IN OTHER NEWS
The Beatles, Sammy Hagar, U2, Genesis and more.
The Beatles in Mono vinyl box set comes out tomorrow (Tuesday).
Sammy Hagar has signed up for another stint at the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp — February 12th to the 15th, President’s Day Weekend, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Joining him is his guitarist, Vic Johnson, along with drummer Alan White of Yes, Lita Ford and others.
Jon Anderson says he and Jean-Luc Ponty have reached their Kickstarter goal for the recording of their first album. Anderson says, “I want to thank everyone who became part of the adventure, and everyone who sent their best wishes for the Anderson-Ponty Band… It’s gonna be a wonderful time [recording] in Aspen, Colorado.”
Still no word on what U2 will be doing tomorrow (Tuesday) when they take part in Apple’s next product announcement at their Cupertino, California headquarters.
Mike Rutherford accepted his nomination for the Ice Bucket Challenge onstage following a Mike and the Mechanics show in Europe. Before being soaked by two buckets of ice water, he nominated three of his Genesis bandmates — Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Peter Gabriel.