IN OTHER NEWS
The Eagles will tour Australia and New Zealand in February and March, with the New Zealand date, March 14th in Auckland, being their first in that country in 20 years.
Judas Priest is headlining the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, November 7th through the 9th. Soon they’ll be announcing additional dates in support of their new album, Redeemer of Souls, which is out on July 15th.
Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan opened a showcase garden for the Sutton Seeds company at the Chelsea Flower Show in London on Monday.
Ray Davies took in Sunny Afternoon, The Kinks musical, Tuesday in London.
Randy Newman will be among the honorees when the UCLA Longevity Center holds its annual Icon Awards gala June 5th in Beverly Hills. Already an Oscar, Grammy and Emmy winner, Newman will receive the Icon Award for Artistic Excellence.
Foghat’s “Slow Ride” is the soundtrack of a new TV commercial for Firestone Car Care Centers.