Day in Rock Report for 05/25/2022
(hennemusic) Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced the first details for a 2023 world tour.
The group will return to the road next February with a string of to-be-announced US arena dates, followed by European stadium shows that will kick off on April 28 in Barcelona, Spain and a second North American tour leg starting in August. (read more)
Stone Temple Pilots have been forced to pulled out of the final dates of their current U.S. tour with Halestorm and Black Stone Cherry, after a member of the band's touring party tested positive for Covid-19.
STP broke the news to fans on Tuesday (May 24th) via social media. They wrote, "During routine Covid-19 testing, we have discovered that a member of our touring party has tested positive. (read more)
Former Mnemic and Scarve frontman Guillaume Bideau has died at the age of 44, according to social media tributes from his former bandmates. A cause of death has not been revealed.
Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who performed with Bideau in Scarve, shared the following, "Guillaume, it's with a devastated heart that I write these words. I remember our first meeting in 1999 like it was yesterday. You came to see me at my little apartment in Nancy reaching out with a fake hand, which fell to the ground when I shook it, leaving me perplexed... You were without a doubt expecting a burst of laughter. Your omnipresent humor was contagious. Even when you got angry, you were damn funny. During the recording of Scarve's second album, you insisted that we all listen to Type O Negative's October Rust when going to bed, night after night, until Sylvain and I got fed up and decided to hide your CD-R... Only for you to pull out a second identical one the same evening. (read more)
The Airborne Toxic Event have released a music video for their latest single "Faithless". They released the track earlier this year and followed their 2020 album "Hollywood Park".
The "Faithless" video was filmed live at their recent homecoming headlining show at the historic Greek Theater in Los Angeles. The music video is an homage to the "filmed live" music video format of the 80s. (read more)
The Revivalists have released a music video for "Otherside of Paradise (Made In Muscle Shoals)" to celebrate the announcement that they will be releasing their "Made In Muscle Shoals Vol. 2" live studio EP on June 17th.
The song is the opening track from their last studio album Take Good Care that was recorded at FAME Recording Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. "There's a purity, depth and innocence to this song that could only be captured in a place like FAME. I really love how this one came out. It speaks to a special place in us all and this version only deepens that connection," says frontman David Shaw about the track. (read more)
Nile's Karl Sanders has released an animated video for his new single "The Sun Has Set on the Age of Man" to celebrate the announcement of his forthcoming solo album.
The new album, "Saurian Apocalypse", will be released on July 22nd and is the third and final chapter of his Suarian series that launched with "Saurian Meditation" in 2004, and continued with "Saurian Exorcisms" in 2009. (read more)
Beauty School Dropout have released a music video featuring Blink-182's Mark Hoppus, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and Paris Jackson for their new single "Assassin", which is the first release from the new venture Verswire.
What do get you when you mix the Shark Tank concept with music? Verswire, the new venture just announced that is being launched by Veeps founder & COO Sherry Saeedi, Hoppus, and veteran music manager and Lippman Entertainment Partner Nick Lippman, with Wentz serving as a strategic advisor. (read more)
Minnesota hard rockers A Rising Force recently released a video for their latest single "Believe", from their forthcoming album "Eclipse"(out June 3rd) , and to celebrate the members of the band tell us about the visual. Here is the story:
David Reed Watson "I've always been drawn to the darker aspects of psychology and what makes people tick. This video exemplifies that, and my fascination with the tarot " (continue)
(hennemusic) Aerosmith has cancelled a series of upcoming Las Vegas residency dates after Steven Tyler relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program while experiencing issues following recent foot surgery.
"As many of you know, our beloved brother Steven has worked on his sobriety for many years," shared the band on social media. "After foot surgery to prepare for the stage and the necessity of pain management during the process, he has recently relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program to concentrate on his health and recovery. (read more)
(hennemusic) The guitar Kurt Cobain played on Nirvana's 1991 smash, "Smells Like Teen Spirit", and in its accompanying video has sold at auction for $4.5 million.
The 1969 Fender Mustang electric guitar was publicly sold for the first time as part of a three-day Juliens Auctions "Music Icons" event held this past weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe New York and online at juliensauctions.com. (read more)