This Week In Rock News!
This week, The Rolling Stones have postponed their Monday night show in Amsterdam following Mick Jagger testing positive for COVID, Def Leppard releases two flavors of premium distilled gin named after song titles, today Kenny Loggins releases his memoir, Still Alright and more!
- Mick Jagger has tested positive for COVID and as a result The Rolling Stones have postponed their show tonight (Monday) in Amsterdam. He says, “I’m so sorry that we’ve had to postpone the Amsterdam show with such short notice tonight. I have unfortunately just tested positive for COVID. We aim to reschedule the date ASAP and get back as soon as we can. Thank you all for your patience and understanding.” The announcement comes just after 6:30 p.m. Amsterdam time, meaning fans, and the band, were already at the venue. The next show on the Stones’ Sixty tour is Friday in Bern, Switzerland.
- Def Leppard have licensed their name and two song titles for a line of gin – “Animal” is a London Dry Gin, and “Rocket” is a premium distilled gin with a high intensity of flavors.
- Rush is the latest act to get its own version of Heardle, the online song-identifying game inspired by Wordle. Check it out at Rush-Heardle.glitch.me.
- Simon Kirke of Bad Company and Rolling Stones tour keyboardist and former Allman Brother Chuck Leavell will be among the mentors at a Beatles versus Rolling
- Stones edition of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp set for November 17th through the 20th in New York City.
- Sting has added another run of dates for his Las Vegas residency, My Songs. The six new 2023 dates run from April 1st through the 9th.
- The Kenny Loggins memoir Still Alright will be out tomorrow (Tuesday).