Day in Rock Report for 09/26/2022
Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters has taken to social media to correct reports that he had canceled two upcoming shows in Krakow, Poland next April due to his stance on the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Waters was scheduled to play two shows at the Tauron Arena in in Krakow Poland on April 21st and 2nd of next year, but the shows are now listed as canceled, and no longer appear on his website or Live Nation Poland's online ticket storefront. (read more)
(hennemusic) Iconic Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks is sharing a newly-released cover of the 1967 Buffalo Springfield classic, "For What It's Worth," that she recorded earlier this year.
"I'm so excited to release my new song," wrote the singer on social media. "It's called 'For What It's Worth' and it was written by Stephen Stills in 1966. It meant something to me then, and it means something to me now. I always wanted to interpret it through the eyes of a woman - and it seems like today, in the times that we live in - that it has a lot to say..." (read more)
(hennemusic) Ghost frontman Papa Emeritus IV threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball home game on September 22nd.
The appearance was first previewed with the singer sharing the news on social media alongside an image of himself in full stage gear as part of a mockup of a baseball card. (read more)
Florida Georgia Line star Tyler Hubbard has premiered a music video for his new single, "Inside and Out". The song comes from his six-track project "Dancin' In The Country."
Tyler had this to say, "This is one of my favorite songs, and I'm really excited for people to hear and see the message behind it through the video. (read more)
Los Angeles rocker Dead Posey have shared their take on the New Order classic "Blue Monday," along with a video of the track ahead of their debut album next year.
Danyell Souza (lead singer) and Tony F. (guitarist/multi-instrumentalist) had this to say about their cover of the song, "We thought it was time to give this song a 2022 update, so we took some inspiration from both the original New Order track and Orgy's version while putting our spin on it and flipping the arrangement. (read more)
Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners have released a music video for their brand new single, "Footprints in the Sand." The song comes from the group's forthcoming self-titled debut album, which is set to arrive on October 7th.
Neil Ivison said of the track, "Footprints was the first song we ever wrote together. Nick, Ginger & I sat at a picnic table outside the studio, in the sun with a beer and a piece of paper, each of us had the bones of an idea and we put the song together in about 20 minutes. (read more)
Las Vegas rockers Spiritworld have shared a mini western horror movie video for the title track to their forthcoming sophomore album, "Deathwestern", which will arrive on November 25th.
Stu Folsom had this to say, "Super stooooooked to announce our new single and video Deathwestern will be out! I started writing our new album right when I finished Pagan Rhythms. At that point, I had been playing guitar everyday for about a year and it was - no joke - the highlight of my days. Just banger riff after banger riff jumping out of the Viper Blood Tele. (read more)
Metal supergroup Dieth, which features David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), Guilherme Miranda (former Entombed A.D.) and Michal Lysejko (ex-Decapitated), have inked a deal with Napalm Records.
They are currently at work on their debut album with producer Kristian Kohle at Kohlekeller Studios in Frankfurt, Germany and will be releasing the effort under the new deal next year. (read more)
Former Saigon Kick drummer Phil Varone will be reuniting with his former bandmate Jason Bieler at the guitarist's upcoming Soto/Bieler show at Count's Vamp'd in Las Vegas on September 30th.
Varone shared, "Hold on to your wigs and keys kids, this is going to be a fun night here in Las Vegas. Friday, Sept 30th @vampdvegas I will be joining my Saigon Kick bandmate, the strikingly handsome Jason Bieler and the man that melts you with one look, the great Jeff Scott Soto. I'm looking forward to seeing old friends, playing great songs, and telling fun stories. Hope to see you there." (read more)
Kulick has released a new deluxe version of his 2022 album "Everyone I Know Will Die" that features 5 bonus stripped-down versions of tracks off the original album.
He had this to say, "These songs mean so much to me, and were written in a such a chaotic time of my life, so I wanted to revisit them acoustically in a live space. (read more)
Metal Church guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof shared in a new interview that the band have a new singer and are planning to release a new album next year that will honor their late frontman Mike Howe.
The vocalist was found dead in his home in Eureka, Ca in July of last year. During an interview with here Vanderhoof was asked how is processing the loss.
Kurdt responded, "To be honest, I really haven't processed it. I can't. I can't imagine what it must feel like to feel that suicide is your only option. And because he was like my brother and to find out he was in such pain and it's too late to try and help, is just something I cannot get my head around." (read more)
Chicago's Nice Motor are releasing their new album, "Super Street Sessions" this week and to celebrate we asked Brian Webb to tell us about the song "Dino DNA". Here is the story:
For me, all songs start with the melody, a few chords and a hook. And this is how "Dino DNA" started. I believe I had the chorus first, melodically speaking, but the initial lyrics were simply placeholders, as is typical for me. I tend to sit on melodies until I find something to talk about. (continue)
Former Venom and Venom Inc. drummer Anthony "Abaddon" Bray took to social media to share the bad news with fans that he has been diagnosed with cancer.
He wrote, "I noticed a mass growing on the side of my neck in July 2022, I thought it was maybe an insect bite as I live near the sea and it was a hot month here. The mass grew bigger and, urged by my wife Rachel, I went to see my GP who reassured me that it was most likely not cancer because cancerous lumps don't come up over night usually, rather they take a longer time to grow. (read more)
Disturbed frontman David Draiman and guitarist Dan Donegan have shared some comments about their new single, "Unstoppable", and forthcoming album, "Divisive", which will be released on November 18th.
Donegan said of the new single and first taste of the upcoming album, "We always have a big rock anthem on every album. We love to write empowering songs for motivation. We're avid sports fans, and that's definitely part of it. It's an in-your-face track, for sure." (read more)
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth continues to revisit the band's classic tracks. This time Roth has shared a new live studio recording of "Dance The Night Away".
This new recording is the latest in a series of the band's classic songs that Roth rerecorded in May of this year at the Henson Studios in Los Angeles, CA, following new takes on "Panama" and "Ain't Talking About Love". (read more)
(hennemusic) Billy Idol has released a brand new music video for "Running From The Ghost", which is a track that comes from his newly-available EP, "The Cage."
Directed by Spencer Ramsey, the clip follows the set's title track as the second song from the project, which comes on the heels of Idol's 2021 EP, "The Roadside." (read more)
Dayseeker have revealed a visualizer video for their new single "Dreamstate." The track comes from their forthcoming album "Dark Sun", which will arrive on November 4th.
Frontman Rory Rodriguez had this to say about the song, "'Dreamstate' is about my experiences in dreaming of my father, who passed last July and truly feeling like we were communicating while it was happening. It was a beautiful thing to experience on one hand... but also very heartbreaking and disorienting with my sense of reality on the other." (read more)
Southern California alt-rockers Dirty Heads have announced that they will be performing their cover of the Joe Walsh classic, "Life's Been Good", on The Today Show this coming Thursday September 29th.
The band will be taking to Rockefeller Plaza performing the 1978 Joe Walsh hit. Their take on the Eagles' legend's classic hit is featured on their brand new album, "Midnight Control". (read more)