Today’s Rock News (The Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters, Def Leppard)
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MICK JAGGER Releases Two Solo Songs: Rolling Stone
Mick Jagger unveiled two new solo songs today, “England Lost” and “Get a Grip.” The Rolling Stones singer said wrote the tracks in response to the “anxiety [and] unknowability of the changing political situation.”
Watch videos for both songs below. The Stones say that they’re planning to hit the studio as a group later this year.
DAVE GROHL Elaborates On New FOO FIGHTERS Album: Rolling Stone
Dave Grohl elaborated on the upcoming Foo Fighters album in an interview with Rolling Stone. Referencing the band’s experimental albums like Sonic Highways, Grohl says: ‘What’s the strangest thing for this band to do at this point?’ just to go into a studio and make an effing album like a normal band.”
He then described the sound as a blend of “Seventies AM gold radio” and Motörhead. He also said that contrary to the rumors flying around, Adele does NOT make an appearance on the album. Concrete and Gold comes out September 15th.
Part One Of DEF LEPPARD Doc Now Streaming: WMMR.com
Part one of a new mini-documentary on Def Leppard is now available for streaming. The first nine minutes of Step Inside: Hysteria highlight the making of Def Leppard’s classic album, focusing on the accident that caused Rick Allen to lose his arm and re-learn how to play the drums. Watch the clip below.