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Day in Rock Report for 07/02/2022

Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale took to social media to share the bad news with fans that the band has been forced to cancel the rest of their current European tour "due to continuing health challenges."

Coverdale wrote, "It is with the deepest sadness that I must announce that due to continuing health challenges, doctor's orders, and our concern for everyone's health and safety, Whitesnake is unable to continue its European Farewell Tour. (read more)

Gibson Gives has announced a rare lot of six autographed, high-profile, limited-edition guitars from Gibson artists are now up for auction via Charity Buzz through July 6.

The Gibson Gives auction only features rare and collectible limited-edition guitars that are autographed by the artists including Angus Young (AC/DC), Joe Perry and all of Aerosmith, Darius Rucker, Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), Don Felder (Eagles), Slash, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest) and more. Each guitar in the Gibson Gives auction includes a certificate of authenticity, and comes straight from the source, Gibson. (read more)

Junior Varsity have released a music video for their brand new single entitled "Rushh". The new track is the follow-up to the Los Angeles band's previous single, "Share Ur Feelings."

Warner Records says of the new track, "The track channels 21st-century alternative and nineties pop-punk in equal measure with its genre-bending beat, earworm hook and acoustic guitar woven into the production. (read more)

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has shared a short video message with fans prior to His Annual Peace & Love Campaign celebrations on his birthday on July 7, 2022.

On that date, Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Starkey will be joined on his birthday by family and friends, including current All Starrs Steve Lukather, Edgar Winter, Colin Hay, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette, as well as friends Benmont Tench, Jim Keltner, Richard Marx, Matt Sorum, Ed Begley Jr, Linda Perry, Diane Warren, Roy Jr and Alex Orbison. (read more)

Bad Wolves have released a brand new single called "The Body". The track will appear on the band's forthcoming "Sacred Kiss" EP, that they will be releasing this summer.

According to the announcement, the band has been working on new music as they gear up to head out on the Rockzilla Tour with Papa Roach, Hollywood Undead and Falling In Reverse again, but this time with their new guitarist Max Karon. The second leg kicks off in East Providence, RI on July 27 and ends in Nashville, TN on August 31. (read more)

Birmingham, UK rockers Oceans Ate Alaska have released a visualizer video for their brand new single, "New Dawn". The track is the follow-up to their 2020 single, "Metamorph".

Frontman James Harrison had this to say about the long awaited new song "Does a new day bring light or darkness to those who endure? Within the past two years, our world has changed significantly, and so have we. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Red Hot Chili Peppers cancelled a July 1st concert in Glasgow just hours before the event due to an unspecified "illness," according to a social media post from the band.

"Due to illness RHCP will not be able to perform in Glasgow tonight July 1st," advised the band in the social media post. "We are working on ways to reschedule this show. Please hold onto your tickets and wait for an update soon. RHCP love Scotland and are deeply disappointed not to be able to perform the show. Thank you for your patience and understanding." (read more)

Steve Hackett has announced that he will be releasing his new live package, "Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More", on September 2nd in various formats (vinyl will be released on November 25th.

The new release was captured during Hackett's 2022 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album, with Steve and his band performing the entire album in full, along with select solo tracks. (read more)

Anberlin have shared their brand new single, "Circles". The track comes from the band's forthcoming EP, "Silverline," which is scheduled to hit stores on July 29th.

"Silverline", is the band's first new release in eight years and the follow-up to their 2014 effort, "Lowborn". The band self-produced the EP along with from friends Tim McTague (of Underoath), Chad Carouthers, and JJ Revell. (read more)

blacktoothed have shared their brand new single, "Tidal Wave". The track comes from the Leipzig-based rocker's forthcoming debut album,
JULI," which arrives July 29th.

They had this to say about the new single, "'Tidal Wave' is definitely our favourite track of the whole album, because of its fresh vibe, despite the rather heavy lyrical theme. (read more)

Poison frontman Bret Michaels was hospitalized on Thursday (June 30th) for "an unforeseen medical complication", which forced the band to cancel an appearance on the Stadium Tour.

The band pulled out of the Nissan Stadium stop of the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue and Def Leppard in Nashville on Thursday after the vocalist was hospitalized. (read more)

(hennemusic) Metallica are sharing video of a performance of their 1983 classic, "Metal Militia", from a June 17 appearance at the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf, Netherlands.

The track was originally featured on the group's debut album, "Kill 'Em All", which they began recording a month after the group fired Dave Mustaine and brought in new guitarist Kirk Hammett, who was a founding member of the California thrash band Exodus. (read more)

(hennemusic) Whitesnake are streaming a 2022 remix of their 1984 track, "Guilty Of Love", from their newly-available remixed and remastered "Greatest Hits" collection.

The tune was originally the lead single to the "Slide It In" album, which is one of three records featured on the updated 1984 set, alongside 1987's "Whitesnake" and 1989's "Slip Of The Tongue", as well as other deep cuts and rarities. (read more)

We're Wolves just released live video for their newest single "Life of a Parasite," that was captured at Kraken Music Festival, and to celebrate we asked frontman AJ Diaferio to tell us about the song. Here is the story:

"Life of a Parasite is a song about dysfunctional friendships and giving too much of your trust away to people who don't deserve it. It's a cautionary song for the listeners to not make the same mistakes I have made in the past and to keep their eyes open. At a moment's notice everything can change, and the people you once considered your good friends can turn toxic. (continue)

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