Rock News Randoms 4-10-24

Rock News Randoms 4-10-24

Rickey Medlocke says that we could see a new Lynyrd Skynyrd album at some point.

Alice Cooper is reimagining some of his classics for a children’s album. “Solid Rock Revival” will be out on August 9.  (Full Story)  

The guys in KISS have sold their name, logo, music catalog, and image and likeness rights to Pophouse Entertainment. It’s the company behind ABBA’s live avatar show – KISS made $300 million on the deal. Gene Simmons says, quote, “KISS the touring band is over.  What Pophouse will do with our images, our music and our personas is unlike anything anyone has ever seen.” The show is scheduled to debut in 2027.  A biopic and a documentary are also in the works. 

AC/DC recently shared a remastered HD promo video of “Jailbreak” from a 1976 performance in London.

Eddie Van Halen’s family ordered pizza after he died.  Valerie Bertinelli says, quote, “He loved pizza and burritos, so we had pizza in his hospital room.  I hope people don’t think that’s morbid.” (Consequence

Dee Snider says that the offers are getting so outrageous for a Twisted Sister reunion, it’s getting close to being impossible to say no.

Deep Purple and Yes are touring together. Closest show to us is in Bristow, VA on September 7.

Ozzy Osbourne has introduced THE MADHOUSE CHRONICLES, billed as a talk show with Ozzy and guitarist Billy Morrison. From social media: Tune in to see us react to the craziest internet clips & chat about our topics including Drugs, Aliens, Rock n’ Roll & more. Join our madhouse at for early access & exclusive perks!

Foreigner recently recorded a new live album.

Nikki Sixx Tweeted that Motley Crue’s new music is, quote, “a powerful cross between country and Hip-Hop.” (Full Story

There’s audio of Jimmie Vaughan joining Bob Dylan at a recent show.

CJ Snare of FireHouse passed away at 64 on April 5.

Here are 50 of the most misunderstood songs in rock.  (Full Story

Around 200 artists including Katy Perry, Billie Eilish, and Pearl Jam, signed an open letter warning about the threats of A.I. to the music industry.  (Full Story

Little Feat will release a new Deluxe Edition of Feats Don’t Fail Me Now this summer, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the legendary group’s fourth studio album. It joins Rhino’s growing list of Little Feat reissues, including last year’s Deluxe Editions for Sailin’ Shoes and Dixie Chicken and 2022’s massive Waiting for Columbus boxed set.  FEATS DON’T FAIL ME NOW (DELUXE EDITION) will be available June 14 on 3-CD and 2-LP. Both versions include the studio album newly remastered from the original multi-track and two-track stereo tapes. They also feature rare and unreleased alternate versions and outtakes from the album sessions. In addition, the CD set comes with an exclusive unreleased recording of Little Feat performing live in Paris in 1975. Pre-order both collections now HERE. An exclusive CD featuring unreleased live performances recorded at The Rainbow in London in January 1975 is also available the same day on