Here's the 97X Rock Report from Ultimate Classic Rock

Roger Waters has written about the costs of war in the past, most notably on Pink Floyd‘s The Wall and The Final Cut albums. He says with Donald Trump, he fears the world is heading down a similar and frightening path...saying that “War is hugely profitable. There are huge fortunes to be made.”

Paul McCartney has remastered his 1989 album, Flowers in the Dirt and posted one of the bonus tracks — the original demo of the LP’s first single “My Brave Face,” one of several songs written with Elvis Costello.

 

ZZ Top‘s Tonnage Tour has gotten a bit heftier.  They've added more dates taking them on the road through June. You can see them May 28th in Springfield Missouri. They kick off this leg of the tour tonight in Louisville.

 

If you've ever wondered why Montrose fired Sammy Hagar, you can read an exclusive excerpt from the new book: Rock the Nation: Montrose, Gamma and Ronnie Redefined. Sammy explains how their disagreement over the future viability of hard-rock music led to their split after just one more record together.

Dead Daisies commemorate their 2016 tour with the upcoming concert set Live & Louder, due May 19