Author Archives: Randi Scott

Randi’s Rock Report: Neil Young Discusses “Rockin in the Free World”…

Today is the 31st anniversary of Neil Young’s legendary performance of “Rockin’ in the Free World” on Saturday Night Live. In a 1992 interview, Young spoke about why he doesn’t like playing on TV, but admitted to having pulled it off with that particular appearance. Neil Young reflects on his legendary 1989 performance of “Rockin’ in the Free World” on Saturday Night ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: We Celebrate the Legacy of John Bonham With Jason Discussing His Performance of “Rock n Roll”

Led Zeppelin and the music world were dealt a devastating blow 40 years ago Friday — September 25th, 1980 — when drummer John Bonham died at the age of 32. He left behind his wife Pat and their two children, Jason and Zoe. Jason went on to play in his dad’s place four times — Atlantic Records’ 40th anniversary concert ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Elton John Shares Tour Plans & Optimism… See you all in ’22!

Elton John, fresh off his nomination for Billboard’s Touring Act of the Year, will push back his next round of North American shows to 2020. With progress being made against the pandemic, the Rocket Man announced this morning that his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will resume in Europe and Britain a year from now, before returning to the U.S. ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: We Celebrate David Coverdale’s Birthday As He Discusses “Hear I Go Again”!

Sometimes it takes awhile for a song to catch on. Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” is one of those, says the band’s frontman, David Coverdale. Whitesnake singer David Coverdale on writing “Here I Go Again.” “‘Here I Go Again’ was a document that I wrote in Portugal, much earlier than you guys heard the song. It was, I think, 12 ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: OZZY Shares Why He Won’t Be First in Line for COVID Vaccine…

Ozzy Osbourne has bitten the heads off of doves and bats, ingested just about every hard drug there is, drank himself into oblivion, but when it comes to getting vaccinated against COVID-19, he tells us he’s not running out the door to get it. Ozzy Osbourne on why he won’t be the first in line to get a COVID-19 vaccination. ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Queen’s Brian May – Discusses Working Through Pandemic…

Brian May tells us he’s finally making strides in his recovery from a heart attack in May, which required three stents being put in, not to mention a torn muscle in his backside that compressed his sciatic nerve. Brian May on setbacks following his heart attack in May of 2020. “I had a lot of complications and I’ve been out ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: New Ozzy Osbourne! Hear Ozzy Discuss “Crazy Train” & Watch His New Video…

Sunday will mark the 40th anniversary of the England release of Ozzy Osbourne‘s first album, Blizzard of Ozz — and to celebrate he’ll be dropping a digital edition today! Blizzard of Ozz wasn’t released in America until six months later, on March 27th, 1981, but the project has hits that charted everywhere, “Crazy Train” and “Mr. Crowley.” It’s also known to have been certified five-times ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Today We Celebrate The Music of Jimi Hendrix With Audio Clips of Jimi Discussing His Career…

Today — September 18th — marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix. Born Johnny Allen Hendrix in Seattle on November 27th, 1942, he grew up to become one of the most original and influential guitarist of the 1960s. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which inducted him in 1992, called him “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Def Leppard: Stripped! New Release…

Def Leppard have extracted the audio from this past May’s London to Vegas collection and are releasing them as standalone albums. Hysteria at the O2 was recorded in December 2018, and Hits Vegas, Live at Planet Hollywood was captured during their residency there last year. Randi’s Rock Report: Music News Feature These will be available as limited-edition double-CDs on October ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: KISS! ACE Frehley’s Discusses His New Record ~ Covers…

Ace Frehley‘s second album of covers, Origins Volume 2, will be out tomorrow. It’s the sequel to his 2016 collection. Ace Frehley on covering songs by other artists. “It’s exciting to do other people’s material. You know, I’ve been known to always do cover songs during the course of my career. My biggest hit, ‘New York Groove,’ was a cover song. You ... Read More »