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Day in Rock Report for 07/19/2022

Clutch have announced that they will be releasing their brand new studio album, which will be entitled "Sunrise On Slaughter Beach," on September 16th, 2022.

The new album was recorded at The Magpie Cage Recording Studio, Baltimore, MD, the album was produced and mixed by Grammy nominated Tom Dalgety (Ghost, Royal Blood, Pixies) with additional engineering by J Robbins (Jawbreaker, Against Me!, The Sword). (read more)

Kyuss icon Brant Bjork has shared his brand new single, "Trip On The Wire," to announced the release of his fourteenth studio album, "Bougainvillea Suite," this October 28th.

He had this to say about the album, "This is a bittersweet record for me. So much change in my life. Some stuff more positive than others. But it's always a blessing to be able to make a record and get the music out to the fans. This is the last record to be recorded in my Joshua Tree studio. I'm saying goodbye to an era and looking down the road toward new beginnings." (read more)

Taking Back Sunday, Coolio, Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg, Zola Jesus, Reece Young, Polica and cumgirl8 have been added to the lineup for this year's Riot Fest, which is taking place September 16-18 at Douglass Park in Chicago, IL.

We were sent these details: Now in its 17th year, the festival features headlining acts My Chemical Romance on Friday, The Original Misfits on Saturday, and Nine Inch Nails on Sunday. Notable first-timers for Riot Fest 2022 include beloved indie rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs; the pivotal goth rock group Bauhaus; a reunited Sunny Day Real Estate; as well as first-time sets from Portugal. The Man, Yungblud, Placebo, Jeff Rosenstock, Lunachicks, The Linda Lindas, and Lucky Boys Confusion. (read more)

DevilDriver have announced their new band lineup, which includes the return of their original bass player Jon Miller, and the addition of guitarist Alex Lee (Holy Grail), who is replacing Neal Tiemann.

Miller had this to say, "After spending the past 10 years away from writing music, recording, and touring, I have made the decision to return to Devildriver to settle some unfinished business with two lifelong friends." (read more)

Lamb of God drummer Art Cruz has announced that he will fill the drum seat with the 8G Band July 25 to 28 on Late Night with Seth Meyers on the NBC Network.

Art Cruz, exclaims "Mind blown" when presented with the opportunity to join the ranks of the legendary roster of 8G Band's guest drummers. Art Cruz adds, "Thankful for the opportunity." (read more)

East Coast rockers Keep Flying recently released "Firesale (Revisited)," a reimagined version of the song from their latest album, "Survival", and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

Ah yes Firesale Revisited. We have all collectively spent decades of years playing punk rock and the idea of releasing music that our grandparents would be able to react to in a way that was not disdain became more and more appealing. (continue)

Journey have debuted at No. 1 on the Current Rock Chart with their brand new studio album, "Freedom", which the legendary band released on July 8th.

The new record also debuted on several other charts including: No. 2 on the Current Digital Album, No. 2 on the Digital Albums chart, No. 3 on the Current Album sales chart, No. 3 pm the Album Sales chart, No. 3 on the Internet Albums chart and No. 88 on the Billboard 200. (read more)

(hennemusic) Alter Bridge are streaming a lyric video for the title track to their forthcoming album, "Pawns & Kings." Due October 14, the band's seventh studio record was produced by longtime associate Michael Baskette.

From the opening riffs of "This Is War" to the title track album closer, Alter Bridge returns with a group of intense songs that were born after the cycle for their last album was cut short by the global pandemic. (read more)

(hennemusic) Def Leppard are recapping the latest shows in their summer Stadium Tour with Motley Crue with the release of new behind the scenes video from the road.

The sixth episode in the 2022 series sees the group performing in Detroit, MI and Hershey, PA, while sharing more guitar stories, a new song on the set list, and a guest appearance by Joe Elliott with Billy Joel. (read more)

(hennemusic) Metallica rocked their 1986 "Master Of Puppets" classic, "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", during a July 1 appearance at Rock Werchter in Werchter, Belgium.

The tune was featured on 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. (read more)

Sam Hunt has released the official music video of his brand new single, "Water Under the Bridge". The new video was directed by Mason W. Dixon.

"Water Under the Bridge," written by Hunt with Chris LaCorte, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osborne, and follows Hunt's recent No. 1 smash hit "23," also written by Hunt with the trio of LaCorte, McAnally, and Osborne. "23" was Hunt's eighth chart-topping hit and has amassed over 180M global streams. (read more)

Nashville glam-rock trio Royal Sugar just released their new single "California Nightmare" and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

The inspiration behind this song was exploring the romanticization of a past chaotic fling. One that you keep coming back to no matter how much foreseeable pain it may leave in its wake. In this case, one that you still have trouble distinguishing the good from the bad, the healthy from the unhealthy. It was just a short-lived whirlwind of confusion & passion. "California Nightmare" is about going back to that mirage again and again- trying to determine if any of it was even real. (continue)

Ozzy Osbourne's classic 1991 hit ballad "Mama, I'm Coming Home," has been given a country music makeover by Carrie Underwood for her brand new Apple Music Sessions Live EP.

Carrie had this to say about her rendition of the Ozzy classic, "It's one of my all-time favorite songs. I've always thought it felt a lot like a country song, and I've wanted to cover it for a long time." (read more)

The 35th anniversary of Guns N' Roses blockbuster debut album "Appetite For Destruction" is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands.

"Rock'n'roll and I have been involved in a serious relationship for so long that I chuckle when reading or hearing revisionist history being casually employed as if no one could possibly remember, or worse, no one survived to bear witness to the truth. (read more)

Adam Lambert will bring "The Witch Hunt" to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas for a three-show limited engagement to celebrate Halloween weekend Las Vegas-style.

Fans can experience Lambert's vocal powerhouse performance of his smash hits for three unforgettable nights on Oct. 26, 28 and 29, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the public this Friday, July 22, 2022 at 10 a.m. PDT on Ticketmaster.com and WynnLasVegas.com. (read more)

The Acacia Strain have announced that they will be hitting the road for a short U.S. tour this September that they have dubbed the You Can't Skip Lunch Tour.

The tour is set to kick off on September 9th in Philadelphia at The Ukie Club and runs through September 26th in Washington, DC, where it wraps up at Union Stage. (read more)

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