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Day in Rock Report for 08/02/2022

Some Blink-182 fans got their hopes up for a reunion with Tom DeLonge after the former member shared a photo of the band on social media and updated his bio on Instagram to include the group.

That led some to speculate that Tom was reuniting with the group, but Mark Hoppus addressed those rumors via his Discord account and explained that it was likely that Tom was celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band. (read more)

Billy Joel and Chris Stapleton will be the headliners of the third annual ATLive Festival that will be taking over Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on November 11th and 12th.

Joel will be headlining the first night with a lineup that will also include performances from Lionel Richie and Sheryl Crow. Stapleton tops the bill on the second night that will feature Miranda Lambert, Dwight Yoakum and Katie Pruitt. (read more)

(hennemusic) Metallica performed their 1984 classic, "Fade To Black", during the finale of their European tour in Lisbon, Portugal on July 8th, and the band has shared video of the performance.

The "Ride The Lightning" track was featured during the band's appearance at the NOS Alive festival, where they headlined the third of four nights on a bill that also featured Royal Blood, AJ Tracey, Don Broco and St. Vincent, among others; the band are also sharing footage of set-opener, "Whiplash", from the concert. (read more)

(hennemusic) Pink Floyd are streaming a 2018 remix of their track, "Dogs", as the first preview to the September 16 reissue of their 1977 album classic, "Animals."

The 17-minute epic took up most of side one on the original vinyl release of the record, which takes its inspiration as a concept album from George Orwell's 1945 book, "Animal Farm"; the album depicts the different classes of people as animals with pigs being at the top of the social chain, dropping down to the sheep as the mindless herd following what they are told, with dogs as the business bosses getting fat on the money and power they hold over the others. (read more)

(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones performed the 2022 tour debut of the "Bridges To Babylon" single, "Out Of Control", during a July 31 concert at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden

The tine was originally released as the third single from the 1997 album, which was a Top set in more than a dozen countries, including a No. 1 in Sweden. (read more)

(hennemusic) David Bowie's team are streaming the official video trailer for the upcoming film, "Moonage Daydream", ahead of its global release on September 16.

Directed by Brett Morgen, the project is billed as "a new feature film, concert documentary and experiential cinematic odyssey" that follows Bowie's life and musical career. (read more)

(hennemusic) Def Leppard recently rocked Ohio with a pair of shows on their summer Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, and the UK band are sharing new behind the scenes video from the road.

The seventh episode in the 2022 series sees the group performing in Cleveland and Cincinnati as part of the trek, which includes guests Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts - and will wrap up in Las Vegas, NV on September 9. (read more)

The Commoners have premiered a music video for their new single "Fill My Cup". The track comes from the band's forthcoming album, "Find A Better Way", which will arrive on November 4th.

"The new album authentically embodies the rock and roll, soul, and blues rock experience," says the band's lead singer, Chris Medhurst. "That's something we really wanted to bring back. That's the roots. That's what we listen to." (read more)

Sunsleeper have released a music video for their new single, "Stay Home". The track comes from their upcoming sophomore album, "While You Can," which is set to be released on October 7th.

Vocalist Jeffrey Mudgett said of the new song, "I've always struggled with living in the present moment. I often find myself either romanticizing the past or living for what the future could bring. This can be a detriment to those closest to me. (read more)

Circle The Earth recently surpassed 1 million views with the video for their latest single, "Sweetest Pain", and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the song. Here is the story:

Our newest single "Sweetest Pain" was written by our guitarist Kazuki Tokaji and our main outside songwriter Jim McGorman (who works with Goo Goo Dolls, Gwen Stefani and Avril Lavigne). (continue)

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