Rock News Randoms 10-23-23

Rock News Randoms 10-23-23

Keith Richards tells a story in his memoir about Charlie Watts punching out Mick Jagger . . . but Mick says it never happened.  (Full Story

There’s a rumor that AC/DC may perform at next year’s Rock in Rio festival. And fan filmed video of the band’s set at the Power Trip Festival is floating around online.

David Coverdale wants to invite former members of Whitesnake to be part of a Whitesnake farewell studio album.

Jon Bon Jovi is the 2024 MusiCares Person of the Year.  (Full Story)  

Check out a rare performance of Robert Plant doing “Stairway to Heaven” at a recent charity show.

It’s time to hear from an expert:  These are Alice Cooper’s favorite horror movies.  (Full Story

Lou Gramm says it will be a “cold day in hell” before Foreigner gets into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Here’s a list of the 20 WORST album covers in rock.  (Full Story

Tommy Lee says he used to drink two gallons of vodka a day because he liked the way it made him feel.  He’s now one year sober, and had a full body health scan and was told by a doctor everything looked good. (PROFANITY WARNING:  His appearance on Bill Maher’s “Club Random” podcast contains profanity.  Go to 36:50 for his two gallon comments.) 

The Black Crowes shared a previously unreleased cover of the soul tune “99 Pounds”.

Ann Wilson warms up her voice before shows by singing Elton John, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams and . . . Disturbed???  She also did a song with Disturbed that hasn’t come out yet.  (Full Story

Green Day announced a stadium tour next year with The Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and The Linda Lindas.

Bret Michaels adopted a husky named after him after the dog gave a life-saving blood donation to a kitten.  (Full Story

Mick Mars will debut some solo music this month.

Mick Jagger and Lady Gaga made surprise appearances on “Saturday Night Live”.  Bad Bunny was the host AND musical guest.  (Full Story)  

Enjoy pro shot video of Metallica doing “Fuel” at the Power Trip Festival.

 Wolfgang Van Halen got married.  (Full Story)  

Billy Joel and Sting are doing two co-headlining shows next year:  One in Tampa in February, and another in San Diego in April.  (Full Story

Ozzy Osbourne wouldn’t hold back from peeing himself during his shows.  He says because he was wet anyway from throwing water on the audience.  (PROFANITY WARNING:  His podcast is uncensored. ) And Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx has a few words for Sharon Osbourne, after she called him an [A-hole] on an episode of “The Osbournes Podcast”.  (Full Story

Jelly Roll brought out Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke from Lynyrd Skynyrd for their song “Simple Man” at his show in Jacksonville on Friday, and they came bearing gifts.  They gave him an old guitar that belonged to founding member Gary Rossington, who passed away in March. (Here’s the video. )  Johnny made a point of saying, “I wonder how many Lynyrd Skynyrd songs [were] written on that guitar.” (Here’s the video.)