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Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Joe Walsh! Listen to Joe Explain Funk 49 Here…

The first James Gang album contains a song titled “Funk 48” is indisputable. How it got that title, we may never know. But we do know how “Funk 49” got its title. Frontman Joe Walsh explains it — sort of. Joe Walsh explains how the James Gang came up with the title “Funk 49.” “We’re dumb stupid guys from Cleveland and ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Thanks YOU! Watch the video here…

Brian Johnson says AC/DC are “overwhelmed” by the reaction to their new album, PWR/UP, adding that all they wanted to do was make their late bandmate Malcolm Young “proud.” “The thing is, none of us have ever done this before, so it’s gonna be brilliant, standing like a tit, by yourself, miming on a microphone because you know that we’re ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Rob Halford Shares His Favorite Albums~Sabbath, Zep, Queen, Stones…

Judas Priest‘s own “Metal God,” singer Rob Halford, has compiled a list of his top 10 favorite albums of all time — and it’s headed by Black Sabbath‘s self-titled debut album from 1970. Halford created the list for Rolling Stone, as part of its latest tabulation of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Notably, it contains only one album released after ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: AC/DC: PWR/UP! Angus Shares How AC/DC Recorded New Record, Shares the Scoop on the Title & Leftovers…

AC/DC return to the record bins today with PWR/UP (Power Up) their first new studio album in six years. Angus Young on how AC/DC came to record their new album, PWR/UP. “It was pretty much a case of our management had kind of contacted us and said, ‘Are you up for making a new album?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, well ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear New Foo Fighters & Watch the VIDEO Here… ;)

Foo Fighters premiered a new song off their upcoming 10th studio album on Saturday Night Live this weekend and separately revealed its title, Medicine at Midnight, and release date, February 5th. They played “Shame Shame” on the show, with help from a pair of backing vocalists, as well as their 2003 single “Times Like These,” which has become an anthem during this year ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Bryan Adams! We Celebrate As Bryan Reflects on “Cuts Like a Knife”…

Happy Birthday! Bryan shares why he chose “Cuts Like a Knife”… Bryan Adams on the title of “Cuts Like a Knife.” “A lot of my song titles are mumbles. With ‘Cuts Like a Knife,’ Jim Vallance and I would jam songs together and I remember we listened back to the tape afterwards and I said, ‘That sort of sounds like ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: ROCK HALL: 2020 Virtual Induction Ceremony Hear the Clips Here…

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s long road to inducting its Class of 2020 finally comes to an end this Saturday night when the virtual ceremony airs on HBO at 8:00 ET and PT. This year’s class — The Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex, and Ahmet Ertegun Award winners Irving ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: DLR – A Comic Mind – The Roth Project…

David Lee Roth has launched a new online undertaking called The Roth Project. “This immersive interactive comic is a high resolution visual & audio story that is best experienced on a fast computer/device and a fast internet connection,” reads a description on the web site. “Put on your headphones. Open your mind.” The Roth Project is broken down into 17 ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: AC/DC Release “Demon Fire”… See the trailer here…

AC/DC have released a trailer for the video for “Demon Fire,” one of 12 songs on their new album, PWR/UP. But it’s not performance-based — it features two computer animated demons racing cars. PWR/UP will be out November 13th.  Randi’s Rock Report: Music News Feature Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: New AC/DC – See the VIDEOS here…

AC/DC have premiered the video for “Shot in the Dark,” the first single off their forthcoming album, PWR/UP. Like most of their videos, it’s a performance clip. PWR/UP will be out on November 13th. Randi’s Rock Report: Music News Feature Read More »