Day in Rock Report for 07/09/2021
Eighteen Visions have surprised fans with the release of a new covers album called "1996" that sees them taking on classic songs from hard core and hard rock artists.
Side A is called "Hardcore" and includes the original title track as well as the cover songs D.T.O. (Vision Of Disorder), The Hangedman (Damnation A.D.), Born From Pain (Earth Crisis) and Blanket (Unbroken). (read more and stream the album)
(hennemusic) The Black Crowes have joined forces with The Coda Collection to premiere "Brothers Of A Feather", a new film celebrating the 2020 reunion of the Robinson brothers.
Band founders Chris and Rich Robinson can be seen in a March 6, 2020 performance as a duo at an intimate, sold-out concert from San Francisco, CA, where they delivered stripped-down arrangements of Crowes standards. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones are streaming video of their 1969 classic, "Midnight Rambler" from the expanded reissue of their 2006 concert film, "A Bigger Bang: Live On Copacabana Beach," in sync with its release on July 9.
The project captures the band's performance before 1.5 million fans at the iconic beach in Rio de Janeiro while on the road in support of their 2005 album, "A Bigger Bang." (read more)
Everyone Dies In Utah have released a brand new single called "Lane Of Memory". The track comes from an EP that the group plans to release later this year.
Frontman Danny Martiniez had this to say about the new single, "We've been a band for 12 years. We've always kept our fans in mind when making new songs. (read more)
The The's 2018 comeback concert will the focus of a new live album, film and book called "The Comeback Special" and the first single from the releases, "Sweet Bird Of Truth" is now available.
The band took the stage at the Royal Albert Hall on June 5th, 2018 and performed their first concert in 16 years and the live album and home video will be released on October 29th in various formats including Limited Edition 2CD mediabook, Triple LP, Limited Edition Triple LP (Crystal Clear), DVD mediabook, Blu-ray mediabook. (read more and watch the video)
Joanne Shaw Taylor has released a music video for her brand new single "If That Ain't A Reason", which comes from a new collection that the acclaimed British guitarist and singer, songwriter will be releasing later this year.
The track was produced and recorded by Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, Tennessee and has been released by Bonamassa's KTBA Records. (read more and watch the video)
An official website for late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott has been launched by his family to celebrate what would have been his 75th birthday today (July 9th).
The Bon Scott Estate said: "On the occasion of what would have been his 75th birthday, the Bon Scott Estate (Ron's two brothers and his nephew) are proud to launch the new website and take this important step toward elevating Bon's legend and tending to his legacy. Bon was a unique singer, songwriter and character that the world should never forget." (read more)
Appropriately enough, Motley Crue's Tommy Lee is just one of the special guest stars that appears in the music video for Post Malone's brand new single "Motley Crew".
The song is Malone's first new track of 2021 and is also the lead track from a companion project to a forthcoming documentary that will be coming soon, according to the announcement. (read more and watch the video)
Clutch have launched a brand new reissue series called the Clutch Collector's Series, with a special edition of their classic 2004 album "Blast Tyrant".
The new series finds the band revisiting some of their albums with an individual member of the group curating a reimaged version of the record. Jean-Paul Gaster kicks off the series with the new special limited edition of "Blast Tyrant". (read more here)
Gamma Ray have released a video of their performance of the song "Land Of The Free" to celebrate the announcement of their new live package "30 Years Live Anniversary".
The show was captured during the band's special livestream event that took place at the ISS Dome in Dusseldorf, Germany on August 27th of last year and because of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown it did not include a live audience. (read more and watch the video)
The Spare Parts recently released their new album "Infatuation" and to celebrate we asked frontman Phillip Vonesh to tell us about the song "Burning Up." Here is the story:
Hey! My name is Phillip Vonesh, I am the lead singer and primary songwriter for The Spare Parts, out of Toronto, Canada. I wrote the original chord progression to our song "Burning Up" while sitting out on a hot and humid balcony in Hamilton, Ontario in July of 2018.
I was just absentmindedly playing and singing ad-libbed lyrics to the new girl I was seeing at the time. She was a new love in a new city and it was exciting! I remember we were on the 7th or 8th floor with a view out over Lake Ontario, watching storm clouds off in the distance. (read more here)