KZ Classic Rock News 6/24

Ringo Starr is publishing a third book of his photographs in the fall.

A book on the making of John Lennon‘s legendary song “Imagine” will be available on what would have been his 78th birthday:  October 9th.

Led Zeppelin members have each reviewed and given their approval to the new book called Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin, and it is set for publication in October.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have posted on Facebook the various ways you can help the immigrant children separated from their parents.

Bruce Springsteen has posted his speech about the current immigration policy that he gave during a Springsteen on Broadway performance on June 19th. (You might have to scroll down to the June 20th entry)

Rolling Stones fans who want to upgrade their vinyl collection can do so right now with the release of The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016.

“Weird Al” Yankovic‘s Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour included his own twisted version of popular songs and lots of cover versions.  Here’s a 26-minute supercut with audio from all 77 covers he did on the tour.

Metallica donated much of their Polar Music Prize money back to Sweden.

A new solo album from Slash comes out on September 21st, about a week after he begins a tour to promote it on September 13th

The Moody Blues are reissuing seven albums on 180 gram vinyl on July 27th.

In addition to being an ultimate rock star, Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden is a licensed and seasoned aircraft pilot and here, he talks about WWII planes in a new video series.

Led Zeppelin is releasing a remastered version of The Song Remains the Same on September 7th.

The 40th anniversary re-release of Rush – A Farewell to Kings is up for Reissue of the Year at the Progressive Music Awards, September 13th in London.

Fans are trying to name a street after Jimi Hendrix.  Electric Ladyland Studios is located on West 8th Street in New York’s Greenwich Village and there’s a petition to rename it Jimi Hendrix Way.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has his own TV show!  It’s a music-oriented interview show with 11 episodes and it will begin airing on AXS-TV beginning July 11th. Also from AXS-TV, Eddie Money‘s reality series Real Money will be back for a second season.

Joe Perry and Jason Bonham will be part of the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on November 8th.

And finally…

The Paul McCartney ride-along with James Corden doing Carpool Karaoke is one of the best ever!  Watch it right here.

Ringo Starr is publishing a third book of his photographs in the fall.