Day in Rock Report for 08/22/2021
Sleep Signals shared the bad news that they were involved in a serious accident last Wednesday August 18th, while on tour with P.O.D., From Ashes to New and All Good Things.
They said, "As we continue to process the events from Wednesday morning, we are reminded how fortunate we all are to be alive. Without going into too many details at this time, the band and crew did suffer some devastatingly extensive injuries and our vehicle/gear are a complete loss. (read more)
Jerry Lee Lewis has paid tribute to Don Everly of The Everly Brothers who passed away on August 21st, according to his family. A cause of death was not revealed.
Everly's passing makes Lewis the only living member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's inaugural class of 1986. The Everly Brothers and Lewis joined Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Ray Charles, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, Alan Freed, John Hammond, Robert Johnson, Sam Phillips, Jimmie Yancy and Jimmie Rodgers in that historic first induction. (read more)
Between The Buried And Me celebrated the release of their new album "Colors II" by sharing a brand new music video for their song "The Future Is Behind Us".
Director Erez Bader had this to say about the clip's concept, "Colors II's opening track is an invitation for the listener to interpret the album, or rather the entirety of BTBAM's work, however they see fit. As a long time fan (half my arm is tattooed with Parallax II's artwork) I've always interpreted the first Colors to be about the fading of creativity and originality in our world, and the message that your legacy is defined by the things you've created during your lifetime. It's both a pessimistic view that the world is going to shit, while also being a rallying cry for budding artists to overcome hardships and remind themselves why their work is important. (read more)
Exodus celebrated the news that their new album "Persona Non Grata" will arrive on November 19th by sharing a video for the song "The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)".
Gary Holt had this to say, "After what seems like an eon, we now have the debut of our first single, 'The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)'. (read more)
Fuel are streaming their brand new single entitled “Don’t Say I”. The song is the second track that they have shared from their forthcoming album "Anomaly," which arrives in October.
Carl Bell spoke to Sterogum about the track and told them, “‘Don’t Say I’ was written in March. It was actually the last song written for the record. I’m always looking for the no-brainer song that everybody’s going to love, and those are always super hard to find." (read more)
Queen icon Roger Taylor has released a new single called "We're All Just Trying To Get By", which features KT Tunstall and comes from his forthcoming solo album, "Outsider".
The new record, Roger's first solo album in eight years, is set to hit stores on October 1st. He said of the new single, “I tried to highlight the great things in life." (read more)
Pop Evil were recently forced to postpone seven dates on their current U.S. headlining Versatile tour after vocalist Leigh Kakaty testing positive for COVID-19.
The band has shared the rescheduled dates for those shows with Savannah moved to August 31st, Ashville taking place on September 1st, Nashville scheduled for September 2nd, Fargo moved to September 29th, Denver will now take place on October 1st, Joliet is set for October 3rd, and Des Moines has been postponed to October 5th. (read more)
Wormwood are releasing their new album "ARKIVET" this Friday (August 27th) and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the song "The Gentle Touch of Humanity." Here is the story:
As we all know by now, Mother Earth is not feeling very well. The reason? We all know the reason. Evolution started it all, the fish crawled ashore and finally there stood people in every other corner of this planet. (read more)