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Day in Rock Report for 07/03/2022

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker took to social media on Saturday (July 2nd) to give an update after he was hospitalized with "life threatening pancreatitis".

The 46-year-old rockers shared a series of tweets. He wrote, "I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great. But After dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since. (read more)

(hennemusic) Linda Kramer, the wife of Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer, passed away last month at the age of 55. The Boston Globe reports the Kramer family has now issued a statement on her June 22 passing while not providing any further details about a cause of death.

The media outlet notes that Joey - a founding member of Aerosmith - announced in March that he was taking a temporary leave of absence from the band to "focus his full attention on his family during these uncertain times," according to news at the time. (read more)

TogethermenT Records have released a 5 song EP called The Sylvia Sessions by the rock band Anyone featuring the earliest recordings by late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.

Glass Onyon shared the following details about the release: The EP is release is also available as a deluxe NFT Package with exclusive video, pictures, liner notes. "The Sylvia Sessions" is a historically significant release, featuring the earliest recordings of Taylor Hawkins to ever be heard - recorded in 1993 and originally released as a demo tape. (read more)

Smash Mouth have delivered their brand new single "4th Of July," just in time for the holiday. The track features the group's new lead vocalist Zach Goode.

Paul DeLisle had this to say, "4th of July was always my favorite holiday when I was a kid. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are all cold-weather affairs. The 4th of July is the only major holiday landing smack dab in the middle of summer. It needs a theme song, right?" (Right!) (read more)

HarperCollins will be releasing "Charlie's Good Tonight: The Life, the Times, and the Rolling Stones: The Authorized Biography Of Charlie Watts," the official and authorized biography of the late Rolling Stones legend on October 11th.

The biography was written author/journalist/broadcaster Paul Sexton and will include forewords from Charlie's bandmates Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and a prelude from The Rolling Stones' former manager/producer Andrew Loog Oldham. (read more)

Miami, FL rockers Gears have released a music video for their brand new single, which is entitled "Don't Want to Say Goodbye (Nunca Me Digas Adios)".

Vocalist Trip Six had this to say, "What do you do when you turn on the music and drown out the noise in your head? You get lost in the rhythms, the melodies, the lyrics. Any one of those things makes you feel. That's what the power of music is. It speaks to you and about you. (read more)

Melbourne indie rockers Slowly Slowly have share a music video for their new single, "Daisy Chain". The track is the title track to their forthcoming album, which will arrive on November 4th.

Vocalist Ben Stewart had this to say, "'Daisy Chain,' I feel, is a culmination point. It's a story about how the strongest supports in your life can also be the most delicate. (read more)

Nile have announced that they have parted ways with bassist and vocalist Brad Parris and they have put out a public call to find his replacement.

The band had this to say, "It's time for us to share with our fans and the metal community that Brad Parris is leaving Nile this year. This is something that we have known about and have been working together with Brad through the transition. (read more)

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