Day in Rock Report for 09/13/2021
Iron Maiden have reason to celebrate after their brand new album, "Senjutsu", debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 Album chart, which marked their highest charting album ever on the U.S. chart.
"Senjutsu" was also the top selling album of the week, according to Billboard with the record selling 61,000 actual copies. In addition to the actual sales, the album enjoyed 3.57 million on-demand streams of the record's 10 tracks. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Foo Fighters will perform at the Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn, NY tonight, September 13th. The band announced the surprise show on social media just three days before the event, saying: "CONEY ISLAND!!! END OF SUMMER BASH LET'S ROCK!!!"
The concert - which quickly sold-out after tickets went on sale - marks the second last-minute reveal of a new tour stop in the past week, following news of a September 9 date at the famed 9:30 Club in Washington, DC that was shared the day prior to the show. (read more)
Static-X have announced that they will be returning to the road early next year to launch their headlining Rise Of The Machine North American Tour 2022.
The trek will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their "Machine" album and will also feature Fear Factory and Dope, with support coming from Muchroomhead and Twizted on select dates. (read more)
Every Time I Die have shared a new song entitled "Planet Sh*t". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "Radical", which will arrive on October 22nd.
Keith Buckley says of the track, "I was just calling it like I was seeing it." The new song follows their previously revealed tracks from the album, "Post-Boredom," "AWOL," "A Colossal Wreck," and "Desperate Pleasures." (read more)
Cavo are celebrating the release of their new album, "Bridges Bright Nights + Thieves", by sharing a visualizer video for their latest single "Cynical".
Casey Walker had this to say, "Looking back at all the material that we have amassed as a band over the years really opened our eyes. We wanted to revisit a lot of them and put them out there for fans to hear." (read more)
Karma Kids have shared a stream of their new song "Falling." The track comes from the Indiana rocker's forthcoming album, "vibes. [part two]".
The new record will be hitting stores on October 8th and is the companion to their recently released 'vibes.' which featured guest appearances by Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens) and Alexandria Edington (ex-Native World). (read more)
(hennemusic) Metallica were featured guests and performers on the September 10 episode of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The group's appearance was in sync with the same-day release of a series of 30th anniversary reissues of their self-titled fifth album.
Band members were first seen reading real Amazon 1-star reviews of The Black Album before they joined Kimmel in studio for an interview about their commercial breakthrough and its legacy three decades later. (read more)
Steve Hackett is celebrating the release of his new studio album and the launch of a UK tour by sharing a music video for his new single "Scorched Earth".
The track comes from the former Genesis star's brand new 11-track album, "Surrender To Silence". He had this to say about the release of the record,
"I'm hugely proud of my new album Surrender of Silence!" (read more)
(hennemusic) Queen are revisiting their 1984 hit, "Radio Ga Ga", on the latest episode of the band's 50th anniversary video series The Greatest. Written by Roger Taylor, the tune was the lead single from the band's eleventh studio album, "The Works"; the global hit reached No. 1 in 19 countries.
The success of "Radio Ga Ga" was propelled by a distinctive video by director David Mallett, which included scenes from Fritz Lang's 1927 silent science fiction film, "Metropolis", and featured a series of hand claps that would become a staple by fans at Queen's live shows. (read more)
King's X frontman dUg Pinnick has announced that he will releasing his fifth solo album, which will be entitled "Joy Bomb", on October 15 via Rat Pak Records.
The new record will be dUg's first new solo album in eight years, the follow up to his 2013 effort "Naked" and will feature thirteen brand new tracks, according to the announcement. (read more)
Vampires Everywhere have released a music video for their brand new single "Death Of Me", the latest track from their forthcoming new EP, "The Awakening".
The new EP is set to hit stores on October 1st and the band will be kicking off a U.S. headline tour that night to celebrate. Michael Vampire had this to say, "The resurrection of Vampires Everywhere has officially begun! I am beyond excited to welcome our second single Death Of Me into the universe. (read more)
CBS have announced that they will be celebrating the life and career of county music legend Kenny Rogers with a special all-star concert that will be broadcast next week.
"Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler," will be broadcast next Thursday, September 23rd at 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network, and will also be available to stream live and on demand via Paramount+. (read more)
Bryan Adams' "Waking Up the Neighbours" album's 30th anniversary is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands.
The show's host Redbeard had this to say, "The Bryan Adams 1991 album Waking Up the Neighbours was gi-normous the world over ( 16 million sold), containing terrific rockers 'Hey Honey I'm Packin' You In', 'Can't Stop This Thing We Started', 'House Arrest', 'There Will Never Be Another Tonight', 'Not Guilty', and 'Touch the Hand'. It also contained the mid-tempo killer chorus 'Thought I'd Died and Gone to Heaven', plus the closing theme to Kevin Costner/Morgan Freeman's international hit movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves entitled '(Everything I Do) I Do it for You'. Bryan Adams is my guest for the Waking Up the Neighbours thirtieth anniversary." (read more)
(hennemusic) Whitesnake are streaming a 2021 HD Edit video version of "Too Many Tears", a track from the forthcoming expanded 25th anniversary reissue of their 1997 album, "Restless Heart."
The tune was the lead single from the band's ninth studio record, which went on to reach the Top 10 in Sweden, Finland and Japan, and a Top 40 set in singer David Coverdale's native UK, yet was never released in the US. (read more)
CBS have announced that they will be going Nashville for New Year's Eve this year with a special program featuring a number of big name music stars ringing in 2022.
Dubbed "New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash", the special will be broadcast on Friday, Dec. 31 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 11:30 PM-1:30 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will also be streamed live and on demand on Paramount+. (read more)
Lynne Hanson just released a new single and video called "Hold My Breath" and to celebrate we have asked her to tell us the story behind the song. Here is Lynne:
I was on tour with my band in Europe when the pandemic shut the world down in March 2020. It was a crazy 48 hours as we cancelled shows, rebooked flights, and raced home to Canada just as the borders closed to International travel. I remember turning to my guitar player Blair Michael Hogan as we boarded our connection to Ottawa and remarking we never had a chance to say a proper goodbye to our bass player. We got separated while deplaning, and she was flying on to Winnipeg. As we sat waiting to take off, I typed "I would have held on to you a little longer" in my phone, and expected we'd be laughing about it together in a month or two. (continue)