Day in Rock Report for 11/16/2022
(hennemusic) Wolfgang Van Halen is streaming a lyric video for the new single, "Goodbye", a bonus track featured on the newly-released expanded deluxe digital edition of his debut album, "Mammoth WVH."
The song joins two previously-unreleased tunes - "Talk & Walk" and "As Long As You're Not You" - on the 2022 reissue. Wolfgang recorded all the parts for his debut record with producer Michael Baskette at the famed 5150 studios, which was created as a home studio by his late father Eddie Van Halen. (read more)
(hennemusic) Ozzy Osbourne has scored four 2023 Grammy Award nominations with his latest album, "Patient Number 9."
The Recording Academy unveiled the list on Tuesday for the 65th event, which sees the iconic singer's 2022 record as a contender for Best Rock Album; the song "Degradation Rules" featuring Tony Iommi has been nominated for Best Metal Performance; and the set's lead single and title track featuring Jeff Beck is a finalist for Best Rock Performance and the songwriters honor Best Rock Song. (read more)
(hennemusic) Ghost has earned a 2023 Grammy Award nomination in the Best Metal Performance category for "Call Me Little Sunshine", a single from the band's latest album, "Impera."
The Swedish rockers will compete for the honor alongside tracks by Megadeth ("We'll Be Back"), Muse ("Kill Or Be Killed"), Ozzy Osbourne ft. Tony Iommi ("Degradation Rules"), and Turnstile ("Blackout"). (read more)
(hennemusic) Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have received two 2023 Grammy Award nominations for their 2021 collaborative studio album, "Raise The Roof."
The project is a finalist in the Best Americana Album category, with the track "High And Lonesome" also recognized in the Best American Roots Song field, which honors songwriters - in this case, Plant, Krauss and producer T Bone Burnett. (read more)
(hennemusic) Queen are debuting a new lyric video for "I Want It All", a track from their 1989 album, "The Miracle", ahead of its box set release on November 18.
The song was originally the project's lead single, which was a Top 5 hit across most of Europe, while the project went on to top the album charts in the UK and several major European markets; it even helped re-establish the band in the US where it delivered their fourth consecutive gold album in the region. (read more)
(hennemusic) The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been nominated for a 2023 Grammy Award in the Best Rock Song category for the track, "Black Summer."
The lead single from "Unlimited Love" has seen band members Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis and Chad Smith recognized in the songwriter's category, where they'll compete alongside tracks recorded by Brandi Carlile ("Broken Horses"), Ozzy Osbourne featuring Jeff Beck ("Patient Number 9"), The War On Drugs ("Harmonia's Dream"), and Turnstile ("Blackout"). (read more)
(hennemusic) Megadeth has picked up a 2023 Grammy Award nomination in the Best Metal Performance category for "We'll Be Back", the lead single from band's new album, "The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!"
It's the thirteenth nomination in the history of the band, who previously won the category in 2017 for the first time with the title track to the "Dystopia" album (read more)
(hennemusic) Neil Young and Crazy Horse have picked up a 2023 Grammy Award nomination in the Best Music Film category for their project, "A Band. A Brotherhood. A Barn."
Directed by Daryl Hannah, the documentary catches a rare intimate glimpse of the group as they make music in a restored 19th-century log barn under the full moon while recording the 2021 album, "Barn." (read more)
Jeen has released her latest album, Tracer, co-produced with Ian Blurton, and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the single, "Little Idea". Here is the story:
The first incarnation of this song is buried on my social media pages from last summer...I sang/posted a variation of the verse melody before the song was really written. the melody had an immediate familiar feeling to me which I liked but it was outside from the usual stuff I release, and I started wondering if it was really worth finishing. (continue)
(hennemusic) Bruce Springsteen opened his Tonight Show residency on November 14 with a performance of the 1965 Frank Wilson soul classic, "Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)".
The series of appearances on the late night program this week is in support of the singer's newly-released covers album, "Only The Strong Survive", which features tracks from the catalogues of Motown, Gamble and Huff, Stax, and many more. (read more)
ABKCO Records is set to release The Rolling Stones in Mono (Limited Color Edition) vinyl box set in early 2023.
Originally issued on black vinyl, CD and digital in 2016, the updated version contains the entirety of the Rolling Stones' 1960s recorded output (186 tracks spread across 16 180-gram LPs), now presented in a plethora of vinyl colors - 14 total - chosen to match the original cover art of classic albums such as Aftermath and Beggars Banquet. (read more)
(hennemusic) Bush will perform on the Tuesday, November 15 episode of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band will be on hand to promote their recently-released album, "The Art of Survival."
Bush recorded the project earlier this year with producer Erik Ron (Panic! At The Disco, Godsmack) after the pair worked on "Flowers On A Grave" and the title track for the group's previous album, 2020's "The Kingdom." (read more)
Spiritbox have today announced that they will be launching their very first North American headline tour next spring that will feature support from After The Burial and Intervals.
The Eternal Blue Tour 2023 will kick off in Vancouver, BC at the Commodore Ballroom on April 10th and will wrap up in Minneapolis, MN at the Fillmore on May 10th. (read more)