Day in Rock Report for 07/20/2022
We are pleased to premiere a brand new song from legendary "heavenly metal" band Stryper. The new track, called "See No Evil, Hear No Evil", comes from the group's forthcoming album that will arrive later this year.
Frontman Michael Sweet had this to say about the new song, "'See No Evil, Hear No Evil' was, believe it or not, inspired by the health issues that Oz [Fox, guitar] and I have been faced with. (read more)
Dope have announced that they will release their seventh studio album, "Blood Money Part Zer0", on February 23, 2023, and they will be giving away the album for FREE digitally.
"I am so grateful to the fans who have supported me and this band," says Edsel Dope. "I appreciate your patience and the trusting relationship that we have built together. (read more)
Panic! At The Disco have released a music video for their new single "Middle of a Breakup". The song comes from their forthcoming album, "Viva Las Vengeance," which is set to hit stores on August 19th.
"Middle of a Breakup" was produced and written by Brendon Urie alongside Jake Sinclair and Mike Viola and the video was directed by Brendan Walter ("Viva Las Vengeance," "High Hopes"). (read more)
Tim Bowness has released a music video for his new single, "Glitter Fades", the fourth track that has been shared from his forthcoming album, "Butterfly Mind" (out August 5th).
The song was written and produced by Tim and Brian Hulse, and features The Hushtones' Martha Goddard on guest vocals and Stephen W Tayler (Kate Bush) on clarinet. (read more)
Shania Twain's Not Just A Girl, a brand new, career-spanning documentary produced by Mercury Studios and directed by Joss Crowley, will be available Tuesday, July 26 on Netflix and a trailer for the film has been released.
Since the '90s, Shania has led the way as a genre-defying, iconic, and empowered female, who has smashed records, amassed an enormous international fanbase, and generated a catalog of some of the biggest hits that have stood the test of time. (read more)
Kaleido recently released a "mini horror movie" like music video for their single "Run" (from their forthcoming album), and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track and visual. Here is the story:
After completing our first five months of touring post-Covid (three tours, first with Otherwise, second with Butcher Babies, and third, three months with Sebastian Bach) we got back to Detroit and the first song we wrote was 'Run.' (continue)
Slipknot have released a music video for their brand new single, "The Drying Song (Time To Sing)" to celebrate the announcement of their forthcoming album.
The new record will be entitled, "The End, So Far", and will be hitting stores on September 30th. It was produced by the band and Joe Barresi, and is the follow up to the group's 2019 chart topping album, "We Are Not Your Kind". (read more)
(hennemusic) Queen have make UK chart history by becoming the first act ever to reach 7 million UK chart sales of an album with their 1981 "Greatest Hits" collection.
According to the Official Charts Company, the album reaches this record-breaking achievement through a combination of physical sales, downloads and streams, after it previously passed the 6 million mark in 2014. (read more)
(hennemusic) Oasis are sharing a new lyric video for "D'You Know What I Mean? (NG's 2016 Rethink)" as the first preview to the 25th anniversary reissue of their 1997 album, "Be Here Now."
Due August 19, the band's third studio set was recorded at a number of UK studios and co-produced by Owen Morris and Noel Gallagher; it was also their third straight to top the UK charts following the success of 1994's "Definitely Maybe" and 1995's "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?" (read more)
Stick to Your Guns have released a music video for their new single, "Open Up My Head", which comes from their forthcoming album, "Spectre" (out July 29th).
They had this to say, "To quote Malcolm X: 'If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing'. (read more)
Little Big Town have announced that their new album, "Mr. Sun", will be hitting stores on September 16th, and a new single from the record, "Rich Man", will arrive this Friday, July 22nd.
"Mr. Sun is intentionally an emotional record that holds hands well with our last album Nightfall," Karen Fairchild shares. "Mr. Sun is focused on better days ahead, the value of friendships and family; it touches on heartbreak and letting go, but it's full of sunshine and joy." (read more)
Tony Tyrrell is gearing up to release his new album, "Conviction", on August 12th, and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the new single, "Another Day". Here is the story:
Writing "Another Day" involved an aspect of the discipline of songwriting that I often neglect. That's not because I don't usually know what I'm doing, but more because what typically interests me in songs and songwriting (beyond the music) is language and image rather than a straight narrative or story. I like the idea of providing listeners with space for interpretation and trusting them to "make the song their own." (continue)
(hennemusic) ZZ Top has announced the return of their Viva Las Vegas Residency at The Venetian Resort.
The band will perform five shows in early December; a Tres Hombres presale in now underway, with general public tickets going on sale Friday, July 22 at 10am PST. (read more)
Trivium have announced that they will be launching a North American headline trek this fall that will be called the Deadmen and Dragons Tour and will feature support from Between the Buried and Me, Whitechapel, and Khemmis.
They will be launching the tour on October 2nd in Boise, ID at the Revolution Concert House + Event Center and will conclude the run on November 10th in Los Angeles at The Wiltern. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 22 at 10am local time. (read more)
Killswitch Engage have announced that they will headline the third and final Metal Blade Records 40th Anniversary concert at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV.
The special show will take place on Wednesday, October 5 and will feature support from Fit for an Autopsy and Visigoth. Tickets will be on sale Friday, July 22 at 10am local time and Live Nation's Presale will be available to fans Wednesday, July 20 at 10am PT thru Thursday, July 21 at 10pm PT. (read more)
Brantley Gilbert and Brett Young will headline Cowboy Luau, a two-day country music festival that will be taking place at Poconos Parks on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th, 2022.
The full line-up of entertainment will run from 1 P.M. to 11 P.M. daily on three stages: the Main Stage-the Amphitheater at Poconos Park; an outdoor festival stage; and a Party Bar Dance Tent. (read more)
Dead Poet Society have announced that they will continue on the road this fall for a new trek that they have dubbed The Tour That Never Ends.
The new dates will include headline shows that will feature support from their labelmates BRKN LOVE, as well as joining Highly Suspect for their fall headline run. (read more)
The 90s Bad Boys block on AXS TV on July 30th will be headlined by a pair of documentary premieres putting the spotlight on alt-rock icon Liam Gallagher and rap trailblazer Eminem.
The all-star roster kicks off at 12pE with back-to-back episodes of A Year In Music, breaking down the most important music, moments, and figures from 1994 and 1996. Other highlights include landmark performances from rock superstars Rage Against The Machine and Kid Rock; and insightful profiles of decade-defining artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Nine Inch Nails, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tupac, and Green Day. (read more)