Rock News Randoms 3-4-24

Rock News Randoms 3-4-24

Sting still has the codpiece he wore in the original version of “Dune”.  (Full Story

Rickey Medlocke says that Lynyrd Skynyrd has about two dozen songs they’re working on for a potential new album.

Alex Van Halen says his upcoming memoir is a love letter to Eddie.  It’s called “Brothers” and it comes out October 22nd.  (Full Story

Check out Loverboy doing “Turn Me Loose”, from the the upcoming album ‘Live In ’82’, which arrives June 7th.

Courtney Love joined Billie Joe Armstrong and his cover band onstage in London for several songs. (WARNING:  Some of the videos contain profanity.) 

Music from Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, and others from 1969 have been placed on the surface of the moon in a time capsule.  It was part of the Odysseus moon landing from last Thursday.  (Full Story

Jason Bonham is taking the Led Zeppelin Evening on tour this spring.  There’s no word who any of the other musicians will be.  (Full Story)  

Andy Taylor from Duran Duran says his bodyguards once beat up Vince Neil.  (Full Story

Freddie Mercury’s house is for sale.

Deep Purple’s “Machine Head: Super Deluxe Edition” will be out on March 29 in various formats. It includes new mixes, previously unreleased live recordings and more. And they’ve released the first ever official music video for “Smoke on the Water”.

 Bruce Springsteen is releasing a greatest hits album on April 19th.  (Full Story

There’s a new book of murder mystery stories based on AC/DC’s “Back in Black” album.  There’s a story based on each song, and each is by a different author.  (Full Story)  

Creedence Clearwater Revival singer John Fogerty was supposed to perform at an Australian country music festival, but he was dropped suddenly, and it was not his choice.  (Full Story

Tommy Lee shared a photo from his recent hand surgery.

A Lou Reed tribute album is coming out April 20th, called “The Power of the Heart”.  Keith Richards’ cover of “I’m Waiting for the Man” is already out.  (Full Story