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Day in Rock Report for 05/18/2022

Arcade Fire's new studio album, "We", has landed on the top spot of Billboard's Top U.S. Albums Sales chart, and also topped various charts across the world.

"We" debut at No. 1 on the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands charts, scored top 5 entries into the charts in Canada, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland. (read more)

Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley and Joe Galante are all set to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this year, the Country Music Association has revealed.

"To be recognized by Country Music with their highest honor is a humbling experience," says Lewis. "The little boy from Ferriday, La. listening to Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams never thought he'd be in a Hall amongst them. I am appreciative of all those who have recognized that Jerry Lee Lewis music is Country Music and to our almighty God for his never-ending redeeming grace." (read more)

Train have shared their brand new single, "Cleopatra", which features Sofia Reyes and comes from their brand new album "AM Gold", that is hitting stores this Friday (May 20th).

Frontman Pat Monahan had this to say about the collaboration, "'What began as a simple conversation, ended in love' was something Mark Antony said and that's what happened with me and this song 'Cleopatra.' (read more)

She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward) have shared a video for their rendition of 1967 Beach Boys classic "Darlin'", which comes from their upcoming album "Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson"

The duo had this to say about why they decided to pay tribute to the Beach Boys legend, "In the spring of 2020, we started a list of our favorite Brian songs - a very long list. (read more)

Bayside have released a music video for their brand new single, entitled "Strangest Faces", as they prepare to hit the road next month with Thrice.

Frontman Anthony Raneri had this to say, "Writing riffs and making heavy music is fun. We've always had that kind of influence and we leaned into it a lot more with Interrobang‽. We wanted to see how far we could take injecting heaviness and riffs into melodic punk music." (read more)

Lost Society have shared a music video for their new single "112". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "If The Sky Came Down'" which is set to be released on September 30th.

Frontman Samy Elbanna had this to say, "The upcoming album is a portrayal of how you see the world after you have come to terms with the fact that all hope has been lost. A world where all your insecurities and worst fears come to life. (read more)

90's hit-making country group Ricochet celebrates the 25th anniversary of their hit single, "He Left a Lot to Be Desired," with new tour dates and a forthcoming album release.

Heath Wright, the original front-man of all the hit singles that Ricochet landed on the Billboard charts throughout the 90's continues as the voice of the hits in 2022! (read more)

Post Malone has released a Andre Bato directed music video for his brand new single, "Cooped Up" which features a guest appearance from Roddy Ricch.

"Cooped Up" is the second collaboration between Malon and Ricch, following their Roddy's appearance on the 2019 remix of Post's quintuple-platinum track "wow." (read more)

Yours Truly have released a video for their brand new single called "Hallucinate" which features Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six, which comes from their forhtocming EP, "is this what i look like?" (out July 15th).

Mikaila Delgado had this to say about the new single, "'Hallucinate' is an anxiety attack turned into music, detailing how it takes over your body so totally that it feels as if you're under the influence of something. (read more)

Former VOD Frontman Tim Williams has returned to the recording studio with his new band, Rollin' Coffin, to record new tracks for an upcoming release. We were sent the following details:

Rollin' Coffin released two new songs in 2021, "Runaway" and "Sister Misery". The band is collaborating with producer Jon Markson who worked on the first 2 songs, and recently produced the critically acclaimed Drug Church release, Hygiene. (read more)

As It Is have premiered a music video for their new single "I Hate Me Too". The track comes from their recently released studio album, "I Went To Hell and Back:.

They had this to say about the new video, "'I Hate Me Too' was a really fun project to shoot. The three of us appear as talent show judges who hate all the various versions of themselves onstage. (read more)

Priscilla Block have announced that she will be heading across the pond this summer to launch UK dates for her Welcome to the Block Party World Tour.

The trek will follow her first headlining U.S. dates where she sold out 11 of 14 shows during the tour's initial run. It will include shows in Glasgow, London, Leicestershire and Dublin. (read more)

Gojira have announced that guitarist Christian Andreu has left their North American tour with the Deftones to return home to be with his wife and their first newborn baby.

The band recruited Klone's Aldrick Guadagnino to fill in for Christian on the trek. They shared the following via social media on Tuesday (May 17th),"Christian returned home to be present with his first newborn child and so Aldrick Guadagnino of Klone @kloneband stepped up to the plate and killed it! He will be with us until the end of this tour. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Scorpions are sharing a lyric video for "The Language Of My Heart", a bonus track on the French edition of their latest album, "Rock Believer."

"Music is and has always been our favorite language," says the band. "France, get your limited vinyl now with our new song 'The Language Of My Heart'! Rock Believers, you can stream our new song now everywhere." (read more)

(hennemusic) Liam Gallagher is sharing video of the debut live performance of his latest single, "Better Days", from the forthcoming album, "C'mon You Know."

Gallagher was captured in concert at King George's Hall in Blackburn, UK on April 27, where he dedicated the tune to his guitarist Bonehead, who recently revealed that he has been diagnosed with a health issue. (read more)

Metalcore veterans Scarlett O'Hara just released a new single and video called "Talk To Me" and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

Talk to Me was written in Nashville, TN with our buddy and producer, Andrew Baylis. For this track, we wanted to bridge the gap between the two previous releases, Friction and Obsessive, by adding more electronics and samples to our traditional riff-heavy songs. Before even finishing the track, it was really apparent the music video for this had to be something pertaining to outer space, it just has a super spacey vibe to it! I (Logan) remember sitting on the couch in the studio and jumping out of my seat to tell the guys "we have to blow someone out of an airlock in this video", although no one really thought it was possible but fast forward 6 months and we were able to pull it off! (continue)

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