Metallica Socks, Bryan Adams, Cheap Trick and More Rock Nuggets

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward and his band,Day of Errors, have released a new song -- “Ghost Train."

 

Metallica now has a brand of socks. The band teamed up with Stance to offer toe-warmers in eight different designs, some featuring the covers of Master of Puppets, Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning.

Bryan Adams and Cheap Trick will ring in 2020 in the cold – Adams outdoors in Queen Victoria Park in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and the Tricksters at the Treasure Island Resort in Welch, Minnesota.

The Grateful Dead and Delaware-based Dogfish Head brewery have teamed up for a third time on a new beer – American Beauty Hazy Ripple IPA, an unfiltered India Pale Ale that boasts tropical fruit and juicy citrus notes. It will be out in November.

Elton John was back onstage Monday night in Nashville after feeling "extremely unwell" and canceling his show Saturday in Indianapolis. It turns out he wasn't sick -- his mother-in-law,Gladys Furnish, passed away the night before.

Paul Simon had to cancel Saturday’s appearance on the Live From Here With Chris Thile radio show at New York’s Town Hall due to a “very bad cold.”

Journey were joined by Joe Bonamassa on "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" last Saturday in Las Vegas.

A new book,Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked, covers the band’s years without makeup (1983 to 1996). Written by Greg Prato, it will be out on November 19th.

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