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Day in Rock Report for 01/10/2022

Sammy Hagar & Friends Las Vegas residency last year went so well that the Red Rock Rocker has announced that he will be playing more residency dates this year.

The residency shows will once again take place at the STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod (formerly the Stratosphere) like the original shows last October and November. (read more)

Judas Priest have announced that they will be embarking on their upcoming 50 Heavy Metal Years North American Tour as a four-piece without touring guitarist Andy Sneap.

The metal legends had this to say, "Hello maniacs! We are chomping at the British Steel bit to return to world touring... celebrating 50 years of Judas Priest as an even more powerful, relentless four piece heavy metal band - with Glenn coming out on stage with us here and there as before. Big thanks to Andy for all you've done and continuing to be in the production team for our new album... See you all soon headbangers!" (read more)

Former Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba shared in a recent interview that he did write music for the group and former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach wants to record one of the songs.

Ashba was during a recent appearance on Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk if he tried to write music with frontman Axl Rose while he was a member of the band. (read more)

Falling In Reverse have released a music video for their brand new song "Zombified." The track comes from their forthcoming digital EP, "Neon Zombie".

The single was premiered last week, and it has already amassed over 3.4 million streams and has claimed the No. 1 spot on the iTunes Rock Song chart. (read more)

The 45th anniversary of Pink Floyd's "Animal" album is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands.

Redbeard had this to say, "It's a real zoo In the Studio with Pink Floyd Animals wranglers David Gilmour, Nick Mason, & former member and big-concept composer Roger Waters. How did Pink Floyd evolve from the sublime introspection of Dark Side of the Moon in 1973 to the madness and despair of The Wall six years later? Gilmour, Mason, and Waters explore the dark, ominous, yet vitally important transitional musical missing link, January 1977's Animals here in my classic rock interview, an album that was highly anticipated. After all, the two Pink Floyd predecessors, Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here, were on their way to selling 23 million and 6 million copies, respectively, just in the U.S. (read more)

Against the Current have released a brand new single called "Wildfire," which has been released as a two-track single that includes a collaboration with the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) and two of its casters, Andrew 'Vedius' Day and Daniel 'Drakos' ahead of the start of the LEC 2022 season.

The LEC version features vocals from Vedius and a rap interlude from Drakos. Against the Current frontwoman Chrissy Costanza had this to say, "Bringing 'Wildfire' to life was a surreal experience from beginning to end and any opportunity we have to be involved with the League of Legends world is incredible. We're so excited to be the soundtrack to LEC 2022!" (read more)

Spiritualized have released an Andy Warhol's Kiss inspired J Spaceman directed music video for their new single "Crazy", which features backing vocals from Nikki Lane.

The song is the latest single from their forthcoming album, "Everything Was Beautiful", which is set to be released on February 25th. Spaceman plays 16 different instruments on the forthcoming album, which was recorded at 11 different studios, as well as at his home. (read more)

UK Rockers Dare have released a music video for their forthcoming single "Born In The Storm", which is set to be released this Friday, January 14th.

The track comes from the band's forthcoming 10th studio album "Road To Eden", that will be hitting stores on April 1st and was Produced by lead singer/ songwriter Darren Wharton (ex-Thin Lizzy) at his studio in the mountains of North Wales. (read more)

Rolling Stones fans have a new way to enjoy the legendary band's music with V-MODA's release of The Crossfade 2 Wireless, Rolling Stones Edition headphones.

The limited edition over-ear headphones are available in three versions, "Classic Licks," "No Filter," and "Tattoo You." Frank Bartolotta, senior vice president, strategic brand partnerships and licensing, at Bravado had this to say, "We are thrilled for the Rolling Stones to partner with V-MODA and Roland in this category as their world-renowned premium product aligns with the world's most recognized rock and roll band." (read more)

A Wilhelm Scream have returned with their first new song in nine year called "Be One To No One" and have released a music video for the track directed by Alessandro Pulisci.

The single was produced by produced by guitarist/vocalist Trevor Reilly and James Whitten and was recorded at the band's Anchor End Studio in New Bedford, MA. (read more)

Urge Overkill have released a brand-new track called "Forgiven". It comes from the band first new album in over a decade, which will be entitled "Oui", and it set to hit stores on January 28th.

Eddie "King" Roeser had this to say about the new song, "Little Richard. The Killer (Jerry Lee). Gang of Four, Some Girls, Television. Unwittingly these were the sounds swimming through my brain the day I started working on Forgiven. (read more)

vein.fm have released a music video for their brand new single "The Killing Womb". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "This World Is Going to Ruin You", which it set to hit stores on March 4th.

"This World Is Going to Ruin You" is the follow-up to the band's 2018 release, "Errorzone", and was produced by Grammy winner Will Putney in April 2020, just weeks into a global shutdown. (read more)

The Mommyheads have announced a very special treat for fans will arrive a few days before Valentine's Day. They will be officially releasing their beloved 1991 bootleg, "Swiss Army Knife", an official release on February 11th.

We were sent these details about the special release: Circulating over the years via bootleg cassette copies, The Mommyheads' Swiss Army Knife has never had a proper release. (read more)

German rockers Kissin' Dynamite have released a music video for their brand new single "Coming Home," which is a taste of their forthcoming album.

The new record will be called "Not The End Of The Road" and is set to be released on January 21st. It was produced, recorded and mixed by vocalist Hannes Braun and was mastered by Grammy Award winning producer Jacob Hansen. (read more)

Quarto Valley Records have announced that they will be releasing a special Johnny Winter tribute album curated by his brother Edgar, called "Brother Johnny", on April 15th.

The celebrate the announcement they have shared a video for the first single, a cover of the Chuck Berry classic "Johnny B. Goode". We were sent the following details about the all-star project: Joining Edgar on the inclusive project is an impressive array of renowned musicians who knew, or were inspired by Johnny, including Joe Bonamassa, Doyle Bramhall II, John McFee, Robben Ford, Billy Gibbons, David Grissom, Taylor Hawkins, Warren Haynes, Steve Lukather, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo, Doug Rappoport, Bobby Rush, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ringo Starr, Derek Trucks, Waddy Wachtel, Joe Walsh, Phil X and Gregg Bissonette. (read more)

DiAmorte have released a music video for their brand new single "Where The Light Grows Cold," featuring the Budapest Scoring Orchestra and the international cast of DiAmorte.

Drake Mefestta had this to say, "A book unto itself is required to give the worthy amount of praise to each talent that bled themselves into this. This song journeyed around the world both in music as well video alike. (read more)

Nashville-based singer, songwriter and classically trained pianist MacKenzie Grant just released her new single "Putting Down Some Things" and to celebrate she tells us about the track. It comes from her forthcoming album, "Wonder World" which marks her return to music after a 15-year break and will be released on March 18th. Here is the story:

As a former counselor, I worked with children affected by poverty, marginalization, domestic violence, generational trauma--all things that were not their fault or theirs to carry as innocents. (continue)

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