Day in Rock Report for 06/17/2022
Motley Crue suffered a setback at the kick off of their longawaited Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and Poison with drummer Tommy Lee forced to leave the stage after performing five songs with the band, due to an injury.
Lee told the crowd that he had broken four of his ribs two weeks ago and the band brought out Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath and The Dead Daisies drummer Tommy Clufetos to finish the set, with Lee returning for the band's performance of "Home Sweet Home". (read more)
The Foo Fighters have announced that members of Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Heart, Chic and more have been added to the two upcoming Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts.
The first concert will be taking place at Wembley Stadium in London on September 3rd and will now include Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Nirvana's Krist Novoselic, Chic's Nile Rodgers, Alain Johannes (Queens of the Stone age collaborator), Nandi Bushell, Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin and comedian Chris Rock. (read more)
The Dollyrots have given the 1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan hit "Alone Again (Naturally) a punked up rock makeover for their brand new limited edition vinyl release.
Kurt Deimer has released a music video for his new single "My Dad", just in time for Father's Day. The tribute to his father follows the release of his single "Hero".
Deimer had this to say, "My father was my hero. My father taught me to be the kind of human I am now - to have a heart that cares about other people, to always take the high road, always kill people with kindness, and to always give. He was always respected as a person because of the way he treated people. So, all the qualities I have about caring and compassion and peace and kindness and love, they all came from my father. (read more)
Soilwork have shared a music video for their brand new single "Nous Sommes La Guerre". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "Overgivenheten", which will arrive on August 19th.
The band had this to say about the track, "'Nous Sommes la Guerre' evolved around a 'fight or flight' theme. The song is about internal struggles and confronting your own worst sides. It's a cry for help in defeating the darkness inside of you and move towards a brighter path." (read more)
Newcastle, Australia rockers Eat Your Heart Out have premiered a music video for their brand new single "Down", as they gear up to announce their sophomore effort for Fearless Records.
They had this to say about the song, "The lyrics were inspired by the idea of social media addiction, and specifically, when you're comparing yourself to others or see a negative comment about yourself or your art from some random person on the Internet and you know you shouldn't give it any weight, but sometimes, you do it anyway. You always come out feeling worse, but it's so easy to become addicted to the quick validation of social media. (read more)
To kick off The Beach Boys' yearlong 60th anniversary celebration and provide the perfect summer soundtrack, Capitol Records and UMe today proudly release a newly remastered and expanded edition of the group's career-spanning greatest hits collection, Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys.
Originally released in 2003, the album soared to No. 16 in the US and stayed on the chart for 104 weeks. Now certified 4x platinum for sales of nearly four and a half million albums, the new edition has been updated in both number of songs and sonics as it expands the original 30-track best of with 50 more of the band's most beloved songs for a total of 80 tracks that span their earliest hits to deeper fan-favorite cuts. (read more)
Philadelphia rockers Stud Count just released a video for their new single "Give Me Time" (from their forthcoming self-titled debut album) and to celebrate we asked vocalist Norelle Green to tell us about the track. Here is the story:
Give Me Time is the first song we wrote together years before the band was fully formed. It was also the first song we recorded for our demo in 2019. We recently filmed the music video for this song in Nashville and are so excited for its release. (continue)