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Day in Rock Report for 05/04/2022

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced the artists who will inducted into the institution during their annual gala on November 5tg at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Ca.

The class of 2022 will include under the Performer Category, Pat Benatar, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie and Carly Simon. (read more)

Metal legends Judas Priest took to social media on Wednesday morning (May 4th) to celebrate the news that they will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame this year with the Musical Excellence Award.

The iconic group shared the following message with fans via their Facebook page, "We are thrilled and honored to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022. (read more)

Members of Duran Duran have reacted to the news that they will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this fall as part of the class of 2022.

The 37th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony event will be taking place on November 5 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. (read more)

LA-based alternative/dark-pop artist Natalie Saint-Martin just released her new single and video "2nd Place", and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

When we started production with 2nd Place, every idea we had was so new. This was the second song that I had ever recorded with David. The recording process that we do is a little different, I will sit at the piano and sing the song straight through over and over again until we get a solid take. (continue)

(hennemusic) Randy Rhoads recalls his early days working with Ozzy Osbourne in the latest preview to the forthcoming documentary, "Randy Rhoads: Reflections Of A Guitar Icon."

The Quiet Riot guitarist - who auditioned for Osbourne in Los Angeles in the months following the singer's 1979 firing from Black Sabbath after a decade of groundbreaking rock - describes how the two connected and began writing new material that would eventually form the basis for the "Blizzard Of Ozz" album. (read more)

(hennemusic) A trailer for the Sex Pistols' limited-edition FX series, "Pistol", has been released ahead of the biopic's Hulu premiere on May 31st. "Pistol" is also set to air on Disney+ in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Directed by Danny Boyle - the Academy Award-winning director of "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire" - the project is based on a 2017 memoir by guitarist Steve Jones entitled "Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol." (read more)

(hennemusic) Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1991 track, "Through The Never" and their 2016 track, "Spit Out The Bone", from an April 27 concert at Club Hipico in Santiago, Chile.

The California band played "Through The Never", which comes from their self-titled record - aka The Black Album - during the opening night of a South American tour, which will wrap up with three concerts in Brazil next week. (read more)

Supergroup Valerian Sun have released a music video for their brand new single "The Burnout". The song is the follow-up to the group's debut song "All At Once", which they released late last year.

For The Win sent over these details: Valerian Sun's very existence was meant to be. Their names and faces could even be familiar ... James Wolpert was a lauded top-5 contestant on Season 5 of The Voice, Jon-Mikel Valudes was the founding drummer of From Ashes To New and Trey Alexander is known in the world of guitar, winning Guitar Hero 2006 - a contest held by Guitar Player Magazine and voted on by legends like Steve Vai, Richie Kotzen and Steve Lukather. (read more)

Indie rockers Sunsleeper have shared their brand new single called "Currents". The track is the follow-up to their previous single and video, "In The Clouds".

Their camp says of the new song, "inspired by the warmth and overwhelming character of 1990s alt-rock, the track embodies the feeling of being trapped and the overwhelming feeling of wanting to break free." (read more)

Phoenix alt-rockers Don't Panic just released the video for their new single "Time Machine" and to celebrate we asked the group to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

The first line written for our song Time Machine was the pre-chorus. It was a combination of Dylan asking what the song should be about, because the song was instrumentally near completion, and Jeffy offhandedly answering, "time travel?". This inspired the sing′song′y line "cause if I had a time machine", as Dylan recalls, "it just seemed to fit freakishly well". (continue)

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