IN OTHER NEWS
Van Halen, John Fogerty, Ringo and much more.
We can confirm that Van Halen has something brewing for this year. Stay tuned.
David Lee Roth‘s very brief radio career in 2006 is just a memory now, but he’s keeping the memory alive by posting excerpts of it on his website.
John Fogerty will soon be announcing tour dates.
Def Leppard have announced their first two U.S. dates — August 27th in St. Paul, Minnesota at the State Fair and September 1st in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the Great Allentown Fair.
The Doors‘ Robby Krieger did a performance and signing Saturday at the Gibson Brands booth at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.
Pearl Jam announced that there will be three “mystery guests” when the Mike McCready spinoff group Mad Season play their sold-out reunion show in Seattle on January 30th, with Chris Cornell standing in for the late Layne Staley. Matt Cameron has already announced that he will be participating, and considering the source of the announcement, Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament are a good guess as any to be the mystery trio.
Bryan Adams is one of the nominees for Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards, which takes place March 15th in Hamilton, Ontario.
Ringo Starr tweeted a message to his fans in the Northeast, which was hit with a blizzard on Tuesday. He says, “Peace and love to the snowbound East Coast.” He also attached an altered photo of The Beatles‘ Abbey Road album cover that shows them carrying snow shovels.