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Day in Rock Report for 01/09/2022

Slash says in a new interview that there were many reasons why Izzy Stradlin did not take part in the Guns N' Roses reunion and also reflected on his feelings about Izzy's departure from the group back in 1991.

The iconic guitarist was interview for the cover story of the latest edition of Classic Rock Magazine. In the piece, Slash looked back at Izzy leaving the group. (read more)

Trivium vocalist and guitarist Matt Heafy recruited Testament frontman Chuck Billy for a just released brand new single called "Behold Our Power."

The song was created and released a theme for the upcoming Mythic Festival that will be taking place on June 2nd through 4th at the Gdansk Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. (read more)

Skillet have released have shared an online stream of their brand new song "Dominion," which is the title track for their forthcoming album that is set to be released this Friday, January 14th.

Frontman John Cooper had this to say about the song, "'Dominion' is about the celebration of freedom, a liberation from fear - to be who we want to be, say what we want to say, believe what we want to believe. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Scorpions are streaming the final behind the scenes video in a three-part mini-series previewing their forthcoming record, "Rock Believer."

Due February 26, the Scorpions' 19th studio set marks the first appearance of ex-Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee on record with the group since his addition in 2016. (read more)

(hennemusic) Jack White is streaming video of a performance of the "Taking Me Back" that was captured during the rehearsals for his upcoming North American tour.

Filmed at Third Man Records' Blue Room, the guitarist is joined for a version of his current single by his new touring band, which includes bassist Dominic Davis, keyboardist Quincy McCrary and drummer Daru Jones. (read more)

(hennemusic) Queensryche have started recording sessions for the follow-up to their 2019 album, "The Verdict." The band has regrouped with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who worked on their last two studio sets.

Queensryche shared video footage of touring drummer Casey Grillo from the sessions, writing: "Here's Casey warming up before he records another track!!" (read more)

The Zac Brown Band will be headlining the 4th annual Warner Music Nashville Luncheon on Wednesday, February 23rd, that will be taking place during CRS (Country Radio Seminar) 2022.

The performance lineup is also set to include Jessie James Decker, Morgan Evans, Cody Johnson, Randall King, Drew Parker, Michael Ray, and more to come. (read more)

Dark Funeral have released a music video for their brand new song "Let The Devil In". The track is the lead single from their forthcoming album, "We Are The Apocalypse".

The new studio effort is set to be released by Century Media Records on March 18th and the "Let The Devil In" video was filmed, directed and edited by Grupa13. (read more)

Former Manowar guitarist Ross the Boss has announced that he will be launching European tour dates later this year in support of latest album "Born Of Fire".

"We are chomping at the bit to play! 100% every tune will be amazing!, " says Ross of the dates. "Of course we will perform my classic Manowar-era epics and crushing new tunes from 'Born of Fire'!" (read more)

Widowspeak have released a music video for their new track "Everything Is Simple". The song comes from the duo's forthcoming sixth studio album, "The Jacket," which will be released on March 11th.

They had this to say about the track, "At the beginning of something (a relationship, a project, a job, a new place) you have this very pure feeling toward it. (read more)

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