Rock News Randoms 10-16-23

Rock News Randoms 10-16-23

Judas Priest will release their 19th studio album next year.  It’s called “Invincible Shield”. The first single is “Panic Attack”

Klaus Meine says the Scorpions will be on tour for 2024 and 2025 for their 60th anniversary.

On November 10, Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. in partnership with Legacy Recordings will be releasing Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hollywood Bowl August 18, 1967 on vinyl, CD and all digital platforms. This live concert performance, captured just five days before the US release of Are You Experienced, their album debut, is notable for being one of the last times the band performed in front of an audience as relative unknowns. Finally, the set can be enjoyed by the rest of the world for the first time ever; amazingly, not a single second of this unique, two-track live recording has ever been released before in any capacity, either via official channels or elsewise.

Roger Waters has angered so many, the only people left for him to anger are his own fans.  (Full Story)  

James Hetfield says Lars Ulrich never rehearsed for Metallica concerts until four or five years ago.  (Full Story

Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony unbox the new box set, “The Collection II”.

David Coverdale says he can’t really talk about the future of Whitesnake until his own health issues are resolved.

TidalWave Comics is delighted to reveal the exciting inclusion of the iconic rock band Guns N’ Roses in its beloved “Orbit” comic book series, dedicated to influential personalities who have left their mark on the world. Brace yourselves for the release of “Orbit: Guns N’ Roses: Expanded Edition”.

Paul McCartney says it was disruptive to The Beatles to deal with Yoko Ono at their recording sessions.  He says it was an interference in the workplace and, quote, “Anything that disturbs us is disturbing.” (Listen to his podcast here.  Go to 6:48 for his Yoko comments.) 

Ann Wilson says a Heart biopic is still in the works, and she’s seen a couple drafts of the script. brought a special guest out for “Barracuda” during her show Tuesday night . . . her sister Nancy!!!

KISS is being sued by the family of a guitar tech who died from COVID while on tour with the band.

Lenny Kravitz spends a significant amount of time NAKED in his new video “TK421”. (WARNING:  You will see naked buttocks if you click here.) 

Infinite Objects, the pioneering force in the digital art collectables realm, is proud to announce the unveiling of an exclusive digital music collectable from The Doors as part of its Music Moments curated by ZEAL. The Doors – Live at the Hollywood Bowl 1968 is now available as a limited edition collectible Infinite Objects Moving Poster, celebrating the 55th anniversary of The Doors’ “Live At The Hollywood Bowl” performance on July 5, 1968 in its entirety. This is an Official Limited Edition Moving Poster from The Doors and Infinite Objects and is a visual-only accompaniment to the live audio recording. Purchasers can scan the QR code on the back side (which features the original show performance flyer design) to listen to the performance on Spotify. The Doors – Live at the Hollywood Bowl 1968 Moving Poster is available for purchase through The Doors website ( and at The piece comes in two sizes: an Extra-Large 10” Moving Poster in a limited-edition run of 300, and a non-editioned Large 7” Moving Poster size. 

David Lee Roth has shared the song “Manda Bala”, a song from the 2007 unreleased solo album that he recorded with guitarist John 5.