Day in Rock Report for 05/11/2022
The Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they will be hitting the road this fall for a North American arena tour that will feature special guests Jane's Addiction.
The 32-date Spirits On Fire Tour is scheduled to kick off on October 2nd in Dallas, TX at the and will wrap up on November 19th in Los Angeles, CA at the Hollywood Bowl. (read more)
Death Cab for Cutie have shared a lyric video for their brand new single "Roman Candles." The song comes from their forthcoming album, "Asphalt Meadows," which will hit stores on September 16th.
The band had this to say about the song, "'Roman Candles' is about the crippling, existential dread that goes hand in hand with living in a nervous city on a dying planet. And that the only way to be in the moment is to let it all go." (read more)
5 Seconds of Summer are streaming their brand new single "Me, Myself & I" and they will be releasing a music video for the song this Friday, May, 13th at 2pm PT/5pm ET on YouTube.
The track was produced and cowritten by Jason Evigan (Maroon 5, Dua Lipa, David Guetta, Jason Derulo), Jon Bellion (Justin Bieber, Halsey, Lauv), Pete Nappi (GAYLE, Madison Beer), and Mick Coogan (Charlotte Lawrence, Carlie Hanson) and comes ahead of the group's forthcoming 5th studio album, "5SOS5", which will be hitting stores on September 23rd. (read more)
Alt-rockers The Maine have released a live video and recording of their new song, "Loved You A Little" featuring Taking Back Sunday's Adam Lazzara and Charlotte Sands
The clip was filmed in front of an New York City crowd at Webster Hall on their recently completed sold out tour where they were joined by Lazzara and Sands on stage for this rendition of the song. (read more)
Behemoth have premiered a cinematic music video for their single "Ov My Herculean Exile," which was directed by Zuzanna Plis, and is the first track from their forthcoming album, "Opvs Contra Natvram".
Adam "Nergal" Darski had this to say about the new album, which arrives September 16th, "The album title means going against the current. It's the negative of the values and morals and ethics that I stand against. (read more)
Max Creeps will be celebrating the release of their brand new album, "Nein", this Friday night (May 13th) with the premiere of the "Max Creeps Night Flight Special" at 8 pm pst/11 pm est.
The 30-minute documentary follows the band from their now legendary 1973 introduction at David Bowie's Hammersmith Odeon gig through their recent break-up and onto the release of Nein. (read more)
The Revivalists have released a new track "You Said It All (Made In Muscle Shoals)" alongside a live studio video that was recorded and filmed during the band's sessions at the iconic FAME Recording Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
Andrew Campanelli had this to say, "I started writing 'You Said It All' during a time in my life when I found the things surrounding me were receding. The song was sparked late at night during an underground Mardi Gras parade and I found myself in a surreal world I didn't recognize only blocks from my house. (read more)
Seth Walker has shared his brand new track "Why Do I Cry Anymore," which is the third and final single that arrives ahead of his new studio album 'I Hope I Know' that is set to be released next Friday, May 20th.
The track features just Walker and his producer Jano Rix performing all of the parts. Seth had this to say, "The song is a snapshot into the mind of a person walking around inside themselves all day endlessly asking heartbreaker questions to things they may never understand. (read more)
The Folded Flag Foundation has been announced as the beneficiary of Lee Brice's Memorial Day Celebration, a national radio special sponsored by O'Charley's Restaurant + Bar, Coca-Cola, and PickleJar and produced by Gator Michaels Consulting. Listeners across the country can tune in to their local radio stations throughout the holiday weekend and donate directly to The Folded Flag Foundation via PickleJar or by visiting giveforheroes.com. Folded Flag is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and 100% of contributions go directly toward educational scholarships and grants for the families of fallen soldiers.
PickleJar is also giving one lucky fan a trip to see Lee Brice this summer on his "Label Me Proud" tour with special guests Michael Ray, Jackson Dean, Tim Montana and Tyler Farr. Fans will be automatically registered with a donation, but they can also register for free at giveforheroes.com. (read more)
Celtic rockers Horslips have announced that they will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with the release of the "More Than You Can Chew" 35-Disc Box Set on July 29th.
