SCORCH “TALKIN’ ROCKIN” 12-10


TODAY, NEWS ABOUT AC/DC; OZZY; METALLICA; AND KORN!!


TODAY WE START WITH A LOOK BACK TO THE YEAR 1980.  IT WAS DECEMBER 6th, AND AC/DC’s “BACK IN BLACK” ALBUM, WAS CERTIFIED BY THE RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, FOR  SALES OF 25 MILLION COPIES!   FLASH FORWARD ALMOST 40 YEARS, AND “BACK IN BLACK” IS NOW CERTIFIED PLATINUM, 25 TIMES OVER, DESPITE THE FACT, THE DISC NEVER MADE IT HIGHER THAN THE NUMBER 4 ON THE ALBUM CHARTS!  IN 2012, BACK IN BLACK WAS ADDED TO THE RECORDING ACADEMYS LEGENDARY GRAMMY HALL OF FAME COLLECTION!! https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ac-dcs-back-in-black-certified-25-times-platinum-in-u-s/
GOTTA GIVE IT UP FOR OZZY!!!    OZZY OSBOURNE’S NEW SINGLE “UNDER THE GRAVEYARD”, IS NOW THE NUMBER ONE TUNE ON THE “ACTIVE ROCK” CHARTS, ACROSS THE COUNTRY!!   UNDER THE GRAVEYARD IS THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THE UPCOMING ALBUM “ORDINARY MAN”, WHICH FEATURES DUFF MCKAGAN OF G n R ON BASS &  CHAD SMITH FROM THE CHILLI PEPPERS ON DRUMS, IS DUE OUT EARLY IN 2020!  THEN OF COURSE, YOU HAVE THAT TOUR WITH MANSON! http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2019/12/9/ozzy-osbournes-number-one-on-rock-radio-with-under-the-grave.html
JUST IN TIME FOR XMAS, METALLICA DROPS THEIR LATEST “BILLABONG” COLLECTION, HONORING LATE SURFING ANDY IRONS!  TSHIRTS, HOODIES, SWIM TRUNKS, JACKETS, AND MORE, ALL INSPIRED FROM THE SEEK AND DESTROY ALBUM, WILL HAVE ALL SALES GOING TO SUPPORT THE ANDY IRONS FOUNDATION! https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/8545745/metallica-launch-second-billabong-collection
FINALLY,  KORN HAS JUMPED INTO THE 21st CENTURY, BY LAUNCHING A BRAND NEW “DOCU-SERIES”, SURROUNDING THEIR LATEST DISC “THE NOTHING”!  GUITARIST JAMES MUNKY SHAFFER, SAID THAT THEY PUT AN ENTIRE YEAR INTO THE ALBUM, WHICH IS THE FIRST TIME THEY’D DONE THAT, SINCE 2002’s “UNTOUCHABLES”!  THE NOTHING TIES KORN WITH VAN HALEN, WITH THE 5th MOST TOP 10 ALBUMS ON THE ROCK CHARTS WITH 14! https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/korn-launches-2019-docuseries/