Day in Rock Report for 07/30/2022
(hennemusic) Aerosmith have launched their new 50th anniversary archival video series with footage from a pair of 1977 concerts in Houston, TX, which is now available to stream online.
The first streaming event in the"50 Years Live!: From the Aerosmith Vaults" limited-edition series captures the best songs from two nights at The Summit - from their Draw The Line Tour...unearthed from Aerosmith's legendary archive for the very first time and remastered in HD from the original master tapes. (read more)
Collective Soul have shared a music video for their new single, "Cut The Cord". The track comes from their forthcoming album, "Vibrating," which will arrive on August 12th.
Frontman Ed Roland said of the song for its online premiere, "you got to go to that point where you say we're not clicking on all cylinders but we'll get there, you know it's there because you had it before." (read more)
Rock supergroup Last In Line have released a music video for their cover of the Beatles classic "A Day In Life", which is the title track to the group's forthcoming EP.
The new EP will be numbered and limited to 3,000 copies worldwide by earMUSIC and will be released on November 11th. Named after Dio's sophomore album, the band features frontman Andrew Freeman, bassist Phil Soussan (ex-Ozzy Osbourne), and former Dio comrades-in-arms Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard) and Vinny Appice (ex-Black Sabbath). (read more)
Former Judas Priest frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens has released a music video for his new single, "Embattled". The clip was shot by award-winning director Leo Liberti (Megadeth, Angra, Dee Snider).
Owens has been working on new music produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Jasta, Dee Snider). Jasta previous said of the project, "Ripper has been one of my favorite voices in metal since Jugulator arrived 25 years ago. His power, range, and work ethic inspire me daily and I cannot wait for the world to hear the crushing new metal tracks we are creating!" (read more)
A Cliff Burton KnuckleBonz Limited Edition Collectible Statue, limited to only 3000 worldwide, will be released early next year, KnuckleBonz has announced.
A portion of all proceeds going to the Cliff Burton Music Scholarship Fund for Rising Youth Musicians. The Burton Family has issued this statement: "Continuing the mission of Cliff's father, the late Ray Burton, the Cliff Burton Foundation is centered on fostering the next generation of musical talent. We hand pick young individuals from around the world with the same enthusiasm for music and dedication to their craft as the late bassist Cliff Burton had. The Burton Family is proud to have Cliff join the KnuckleBonz Rock Iconz Series." (read more)
Gibson guitarist have announced that they have won a permanent injunction over various models of their iconic guitars. We were sent these details:
On May 27, 2022, the court decided by jury, to uphold Gibson's long-established and well-recognized trademarks for Gibson's innovative and iconic guitar shapes, finding that the Gibson Trademarks are valid, the Gibson shapes are not generic, and the defendants were guilty of both infringement and counterfeiting. This sets a clear precedent for the future of Gibson's intellectual property. (read more)
Sammy Hagar and The Circle have released a music video for their new single, "Crazy Times". The song is the title track to the supergroup's forthcoming new album.
The album was produced by Dave Cobb at Nashville's historic RCA Studio A and it is set to be released digitally and on CD on September 30th, followed by a vinyl version on October 28th. (read more)
John 5 has shared a music video that he created for the just released David Lee Roth solo song, "Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then Anyway...".
The guitarist worked with the Van Halen frontman on a number of unreleased songs and he had previously singled out this track, which Roth revealed earlier this week, as a favorite because it was a tribute to Van Halen. (read more)