Classic Rock News 3/27

Ringo Starr (now Sir Richard Starkey) will do a U.S. tour in September.

A week after Bon Jovi returned to the top of the Billboard album chart, “This House Is Not For Sale” set a new record for the biggest album chart nose dive in history.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert, A DVD of highlights from the last fourinduction ceremonies, will be out on April 24th.

Glenn Tipton has commented on his decision to sit out the Judas Priest tour due to health issues.

Check out the first solo video from Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap.

Roger Daltrey of The Who told a Las Vegas crowd he’s ‘very, very deaf’ and relies on lip-reading on stage.He’ll also be releasing his first solo album in 26 years on June 1st.

Pretty Woman: The Musical — with music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance–is open now in Chicago.

Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A GRAMMY Salute will air on CBS on April 10th. But wait, there’s more: Two Elton John tribute albums are due out April 6th.

Artist manager Peter Mensch is now telling some great stories about some of his most famous clients.

Gene Simmons has signed on with a Canadian cannabis company as their Evangelist Officer.

David Byrne and Judas Priest have their highest charting albums ever this month and Jimi Hendrix also debuts in the Top 10:

The Bruce Springsteen Broadway run has been extended one final time.

“Rumors” by Fleetwood Mac heads this year’s selections to the National Recording Registry.

Eddie Money discusses why the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame might be overlooking him.

Mark Knopfler will not be attending the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 14th in Cleveland, so there probably won’t be much of a Dire Straits performance.

Robin Zander will perform in the Broadway musical Rocktopia at the end of April.

Tony Iommi says he wouldn’t mind collaborating with Rob Halford of Judas Priest on some songs.

Here’s the trailer to a new Steven Tyler documentary:


Pandemic = Drinks

Pandemic = Drinks

Some people have been spending more time with booze during the pandemic.