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Day in Rock Report for 08/10/2022

(hennemusic) Anthrax have been forced to cancel a second show on their current 40th anniversary North American tour this week "due to a medical concern."

After missing an August 8 appearance in Dallas, TX on August 8, the group updated fans on their situation. "Charlie, Scott, Frank, Joey and Jon are really sorry to let their fans in Austin know that due to a medical concern, Anthrax has to cancel its show tonight at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheatre," announced the band on social media on August 9. (read more)

Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci has added 24 dates to his upcoming first headline solo tour that will see him joining by his former bandmate Mike Portnoy and legendary bassist Dave LaRue.

The tour is scheduled to begin on October 5th in Providence, RI at The Strand and will wrap up on November 17th in Toronto, ON at the Danforth Music Hall. (read more)

Dance Gavin Dance have scored their first top 10 debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart after their new album, "Afterburner", entered the chart at No. 8.

The album also topped the Top Alternative and Top Rock charts, landed at No. 2 on the Top Vinyl chart, No. 3 on Top Album Chart and No. 5 on Top Album Sales Chart. (read more)

(hennemusic) Joe Walsh kicked off his guest residency on CBS-TV's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on August 8, and the program is sharing video from the Monday episode.

Walsh is sitting in with Jon Batiste's house band Stay Human this week, sharing a mix of music that is expected to include his work with The Eagles and The James Gang, and his solo material. (read more)

Pixies have shared a music video for their brand new single, "Vault of Heaven", which was directed by the filmmaker and musician Charles Derenne.

We were sent these details: "Mixing dusky, Morricone-style desert noir atmospherics with a chiming, melodic guitar motif, 'Vault of Heaven' also takes a leftfield turn as flourishes of female backing vocals provide an almost hymnal touch. (read more)

Slaughter To Prevail have released a music video for their brand new track "1984", which is their first new music since their 2021 release, 'Kostolom'.

frontman Aleksandr "Alex Terrible" Shikolai had this to say, "This song I wrote when war got started. I can't stay silent about all this situation. We made a simple video clip just to say what we think about the war and wanted to post it as soon as possible. (read more)

W.A.S.P. returned to the stage for the first time in two and a half years last month for two performances in Sweden and frontman Blackie Lawless has shared a length reflection on his return to live action.

He wrote, "It was December 2019, Sao Paulo Brazil, the last time we set foot on any stage of any kind anywhere in the World. Little did any of us know this same 'World' was about to dramatically change... for all of us! (read more)

Cody Jinks and Trampled by Turtles lead the lineup for the inaugural Rebels & Renegades Music Festival on October 15th and 16th at the Monterey Fair & Event Center in Monterey, CA.

The festival will be taking place at the same location as the famed Monterey Pop Festival and will also feature performances from Orville Peck, Houndmouth, The Cadillac Three, Shane Smith & The Saints, Nikki Lane, Amigo The Devil, Sierra Hull, Fruition, Charles Wesley Godwin, Kat Hasty, Myron Elkins, with more to be announced in the coming weeks. (read more)

(hennemusic) Tesla are premiering a video for their new single, "Time To Rock!" Directed and edited by videographer Brandon Gullion, the clip was filmed at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in the band's hometown of Sacramento CA.

"Lyrically, the song sends a message of finding escape in the music from everyday struggles of the world," says the group. "Musically, the song harbors back to the band's roots with hard driving guitar riffs and pounding half time drum grooves." (read more)

Chicago's Curious Grace & Black Rabbit recently released their new single "Believer," and to celebrate we asked Mary Erangey to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

Like a lot of our best songs, this one came from noodling around during practice. Every Sunday, we six Rabbits roll into The Warren (our rehearsal space, which is decked out with pop art, a porcelain marble-clad grand piano and stained glass windows). Music is our church. That's a refrain we hear a lot from our married co-founders, Galway Tom and me, Mod Mary. (continue)

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