Day in Rock Report for 05/03/2022
Sharon Osbourne revealed that she and her daughter Kelly now have Covid-19 after she returned to Los Angeles to care for his husband Ozzy Osbourne, following his diagnosis with the virus.
She made a remote appearance on her new television show in the UK, The Talk, and shared that she and their daughter have caught the virus, after she was asked how Ozzy was doing by her co-star Jeremy Kyle. (read more)
German rockers Rammstein have announced the first round of dates for a 2023 stadium tour that they will be launching in support of their new studio album "Zeit".
The trek will include stadium performances in the UK and continental Europe and the initial 19 dates are set to kick off on May 31st in Lisbon, Portugal at Estadio Nacional. (read more)
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine shared that his cancer battle has been a "real eye-opening experience" that has made him really appreciate the people in his life.
Max & Iggor Cavalera have announced the rotation of bands that will be supporting them on their forthcoming Return Beneath Arise Tour that launches later this month.
Destruction will be direct support for May 22, Warbringer (May 23 to June 8) & Cephalic Carnage (June 10 to June 25), Max's son Igor Cavalera's band Healing Magic will open all dates. (read more)
Brantley Gilbert has announced that he is teaming up with country rocker Jelly Roll for the Son of the Dirty South Tour that will feature special guest Pillbox Patti.
The 5-date tour is set to kick off on June 30th in Jacksonville, FL at Daily's Place and will wrap up on August 27th in Brandon, MS at the Brandon Amphitheater. Tickets for the trek will go on sale this this Friday, May 6 at 10am ET. (read more)
Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley assumes guitar duties in the band Lybica, who have just released a brand new double single "Palatial" and "Ferment."
Foley had this to say, "These tunes were two early ones that came together when we first started jamming, so it's fitting that they're the first songs we're sharing with everyone. I think they sum up what we're all about, blending loud with soft, heavy with hooks." (read more)
Drive-By Truckers have shared their brand new track "Every Single Storied Flameout." The song comes from their forthcoming album, "Welcome 2 Club XIII," which will be hitting stores on June 3rd.
Mike Cooley had this to say about the inspiration for the new track, "I wrote that song when my son was turning 16 and going through a rough patch for a bit. (read more)
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cody Jinks and Zach Bryan have been announced as the headliners for the second annual Born & Raised Music Festival that will be taking place this fall.
The festival will return to the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma on Friday, September 16th, Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th. (read more)
Seth Walker has released a brand new track called "Remember Me." The song is the second single from his forthcoming album, 'I Hope I Know,' which will arrive on May 20th.
Walker had this to say, "The song came to me while staring at a bookshelf, lost in thought, comparing the memory of a relationship to how lines of prose and poetry leave imprints and recollections on a page. (read more)
Veteran rockers Steelheart recently released their new anthem and music video called "Trust In Love" and to celebrate we asked frontman Miljenko Matijevic to tell us about the track and visual. Here is the story:
This song and video are my message of love for the unification of the people. I feel a new world is here, a new love, a new vibration, and a new understanding. My heart tells me the time is now for us to rise to a new vibration and find peace in ourselves. Once we find respect for each other, then, the understanding of love will follow effortlessly. The time is now, more than ever. (continue)
August Burns Red have announced that they have been forced to make the difficult decision to cancel their planned European tour this June for financial reasons.
The band explains, "To our fans in Europe: Due to a large amount of financial issues, including the rising costs of our transportation in Europe, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our June European tour dates. (read more)
(hennemusic) Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is revisiting his 2005 "Mighty ReArranger" track, "All The Kings Horses", on the latest episode of his Digging Deep podcast series.
"The track that RP discusses in this episode is - by his own admission - one of the very best songs he's ever written and sung," reads the show's synopsis. "It's a hugely loved recording for many people, which makes this episode very special." (read more)
New York rockers The Sweet Things have shared a brand new single called "Ya Know I Don't Mind", and an accompanying music video for the track.
The band once again recruited Video Rahim (Mastodon, Blackberry Smoke) to direct the video, which is a sequel to their last video for the song "Brown Leather", which is the title track to their forthcoming album (out June 3rd). (read more)
The Dead Daisies have shared an over seven minute performance video for the Deep Purple classic "Burn", which appears on their "Live From Daisyland" EP.
The epic jam of the 1974 classic was captured in front of a full house at iconic Rock City Nottingham and featurea dueling guitar attack of Doug and David. (read more)
Carrie Underwood has shared a cinematic music video for her new song "Ghost Story," which is the lead single from her forthcoming album, Denim & Rhinestones (out June 10th).
The music video was directed by Underwood's longtime collaborator, acclaimed director and photographer, Randee St. Nicholas, and was filmed in downtown L.A. at famed 1931 movie palace, the Los Angeles Theatre. (read more)
Gov't Mule have announced that they will be teaming up with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue for a special run of five co-headlining shows for this August.
The two bands will bring their acclaimed live shows to Oshkosh, WI, Huber Heights, OH, Roanoke, VA, Outer Banks, NC and Columbia, SC, with the latter as a rescheduled date from last September. (read more)
Metric have released a music video for their brand new single "All Comes Crashing". The song comes from their forthcoming album, "Formentera", which will arrive on July 8th.
Frontwoman Emily Haines had this to say about the new single, "Not everyone has a conventional life with conventional relationships. 'All Comes Crashing' is a love song that goes beyond romantic love, it's an expression of solidarity with whoever it is you would want to have beside you in the event of catastrophe. (read more)
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter has shared his brand new single "Bad Move" that features Clint Black on vocals and is the second single from Skunk's forthcoming solo album, "Speed of Heat."
Baxter and Black cowrote the track with CJ Vanston. "Clint really outdid himself on this song," says Baxter. "I played it for his wife [singer-actress Lisa Hartman Black], and when she heard it, she jokingly asked me, 'Who is that?' I said, 'That's your husband. He is a really amazing and multi-faceted musician.'" (read more)
Metallica has partnered with Fandiem to run a fundraising sweepstakes campaign to benefit the band's All Within My Hands Foundation, a nonprofit which aims to assist and enrich the lives of members of the communities who have supported the band for years, as well as encourage participation from fans and friends.
This special benefit campaign offers one lucky fan and a guest the chance to attend Lollapalooza 2022 in Chicago and see Metallica's headlining performance on Thursday, September 28th. (read more)
The Brethren have announced the television broadcast premiere of their new music video for "I Ain't Got You", will be taking place on The Country Network starting on Tuesday, May 3.
Directed and produced by Trevor McCreery, the song was fueled by a night of great cigars and a bottle of Elijah Craig. "This song was written on Brian's White porch with the guys in the band," recalls guitarist Casey Parnell. "I told them a story about a recent trip I took alone to Destin, Florida. (read more)