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Day in Rock Report for 08/11/2022

Blink-182's Travis Barker reportedly returned to live performing "against his doctor's orders", according to Machine Gun Kelly, who invited the drummer to join him for the final dates of his Mainstream Sellout Tour.

MGK shared via Instagram Stories on Tuesday (August 9th) that he invited Travis for the final three stops on the tour that wraps up this Saturday, August 13th in Cleveland, OH at the FirstEnergy Stadium. (read more)

We Came As Romans have announced that they have been added to fall leg of the Trinity Of Terror Tour, the trek featuring Ice Nine Kills, Black Veil Brides and Motionless In White as triple headliners.

The leg was originally set to include Crown The Empire as support but it appears that We Came As Romans will now be handling the opening slot, as they revealed on social media on Wednesday (August 10th). (read more)

Russian Circles have released a music video for their epic new track "Gnosis". The song is the title track from their forthcoming album, which is set to hit stores on August 19th,

The band had this to say, "'Gnosis' is a special song that has grown with us over a number of years. The main theme of the song was reconceptualized so many times that it provided nearly endless arrangement options. It's rewarding to see such a minimal song idea evolve into one of our most dynamic and fully-realized songs to date. (read more)

UK rockers Venom Prison have shared their cover version of Stampin' Ground's "Officer Down". The track is now available at all digital retailers and streaming services.

The band had this to say, "Stampin' Ground is a band we've respected and admired even before Venom Prison existed and we've always toyed with the idea of a cover and never knew what would work with Venom Prison. (read more)

Seven-time Blues Music Award-winner Rory Block has announced that she will be releasing new studio album, "Ain't Nobody Worried," on October 7th.

As the third volume of her "Power Women of the Blues Series," Ain't Nobody Worried follows the logical course of its predecessors. Produced by Rory Block and Rob Davis for Aurora Productions, Ain't Nobody Worried was recorded and mixed by Rob Davis at Kentucky Studios, Sandy Hook, Kentucky; and mastered by Toby Mountain of Northeastern Digital. Rory Block sang all the vocals, played all the guitar parts, slide, bass and percussion. (read more)

Old school hip-hop group Sound Kodz recently released their new single "Open Your Eyes" and to celebrate we asked them to tell us the story behind the track. Here is the story:

I remember hearing the instrumental for the first time. It was such a vibe. That sample "Open your eyes" softly spoken over the beat. I thought about so many things going wrong in this world and you have to open your eyes to seek out the positive. (continue)

Chase Rice has released the music video for his latest single "Key West & Colorado," a visual travelogue chronicling his own journey westward.

"This song is really a story about a man trying to figure his life out - trying to figure out his past, trying to figure out his situation with the woman that was in his life that he lost, and the trip that he took to help him along that journey," reflects the man praised by American Songwriter as "one of country music's most intriguing and lasting acts." "That's what this video represents, and it shows me on my own trip across the country. There are no performance scenes because I didn't want it to be about that. I wanted it to be about my journey for something that I just needed to do." (read more)

Velvet Chains have released a Dean Karr directed music video for their new single, "Back On The Track," which comes from their forthcoming album that is expected in October. SRO shared the following details and a Q&A:

The Las Vegas hard rock outfit collaborated with award-winning director Dean Karr (Ozzy Osbourne, Velvet Revolver) for the song's hauntingly twisted music video and acclaimed artist Tim LeNoir (Guns N' Roses, Rolling Stones) for the cover artwork. (read more)

Bright Eyes have announced the second wave of releases as part of their ongoing Companions project. The project, announced in March, sees the band rereleasing their entire catalog, each album accompanied by new recordings.

Out November 11 via Dead Oceans: Lifted or the Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground: A Companion, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning: A Companion, and Digital Ash in a Digital Urn: A Companion. (read more)

Californian Southern rockers Robert Jon & The Wreck have released a have live version of their brand new single "Rescue Train" that was captured during from their latest show in Paris.

The single comes from the band's forthcoming album, "Wreckage Vol. 2", which will be released on September 30th Joe Bonamassa's record label KTBA Records. (read more)

Miss May I have released a music video for their brand new song "Free Fall". The single comes from their forthcoming album, "Curse of Existence", which will arrive on September 2nd.

Levi Benton had this to say about the track, "This song 'Free Fall' is our open invitation to anyone who wants to take that leap they never had the courage to take. (read more)

David Nail has announced that he will be hitting the road this fall to launch his Story To Tell Tour that will feature support from special guest Tyler Braden.

The tour will be kicking off on October 5th in Atlanta, GA at the Buckhead Theatre and the announced dates run through November 12th in Cedar Park, TX and The Haute Spot. (read more)

Steve Hackett has released a live clip of "The Devil's Cathedral", which comes from his forthcoming release 'Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More'.

The visual document of his 2021 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album. Set for release on the September 2nd (with vinyl following on the 25th November), it sees Steve and his band perform 'Seconds Out' in full & in sequence, as well as a selection of solo material including tracks from his most recent studio album 'Surrender of Silence'. (read more)

Supergrass have announced details of the remastered expanded version of their hugely successful eponymous 1999 third album via BMG that will arrive next month.

'Supergrass' often referred to as The X-Ray Album - because of the album artwork featuring the band as X-Rays - was recorded at the legendary Sawmills Studio in Cornwall with seasoned producer John Cornfield, who was also behind the band's 1995 bombshell debut I Should Coco and sophomore 1997 album In It for the Money, includes the top 10 charting hit tracks Moving, Pumping On Your Stereo & Mary. (read more)

Coheed and Cambria have shared the official music video for their new single "A Disappearing Act." The song finds frontman Claudio Sanchez swapping his signature Gibson Explorer for a synthesizer that blasts a mighty dance riff.

Directed by Max Moore, the video sees Coheed and Cambria whipping up a high energy dance party in the underground lair of the villain Candelaria from their new album and story, "Vaxis - Act II: A Window of the Waking Mind". (read more)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at the historic Apollo Theater, in a special invitation-only concert as part of SiriusXM's Small Stage Series. The concert on Tuesday, September 13 marks the first time that the band has performed at the iconic theater.

The special one-night-only performance at the Apollo Theater will celebrate the launch of Red Hot Chili Peppers' exclusive SiriusXM music channel. The show will feature the band performing their hits, fan favorites from their decades-long career, as well as music from their current chart-topping album Unlimited Love. (read more)

Riot Fest has announced an all-star line-up of after shows! Multiple venues across Chicago will host incredible bands Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18.

Highlights include Thursday, Get Up Kids, Alkaline Trio, Action Bronson and Jimmy Eat World along with Jawbox, along with Alexisonfire, The Academy Is...along with The Maine and many others. (read more)

Wednesday 13 have shared a music video for his new single, "You're So Hideous", to celebrate the announcement that his new album, "Horrifier", will be released on October 7th.

He had this to say about the lead single from his forthcoming album, "'You're so Hideous' is such a catchy track and it's one of the very first ones I wrote for the album. (read more)

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