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Day in Rock Report for 07/17/2021

John 5 (Rob Zombie, ex-Marilyn Manson, David Lee Roth) has revealed that his forthcoming instrumental album will feature some special guest appearances.

The record will be entitled "Sinner," and it set to be released on Halloween (October 31st). John 5 told Los Angeles radio station KLOS that it will feature original KISS drummer Peter Criss and Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine. (read more)

Imagine Dragons have premiered a music video for their latest single, "Wrecked". The track comes from the band's forthcoming album, "Mercury - Act 1".

As we previously reported, "Wrecked" was inspired after Dan Reynolds tragically lost his his sister-in-law, Alisha Durtschi Reynolds, to cancer. He shared, "She was the brightest light. A beacon of joy and strength for everyone she met." (read more and watch the video)

CMT have announced that they will be celebrating country music legend Charley Pride with a 90-minute special entitled "CMT GIANTS: Charley Pride," that will premiere on Wednesday, August 25th at 9p/8c.

The star-packed special will include performances of Charley's biggest hits by Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, son Dion Pride, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Gladys Knight, Jimmie Allen, Lee Ann Womack, Luke Combs featuring Robert Randolph + Reyna Roberts, Mickey Guyton and Wynonna. (read more)

Buffalo rockers Until I Wake have released a brand new music video for their single "Nightmares", to celebrate the news that they have inked a deal with Relapse Records.

Vocalist Cody Johnson had this to say about the new track, "'Nightmares' is the bridge between our self-titled EP and our upcoming album. It's just a little taste of the direction in which Until I Wake is headed, and the video ties into previous ones we've done.

"We are extremely honored and excited to be a part of the Fearless Records family and can't wait to see what the future has in store." Watch the video (read more)

Dan + Shay have released a music video for their song "Good Things", which is the title track to the duo's forthcoming album that is set to be released on August 13th.

"Good Things" is the follow-up to their self-titled third album which has been certified platinum and spawned the hit singles "Tequila", "Speechless" and the chart topping "All To Myself". (read more)

Scotty McCreery has released a visualizer video for his brand new single "Why You Gotta Be Like That", which is the follow up to his single "You Time".

Both songs comes from his forthcoming album that he plans to release this fall. "Why You Gotta Be Like That" was written McCreery, James McNair, and Jordan Schmidt. (read more and watch the video)

Jeremy Squires has released a music video for his new single "Diminish". The track comes from his forthcoming album, "Unravel," which is due July 30th.

Some of the footage for the video was shot on locations that Jeremy frequents in his hometown of New Bern, North Carolina. He said of the song, "For me 'Diminish' represents change and finding beauty in unlikely places both literally and metaphorically." (read more and watch the video)

Katastro just released their brand new album, "Sucker, and to celebrate we have asked them to tell us about the single and video, "The Way I Feel." Here is the story:

The song "The Way I Feel," all in all, represents the frustrations of a dead end relationship. It's our first attempt as a band to create a fun, windows down, summer song while still pouring meaningful emotion into describing what us and the rest of the world at that point were going through. All the frustrations, setbacks, and tragedy of dealing with the pandemic and the unknown future of what was to come certainly played a part in the genesis of the track. (read more)

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