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Day in Rock Report for 06/28/2022

Whitesnake has been forced to cancel their scheduled concerts in Milan, Italy on Tuesday (June 28) and Vienna, Austria on Thursday (June 30) after frontman David Coverdale was ordered by doctors to take 5 days rest due to a sinus and trachea infection.

Coverdale share the following update with fans on Monday (June 27th),
"Dear Whitesnake fans around the world: We have been rocking our way across the globe on the first part of our Farewell Tour giving all we've got to you, the fans. The rigors of the road are the same for all of us and we have been trying to keep everyone healthy and safe. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones performed the 2022 debut of their classic 1967 single, "She's A Rainbow", during a June 25 show in London's Hyde Park and fan filmed video of the performance has been shared online.

The track from "Their Satanic Majesties Request" appeared during the first of two nights at the iconic venue as part of the band's 60th anniversary tour. (read more)

(hennemusic) David Bowie's team is revisiting footage from a 1972 UK television performance as part of the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations of his album, "The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars."

In newly-available upgraded HD video, Bowie - as Ziggy and joined by his band, The Spiders From Mars - can be seen delivering the record's opening track, "Five Years", on the classic music series The Old Grey Whistle Test. (read more)

Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators "Live At Studios 60" has gone virtual reality after Groove Science Studios had added it to their Magic Mirror Musical Metaverse. We were sent the following details:

Starting today, music fans can experience the debut of all ten songs from SLASH and the band's new Gibson Records LP 4, in Soundscape VR's musical metaverse, a dynamic virtual concert world that captures the band's unforgettable melodies, soaring vocals, and guitar riffs that will blow your mind. (read more)

Pearl Jam have announced that they will release the Gigaton (Tour Edition) on Friday July 8th that will features 11 live songs recorded during the band's return to the road in 2021 alongside the original 2020 album, "Gigaton".

The special release is available digitally on all DSPs now and will be released as in limited-edition LP/CD combo only in Independent Record Stores across the country (read more)

The Joy Formidable have announced that they will be hitting the road this fall for U.S. tour dates to promote their latest album release, "Into The Blue."

The tour kicks off on September 3rd in Austin, TX at Empire Control Room and will be wrapping up on November 15th in Los Angeles, CA at The Roxy Theatre and they will be joined by The Front Bottoms and Cuffed Up on select dates. (read more)

My Sleeping Karma have shared a music video for the epic track "Mukti". At just under seven minutes, it's the shortest song off the band's sixth studio album, "Moksha", which is set to hit stores on July 29th.

Steffen had this to say about the track, "In times when the majority of news seems to be negative, everyone can decide where to focus the attention. A universal law says that energy always follows attention. (read more)

Bull y Los Bufalos just released a music video for their latest single "Dinero Primero", from their new EP Fury, and to celebrate we asked lead singer & songwriter Diego "Bull" Avello to tell us about track. Here is the story:

"Dinero Primero" (Money first in English), It's not a materialist song. I'm trying to portray the difficulties and the struggles of musicians during their career versus the low payments receive. I'm just asking for our reward. We live the road, and we live the rock and roll, and we want to keep living that, but I also think that every musician deserves a fair payment for their work. It's not that I'm thinking that money is the number one thing but, you get to a point in a musician's career, where you add up the amount of effort and hours worked, where you realize you have to balance and demand a fair wage and reward. Of course without sacrificing your art or your music, a musician should never sell his soul. (continue)

(hennemusic) Dave Grohl jammed with Paul McCartney during his headlining set at the UK's Glastonbury Festival on June 25th and video of Grohl's return to the stage has been shared online by the BBC.

Delivering his first live appearance since the March 25 passing of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins while on tour in South America, Grohl arrived at center stage to join McCartney for his 1973 classic, "Band On The Run"; video footage of the song is being shared by the BBC. (read more)

(hennemusic) Robert Plant and Alison Krauss performed the Led Zeppelin classic, "When The Levee Breaks", during a June 24 appearance at the UK's Glastonbury Festival.

The BBC are streaming live video footage of the duo's version of the closing track from 1971's "Led Zeppelin IV", which also served as the final tune in their 12-song set. (read more)

(hennemusic) Megadeth performed at France's Hellfest on June 24, and pro-shot video of the band's full set is streaming online.

