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Day in Rock Report for 05/14/2020


05/14/2019

Queen To Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
YouTube premiere screening of The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund - Read more


Sammy Hagar Continues Lockdown Sessions Series With New Cover
Sammy Hagar And The Circle perform a cover of the 1966 Buffalo Springfield classic, 'For What It's Worth', - Read more

Foo Fighters Have Made Their David Bowie 'Let's Dance' Album
Dave Grohl says that the Foo Fighters forthcoming album is like the band's David Bowie's 'Let's Dance' record - Read more

KISS Forced To Postpone KISS Kruise 10
KISS have postponed the tenth edition of the annual KISS Kruise this fall. - Read more

Yes Announce Rescheduled Relayer Tour Dates
Yes have announced rescheduled dates for their recently postponed Relayer tour of the UK and Ireland - Read more

John Fogerty And Family Perform CCR Classic 'Up Around The Bend'
John Fogerty and his family are streaming video of a quarantine jam performance of the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic - Read more

Earshot Return With Alanis Morissette Cover
Earshot will be releasing their first new single in five years. The band have announced that they will be releasing - Read more

Singled Out: Canedy's Warrior
Canedy just released their new album 'Warrior' and to celebrate we asked lead singer Mike Santarsiero to tell us about the title track. - Read more

Slipknot Cancel Summer Tour And Knotfest At Sea
Slipknot shared the bad news with fans that they have been forced to cancel their upcoming tour plans - Read more

Guns N' Roses Vet Says Freddie Mercury Tribute Was Highlight Of Career
Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum says that one his best experiences in music was when GNR played the Freddie Mercury tribute show in 1992.The special all-star show paid tribute to the late Queen frontman. Sorum was asked during an appearance on The 500 With Josh Adam Meyers podcast if there was a standout show in his career and Matt pointed to the Mercury tribute.He said, 'Oh, man. So many highlights. Probably one of my greatest experiences was the Freddie Mercury tribute [in 1992], which was done at Wembley Stadium, and we were invited to open the show. It was us and Metallica, and then Queen came out.'You can watch it on YouTube. It's probably one of the most incredible shows. I mean, backstage was David Bowie, Annie Lennox, Robert Plant, Elton. Elton and Axl did 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. You've gotta watch it, they just crushed.'I've gotta say that night was just sort of... I remember meeting Elizabeth Taylor. It's in my book. I drank with Liza Minnelli and George Michael... just one of those nights that you just will never, ever be able to... It was sort of like being in a dream world. Walking out, going, 'Wow!' Wembley Stadium sold out.'When I look back at especially Guns N' Roses, it's just sort of a surreal feeling. It's almost like watching a movie, somebody else's movie, and you're in it. It's just so weird.' Watch the interview - Read more

KISS Waiting To Reschedule Farewell Tour
KISS bassist Gene Simmons indicated that the band will be taking their time to reschedule their End Of The Road Farewell tour - Read more

Shinedown Still Plan To Launch Deep Dive Tour
Shinedown frontman Brent Smith says that the band plans at this point to still go ahead with their rescheduled Deep Dive Tour - Read more

Judas Priest Icon K.K. Downing Ready To Mix New Album
Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing says that he is ready to mix and master the debut album from his new project KK Priest - Read more

Pearl Jam Preview 'Retrograde' Video
Pearl Jam are streaming a preview of their forthcoming video for 'Retrograde', ahead of its release on May 14 - Read more

Nirvana's Kurt Cobain MTV Unplugged Guitar Being Auctioned
The guitar Kurt Cobain played during Nirvana's 1993 performance on MTV Unplugged is among the items up for bids - Read more

Singled Out: Wille Nile's New York At Night
Acclaimed music star Wille Nile is releasing his new album 'New York at Night' this week and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the title track. - Read more

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