Day in Rock Report for 07/08/2022
Carlos Santana has postponed the next six shows of his Miraculous Supernatural 2022 Tour: Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire "out of an abundance of caution for the artist's health," announced Michael Vrionis, President, Universal Tone Management.
"I regret to inform you that the Santana band has postponed tonight's show at Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. And, we are postponing the July 9 show at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio; July 10 at American Family Insurance Amphitheater - Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; July 12 at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, Arkansas; July 15 at Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas, Texas; July 16 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, Texas," Michael Vrionis, President, Universal Tone Management said. "Doctors have recommended that Mr. Santana gets rest to recuperate fully." (read more)
Rock supergroup The Dead Daisies have released a new single called
"Shine On", from their forthcoming album, and they have announced dates for a short U.S. tour this fall.
The tour is set to kick off on September 7th in Vinland, NJ at The Landis Theater and will wrap up on September 24th in Seattle, WA at The Crocodile. (read more)
Walk off the Earth have shared a lyric video for their brand new single, "Back In Bed". They have released the track to all streaming and digital retail platforms.
They had this to say, "This song is about an unplanned escapade with someone that is just so unexpectedly cool. You have such a memorable night together and you want to relive that time over and over again because the feelings are so enjoyable and you know they feel the same, it's exciting!" (read more)
Iron Maiden were forced to cancel their concert at Sonic Park in Bologna, Italy on Thursday, July 7th "for the safety of the fans, band, crews and all concerned due to very bad and dangerous weather conditions including extensive lightning and high winds."
The group's manager Rod Smallwood had this to say, "The band and l are so sorry we were unable to play for our fans in Bologna last night. As the weather conditions worsened the promoters came to us concerned about the safety of everyone and the viability of doing the show. (read more)
Five Finger Death Punch has released a brand new single called "Times Like These". The track comes from the band's forthcoming album, "Afterlife".
"Times Like These" arrives after the band has broken the record for most consecutive No. 1's on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Chart after their previous single, and album title track gave the band's their 13th No. 1 hit on the platform. (read more)
The Mars Volta have released a short film for their brand new single "Graveyard Love", which follows the release of "Blacklight Shine", the band's first new track in a decade.
Cedric Bixler-Zavala had this to say about the lyrics of the new track, "They will seek your ruin, and burn your lands, because if they can't have you, no one can." (read more)
KISS have premiered the first live track "Let Me Go, Rock 'N Roll" from KISS - Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977, recorded during the Alive II tour at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, IA on November 29, 1977.
The original studio version of "Let Me Go, Rock 'N Roll" debuted on KISS's 1974 gold certified release Hotter Than Hell and quickly became a fan favorite. (read more)
Seether have recruited Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale for a brand new version of the track "What Would You Do?," and have shared a visualizer for the single.
Shaun Morgan had this to say, "It's truly an honor for us to have Gavin sing on this new track as we have been fans of his for decades and we are humbled that he would even agree to be a part of it. (read more)
Testament have released a music video for their track, "Curse Of Osiris", to celebrate the announcement that they will be releasing the limited edition, "Titans Of Creation Video Album", on September 9th.
The special collection will be limited to 6,500 units worldwide and feature features performance videos of all the tracks their 2020 album, "Titans Of Creation". (read more)
Powerwolf have released a live video for "Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend", to celebrate the release of their "The Monumental Mass - A Cinematic Metal Event".
The stage shrouded in fog and blazing flames in front of a huge church on the LED wall provides the setting for the dance of the completely unleashed nuns, already known from the official music video, who are completely under the spell of Powerwolf and their singer Attila Dorn. (read more)
London rockers Rowsie recently released their new EP, "Searching", and to celebrate we asked lead singer Richard Rothenberg to tell us about the song "Searching For A Home". Here is the story:
This one was really a stream of consciousness thing. I write every day, sometimes songs and sometimes I just write. One thing I find works for me is to just write things that have little straight-line thinking, just a series of images that come up. A lot of time they are just rhymes or poems. This day I was thinking of hanging out at the guitar shop on Denmark Street that I am a part of... Sixty Sixty Sounds. We get a lot of people wander through the store and they often look kind of lost, or at least to me they do! (continue)
The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen has tested positive for Covid-9 which is forcing the band to miss the kick off shows of their coheadlining tour with Halestorm this weekend.
The band broke the news to fans via social media. They wrote, "Despite our best efforts, COVID finally bit. We could not wait to get back on the road with our friends in Halestorm, but wait we will have to. (read more)
King's X have announced that they have been forced to cancel their European tour this fall after guitarist Ty Tabor was diagnosed with an "illness requiring vigilant monitoring."
The band did advise that the three shows that they have planned this month (July) will still be going ahead as planned and will be the last shows before Tabor begins treatment. (read more)
The Eagles have once again expanded their Hotel California Tour, this time the legendary band has added six Canadian dates that will be taking place this fall.
The new dates will include stops in Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton and Vancouver for shows that feature the entire "Hotel California" album played in full, followed by a set of their greatest hits. (read more)
(hennemusic) Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1986 classic, "Master Of Puppets", from a June 22 appearance at the Prague Rocks festival in Prague, Czechia.
The tune is the title track to the group's major label debut, which became thrash metal's first platinum album on its way to US sales of more than 6 million copies; the project was the last full studio record featuring bassist Cliff Burton, who tragically died when the band's bus rolled over in Sweden while they were on tour. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Cult are premiering a video for "Give Me Mercy", the lead single from their newly-announced forthcoming album, "Under The Midnight Sun."
"I was absolutely enamored with this piece of music [guitarist] Billy [Duffy] had written," explains Ian Astbury, "and it perfectly fit these thoughts I'd been having about our culture's need to move past assumptions of duality. We need new language because words can't express where we're going." (read more)
Rocker Jodi Essex just released her brand new EP, "Fearless", and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the effort and she went above and beyond with the following:
It's me, remember? The Christian rock artist. But don't be hasty in clicking off the page for fear or annoyance that I'm going to rub you the wrong way. Rock music is rock music. I sing for the Kingdom. I'm here to inspire you; may you yell, scream, wail - or just plain ROCK OUT and LOUD. I want you to feel like you have an outlet for whatever it is you're feeling...if you're feeling fearless... (read more)