Day in Rock Report for 09/06/2021
(hennemusic) Organizers at the Bottlerock Napa Valley festival shut down a performance by Guns N' Roses and special guest Dave Grohl in mid-song for breaking a strict 10 p.m. curfew at the Napa Valley Expo on September 4.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the move prompted boos from the crowd as the rockers tried to finish their 1987 hit "Paradise City", with fans joining in to sing along with the final encore song of the evening. (read more)
(hennemusic) Led Zeppelin are sharing the first video preview of their first official documentary, "Becoming Led Zeppelin", in sync premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 4.
A video trailer features the film's logo alongside live footage of the band to a soundtrack of "Good Times Bad Times", the opening track from their self-titled 1969 debut album. (read more)
(hennemusic) Deep Purple are teasing a possible announcement regarding new music with the launch of a new website in association with their record label, earMUSIC.
The band members appear in a series of mugshot photos on the homepage of TurningToCrime.com alongside a countdown clock which is scheduled to hit zero on October 6 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. (read more)
Metallica shared an update on Facebook with a teaser video that they will be performing with Miley Cyrus on The Howard Stern Show some time in the coming week.
They took to the social media site this past Friday (September 6th) with a promo video from the Stern show that showed them and Cyrus, as well as Steve Martin and Martin Short as a preview to this week's lineup. (read more)
Joe Bonamassa have announced that he will be playing his first UK tour in three years next spring, which will be launching in support of his forthcoming album, "Time Clocks".
The new studio album, Joe's 15th solo effort, will be hitting stores on October 29th. He had this to say about the record, "What started out with the intentions of being a trio record turned into probably my most adventurous and involved record to date." (read more)
The Cranberries are marking what would have been late frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan's 50th birthday with a livestream event, the release of a new video and streaming compilation. We were sent the following details:
In celebration and remembrance of the late Dolores O'Riordan on 6th September 2021 which would have been her 50th birthday, UMe / Island Records in association with and with the support of the remaining members of The Cranberries and the estate of the late Dolores O'Riordan will be releasing a specially curated 15-track streaming-only compilation of songs from the band's robust eight album catalogue. (read more)
Country music legend Loretta Lynn has recruited Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan and Luke Combs to join her at the Grand Ole Opry House on September 13th for a special benefit show to raise funds for flood relief in Tennessee.
The special event has been dubbed "Loretta Lynn's Friends: Hometown Rising" Flood Relief Benefit Concert and we were sent the following details: Heartbroken by the devastation just west of Nashville in Dickson and Humphreys Counties, the latter of which country music icon Loretta Lynn calls home, the coal miner's daughter quickly jumped into action to support her community by calling on superstar friends Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan and Luke Combs for a benefit concert, with even more artists to be announced soon. Proceeds from the event set for broadcast and live stream from the Grand Ole Opry House on Monday, September 13 at 7 p.m. CT will directly support United Way of Humphreys County. (read more)
Texas singer-songwriter John Blangero recently released the single "Free Will In China Blue" from his solo project Sun King Rising and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the track. Here is the story:
The first official single from the Sun King Rising debut album, Delta Tales, is Free Will In China Blue. The song had an interesting genesis. We were basically finished with Delta Tales and it had already been mastered and sent for manufacturing when Nick Katona, the President of PeacockSunrise Records, suggested that a digital bonus track would be a good addition for the release. (continue)