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Music Notes

Billy Idol Teases New Album

Fresh off his announcement of a 13-city Canadian tour with Platinum Blonde this summer, he has put the word out that he has a new album coming. He wrote on X: “Did a photo shoot yesterday some of which will be used for the new Idol album coming in October…” 



The Beatles Documentary Debut

“Let It Be,” the film that documented their final performance before spending 5 decades in the vault, is getting a new life on Disney+, after a restoration job by Peter Jackson. It’ll debut on May 8. It follows Jackson’s Emmy-winning 2021 docuseries “The Beatles: Get Back,” which used footage originally shot for “Let It Be.”

Ramones Family Dealing with Lawsuits

Bandmembers’ relatives are dueling in lawsuits in a long-simmering feud that threatens to torpedo a planned Netflix movie starring Pete Davidson as singer Joey Ramone. Guitarist Johnny Ramone’s widow is suing Joey’s brother for allegedly trying to cut her out of the film and the band’s merchandising deals. The brother, Mitchel Hyman claims the movie isn’t a band biopic.

Rolling Stone Ron Wood made a surprise appearance at their Friday show in LA, joining them for a rendition of Faces’ ‘Stay With Me’. Before bringing him onstage, Chris Robinson told the audience they were about to be joined by a man who “doesn’t need an introduction but he’s going to get one.” 



Deep Purple 1 More Time Tour

Deep Purple and Yes have joined forces for a North American run, starting Aug. 14, a part of Purple’s “One More Time” tour. Both acts will visit material from all eras of their 50-plus years together, as well their most recent albums. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. 


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Ozzy's Latest Internet TV Show Debut

Ozzy Osbourne and Billy Morrison (of Billy Idol’s band) have announced their new internet TV show, “The Madhouse Chronicles”. Launching this month, Morrison said on Osbourne’s podcast that the pair will “sit back in the Osbourne madhouse, reacting to the wildest Internet clips and diving into topics like aliens, drugs, conspiracies, and rock and roll.” 


Check it out here: https://theosbournespodcast.com/