Rock News Randoms 5-14-24

Rock News Randoms 5-14-24

Beginning Sunday, June 16, A&E will start airing new biography specials featuring Bret Michaels, Dee Snider, Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar and Sebastian Bach. 

Ozzy recently spoke about undergoing stem cell therapy for his Parkinson’s. Ozzy also said that he wants to win an Oscar.  And why not?  Elton John has one.  (WARNING:  The video contains profanity.) 

Deep Purple dropped a new tune. The new album ‘=1’, will be out July 19.

If David Gilmour tours in support of his new solo album, he might not play any Roger Waters-era Pink Floyd stuff.  (Full Story)  

Did Chris Frantz just tease a Talking Heads reunion???  (Full Story

Richie Sambora says he’d rejoin Bon Jovi if Jon’s voice came back.

Even though Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee have been getting together and playing Rush songs, it doesn’t sound like they’re interested in a reunion.  (Full Story)  

Candlebox will release “A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition)”, a deluxe edition of their “The Long Goodbye”, album, on July 12.

Here’s a new video for The Beatles “Let It Be”. Included in the video are clips from the recently restored “Let It Be” movie.

Dave Grohl pranked fans at Saturday’s Foo Fighters show.  He pretended to play Van Halen’s “Eruption”, then revealed it was really Wolfgang Van Halen.  (Warning:  The video contains profanity.) 

Joe Elliott is tired of people calling Def Leppard “heavy metal”.  (Full Story)  

 Dee Snider wants the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to start inducting artists before they’re dead.  (Full Story

A  band called The Effect covered Journey’s “It Could Have Been You”, featuring Steve Perry.  (Full Story

Mick Fleetwood and his family got to chill backstage with Ron Wood before the Rolling Stones show in Glendale, California.  (You’ll notice Fleetwood towering over everyone else.  He’s 6-foot-6.)  (Full Story)  

Check out a new Sebastian Bach track.