Day in Rock Report for 05/26/2022
Prog rock legends Yes have shared the tragic news that drummer Alan White has died. We were sent the following official word from their camp: It is with deep sadness that YES announce Alan White, their much-loved drummer and friend of 50 years, has passed away, aged 72, after a short illness. The news has shocked and stunned the entire YES family.
Alan had been looking forward to the forthcoming UK Tour, to celebrating his 50th Anniversary with YES and their iconic Close To The Edge album, where Alan's journey with YES began in July 1972. He recently celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his marriage to his loving wife Gigi. Alan passed away peacefully at home. (read more)
(hennemusic) Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the US National anthem before a San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball game at the city's Oracle Park on May 24, and the video from the event has surfaced online.
The band were on hand for the 8th annual Metallica Night at the ballpark, with Lars Ulrich announcing the lineup, Hetfield throwing out the first pitch, and Robert Trujillo exchanging the lineup cards and announcing "Play Ball!" (read more)
Eminem has just released the 20th-anniversary expanded edition of The Eminem Show, which was released early combat bootlegging and satisfy customer demand.
Interscope shared the following details The deluxe reissue features 18 bonus tracks (including B-sides, live performances, instrumentals, and an unreleased song), none of which were previously available for download or streaming. Go here to listen to The Eminem Show (20th Anniversary Expanded Edition). (read more)
Carlos Santana has released a music video for his new single "Joy," which features Chris Stapleton, who also produced the track that comes from Santana's new "Blessings and Miracles" album.
Santana had this to say about the collaboration, "I was very intrigued to work with Chris. We talked on the phone about the Covid situation and how there's so much fear in the world, and I said, 'We need to create music as a healing force. We must bring hope and courage and disinfect twisted minds infected with darkness.' (read more)
Alan Parsons has shared a music video for this brand new single, "Uroboros", which features a guest appearance from vocalist/guitarist Tommy Shaw of STYX.
The track comes from Parson's forthcoming album, "From The New World," which is set to be released in various formats on July 15th by Frontiers Music Srl. (read more)
(hennemusic) Eric Clapton is sharing video of a 1994 performance of the blues classic, "Motherless Child", as the latest preview to the June 24 release of the live concert film and companion soundtrack, "Nothing But The Blues."
The guitarist was captured over two nights at the Fillmore in San Francisco, CA on tour in support of the blues covers album, "From The Cradle" in the film, which was broadcast once in the U.S. on PBS in 1995 and nominated for an Emmy Award and now newly-upgraded to 4K for its long-awaited official release. (read more)
Kaleido have revealed a horror-movie inspired music video for their brand new single "Run", which is set to hit digital retailers tomorrow, Friday, May 27th.
frontwoman Christina Chriss had this to say, "Every step of the process, from beginning to end, in creating the song and music video has been exhilarating. (read more)
Roses & Revolutions will be releasing their new EP, "Keep A Little Light On" on September 19th, and to celebrate we asked Alysa to tell us about the lead single "Brightside Of Me". Here is the story:
You know that feeling when the sun is out, it's a good day and you put your arms out and let the sun hit your face? That freeing, hopeful, warm feeling, almost where you feel like you're in a scene from a movie and you can't help but smile a little? That's the kind of feeling we wanted to give the listener of our song "Brightside of Me". The feeling that things are looking up looking brighter, because that's precisely what the song is about. (continue)