The set will include Includes 33 CDs, 2 DVDs, 2 Books, 5 vintage 8x10 photos, Poster and Memorabilia (read more)
My Chemical Romance, The Original Misfits (Performing Walk Among Us), and Nine Inch Nails have been named the headliners for this year's Riot Fest.
The music festival will feature five stages of music over three days and will be taking place at Douglas Park in Chicago on September 16th, 17th and 18th. (read more)
Wade Sapp has released a new music video for his latest single, "Keep On Truckin'", which was shot entirely by Wade on the road and pieced together by Curtis Wayne Millard.
The video is a glimpse into the world of a touring musician that highlights the constant sleepless nights, boring drives and even a bout of food sickness, all while having a hell of a lot of fun, according to the announcement. (read more)
(hennemusic) Journey have announced that they have postponed the final dates of their current North American tour due to a band member testing positive for COVID-19.
"The last four remaining shows of Journey's tour are unfortunately postponed due to a band member testing positive for COVID," shared Journey on social media. (read more)
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has partnered with Gibson for the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection, Dave's first acoustic guitar with Gibson, the Dave Mustaine Songwriter. We were sent these details:
For the new acoustic guitar, Gibson acoustic luthiers in Bozeman, Montana collaborated with Dave Mustaine the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY(r) Award-winning band, Megadeth. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Cult have announced dates for a summer tour of North America. The band will be joined by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Zola Jesus on select dates throughout the run.
The "We Own The Night" series will open in St. Paul, MN on July 8, with shows wrapping up July 30 in Rama, ON and tickets will go on sale Friday, May 13 via the usual outlets. (read more)
Nick Hexum (311), Tom Higgenson (Plain White T's), Mark Hoppus (Blink 182), Justin Courtney Pierre (Motion City Soundtrack), Cassadee Pope, Ali Tabatabaee (Zebrahead) are some of the music stars that appear in the new documentary Bleeding Audio.
We were sent these details: The film will be released digital and video on demand on Friday, May 27, 2022. It's the story of the punk band The Matches that got screwed by the music industry and (almost) survived. (read more)
The Circle Jerks have announced rescheduled dates for their 40th Anniversary Tour, which is back on the road with support from Negative Approach, Adolescents, and 7Seconds (who will be reuniting for the first time in over five years).
Circle Jerks' current live lineup is vocalist Keith Morris, guitarist Greg Hetson (Bad Religion, Redd Kross), bassist Zander Schloss (The Weirdos, Joe Strummer) and drummer Joey Castillo (The Bronx, QOTSA, Danzig, BL'AST!, Wasted Youth). (read more)
Cleopatra Records have released "The Myths And Legends Of Rick Wakeman" 4CD Box Set, which features vintage concert recordings from the prog rock legend.
Focusing on the artist's mid-'70s work, The Myths And Legends Of Rick Wakeman 4CD box set showcases Wakeman at his most adventurous and mesmerizing performing tracks from the legendary albums The Myths And Legends Of King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table, The Six Wives Of Henry VII, Journey To The Centre Of The Earth and others. (read more)
J. Robbins, of Government Issue, Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Office of Future Plans, J Robbins band fame, is hitting the road with Bob Mould this week.
Robbins is supporting Mould on his Northeast U.S. solo electric tour dates that kick off this Friday, May 13th at the Newton Theater in Newton, New Jersey. (read more)
Indie rockers Sunsleeper just released their brand new single "Currents" and to celebrate we asked vocalist Jeffrey Mudgett to tell us about the track. Here is the story:
When we entered the studio, "Currents" was a handful of loose ideas with an incomplete structure and no melodies or lyrics. It was exciting to essentially build the song from the ground up in the studio, though it was challenging. (continue)