Day in Rock Report for 07/15/2022
(hennemusic) Ozzy Osbourne is sharing behind the scenes footage of the making of the music video for the title track to his forthcoming album, "Patient Number 9."
The tune sees the rock icon joined by Jeff Beck, one of several guest guitarists on the project, which - like 2020's "Ordinary Man" - was produced by Andrew Watt. (read more)
(hennemusic) Def Leppard have expanded a behind the scenes look at their summer Stadium Tour with Motley Crue with the release of three more episodes in the video series.
The third edition recaps shows in Washington DC, NYC, and Philly; episode four covers appearances in Charlotte, NC, Nashville, TN, and Jacksonville, FL; and, episode five gives fans an inside look at recent concerts in St. Louis, MO and Chicago, IL. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones performed the 2022 tour debut of the "Sticky Fingers" classic, "Bitch", during a July 11 concert at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium.
The song was originally released as the b-side to the 1971 album's lead single, "Brown Sugar." The Stones have played a selection of fan favorites from "Sticky Fingers" during the 60th anniversary series, including "Dead Flowers", "Wild Horses", and "Can't You Hear Me Knocking." (read more)
Dance Gavin Dance, have shared the official music video for "Die Another Day", the third new single from their upcoming new album, 'Jackpot Juicer' (out July 29th via Rise Records).
The brand new video completes the triumvirate of videos that make up "The Rat King Triology', along with previously released videos for "Synergy" fest Rob Damiani of Don Broco and "Pop Off". (read more)
Better Noise Films and Better Noise Music have shared the trailer for the upcoming horror-thriller The Retaliators, which will be hitting theatres worldwide on September 14.
The film stars Michael Lombardi (FX's 'Rescue Me,' 'The Deuce'), Marc Menchaca ('Ozark,' 'Black Mirror' ) and Joseph Gatt ('Ray Donovan,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Thor'). (read more)
Sick N' Beautiful release their new album, "Starstruct" this week and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the single, "This Is Not The End". Here is the story:
This song was one of the first we wrote for our third album "STARSTRUCK". The mood is somber and the lyrics depict a postapocalyptic world ridden with war and disease. (continue)
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Beastie Boys' multi-platinum album Check Your Head, on August 12, UMe will release a limited-edition reissue of the rare 4LP deluxe version of the album, originally released in 2009 as an artist store exclusive.
The long out-of-print and much sought-after box set features the 2009 remaster of the original double album, plus two extra LPs of bonus content including remixes, live versions, and B-sides. All four LPs are pressed on 180-gram vinyl and housed in a fabric wrapped, stamped, hardcover case. (read more)
The Mendenhall Experiment (TMX) have released a music video for their new single, "Pulse Of The Lost", featuring a guest appearance from Suicide Silence's Chris Garza.
The song has been released digitally and is the first taste from the group's forthcoming sophomore EP, "Against All Odds," which is set to be released this fall. (read more)
NYC-native Des Rocs has released a music video for his new single, "Manic Memories," which is the first in a series of singles that he plans to release independently this year.
"'Manic Memories' is a letter to the demons that haunt our past," explains Danny Rocco, aka Des Rocs. "The last few years have been a roller coaster, and writing about those demons provided the courage to navigate my own darkness. For anyone haunted by their past - I hope this song can be a beacon of light to guide you through the wilderness." (read more)
So Cal rockers Surf Curse have shared a music video for their brand new single, "TVI," which comes from their forthcoming album, "Magic Hour", which will be released by Atlantic Records on September 16th.
The video was directed by Nick Rattigan and Jacob Rubeck and was shot on VHS. It follows the band on a Scooby Doo-style adventure through a haunted castle in the hills of L.A. (read more)
Avatar are not ready to get off the road just yet, as the band has expanded their busy year of touring with the addition of dates supporting metal legends Iron Maiden in South America.
The band is currently touring North America, and will soon head to Europe, and has offered the following update from the road and about the new album. "I guess this is what they mean about coming back with a vengeance. We are tearing up North America with a fury that simply couldn't be done in the past two years. Then, we will go straight from here back to Europe and do the same thing there. So many places we haven't seen in a long time will once again belong to us. We are making up for lost time, going feral in the process. (read more)
J.D. Huggins is releasing a live, in-studio video for his latest single and title track to his brand new album, "Head Full Of Monsters", and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the song. Here is the story:
"'Head Full of Monsters' was a song I had not intended to show many people, much less record and release as a single. I didn't think it was a song that would fit this project, nor did I think anyone would be able to relate to a song so personal. I was incredibly wrong about that. Since I have released this song, I have had thousands upon thousands of people comment, post and/or message me about it and how much they in fact do relate. (continue)
Disturbed have released a music video for their brand new single "Hey You". The song is the first new music from the band's since their 2018 album, "Evolution".
Frontman David Draiman had this to say about the song Josiahx directed video, "it's a wake up call. We've become our own worst enemies. Civil discourse has become the exception instead of the norm. People have lost themselves in outrage addiction." (read more)
Pearl Jam will perform at the historic Apollo Theater in a special invitation-only concert as part of SiriusXM's Small Stage Series on Saturday, September 10.
The exclusive concert marks the first time that Pearl Jam has performed at the iconic theater and will be the first U.S. date of the band's fall tour. (read more)
Crossfaith have announced that they will be launching their first North American headline tour in seven years, which will feature support from their UNFD label mates Limbs.
The tour will be kicking off on September 8th in Berkeley, California, and runs through October 9 in Seattle. The band will also appear at several festivals during the run, including Furnace Fest and Aftershock. (read more)
Pistols At Dawn have released a music video for their brand new single, "Fly". The song comes from the band's debut studio album, "Ascension", which will arrive on August 19th.
The band had this to say about the new song and video, "We wanted to feature women as the subject of the video, not as an object. Feminine strength and girl power are themes that are very relevant at this moment and are uncharacteristic of most hard rock videos. (read more)
Vance Joy has released a live session video that was inspired by his new studio album, "In Our Own Sweet Time", which was released last month.
Filmed on a rooftop in Barcelona against a backdrop of a sunny day, close friends and delectable Spanish cuisine, In Our Own Sweet Time Sessions features stripped back performances of album favorites "Clarity," "Way That I'm Going," and "Every Side of You" (read more)
With Nita Strauss' surprise exit from the Alice Cooper band, the shock-rock legend has announced that he will be reuniting with former guitarist Kane Roberts on his upcoming tour dates.
Cooper had this to say, "I'm looking forward to welcoming back Kane Roberts for our shows in September and October. We've been friends all this time, and he's always been one of my favorite guitarists. He's bringing more muscle to the Detroit Muscle Tour. (read more)
(hennemusic) David Bowie's team is sharing video footage from a landmark 1972 UK television performance of "Starman" as part of the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations of his album, "The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars."
The July 6 broadcast on the BBC's Top Of The Pops was recorded a day earlier at the BBC Television Centre in White City. Considered one of the most essential pieces of music television ever broadcast, the appearance influenced generations of musicians, artists and writers who saw it at the time and countless others who have since seen it over the decades, from bootleg VHS copies to YouTube clips. (read more)
(hennemusic) Metallica rocked their 1984 classic, "Creeping Death", during a June 24 headline appearance at the inaugural Download Germany festival, and the band are sharing video from the event.
The track from the group's second album, "Ride The Lightning", was featured in Hockenheim, where the California band was joined by a lineup that included Five Finger Death Punch, Sabaton, Enter Shikari and more. (read more)