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Day in Rock Report for 02/05/2024

The Grateful Dead have claimed the No. 1 spot on this week's Billboard Album Sales chart and have also broken the record for the most top 40 charting albums on the Billboard 200 since its inception almost 68-years ago.

The band's new limited edition release, Dave's Picks, Volume 49, the latest installment in their archival release series that is named after the band's archivist David Lemieux, had 21,000 equivalent album units sales in the U.S. last week. (continue)

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Fleetwood Mac legend Stevie Nicks has added twelve additional dates to her 2024 tour plans due to high demand, with new shows added in Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, California, Utah, Colorado, Indiana, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.

Nicks live dates kick off on February 10th in Atlantic City, NJ at the Mark G Etess Arena and wrap up with the previously announced June 21st concert in Chicago, IL at Soldier Field with Billy Joel. (continue)

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The Ghost Inside have premiered a music video for their new single "Wash It Away" to celebrate the announcement that they will be releasing their new album "Searching For Solace" this spring.

The band said of the new single, "It's really hard to break everything down, start over and rebuild. Whether that is a relationship, schooling, a career or a business venture. After dedicating so much time to something, it can be scary to lose it and start over." (continue)

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Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors have announced that they will be performing their No. 1 Americana single "Find Your People" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this coming Wednesday, February 7th.

The show airs on ABC at 11:35 p.m. EDT and this coming Wednesday the band will be joining guests Quinta Brunson ("Abbott Elementary") and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("An Optimist's Guide to the Planet"). (continue)

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Larkin Poe - the duo of Georgia-bred, Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell - have earned their first career GRAMMY Award with last year's critically acclaimed sixth studio album, Blood Harmony, winning "Best Contemporary Blues Album" at last night's 66th annual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles.

"We are so honored to be thoroughly embraced by the blues community," say Larkin Poe. "We want to send out so much congratulations to the other ladies in 'Contemporary Blues' to help make it a female majority for guitar music!" (continue)

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Skillet are heading Down Under this April where they will be launching their first tour of Australia since 2018, the U.S. Christian metal band announced late last week.

The five-city trek is set to kick off on April 14th in Sydney at the Metro Theatre, and will include stops in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Adelaide, before wrapping up on April 10th in Perth.

The band will be embarking on the tour to promote their latest studio album, "Dominion," which was released in 2022, followed by an expanded deluxe edition that arrived last February. (continue)

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Country music star and soldier Craig Morgan received his appointment to Warrant Officer 1 in the Army Reserve on Saturday, February 3. The swearing-in took place at Huntsville, Alabama's Redstone Arsenal with Chief Warrant Officer 3 William R. Green, along with John Clement (Deputy State Director/Military Advisor, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn) and Craig's wife, Karen Greer, officiating the ceremony while surrounded by family and friends.

Having previously served seventeen years in the Army and Army Reserve with the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions, the country music star, author and patriot returned to service last year. Craig was again sworn-in to the Army Reserve on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry on July 29, 2023. (continue)

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Lamplight (aka Ian Hatcher-Williams) has premiered an abstract video for his new single "Confrontation," a song that comes from his forthcoming self-titled album that arrives March 8th.

"'Confrontation' is an admission of guilt," says Hatcher-Williams of the song. "Some settle conflicts with fire, exploding back in the direction it came from; I run from it. Friendships, relationships, jobs, confronting family history. Like tea stains spidering at the bottom of a porcelain cup, the liquid evaporates so slowly you don't get to observe it leaving. (continue)

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Slayer star Kerry King has announced that he will be releasing his debut solo album, "From Hell I Rise", on May 17th and has shared the first song from the effort, "Idle Hands", and also revealed the lineup of his solo band.

King recorded the bulk of the album at Henson Studios in Los Angeles over the course of two weeks and it features King on lead guitar, drummer Paul Bostaph (Slayer), bassist Kyle Sanders (Hellyeah), Phil Demmel (formerly Machine Head) on lead guitar, and vocalist Mark Osegueda (Death Angel). (continue)

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Metallica took home the Best Metal Performance Grammy Award during Sunday night's (February 4th) event in Los Angeles for the title track to their album "72 Seasons".

The legendary metal band were honored during the pre-televised portion of the pop focused awards show at the Nokia Theatre, winning in one of the three categories that they were nominated for, beating songs from Disturbed, Ghost, Slipknot and Spiritbox. (continue)

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Rock icon Alice Cooper is relaunching his long-running radio show today, Monday, February 5 with a new name and a new syndication partner. "Alice's Attic" will now be syndicated via Superadio.

Cooper will be working with the same creative team from his long-running and much-loved "Nights With Alice Cooper" radio show and the new program will feature a curated mix of classic and some obscure rock, with an occasional "future classic" song, plus Cooper's stories and commentary about the music and artists he features. (continue)

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Former drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd Artimus Pyle looks back with his brand new guest star-filled album entitled "Anthems - Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd.'

The thirteen track effort features collaborations with Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar, Lee Brice, Billy Ray Cyrus, Warren Hayes, Michael Ray, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Jerrod Niemann, Marty Raybon, Lindsay Ell, and Dolly Parton. (continue)

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Bikini Kill have announced that they will be bringing their reunion to North America this summer after adding a number of dates across the United States and Canada in August and September.

The tour will feature the band's iconic line-up of Kathleen Hanna on vocals, Tobi Vail on drums, and Kathi Wilcox on bass and they are joined by guitarist Sara Landeau. (continue)

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The 45th anniversary of Cheap Trick's iconic "Live At Budokan" album is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands.

The show's host Redbeard shared this synopsis for the special episode: There is the myth which has now become legend, repeated with so many assumptions that the revisionist history is now cited as fact across countless internet sites. But my guests Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander were there onstage in 1978 when American perennial opening act Cheap Trick from Rockford Illinois, with three studio albums, rave critical press clippings, but no US radio play due to powerful consultants perceiving them as a punk band, played the prestigious Tokyo Budokan and were greeted with screaming mobs of teen adulation, plus media saturation not seen in the usually reserved society since Beatlemania a dozen years earlier. Meanwhile, back in the homeland? Crickets. (read more)

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Lorne Behrman will release his sophomore album, Blue Love, February 9th, 2024 on Spaghetty Town Records. The record's soulful spirit invites comparisons to Mink DeVille, solo Johnny Thunders, Velvet Underground, and T. Rex. It is a series of New York City vignettes haunted by shadows but guided by light. Blue Love, is loosely conceptual, poetically tracing a Panic At Need Park-inspired romance from woozy love to a desperate finale. Listen to Blue Love here. The album comes just in time for Valentine's Day.

The single "Barbara," a yacht-punk future classic, is a cinematic portrayal of an achingly beautiful junkie romance with a warm and emotionally evocative video directed by and starring the creative team of Dave Tierney (frontman of The Sweet Things) and Scarlett Thiele. (continue)

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Annie Moscow just released her new album, "Land of Dreams" and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the very moving song "Who Will I Be Good for Now." Here is the story:

My friend had lost her husband two years back. When I asked how she was doing, she said, "You know, mostly okay, but the weirdest little thing thing that keeps coming up is, my cheerleader is gone. I keep wanting to run into the next room, share something or show him something I'm working on, and he's not there. Like a little kid, I feel like, who will I be good for now?" (continue)

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