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Day in Rock Report for 08/17/2021

Korn have announced that they have been forced to postpone several concerts and cancel two dates after frontman Jonathan Davis tested positive for Covid-19.

The band shared via social media, "We really appreciate your patience as we work out the next steps for our tour. On Saturday, we received the unfortunate news that Jonathan tested positive for Covid, and needless to say, we had to postpone the show last minute. As a result of his positive test, we also need to reschedule the next handful of shows. (read more)

(hennemusic) Journey has announced dates for a December residency in Las Vegas. The band will perform six shows at the Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas between December 1 - 11.

Tickets and VIP packages will go on sale Friday, August 20 at 10 AM PT at JourneyMusic.com. Journey played their first shows of 2021 last month with two appearances in Chicago, IL, including Lollapalooza; they'll next be seen in Atlantic City, NJ on August 20 before performing at a pair of New York City events on August 21: The Tunnel to Towers Foundation's Never Forget Concert in Wantagh, NY and the We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert in NYC's Central Park. (read more)

(hennemusic) Stone Temple Pilots and Bush are teaming up for a co-headlining fall US tour. The three-week series will open in Mesa, AZ on September 30, with each group taking the stage in a different order of the revolving headline tour.

The two bands , who have toured together several times in recent years, will be joined by Black Map on the fall run. Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. local time via both bands' websites. (read more)

(hennemusic) The surviving members of Soundgarden reunited to perform a pair of songs with Brandi Carlile during the singer's August 14 concert at The Gorge in George, Washington.

Guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron joined Carlile for versions of their classic tracks "Black Hole Sun" and "Searching With My Good Eye Closed" during the event. (read more)

(hennemusic) Steely Dan are streaming audio of their 1980 classic, "Hey Nineteen", as the first preview to their forthcoming package "Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live!"

The first live Steely Dan album in more than 25 years was recorded across tour dates at New York City's Beacon Theatre, The Met Philadelphia, and more. (read more)

(hennemusic) Anthrax have announced dates for a fall 2022 40th anniversary tour of the UK and Europe. Set to begin with the launch of eight UK shows in late September, the six-week series will see the thrash outfit play 28 dates in 16 countries by the time it wraps up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5; crossover thrash band Municipal Waste will support on all shows.

"It sure has been a long time since we rock 'n' rolled in the UK and Europe," says drummer Charlie Benante, "but we're coming back soon to bring the noise to all of you guys. Being that we can't get over there until 2022, we're going to make sure that every show will be an eventful one. We won't just be playing four decades of songs to celebrate our ongoing 40th anniversary - hey, we'll be giving YOU some history! - but we just might have some brand new ones for you as well. Can't wait to see all your happy, smiling faces!!!" (read more)

(hennemusic) Myles Kennedy has announced dates for a full band tour of the UK in support of his latest album, "The Ides Of March." The two-week series will open in Bristol on December 3, with shows wrapping up in Bournemouth on December 14.

"I've spent the last year dreaming of the day I would have the opportunity to return to the UK," says Kennedy. "That dream is soon to be a reality. I hope you can join the band and I as we return this December to play songs from 'The Ides Of March' and more. We'll be making up for lost time by making this tour a very special one. Hope to see you there!" (read more)

Cruzados just released their new album "She's Automatic" and to celebrate we asked bassist/songwriter Tony Marsico to tell us about the track "On The Tilt A Whirl." Here is the story:

When I was a young teenager my friends and I anxiously counted down the days till the circus rolled into town. Barnum and Bailey's had it all- the sights, the sounds, the smells. It was one big scary mix of carny workers, lions, freak show oddities, motorcycle gangs, death-defying rides, and the one thing we were most interested in: Girls. (read more)

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