Author Archives: Randi Scott

Guns n’ Roses ~ Quiz Time!

Guns n’ Roses‘ released Use Your Illusion 1 and 2 on this day (September 17th) in 1991. Before Use Your Illusion 2, a slightly different version of that album’s cover of Bob Dylan‘s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” appeared on a soundtrack album. What movie was it for? Stumped? Here are a few hints. Other artists on the soundtrack album of this 1990 movie include Elton John, ... Read More »

Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” Certified Gold ….

In a 1990s interview, Pink Floyd’s late keyboardist Rick Wright recalled something that stood out to him about “Wish You Were Here.” In a 1990s interview, Pink Floyd’s late keyboardist Rick Wright recalls something that stood out for him about “Wish You Were Here.” OC:…whole song. :22 “It’s one of the few songs that people actually sing along to with ... Read More »

PAUL McCARTNEY: Back to Number-One

Paul McCartney has gotten back to where he once belonged. His new album, Egypt Station, is number-one this week on the Billboard 200 album chart. It’s the eighth chart-topping album of McCartney’s post-Beatles career, but his first since Tug of War, 36 years ago. He also has 19 with The Beatles — 14 made while they were together and five with collections released ... Read More »

THE BEATLES: Re-Editing History?

Paul McCartney says there’s still the possibility that The Beatles‘ Let It Be film will see the light of day again, but perhaps with a completely different slant. Paul McCartney on the status of The Beatles’ Let It Be film. OC:…in a year or two. :35 [Courtesy of Radio X] “The original movie was really about the break-up of The ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report…

The house in Palo Alto, California where the Grateful Dead chose their name back on November 12th, 1965 is up for sale. If you want a piece of Dead history, it will cost you $2.4 million. Bob Weir guests on “The Well,” a song on the legendary all-female San Francisco band Ace of Cups’ self-titled debut, out on November 9th. ... Read More »

MTV’s 1st Video Music Awards 1984…

MTV’s first Video Music Awards was held on this day in 1984. The Predator, White Boy Rick, Unbroken: Path to Redemption and A Simple Favor open in theaters today. Plan to see any of them? American Vandal, Bojack Horseman and Norm Macdonald Has a Show premiere today on Netflix. It’s National Quiet Day. How long can you keep quiet? It’s National Cream Filled ... Read More »

EMMYS: Preview

The 70th annual Primetime Emmys are set to air Monday on NBC, with Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and Michael Che hosting. Game of Thrones leads the pack with 22 nominations, while Westworld and Saturday Night Live each has 21 and The Handmaid’s Tale 20. As for networks, Netflix dominated with a whopping 112, breaking HBO’s 17-year run — but don’t feel bad for the cable giant, which still came in second with 108. ... Read More »

OZZY: Not a Fan of Last Sabbath Tour

Ozzy Osbourne now claims that he didn’t have that much fun on the final Black Sabbath tour. That trek lasted almost two years before wrapping up in February 2017. Ozzy tells the Philadelphia Inquirer, “I didn’t have a great time. I spent nine or 10 years in Sabbath, but I’d been away from them for over 30 years. With them, ... Read More »

MOTLEY CRUE: Yup, It’s a Studio Reunion

The music that Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx were working on two weeks ago with producer Bob Rock is definitely slated for Motley Crue. Vince Neil confirmed it in a tweet on Thursday, writing “Exciting news! I’ll be going back in recording studio in a few weeks with the boys to record four brand-new Motley Crue tracks!” The songs are ... Read More »

HEART: Talking About the Future

It looks like Heart fans can be optimistic about the band’s future. They’ve been inactive since Ann Wilson‘s husband Deen Wetter pleaded guilty last year to assaulting Nancy Wilson’s children on a tour bus in Auburn, Washington in the summer of 2016. Wetter didn’t spend any time behind bars, but was placed on two years probation and can’t have any contact ... Read More »