The Week In Rock Jan 21, 2019

Hey, how you doing. I’m Tony Fennell, his is rock my world, and you’re listening to the week in rock January 21st 2019

Alright, first up

Neal Schon has extended an “open invitation” to his former Journey bandmate Steve Perry to join him at the launch of his upcoming “Journey Through Time” tour next month.
The shows will see the Journey founder and guitarist playing songs from the band’s legendary catalog, and that includes tracks from the band’s first three albums:
Schon tweeted: “Here’s an open invitation to Steve Perry to come out on ether the 22nd or 23rd,” adding: “Would love to see you, Steve.”

A Soundgarden reunion topped the all-star “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” concert at The Forum in Los Angeles on January 16

They were joined by a host of musicians during their 8-song set including Tom Morello, Pearl Jams’ Stone Gossard and Buzz Osbourne of The Melvins.

The night’s finale of “Black Hole Sun” also featured vocalist Brandi Carlisle and legendary guitarist Peter Frampton.

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor shared some big news with fans via social media this week that the band was in the recording studio to begin work on their new studio album.

He shared a photo via Instagram showing him in a recording studio with the caption “Guess what we’re doing…?”

Taylor promised during interviews last year that the band would begin work on the follow up to “.5: The Gray Chapter”, he kept his word.

Poison fans have been waiting since 2002 to hear new original material from the glam rockers, but this week frontman Bret Michaels said that may change next year.

He said in a recent interview, “There’s never going to be a day when I say, ‘I’m done with Poison. The band is looking forward to returning in 2020 with some new songs. We are still having the time of our lives on stage.”

The band’s last original studio album was “Hollyweird” which they released in 2002.

Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed and Shinedown have been announced as headliners for this year’s Rocklahoma festival, which is set to kick off on May 24th at the “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma.

Ozzy had this to say about the festival, “Believe it or not, I’ve been doing shows in Oklahoma since 1971, so I know that they have some of the best audiences in the world there.”

We couldn’t agree more.

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