Day in Rock Report for 06/27/2022
Whitesnake were forced to cancel their performance at the Rock Imperium festival in Cartagena, Spain this weekend because drummer Tommy Aldridge was suffering "severe health problems." according to the event organizers.
The promoter shared, "Just when we had all the backline and stage preparations from Whitesnake ready for their show today, their booking agent informed us of the sad news that Tommy Aldridge is having severe health problems today. (read more)
(hennemusic) KISS are expanding their live bootleg series with the September 9 release of a 1977 show in Des Moines, IA.
"Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977" captures the group's original lineup of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss in performance on November 29, 1977 at the Iowa Veterans Memorial Auditorium as part of the band's Alive II tour. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones performed the "Sticky Fingers" rarity, "Can't You Hear Me Knocking", during the first of two shows in London, UK as part of their 60th anniversary tour.
The June 25 Hyde Park event marked the first appearance of the track in six years, according to setlist.fm, as part of a 19-song set that opened with "Street Fighting Man" and closed with "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction." (read more)
(hennemusic) Anthrax are streaming video of a performance of their 2011 "Worship Music" track, "The Devil You Know", as the latest preview to the July 15 release of the band's 40th anniversary livestream.
Shot at the Los Angeles soundstage/studio The Den, the July 2021 event saw Anthrax perform an extensive two-hour-plus set of hits and deep cuts from their vast catalog in sync with the New York thrash outfit's 40th anniversary. (read more)
Tyler Hubbard has released an "unofficial" music video for his brand new single "35's". The song is the follow up to the Florida Georgia Line's star hit debut single "5 Foot 9".
Hubbard had the following to say about the new song, which he wrote with Jordan Schmidt and Michael Tyler, "Sonically this song really gets me going and makes me wanna drive 100 miles an hour, but lyrically, it's about living a life at a slower pace. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Tragically Hip are streaming "Live at the Roxy Los Angeles, May 3, 1991" in sync with the album's release on June 24.
The legendary Canadian band's appearance at the iconic Los Angeles venue has been revered amongst fans for years as it featured - among other things - the fan favourite "Killer Whale Tank" version of "New Orleans Is Sinking." The nine-minute track is characterized by a mid-song story from the late frontman Gord Downie about a job cleaning an aquarium and inadvertently causing friction between the two whales held in the tank; fact or fiction, fans listen in wonderment. (read more)
Nothing More have shared a lyric video for their brand new single "Spirits". The song is the title track to their forthcoming album that is set to hit stores on October 14th.
Frontman Jonny Hawkins had this to say, "Isn't it interesting that we give the same name to something holy and something wholly intoxicating? The song 'Spirits' describes that very conundrum. When you drink liquor, it has been said that you are welcoming that pneuma (spirit) into your body. (read more)
Limbs have released a music video for their quarantine inspired track, "Blood and Heel", to celebrate the arrival of their brand new EP, "Coma Year".
Vocalist Austin McAuley had this to say, "This song is my quarantine anthem. Simply put, it's a vivid recollection of the mental and physical toll the pandemic has taken on myself and those around me. (read more)
Rivers Of Nihil have announced that they will be hitting the road this fall for a North American tour supporting The Contortionist where they will be playing their latest album, "The Work" in its entirety.
The tour is set to kick off on September 11th in Dallas, TX at The Granada Theater and will wrap up on October 15th in Indianapolis, In at Deluxe @ Old National Centre. (read more)
(hennemusic) Neil Young and Promise Of The Real are streaming video of a 2019 performance of "From Hank To Hendrix" as the first preview to the August 5 release of a concert film and companion album, "Noise & Flowers."
The project "is a record made just after the passing of my life-long manager and friend Elliot Roberts," shared the rocker on his Neil Young Archives site. "Promise Of The Real and I had a tour planned of Europe. D [Daryl Hannah] and I were in the bus, on our way to New York to catch a plane to Europe .. when we got the call. After returning to the funeral for our beloved Elliot, we got on a plane and left for the tour. (read more)
Kip Moore has released a music video for his brand new single "Fire On Wheels" and has announced a North American tour this fall of the same name.
"Fire On Wheels" was co-written and co-produced by Moore and Jaren Johnston (The Cadillac Three), and Kip tapped PJ Brown to direct the music video. (read more)
Virginia rockers My Kid Brother have released a music video for their brand new single "Spilt Salt", to celebrate the announcement that they will be releasing their new album, "Happy.Mad.Weird.Sad", on October 7th.
Singer Christian Neonakis had this to say, "'Spilt Salt' was originally written when I moved from Baltimore, Maryland to Loudoun County, Virginia. The song is about my first impressions with the new environment and new people that I met. (read more)
Monster Truck have released a brand new single called "Get My Things & Go". The song is the follow-up the group's latest single "Golden Woman".
Jon Harvey had this to say, "The lyrics for 'Get My Things & Go' are a fictional story of betrayal and freedom. I think a lot of people wait until something pivotal happens, like infidelity, to address the issues of their happiness. (read more)
Chicago-based rockers Long Gone just released their newest track "Wear Me Out", and to celebrate we asked vocalist/guitarist Matt DeSchepper to tell us about the song. Here is the story:
I've always joked with my friends that I have a "superpower:" I'm always fine. Never good, never great, just fine. I would put on a smile and go about my day because it was what everybody expected of me, hence the line "smile on my face, but I feel like Hell." (continue)