Rock News Randoms 10-30-23

Rock News Randoms 10-30-23

It looks like the Wilson sisters have put their differences aside because Heart announced a special New Years Eve show in Seattle.  They’ll be joined by Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening.  (Full Story

The collection of the late Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is headed to the auction block. A portion of the proceeds will benefit MusiCares, a charity that supports the health and welfare of the music community. 

Robert Plant’s recent performance of Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” was reportedly prompted by a six-figure donation to a cancer-focused charity. 

A new docuseries, “Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?”, will be available to stream on December 5, exclusively on Paramount+. He chats with Metallica’s Robert Trujillo and Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic.

KISS is donating two seats aboard their private jet for you to join them at one of their End of the Road shows, to support the Children of the Rainforest charity. Everyone who donates will have a chance to win.

Guitarist John 5 talks about the 2007 album he recorded with David Lee Roth.

Metal goddess Doro Pesch released her cover of “Total Eclipse of the Heart”.  Super Awesome Badass Bonus:  It’s a duet with Rob Halford!!! 

The last Beatles song ever arrives Thursday.  It’s called “Now and Then”.  (Full Story

The Who’s Pete Townshend is working on a musical score for his 2019 novel “Age of Anxiety”.

Bob Seger made a surprise appearance to perform with Patty Loveless as she was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 Mick Jagger says fatherhood is NOT like riding a bike, and, quote, “You get a bit out of practice.”  (Full Story)  

Iron Maiden announced US dates for the 2024 Future Past tour, including November 13, 2024 in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center.

Pat Benatar and the Christine McVie estate both sold their music catalogs.  (Full Story)  

When Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo was a kid in the early ’70s, he and his family ended up in the middle of a Manson family shootout with the cops.  (Full Story

Jethro Tull released the video for “Wolf Unchained” from their recent album, ‘RökFlöte’.

Lady Gaga hopped onstage during U2’s Vegas show Wednesday night.  They did “All I Want Is You” and “Shallow”.  (Full Story

Here are 23 rock and metal videos that were inspired by horror movies.  (Full Story

Stewart Copeland admits that there were times in the final days of The Police that he wanted to “choke the life out of” Sting.  With all the fighting, he says he’s grateful they were able to squeeze out five albums.

Stevie Nicks, Ice-T, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Common, LL Cool J, Miguel, Queen Latifah, and Sia have been added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  (Full Story)