Classic Rock Music News 2/9/18

Styx is doing their second annual Las Vegas residency with former Eagles guitarist Don Felder.  Meanwhile…

Dennis DeYoung will perform The Grand Illusion album in its entirety on his tour this year.

Jon Bon Jovi sold his New York apartment for just under $16million…taking a haircut from the first asking price of $17.25 million.

Paul McCartney’s pre-show ritual is to watch Family Feud before going on stage.

John Mellencamp heads the list of artists being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 14th.

Poison and Cheap Trick will hit the road together.

The stories of David Bowie sidemen Mick Ronson and Mike Garson are told in a new movie and an expanded memoir.

Big Rumors #1 and #2 point to Axl Rose recording with both Guns N Roses and AC/DC.

Chicago and REO Speedwagon are touring together this summer.

Jimmy Fallon performed at The Orpheum after the Super Bowl, and channeled Bob Dylan during a special Sunday night version of The Tonight Show.

Paul Simon has announced his last tour.

Alice Cooper was involved in a car accident the Thursday before Super Bowl, but wasn’t hurt.

Randy Bachman pays tribute to George Harrison on his new album called “By George, By Bachman.”

Saturday 2/9 was CliffBurtonDay for Metallica fans.

Elton John cancelled a couple of shows to make sure he’d be available to sing at the upcoming Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The estate of Walter Becker filed a motion to dismiss the Donald Fagen lawsuit claiming ownership of the Steely Dan name.

Expanded editions of a pair of classic albums by The Cars go on sale March 30th, just before they get inducted into the Rock & Roll hall of Fame.

Jimmy Buffett talks about the path that led to the writing of a new musical he calls “Escape To Margaritaville”.