The group mixed tracks from 8 albums during the 70-minute, 13-song appearance - opening with 1990's "Rust In Peace" classic, "Hangar 18", and closing with the same album's opening tune, "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due." (read more)

Ice Nine Kills, Black Veil Brides, and Motionless In White have announced that they will teaming up again this summer for a second leg of their triple co-headline North American Trinity Of Terror Tour.

The new tour dates will see will three bands alternating closing sets each night and they have recruited Crown The Empire to be their special guest for the trek. (read more)

Dance Gavin Dance, today announced that they will be launching An Evening With Friends Tour this summer with support from Royal Coda and Body Thief.

The tour will include 21 intimate shows featuring set lists comprised of fan favorites, rarely played deep cuts and new songs from the band's upcoming album, 'Jackpot Juicer' (out July 29th). (read more)

(hennemusic) Jack White rocked his White Stripes classic, "Seven Nation Army", to close out a June 26 performance at the UK's Glastonbury Festival, and the BBC is sharing video from the concert.

The Detroit rocker appeared on the final day of the event, where he delivered a 15-song set that mixed tracks by his former group and tunes by his side projects The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs, and material from his solo records, including 2022's "Fear Of The Dawn" and the upcoming "Entering Heaven Alive." (read more)

New Zealand rockers Capital Theatre have celebrated the release of their Mike Clink (Guns N' Roses, Steve Vai) produced debut album, "A Hero's Journey," by sharing a music video for the track, "Fait Accompli."

Vocalist/guitarist/pianist Adam Stevenson had this to say about the song, "The stars really aligned with this track. Because our album 'A Hero's Journey' is based off the hero's journey archetype popularized by Joseph Campbell, we needed a bold and defining song to open the journey, and we honed in on birth as the subject. But for our singer, Adam, the birth of his first daughter Esme was an emergency event, six and a half weeks early. In many other similar cases either mother or child, or both, do not pull through. (read more)

(hennemusic) Rob Zombie is previewing his upcoming US tour with the release of an animated video for "Shake Your Ass/Smoke Your Grass", a track from the 2021 album, "The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy."

The "Freaks On Parade" series will see Zombie and Mudvayne hit 21 cities - with guests Static-X and Powerman 5000 - for shows starting July 20 in Maryland, Heights, MO. (read more)

The Great South Bay Music Festival is returning to the waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village, NY from Thursday, July 7 through Sunday, July 10, 2022. We were sent the following details:

To celebrate their 14th anniversary, the festival will feature over 55 performers on three stages, spanning classic and contemporary rock, blues, indie, jam, pop, Americana, country, reggae, and funk genres. The fest boasts multiple craft beer and wine tents, an artisan and craft market, and food court offering a diverse gourmet menu of funky and healthy fare. (read more)

Valleyheart have released a music video for their song "Heal My Head". The song is the title track to their just release sophomore album, which hit stores on June 3rd.

Vocalist Kevin Klein had this to say about the song, "It's experimental, glitchy - industrial, almost,. We wanted to write a chorus that would be so stuck in your head, that it would almost feel like it was driving you mad. (read more)

Lockjaw have released a music video for their hit single "Breaking Point". The track been streamed over 158,000 times on Spotify in 4 weeks and is featured on Spotify's New Core playlist.

Jeff Ogle had this to say, "'Breaking Point', I think has really proved to us that we can stretch outside our normal heavy roots and create something more melodic, vocally and musically. After just a few weeks the song hit over 100k streams on SPOTIFY, and helped us get on 2 Spotify Playlists, (New Core and All New Metal), Which was a really big deal, and milestone for us. (read more)

Jay And The Cooks' Jay Ryan tells us about their song "Poor Everybody" from their latest album, "Dried Up Dreams". Here is the story:

I usually come up with a title and write the song back from that. So, I was thinking "this political and social situation we're living through really is dire". Not a revolutionary thought but at the time, two years ago, nevertheless true. I couldn't read a book, I was obsessed with the impeachments, with proto-fascist groups parading around in military gear, with the feckless opposition in the USA as well as a major political party in the States slipping back to 1933. At that point it was "Poor Me", I was ranting every morning which was practically ruining my marriage and then I thought "Poor Everybody" because if the brownshirts get the power we're all in it together. (continue)

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