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Day in Rock Report for 09/10/2021

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry is streaming his take on the classic "I'll Be Home For Christmas". The song is the first track from his forthcoming Christmas album, "The Season," which will arrive on November 5th.

He had this to say, "When I was recording vocals for 'I'll be Home For Christmas', as I was singing 'Please have Snow and Mistletoe and Presents under the tree' ... I was emotionally thrown into standing in my grandmother's house staring through the Door that I always hung Mistletoe and then I saw her beautiful Christmas tree in front of her living room window...I had to stop singing because it felt like I was really there ....... I was a bit stunned...Back Home for Christmas is where everyone wants to be!" (read more)

(hennemusic) Audio of a September 9 performance by Metallica and Miley Cyrus on The Howard Stern Show has surfaced online ahead of its expected official release by the SiriusXM program.

"In celebration of the reissue of The Black Album and the release of 'The Metallica Blacklist' this Friday, the one and only Howard Stern has invited us back for another virtual visit," said Metallica in advance of the appearance. "Not only will we have the honor of chatting with Howard, but our new friend Miley Cyrus - who was kind enough to record 'Nothing Else Matters' for The Blacklist - will be joining the fun too. We'll be in Los Angeles with Miley, while Howard will be in his New York studio, and in between the chatter, we'll grab the guitars, climb behind the drums, and play a few songs!" (read more)

(hennemusic) Eric Clapton will release a new a new live recording, "The Lady In The Balcony: Lockdown Sessions", on November 12. The project captures Clapton and his band performing acoustic renditions of his classics alongside an assortment of other numbers encompassing blues, country and rarified originals.

Recorded live at Cowdray House in West Sussex, England, the album features new, stripped-down versions Clapton standards like "After Midnight," "Layla," "Bell Bottom Blues," "Tears In Heaven," "Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out" and "Key to the Highway," and their own versions of songs that had a profound effect on his career and those of his contemporaries including the Peter Green-era Fleetwood Mac tracks "Black Magic Woman" and "Man Of The World." (read more)

Bullet For My Valentine have shared a music video for their new track "Shatter." The song is the third single from their forthcoming self-titled album, which will be hitting stores on October 22nd.

The band had this to say about the track, "We're very excited for you all to hear our new track 'Shatter,'. It's one of our personal favorites and we're pretty sure it'll be one of yours. It's an absolute sledgehammer of a track with riffs for days. Let the head banging commence!" (read more)

(hennemusic) Motorhead are sharing a newly-upgraded video for their 2008 track, "Rock Out", as a preview to the October 29 collection, "Everything Louder Forever - The Very Best Of Motorhead."

"One of finest tracks from #everythinglouderforever is 'Rock Out' and to celebrate we've had the video restored and upgraded to 4K HD," says the band. "'Rock Out' appears on the album 'Motörizer' and features the line-up of Lemmy, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee. Originally released on 26th August 2008 on SPV, it was produced by Cameron Webb." (read more)

(hennemusic) Tesla are preparing to return to the road following a series of postponed US dates due to Covid issues within the band.

The California outfit will restart their "Let's Get Real" series in Roanoke, VA on September 16 after experiencing multiple cases within their organization, including guitarist Frank Hannon, who missed the first few dates last month as he dealt with effects of the virus. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Darkness are sharing a lyric video for their new single "Nobody Can See Me Cry", as the latest preview to their forthcoming album, "Motorheart."

"We would LOVE if you could stream our new single all day today (and tomorrow, maybe across the weekend too)," says the band. " Is that possible?" (read more)

Jonathan Paull Gertler released his new album "No Fear" this week and to celebrate we have asked him to tell us about the song "Grasp The Moon". Here is the story:

"Grasp the Moon" is the first tune on the new release "No Fear." I am privileged to serve on the board of advisors of a major Medical School that is dedicated to providing the best of care to people regardless of their socioeconomic status - serving the poor and the disenfranchised for their complex medical needs. "Exceptional care without exception" is the hospital's motto. (continue)

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