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Day in Rock Report for 07/14/2021

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx says that they may expand their reunion stadium tour to other parts of the world and shared his disappointment and reasoning behind postponing it again this year.

The North American trek with Def Leppard and Poison is now scheduled to take place in the summer of 2022 after originally being postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. (read more)

Metallica have announced that they will be celebrating their 40th anniversary by playing two special hometown concerts at the Chase Center in San Francisco, with tickets only available to registered members of their Fifth Members fan club.

The legendary band will be taking the stage once again at the new venue on December 17th and 19th and plan to perform two unique shows with separate setlists. (read more)

Underoath have shared a visualizer video for their brand new single "Damn Excuses". The song is the first new music released by the band since their 2018 album "Erase Me".

The band self-recorded and produced the new track at guitarist Tim McTague's studio, Feral Sound, in Tampa, FL and they state that it was partially inspired by last year's Observatory livestream experience. (read more)

Andrew W.K. has released a music video for his new single "Everybody Sins". That track comes from his forthcoming album, "God Is Partying", which will arrive on September 10th.

He had this to say about the new clip, "When we started working on the video for 'Everybody Sins', the director and I were scheming and straining over some of the choreography and camera moves." (read more and watch the video)

We Came As Romans have premiered a music video for their brand new single "Darkbloom", which is the follow up to their 2019 tracks "From the First Note" and "Carry the Weight," their first new tracks since the tragic death of Kyle Pavone.

Guitarist Joshua Moore had this to say about the new track, "The idea behind 'Darkbloom' is that even through the darkest, most difficult times of life, there is still the potential, or possibility, of personal growth." (read more and watch the video)

Turnstile have released a music video for their new single "Alien Love Call" (Feat. Blood Orange) and announced the details for their forthcoming studio album.

The new record will be entitled "Glow On" and is set to be released by Roadrunner Records on August 27th. It was co-produced by Mike Elizondo and frontman Brendan Yates. (read more and watch the video)

Dierks Bentley has shared a short behind the scenes clip of his performance of the U2 classic "Pride (In The Name Of Love)", that appears on his brand new "Live From Telluride" EP.

The new EP was captured during Dierks' performance at the 48th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival last month where he was joined by The War And Treaty, Larkin Poe and Sam Bush. (read more and watch the video)

As Within Temptation gear up for their online show "Aftermath - A Show In A Virtual Reality" this week (July 15th and 16th), they have shared a music video for their new single "Shed My Skin".

The new track is a collaboration with German metalcore band Annisokay. Frontwoman Sharon den Adel had this to say, "'Shed My Skin' revolves around dealing with inevitable changes in life." (read more and watch the video)

(hennemusic) The Doobie Brothers are streaming video of a new live version of their 1976 classic, "Takin' It To The Streets", in honor of the album's 45th anniversary.

The band recorded a new arrangement of the song while waiting out the pandemic after they postponed a 50th anniversary tour that would see Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John McFee and Michael McDonald reunite on the road together for the first time in over 25 years. (read more)

Decapitated have announced that they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary with a special European tour that will also feature Black Tongue, Heart Of A Coward and Inferi.

The trek will be kicking off on January 25th in Austria Vienna at the Viper Room and will be concluding on February 27th in Germany Dresden at Puschkin. (read more)

Set It Off have released a music video for their acoustic version of the song "Happy All the Time" that features Issues' bassist Skyler Acord as well as the all-female Compton Kidz Club choir.

The new acoustic version of the track comes from the band's special "Midnight (The Final Chapter)" release, which is a deluxe reissue of their 2019 album "Midnight". (read more)

Los Angeles rockers Super Space Nation just released their new single and video called "Transparent Love" and to celebrate we have asked frontman Evan Vogel to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

"Transparent Love" came about during one of the strangest periods in my life, the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. Being quarantined indefinitely for the better part of a year tested us all in unimaginable ways both internally with our mental health and externally with our jobs, aspirations and relationships. (read more)

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