Rock News Randoms 1-29-24

Rock News Randoms 1-29-24

There are rumors that AC/DC will tour later this year, and that bassist Cliff Williams will not be joining them on the road.

Ozzy reportedly plans to say goodbye to his fans by playing two final shows in Birmingham. And Ozzy had Robin Williams come over and tell jokes to Sharon to cheer her up when she was battling cancer in 2002.  (Full Story

David Lee Roth made a video accusing Wolfgang Van Halen of being a brat when they toured together with Van Halen.  He also called him a nepo baby, and referred to him as, quote, “This [effin’] kid.” (Warning: Absolutely NSFW)

U2 will give the first-ever live broadcast performance from the Las Vegas Sphere on the Grammys, which air Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on CBS.  (Full Story

On March 8, Alice Cooper’s BILLION DOLLAR BABIES: “Trillion Dollar” DELUXE EDITION will be available from Rhino as a 3-LP and 2-CD set. Both feature a newly remastered version of the original album, along with bonus material, including studio outtakes, single mixes, and an electrifying 1973 concert recording. In the vinyl edition, the gatefold cover faithfully replicates the original’s textured snakeskin wallet design and comes complete with a $1 billion dollar bill tucked inside.

Jack Russell, former frontman for Great White, is close to finishing his memoir.

Alice in Chains is selling a 30th anniversary vinyl edition of “Jar of Flies”.

A four-part docuseries on Bon Jovi is coming to Hulu on April 26th.  (Full Story) And the band is celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut album.

Sammy Hagar went on that show “Finding Your Roots”, and discovered that he’s not really a Hagar . . . he’s a BELCHER.  (Full Story)  

A Ramones biopic is being held up due to legal disputes involving the relatives of Johnny and Joey Ramone.  (Full Story

Motley Crue’s “The End – Live in Los Angeles” will be released in 4K UHD Blu-Ray.

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson released a new solo track.