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Day in Rock Report for 07/22/2021

(hennemusic) Lindsey Buckingham is revisiting his years as a member of Fleetwood Mac with his new single, "On The Wrong Side," from his forthcoming self-titled album.

"On the Wrong Side" is about the peaks and valleys of life on the road with Fleetwood Mac," explains Buckingham, "and sports one of the album's most thought-provoking lyric: 'We were young, now we're old / Who can tell me which is worse?' The song evokes 'Go Your Own Way,' in that it's not a happy song, subject-matter wise, but it was an ebullient song musically. This was sort of the same idea." (read more)

(hennemusic) Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing's new band, KK's Priest, have announced a schedule change to the release of their debut album, "Sermons Of The Sinner."

Originally set to be issued on August 20, the project will now be available on October 1 via Explorer1 Music Group/EX1 Records. KK's Priest sees Downing joined by a lineup that includes former Judas Priest vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens, as well as guitarist A.J. Mills (Hostile), bassist Tony Newton (Voodoo Six) and drummer Sean Elg (Cage, The Three Tremors). (read more)

(hennemusic) Tremonti are streaming a video for "If Not For You", the lead single from their forthcoming album, "Marching In Time." Due September 24, the band's fifth studio set was produced by longtime associate Michael "Elvis" Baskette.

From the driving drum beat of opener "A World Away" to the epic closer "Marching In Time," the new album is a reflective look at the world today. Tremonti's musicianship is featured throughout the set, showcased on tracks like "Thrown Further," "In One Piece" and "Would You Kill," while the band displays their softer side on songs like "The Last One Of Us" and "Not Afraid to Lose." (read more)

Grayscale have released a music video for their new single "Dirty Bombs". The song is the first taste of the band's forthcoming album, "Umbra", which will hit stores on August 27th.

Frontman Collin Walsh had this to say about the new single, "'Dirty Bombs' touches on the constant, excruciating need most people have to seek attention and gain approval from complete strangers. (read more)

Scotty McCreery has announced that he will be releasing his new album "Same Truck" on September 17th. He decided to move up the announcement following the positive fan reaction to his new song "Why You Gotta Be Like That".

He explains, "It's gratifying to learn that my fans are so excited about my upcoming new album that they sought out pre-order information before it was ready to be announced....and got it. (read more)

The Rolling Stones have announced the rescheduled dates for their U.S. No Filter Tour which was originally scheduled to take place last year but was postponed due to the pandemic.

The 13-date trek is set to launch on September 26th at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, MO and will wrap up on November 20th in Austin, TX at the Circuit of The Americas. (read more)

We are pleased to premiere a music video from rising Linda Perry backed star Frances Lion for her brand new acoustic version of her latest single "Home".

Frances had this to say about the new rendition, "I hope you enjoy this stripped back live version of my latest song 'Home'. I wrote 'Home' a few years ago about the small town I grew up in." (read more)

New Orleans based singer/songwriter Louise Cappi just released her new single "Hope", the title song from her forthcoming album, and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

My new single, "HOPE", the title track from my new album of the same name, was conceived during the Covid lock down. As I watched in, horror, what was happening in the world, I thought, "how can I help ease the pain." (read more)

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