Day in Rock Report for 09/22/2021
(hennemusic) Metallica played a surprise club show in Chicago, IL on September 20th and some fan filmed video footage from the performance has been shared online.
The event marked the band's second last-minute gig in the past week, following a September 16 appearance in San Francisco, CA as they promote the newly-released series of 30th anniversary issues of their 1991 self-titled album classic. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones played a warm-up show at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA on September 20 ahead of this weekend's launch of their rescheduled No Filter US Tour, marking their first performance since the recent passing of drummer Charlie Watts.
As Rolling Stone notes, a tiny crowd of invited guests witnessed the band's 14-song set at private event at the venue that was organized by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. (read more)
(hennemusic) Rush bassist Geddy Lee has revealed plans to publish his memoir in the fall of 2022. The rocker shared news of the origins of the project on Instagram, writing, "So, how did I kill time during the pandemic? Little did I know that as of March 2020 I'd be locked down for over a year and a half-the longest time I'd spent in Toronto since I was nineteen and hit the Northern Ontario bar circuit with Rush.
"Although Nancy and I had to cancel a bunch of adventures we'd been planning, there were some shiny silver linings to be found at home: teaching my grandson the finer points of baseball and birdwatching, tending to my pups (one of whom was quite ill) and spending the evenings with my lovely better half, glass of Armagnac in hand, as we watched every European mystery show ever produced. Oh, and another thing: I began to write. Words, that is. (read more)
Underoath have released a visualizer video for their brand new track "Pneumonia." The song is the third single revealed from their forthcoming studio album.
The new album will be entitled, "Voyeurist" and is set to be released on January 14th of next year. The epic new track, "Pneumonia", was partially inspired by the death of guitarist Tim McTague's father. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Doobie Brothers are scheduled to perform on the Thursday, September 23 episode of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The appearance is to promote the group's forthcoming album, "Liberte."
Due October 1, The Doobie Brothers' fifteenth studio record - and first since 2014's "Southbound" - was co-produced by the band and John Shanks. (read more)
(hennemusic) Tremonti have released a music video for their new track, "Now And Forever". The song comes from their forthcoming album, "Marching In Time."
Due September 24, the band recorded their fifth studio record with longtime associate Michael "Elvis" Baskette; the project marks the follow-up to 2018's "A Dying Machine", which peaked at No. 57 on the Billboard 200 while scoring US Top 10 placements on the Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Rock Albums and Independent Albums charts. (read more)
Mudvayne frontman Chad Gray has tested positive for Covid-19 and that has forced the band to pull out of their scheduled reunion performance at the Louder Than Life festival this weekend.
The band shared, "After taking every precaution to follow CDC Covid protocols during rehearsals and recent performance Chad Gray and a few staff members have unfortunately tested positive for Covid-19. (read more)
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Ana Egge just released her new album "Between Us" and to celebrate we have asked her to tell us about the track "Lie Lie Lie". Here is the story:
In 1994, when I was eighteen years old, I drove fifteen hours with my older sister (who was twenty at the time) from SW New Mexico to Austin, Texas. We went for a week to record my debut self-titled cassette produced by Sarah Brown featuring members of Asleep Of The Wheel. At one point during the week, after going to a lesbian punk rock concert, we were driving around with our new friends when I asked what MLK blvd stood for. They were all shocked. I was eighteen and I didn't know who Martin Luther King Jr. was. (continue)