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Rock News Round Up – July 27

07/27/2017 at 8:45 | Posted by cindymiller
AC/DC’s “Rock or Bust” tour is a wrap, but that doesn't mean you totally missed out. “Rock or Bust: The Official Photographic Tour Book” will be released on October 16. *********************************************************** ALICE COOPER bought an original ANDY WARHOL print in the early '70s, then forgot about it.  About four years ago his mom found it in storage, and it's probably worth at least $10 million now. *********************************************************** An album of cover songs by MOTORHEAD is on the way.  Most of the tracks were previously released, but there's a new cover of DAVID BOWIE's "Heroes" that they recorded during the sessions for their final album. *********************************************************** The EAGLES and the DOOBIE BROTHERS have added another date together, fresh off their Classic East and Classic West concerts. The new date is September 30 in Seattle, and they're calling it the Classic Northwest. *********************************************************** David Letterman and EDDIE VEDDER are great friends. Letterman inducted Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and now Vedder is reciprocating. He'll be helping to give the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Letterman this October. Vedder also popped up on stage with ROGER WATERS when Waters’ played at Chicago’s United Center on July 23. He performed PINK FLOYD's “Comfortably Numb” with the band. Check it out: ************************************************************ The hologram of the late RONNIE JAMES DIO is launching a world tour in November.  He . . . or IT . . . will be backed by a live band that includes members of DIO from back in the day. ************************************************************ A new GREGG ALLMAN song called "My Only True Friend" has been released.  It's off an album called "Southern Blood", that's coming out in September. Click here to listen. ************************************************************ BRUCE DICKINSON of IRON MAIDEN is finally going to open about his childhood and his life. Dickinson has a memoir coming out on October 19, called What Does This Button Do?.