Day in Rock Report for 05/28/2022
Kenny Chesney not only set a record at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN on Saturday night (May 28th), he treated the crowd of 57,211 fans to a surprise duet with Kelsea Ballerini during the show. His camp sent over the following details:
When Kenny Chesney got on the highway "with a head full of dreams and a heart full of songs," he was carrying the torch for every kid just like him. Singing about life in the flyover, capturing the small moments, the real thrills, the revelations, he forged a bond with his audience - ultimately named the No Shoes Nation - Chesney became the only country artist on Billboard's Top 10 Touring Acts of the Last 25 Years every year for the last thirteen. (read more)
Miss May I have released a music video for their brand new single, "Bleed Together". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "Curse Of Existence", which will be hitting stores on September 2nd.
Levi Benton had this to say about the new track, "'Bleed Together' describes the connection a parent has with their child and the lengths they are willing to go to be there for them. (read more)
UK rockers Neck Deep have shared a video for their brand new single, "STFU", which is their first new music in two years, following 2020's "All Distortions Are Intentional".
"STFU" was recorded with Andrew Wade, who last worked with the band on 2015's, "Life's Not Out To Get You", and the song is also the group's first self-released music in a decade since the band's original demos. (read more)
J.D. Huggins has shared a music video for his new single, "Who Have You Become." The song comes from the southern blues and dirty alternative rocker's debut album, "Head Full Of Monsters", which comes out July 1st.
The video depicts Huggins playing a dual role cross-examining himself dressed in opposing light and dark clothing. (read more)
Eli Young Band have announced that they will join the 2022 National Memorial Day Parade where they will perform "Love Ain't" on the broadcast and those watching at 7th and Constitution Ave. will also be treated to their latest single "Love Talking" at 1 p.m. ET.
The parade returns to Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day (May 30th) for the first time since prior to the pandemic. The parade's television special will be hosted by Anthony Anderson ("Black-ish") and Joe Buck (ESPN "Monday Night Football"), with veteran and celebrity Robert Irvine, with additional performances by Jimmie Allen and the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own." (read more)
(hennemusic) Def Leppard are streaming their new album, "Diamond Star Halos", in sync with its release on May 27. Over the past two years, the project was recorded simultaneously in three different countries, with Joe Elliott in Ireland, Rick Savage in England, and Phil Collen, Vivian Campbell and Rick Allen in the United States.
The 15 track album mixes the group's classic sound while giving a nod to influences such as David Bowie, T. Rex, and Mott The Hoople, among others; the title itself references T. Rex's "Bang a Gong (Get It On)." (read more)
(hennemusic) Iron Maiden introduced Samurai Eddie - the latest incarnation of their ever-evolving mascot, Eddie, during the May 22 launch of the 2022 Legacy Of The Beast Tour in Zagreb, Croatia, and the band are sharing video from the event.
The iconic figure was first revealed last year as part of the release of the UK group's seventeenth studio album, "Senjutsu"; Eddie is outfitted as a samurai in the project's cover art by Mark Wilkinson. (read more)
(hennemusic) Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release a shelved 2001 album, "Toast", on July 8. The project is being previewed with the lead track, "Standing In The Light Of Love."
Young and the band recorded the project at Toast Studios in San Francisco; for the past two decades, the record has been whispered about in collectors' circles in hushed tones, as the guitarist has dropped pieces of information about it here and there, especially as it contains three never-before-released songs. (read more)
(hennemusic) Former Oasis star Liam Gallagher is streaming his newly-released album, "C'mon You Know," which is the follow-up to the singer's 2019 release, "Why Me? Why Not."
The rocker's third studio record was first introduced this spring with the lead single, "Everything's Electric" - a song he co-wrote with Dave Grohl, producer Greg Kurstin and Friedrich Kunath. (read more)
genre-bending alternative artist grandma has released a music video for his brand new single "Blue Atlanta", to celebrate the announcement that his new EP, "Angelhood", will arrive on July 15th.
grandma had this to say about the new single, "Blue Atlanta is about the imaginative avenues I created at a time of extreme loss. When I began to hate my environment and my inner world grew dull all I could do was detach. (read more)