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Day in Rock Report for 11/20/2021

Twenty One Pilots have announced that they will be hitting the road next summer for a North American arena trek that will be dubbed The Icy Tour 2022.

The 23-date tour is set to kick off on August 18th in St. Paul, MN at the Xcel Energy Center and will be wrapping up on September 24th in Seattle, WA at the Climate Pledge Arena. (read more)

(hennemusic) Robert Plant and Alison Krauss launched their newly-released album, "Raise The Roof", on November 19th with a livestream performance from Nashville, TN.

The pair were joined by an all-star band at Nashville's Sound Emporium Studios, where the project was recorded with producer T-Bone Burnett in late 2019 and completed just weeks before the world went into lockdown. (read more)

(hennemusic) KISS are streaming the newly-released 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition of their 1976 album, "Destroyer." Produced by Bob Ezrin, the band's fourth studio set featured instant classics like "Detroit Rock City," "Shout It Out Loud," "God Of Thunder" and their highest-charting US hit, "Beth."

Coming on the heels of the chart success of 1975's legendary "Alive!" album, "Destroyer" served as the group's real commercial breakthrough when it become their first record to sell one million copies in its first year, and it remains their all-time best selling studio album. (read more)

Candlebox have released a brand new acoustic rendition of their song "Riptide", which was produced by Peter Cornell, brother of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.

The original version of the track appeared on the band's latest studio album, "Wolves". Kevin Martin had this to say about the special unplugged recording, "'Riptide' might be my favorite Candlebox song of all time. (read more)

Exodus have shared a lyric video for their brand new single "Prescribing Horror" to celebrate the release of their eleventh studio album, "Persona Non Grata".

Gary Holt had this to say, "As we have finally come to the day of Persona Non Grata's release, something we've been eagerly awaiting for what seems like an eternity. (read more)

(hennemusic) Bruce Springsteen is streaming audio of his newly-released live album, "The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts." Now available in multiple audio and video formats, the set includes ten never-before released performances from the Madison Square Garden MUSE benefit concerts; while some material from the shows has been previously issued, the 2021 package marks the first time fans will see and hear the band's entire setlist from the event.

Among the highlights are then-unreleased versions of "The River" and "Sherry Darling," live staples "Badlands," "Born To Run" and "Thunder Road," plus covers of Buddy Holly's "Rave On" and a version of Maurice Williams' "Stay" featuring special guests Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Rosemary Butler. (read more)

(hennemusic) Queen are putting the spotlight on hits that were written by Freddie Mercury in latest episode of the band's 50th anniversary video series The Greatest.

While some of Freddie's biggest hits, such as "We Are The Champions", "Somebody To Love", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and, of course, his masterpiece, "Bohemian Rhapsody", have already been featured in this series, there are plenty of other tracks to be enjoyed, including five more classic tracks. (read more)

Eloah Jones recently released her cover of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' classic "Under The Bridge" (from her forthcoming EP) and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

I knew I wanted to have one cover on my upcoming EP, but I had no idea which song I wanted to cover. None felt "right." It was actually my producer's idea to do "Under The Bridge" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Of course I had heard the song many times, because it's a classic. But I had never really listened to the words. Once I did, I knew I wanted to cover it. (continue)

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