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Day in Rock Report for 08/12/2022

(hennemusic) Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson reunited for a South Park 25th anniversary concert performance in Denver, CO on August 10th and fan filmed footage of the performance has been shared online.

According to Rolling Stone, the Canadian rockers joined Primus and South Park co-creator Matt Stone on drums at the city's Red Rocks Amphitheater to deliver the 1977 classic, "Closer To The Heart." (read more)

Rage Against The Machine have announced that they have been forced to cancel their live dates in August and September under doctor's orders.

The band shared via social media, "Per medical guidance, Zack de la Rocha has been advised that the August and September 2022 UK and European leg of the Rage Against The Machine tour cannot proceed. It is with great disappointment that we announce this cancellation. (read more)

The 25-foot Ozzy Osbourne inflatable that designed by Todd McFarlane has gone on tour leading up to the release of the metal legend's new album, "Patient Number 9" on September 9th.

SRO sent over these details: The month-long tour will close out in New York City the week of the album's release. Some locations will be revealed 24 hours in advance, while others will be surprise appearances. (read more)

The Eagles have once again expanded their Hotel California with new dates added to the trek that will visit six cities across the U.S. this November.

The dates kick off on November 15th in St. Louis, MO at the Enterprise Center and run through November 25th in Fort Worth, TX at Dickies Arena and tickets go on sale next Friday, August 19th at 10AM local time. (read more)

(hennemusic) Led Zeppelin revisit 1972 on the latest episode of their 50th anniversary video series. Fallowing its fall 1971 release, "Led Zeppelin IV" begins the new year at the top of the US and Canadian album charts.

In February, the band releases the track, "Rock And Roll", as a single and play a two-week series of shows in Australia and New Zealand that would mark their only live appearances in the region. (read more)

Michigan rockers Wayland just released their brand new single, "Lake House", and to celebrate we asked lead guitarist Phillip Vilenski to tell us about the song. Here is the story:

"Lake House" is a fun song that we wrote after spending some time near my home town Wayland, MI last summer. One of my best friends from school has a lake house that he and his family spend their weekends at and it's just reminded us of that feeling of being on the water all summer growing up. It's that "leave the world behind, escape to the Lake" mentality that we have in the Midwest. (continue)

SiriusXM have shared a couple of videos from Maneskin's recent special Small Stage Series presented by American Express intimate performance.

The special concert took place on July 28th at the House of X in New York City, where the band played a special set for SiriusXM listeners including their current hit Supermodel, as well as "If I Can Dream." (read more)

Fit For A King have shared a music video for their new single, "End (The Other Side)," which comes from their forthcoming album, "The Hell We Create", that will be hitting stores on October 28th.

"'End (The Other Side)' is one of the most personal songs I have ever written, lyrically," says singer Ryan Kirby. "This song is about my wife's near-death experience, after having a stroke, and how the experience not only showed me how unprepared I was to lose her, but also how unprepared I am to face death. I am fortunate to have not dealt with much death in my life, but I learned, in the end, that death comes for us all." (read more)

The Night Flight Orchestra have premiered a music video for their new single, "Black Stars And Diamonds", which was filmed in the heart of Prague.

Frontman Bjorn Strid shared this about the video, "After our incredible show at Metalfest in Plzen, some of us decided to stay for another day in the heart of Prague. As we had a new gem up our sleeves we couldn't resist to record a video for it. (read more)

On September 23rd, Niji Entertainment & BMG will release two legendary live performances from Dio at the Donington Festival in the UK.

Dio At Donington ‘83 captures the original Dio lineup on the Holy Diver Tour and captures a young, hungry band 3 months after the release of their debut album. The set features classic tracks from Ronnie James Dio’s already amazing career as vocalist for Rainbow and Black Sabbath, alongside soon to be classics like “Holy Diver”, “Rainbow In The Dark”, and “Stand Up And Shout”. (read more)

Diamond Head have remastered and expanded their acclaimed debut album, "Lightning To The Nations," for a special reissue that will be hitting stores on September 30th and they have shared a video for “Lightning To The Nations (Lost Original Mix)”. Earsplit shared these details:

“We wrote instinctively,” explains cofounding member and riff lord Brian Tatler. “We had an undeniably unique sound. Four young lads, each with an element that, when combined, produced an alloy that was our own heavy metal sound.” (read more)

A-Z (Alder-Zonder) released their brand new self-titled album this week, and to celebrate we asked Mark Zonder (Fates Warning/Warlord) to tell us about the record. Here is Mark:

The first song is Trial by Fire. It's a very commercial song with a big hook and really great playing. It's a really strong arena-rock type tune to bring people in. It doesn't alienate anyone and doesn't put the band in any certain light. It's not a prog band, not a jazz band. Just a great rock tune. This was our second video single. (read more)

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