 20 in Arlington, Texas.