Author Archives: Randi Scott

ZZ TOP: First Mini-Residency; Upcoming 50th Anniversary

Dusty Hill says he’s “a fan of Las Vegas and always have been, on many levels.” Promoting ZZ Top‘s five-show run that begins Friday at the Veneitan, he tells the Las Vegas Sun, “Vegas to me is a place like Hollywood or New York where you can walk around and people recognize you but it’s like, hey, that’s cool, and ... Read More »

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME: Next Year – Let’s Go STEVIE! Pat! Syx & Def Lep!

For years, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland had a table where you could write in who you felt deserved to be inducted. And, for years, the overwhelming choice was The Moody Blues, who were finally inducted Saturday. Nowadays, visitors can enter Voice Your Choice voting booths and, using their wristbands, vote for who they feel ... Read More »

BON JOVI: One and Done — For Now

Though the reunion between Bon Jovi and guitarist Richie Sambora appeared to go off without a hitch Saturday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, don’t look for Sambora to be back in the lineup anytime soon. Richie Sambora says,“Not right now. Oh no, I’m into the RSO thing. I mean I’ve been working on that for ... Read More »

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! The Animals ~ Alan Price!

As The Animals original keyboardist Alan Price turns 76 today, let’s celebrate with a closer look at “The House of the Rising Sun”. As such, Animals singer Eric Burdon claims to have first heard “The House of the Rising Sun” performed by folksinger Johnny Handle in a club in his hometown of Newcastle, England and credits the version on Bob ... Read More »

RINGO STARR: Interactive #PeaceAndLove Birthday

Ringo Starr again will share his birthday with fans. The world’s most famous drummer invites everyone everywhere to embrace his “Peace and Love” message. For the 11th consecutive year on July 7th at 12 noon local time, he wants you to say it, think it or post #PeaceAndLove online. The goal is a worldwide Peace and Love wave, starting at ... Read More »

ELTON JOHN: Praise for Prince Harry

 Elton John offers strong praise for Britain’s Prince Harry in an essay for Time magazine’s annual Time 100 issue. The close friend of the late Princess Diana details why her younger son landed on the magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. He writes, “What a joy it has been to see that young boy grow ... Read More »

MOODY BLUES: Missing Rock Hall Speech

When The Moody Blues took the stage last Saturday in Cleveland to give their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction speeches, John Lodge never got the chance to deliver the one given to him by Ray Thomas just a few weeks before he died from a heart attack. The Moody Blues’ John Lodge on the last conversation he had with ... Read More »

Eagles ~ 1@1 ~

In less than 15 minutes we’re flashinback to 1973 when this iconic American group released their second record which has an Old West theme and was inspired by The Dalton Gang, a notorious group of outlaws….You’ll hear the title track on your 1@1 only on the valley’s classic rock station 100.7 KSLX! Takin a trip down memory lane with the ... Read More »

RANDI’S This Week in Rock Update…

The Moody Blues will release a 12-inch blue-and-white vinyl single of “Say It With Love” backed with “The Story in Your Eyes” and “Steppin’ in a Slide Zone” on Saturday, Record Store Day. All three were recorded last year during a performance in Toronto that was captured on their recently released Days of Future Passed Live collection. Roger Waters has ... Read More »

JUDAS PRIEST: Halford Calls Band’s Fans “Furious” Over Rock Hall Rejection

Judas Priest singer Rob Halford thinks maybe the band members are a little more accepting of not getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame than some of their long-time fans. In an interview with the Portland Mercury, Halford was asked if they felt snubbed by the Rock Hall when they didn’t get in, after finally being nominated 19 ... Read More »