Rock News Randoms 1-22-24

Rock News Randoms 1-22-24

The Who’s Roger Daltrey has had a good enough life.  He’s ready to die whenever. And The Who will release “Live at Shea Stadium 1982” on March 1. It will be the first time the Shea Stadium show is available in audio.

Jack Black joined the Foo Fighters onstage in New Zealand for a cover of AC/DC’s “Big Balls”.  The Foo Fighters’ drum tech actually sang the verses.  (Warning: NSFW)

Why hasn’t Ace Frehley toured Europe lately? Apparently, he can’t get his passport renewed because he owes the IRS some money. And Gene Simmons announced his first post-KISS show.  He’ll play in Brazil in April with The Gene Simmons Band.  (Full Story

David Lee Roth believes that Sammy Hagar was sex probed by aliens. (Warning: NSFW)

The Black Crowes released new concert dates for 2024, including a stop in Charlotte on May 1.

Sharon Osbourne says an Ozzy Osbourne music school is coming to his hometown of Birmingham.

Keyboardist Rick Wakeman of Yes has announced dates for a solo farewell tour.

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt thinks people should seek out new music organically.  Quote, “Social media is great for kids, but if you’re finding your music via algorithms then that’s just lazy.” Green Day recently performed a surprise set at a New York subway station for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

A biopic of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is in the works. based on his memoir, “Scar Tissue”.  (Full Story

Motley Crue launched an online virtual museum dedicated to the band’s wild and woolly history. The Crueseum site includes all sorts of rare memorabilia, backstage pictures, VIP laminates, notes and more.

Bush is selling a limited number of tickets for $19.94 for their Greatest Hits tour.  It’s in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album.  (Full Story