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Day in Rock Report for 07/25/2022

Fleetwood Mac legend Stevie Nicks has announced a second leg of her U.S. In Concert Tour that will feature support from Vanessa Carlton on the 12 new dates.

Stevie will be kicking of the leg on September 19th at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA and will conclude the run on October 28th in West Palm Beach, FL at iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre. (read more)

Becoming The Archetype have shared a music video for their new single, "The Remnant". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "Children of the Great Extinction", which will be released on August 26th and features the return of vocalist Jason Wisdom.

"'The Remnant' is a very important track for me as a lynchpin of the story on this album," explains Wisdom. "Not only is it one of the heaviest and grooviest songs on the record, but it was the first lyrical piece I wrote for the album and launched the whole idea for the concept. (read more)

Joe Bonamassa has announced that he will be continuing on the road well into next year, with the addition of his U.S. Spring Tour 2023 that will be kicking off February 15 in Charleston, West Virginia, performing in 16 cities in the U.S. before wrapping March 11 in St. Augustine, Florida. Tickets for the U.S. Spring Tour 2023 go on sale this Friday, July 29th.

As part of the spring tour, Bonamassa's Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea VIII is set for March 13-17, 2023, departing from Miami, Florida to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The final festival line-up which already boasts the legendary Little Feat and Joanne Shaw Taylor will be announced in August. KTBA at Sea is one of the largest fundraisers for his non-profit Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation to aid in its mission to promote music education by providing grants and resources to schools and musicians in need. (read more)

Blacktop Mojo teamed with fellow Texan Dylan Wheeler for a special cover of Audioslave's "Getaway Car" that was inspired during the band's 2022 tour.

Frontman Matt James had this to say, "We teamed up with our buddy Dylan Wheeler to honor a mutual hero of ours on his birthday with a rendition of one of our favorite songs he ever made. Chris Cornell has inspired and will continue to inspire so many long after we're all gone. " (read more)

After waiting for over 1000 days, Kenny Chesney finally performed at Los Angeles' new SoFi Stadium, playing to 50,227 fans during the stop of his Here and Now 2022 Tour. EBM shared these details:

Chesney stood onstage at SoFi Stadium soaked with sweat, beaming at the members of No Shoes Nation. Having done a press conference on the sixth level while the building was still under construction, this show had been a long time coming for the man The Wall Street Journal deemed "The King of the Road." (read more)

(hennemusic) Metallica rocked their 1984 classic, "For Whom The Bell Tolls", during a July 6 appearance at the Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, Spain and have shared video of the performance.

The tune was featured on the band's second album, "Ride The Lightning", which they recorded in in Copenhagen, Denmark with Flemming Rasmussen, who would also join the group to produce 1986's "Master Of Puppets." (read more)

We are pleased to premiere Brian Woodbury's new video for his song "We Are The Sun" featuring Naomi Adele Smith and Johnny Unicorn, which is the first single from "Rhapsody & Filigree," the 4th and Final Volume of the Anthems & Antithets series that was released today.

Brian explains, "Anthems & Antithets is a series of 4 double albums I've made during the pandemic, each one in its own musical mood: comic, confessional, political and arty. Rhapsody & Filigree is the 4th Volume in the series, and the culmination of the project. (read more)

Tim Snider & Wolfgang Timber just released their new single, "By Your Side" and to celebrate we asked Tim to tell us about the track. Snider is a veteran musician who has worked with a performed with Trevor Hall, Mike Love, Dispatch, and Satsang. He's also known for being a featured musician for years with Nahko and Medicine For The People. Here is the story:

I wrote this song a year ago for my wife and wasn't really expecting to release it. I just wanted to sing it to her on her Birthday last July. We were all at home during the pandemic and I had been struggling with deep depression. I can only imagine that It was a wild time for most of us. Not being able to perform and getting the rug pulled out from underneath me made me question my value and what I was even doing with my life. (continue)

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