Day in Rock Report for 11/04/2022
Guns N' Roses have shared a brand new rendition of their classic Use Your Illusion epic ballad "November Rain", where they are joined by a 50-piece orchestra.
The band will be releasing their brand new "Use Your Illusion I & II" box set next Friday, November 11th that will include 63 previously unreleased tracks and 97 songs total. (read more)
Paramore have announced that they will be hitting the road next summer for a 26 city North American arena tour that will feature support from Bloc Party, Foals, The Linda Lindas and Genesis Owusu.
The tour is set to kick off in Charlotte, NC on May 23rd at the Spectrum Center and will conclude on August 2nd in St. Paul, MN at the Xcel Energy Center. (read more)
AWOLNATION are continuing their dystopian video series that kicked off with "Freaking Me Out", with the second installment for their new single, "We Are All Insane."
The video series is directed by Eliot Charof and explores "The Phantom Five's fight to freedom in an overly digitized future", according to the announcement. (read more)
Thomas Rhett has announced that he will be hitting the road next summer for The Home Team Tour 23 that will feature support from Cole Swindell and Nate Smith.
The 40-city trek is set to kick off on May 4th in Des Moines, IA at the Wells Fargo Arena and will wrap up on September 29th in Nashville, TN at the Bridgestone Arena. (read more)
Wolves At The Gate are changing things up with a brand new Christmas EP, entitled "Lowborn", and have shared a visualizer video for the song "Dark Cold Night".
The EP is set to hit stores on November 18th and will feature two new songs, along with three previously released tracks. The band had this to say, "We've always liked the challenge of writing 'Christmas' songs that break the norm of what we have come to expect in a song inspired by the holiday. (read more)
Slide guitarist and singer-songwriter K.K. Hammond tells us about the song "The Ballad of Lampshade Ed", which comes ahead of the debut The Curse Of K.K. Hammond album, "Death Roll Blues", that will arrive next spring. Here is the story:
The Ballad of Lampshade Ed is a folk blues song with a high energy vibe which I worked on in collaboration with fellow blues musician and friend "David & the Devil." (continue)
The instrumental supergroup trio The Aristocrats have announced that they will be launching The Defrost Tour of the UK and Ireland next spring.
The band, Guthrie Govan (Hans Zimmer, Asia, Steven Wilson), Bryan Beller (Joe Satriani, Dethklok, Steve Vai), and Marco Minneman (Plini, Joe Satriani, Steven Wilson), will be kicking off the trek on June 12th at The Garage in Glasgow. (read more)
(hennemusic) Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell is streaming a documentary about the making of his 2021 album, "Brighten", in sync with the first anniversary of the project's release.
The Seattle rocker's third solo set saw him joined a by an extensive cast of players, including drummers Gil Sharone and Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney), pedal steel master Michael Rozon, Vincent Jones on piano, Wurlitzer, and organ, Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Loaded) on select bass tracks, Greg Puciato (Dillinger Escape Plan) handling all of the background vocals and Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens of the Stone Age) overseeing the mixing of the record. (read more)
Black Mirrors have released a music video for their brand new single, "Snake Oil". The track comes from their new studio album, " Tomorrow Will Be Without Us".
They had this to say, "Snake Oil is one of the last songs we wrote for 'Tomorrow Will Be Without Us'. As soon as we started working on it, we could feel its great potential - it absolutely had to be on our second album! We can already tell you that it's the first track off our new record. It perfectly gives you an idea of the tone of our new album: raw and wild! (read more)
This holiday season just got a little brighter with a heartwarming TV special, Homes for the Holidays, hosted by CMA and ACM award-winning artist Ashley McBryde.
The television event stars Cole Hauser, who plays Rip Wheeler in the hit western drama series Yellowstone; multi-platinum, award-winning artist Travis Tritt; music icon, Bret Michaels, Warner Music Nashville artist Ian Munsick; chart-topping country trio Runaway June (Natalie Stovall, Jennifer Wayne, Stevie Woodward), and the multiple Grammy-nominated Robert Randolph. (read more)
MBG, the alternative rock project of Canadian multi-instrumentalist Leena Rodriguez, just released a new single called "I'm Not In Luv", and to celebrate Leena tells us about the track. Here is the story:
My Single I'm Not in Luv is about what started out as a song about me complaining about being a third wheel in most relationships but with a plot twist of actually being secretly in love with your best friend. (continue)