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Day in Rock Report for 09/30/2022


Muse and Evanescence Teaming Up For North American Tour

Muse have announced that they will be hitting the road next spring for the North American leg of their Will Of The People Tour that will feature special guest Evanescence.

They are launching the arena trek to promote their ninth studio album "Will Of The People" and will be kicking things off on February 25th, 2023 in Chicago, IL at the United Center.

The tour will run until April 20tg, 2023 where it will wrap up in Salt Lake City, UT at the Vivint Arena. Tickets for Muse presale begin Tuesday, October 4 at 10am local. (read more)

Iron Maiden Expand The Number Of The Beast For 40th Anniversary Reissue

(hennemusic) Iron Maiden will mark the 40th anniversary of their classic 1982 album, "The Number Of The Beast", with the November 18 release of an expanded triple vinyl reissue.

The UK band's third studio set marked their first with former Samson singer Bruce Dickinson, who joined the lineup after the 1981 firing of frontman Paul Di'Anno. "The Number Of The Beast" delivered Iron Maiden their commercial breakthrough, earning gold and platinum records in multiple countries and the band's first UK No. 1 album; the singles "Run To The Hills" and the title track led to international airplay at a time when the newly-launched MTV provided an outlet for the group's iconic heavy metal imagery in a series of music videos to promote the album.

The 40th anniversary reissue features a slight change in the track listing from its original release, replacing "Gangland" with "Total Eclipse." "On this vinyl release we get the chance to put 'Total Eclipse' in its rightful spot on the album for the first time," says Steve Harris. "The reason it didn't make it in the first place was that it was all a mad rush when we were finishing the record and we had to get the 'Run to the Hills' single out before the tour and we basically had to pick a B-side, and it was between 'Gangland' and 'Total Eclipse' and we just picked the wrong one, really! I think 'Total Eclipse' is a stronger song and the album would have been stronger if it had been on there." (read more)

Bruce Springsteen Shares Song From Soul Covers Album

(hennemusic) Bruce Springsteen is sharing a version of the 1965 Frank Wilson single, "Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)", as the first preview to a new collection of soul covers entitled "Only The Strong Survive."

Due November 11, the project features fifteen soul music greats as the rocker celebrates gems from the legendary catalogues of Motown, Gamble and Huff, Stax and many more.

Produced by Ron Aniello and recorded at Thrill Hill Recording in New Jersey, Springsteen's 21st studio album will also feature guest vocals by Sam Moore, as well as contributions from The E Street Horns, full string arrangements by Rob Mathes, and backing vocals by Soozie Tyrell, Lisa Lowell, Michelle Moore, Curtis King Jr., Dennis Collins and Fonzi Thornton. (read more)

Motley Crue Share Remastered Dr. Feelgood Video

(hennemusic) Motley Crue are streaming a remastered version of the video for their 1989 hit, "Dr. Feelgood." This is the latest in a series of HD upgraded releases of the band's classic music videos.

The title track to the California band's fifth studio record also served as the lead single for the project; the track was a US Top 10 hit while the Bob Rock-produced album went on to become the best-selling one in their career with US sales of more than 6 million copies.

"Dr. Feelgood" delivered the Crue their first and only US chart-topping album when it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, besting a No. 2 showing for 1987's "Girls, Girls, Girls." (read more)

Metallica's James Hetfield Teams for M81 Blackened Cigars
Metallica frontman James Hetfield, BLACKENED's Master Distiller & Blender, Rob Deitrich, and Drew Estates have teamed up to create the Blackened Cigars 'M81' - more

Alan Jackson To Receive CMT Artist Of A Lifetime Award
Alan Jackson will be honored with the Artist of a Lifetime award at the 2022 CMT Artists of the Year celebration - more

Metallica And Black Sabbath Members Perform At Taylor Hawkins Tribute
Metallica' Lars Ulrich, Black Sabbath' Geezer Butler, and Sebastian Bach teamed up with the Foo Fighters to deliver a medley of classic Sabbath tracks - more

Pink Joins Nancy Wilson For Heart Classic At Taylor Hawkins Tribute
Pink joined Nancy Wilson for the Heart classic, 'Barracuda', at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles - more

LOVE BY NUMB3RS Premiere Don't Be So Hard On Me Video
LOVE BY NUMB3RS have shared a music video for their record's new single, 'Don't Be So Hard On Me'. - more

Singled Out: Versa's Sea Of Vapours
Canadian rockers Versa recently released 'A Voyage / A Destination' and to celebrate we asked Matthew Dolmage to tell us about the song 'Sea Of Vapours'. - more

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