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Day in Rock Report for 07/23/2021

Bullet For My Valentine have released a music video for their brand song "Parasite," which is the second single from their forthcoming self-titled album that will arrive on October 22nd.

The band had this to say about the new track, "'Parasite' is an absolute RAGER from start to finish!!! Easily one of the gnarliest tracks we've ever written - we couldn't be more stoked to finally get it out there." (read more)

(hennemusic) The Stone Temple Pilots are streaming video of their performance at a 1997 MTV Spring Break Rocks concert, in sync with the July 23 release of an expanded reissue of their third album, "Tiny Music...Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop."

The band are sharing 5 tracks from the show at Club la Vela, Panama City Beach, FL on March 14, 1997 that was carried by MTV, while audio of the full 14-song set is available on the Super Deluxe Edition of the 25th anniversary reissue package. (read more)

Joe Bonamassa has released a music video for his brand new single "Notches". The track will appear on his forthcoming studio album that he expects to release later this year.

"Notches" was produced by long-time collaborator Kevin Shirley, mixed by Bob Clearmountain (Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Toto, Bon Jovi) and was co-written with Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke). (read more)

Jason Aldean has released a brand new duet with Carrie Underwood called "If I Didn't Love You". The track is the lead single from his forthcoming 10th studio album.

The song was produced by Jason's longtime friend and collaborator Michael Knox, and was written by his bandmates Kurt Allison and Tully Kennedy alongside John Morgan and Lydia Vaughan. (read more)

Prog rock legends Yes have released a music video for their brand new song "The Ice Bridge". The track is the first single from their forthcoming album, "The Quest", which is set to be released on October 1st.

Alan White said of the new video, "I'm extremely proud to be a part of this music and believe the video graphics are outstanding. A collaboration of many talents coming together to produce 'The Ice Bridge'. I hope our fans/audiences will appreciate the creativity put forward. I'm pleased to share it with the world and hope everyone will enjoy the ride." (read more)

Brian Setzer has shared a lyric video for his brand new song "Smash Up On Highway One." The track is the second single from his forthcoming solo album, "Gotta Have The Rumble", which is set to hit stores on August 27th.

He had this to say about the new song, "I usually start out with a guitar riff. I was playing 'Misirlou' by Dick Dale with the Stray Cats, and I thought, 'wow I'd love to write something as cool as that riff.' (read more)

Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain has released a brand new single, "Oh Lord Lead Us". The track comes from his forthcoming sixth solo album, with release details still to be announced.

Cain produced the track, which was mixed by David Kalmusky (Justin Bieber, The Fray, Keith Urban), mastered by Grammy Award-winning Adam Ayan (Paul McCartney, Carrie Underwood, Foo Fighters). (read more)

The Night Flight Orchestra have announced that they will be releasing their new album, "Aeromantic II," on September 3rd. As the name implies, the record will be the second part of the "Aeromantic" saga.

The band had this to say, "Aeromantic II is about circling around the globe in the stratosphere, never wanting to land. A continuation of the journey we started all these years ago. (read more)

MNERVA recently released his new single "Quarter Life Crisis" and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the inspiration for the track. Here is the story:

I began writing what would eventually become "Quarter Life Crisis" in late 2018 right after my 22nd birthday. I was in my last year of college and didn't know what I was going to do with my life once I graduated. At the time, my friend group had also dissolved due to a friend's nasty break up and I remember feeling completely alone facing this period of angst and uncertainty. For months, I would just stare at my ceiling before bed feeling completely unprepared for the next phase of my life. During one of those 3 am nights, I wrote the song's first verse and knew I landed on something that perfectly captured the dread of being a "twenty-something." The only problem was I couldn't get the second verse right so I brought in my buddy, Kory Shore, to help me flesh out my thoughts and really dive deep into the subject. I should have realized I was depressed once I read the second verse out loud but denial is a powerful thing. (read more)

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