In Other Rock News… (April 3)

The latest news from Metallica, Judas Priest and Eddie Vedder make up the April 3 edition of “In Other Rock News…”  Enjoy!


Metallica Help Provide WrestleMania Soundtrack

For those that tuned into WrestleMania 33 last night, you may have heard a familiar track that acted as the theme for the showcase of the immortals.

“Am I Savage?” off of Metallica’s new album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct was dubbed the “official theme song” for the event.  Now, if only the WWE couldn’t have booked Metallica to perform at WrestleMania instead of f*cking Pitbull, which was basically the bathroom break for everyone in attendance and at home.

This Sunday tune in to #WrestleMania to hear "Am I Savage?". Long live @TripleH The Creator...The Destroyer

33.3k Likes, 226 Comments - Metallica (@metallica) on Instagram: "This Sunday tune in to #WrestleMania to hear "Am I Savage?". Long live @TripleH The Creator...The..."



Judas Priest Returning to Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp

Dreamed about jamming with Judas Priest?  Here’s your chance!

Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner, Ian Hill and Scott Travis will be returning for the third time as “counselors” at Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Hollywood September 14-17.  Complete pricing info can be found at


Eddie Vedder Appears in MLB Ad With Cubs

In case you’re not aware, Major League Baseball’s 2017 season kicks off this week, and the league is rolling out a series of ads to celebrate, like this one featuring Chicago Cubs superfan Eddie Vedder.  Even if you don’t like the Cubbies, it’s a pretty great ad.

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)