Rock And Metal News For The Week Of October 16, 2016!

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Shaman’s Harvest’s- Here It Comes!

This is from Shaman’s Harvest’s debut album, Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns. Worth checking out if you haven’t already. The band is touring and you can learn more about them here.


Last week’s Rockucation question: What band changed its name to The High Numbers, based on their manager’s influence? The manager wanted to the band to take advantage of the Mod Scene. The change failed and the band went back to their original name. Who was the band?

Who is the band? Answer: The Who.

Winner/s: Darryl Sampson, Kingston, MA, Ron Lariviere, North Providence, RI

This week’s Rockucation question is: This band was named after what World War 2 fighter pilots called UFO’s. The founder is huge into UFO related stories. He even named his record company after a famous location in the states. What band is it?

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Music News

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones released a new song from their tribute to the blues. The album, Blue & Lonesome, is out on December 2. Check out Hate To See You Go

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 2017 nominees and you can vote to help them determine who should get in. I ask that you vote and you can do this once a day. Let’s help out the rock acts only. Yes and The J. Geils Band have been nominated more than once in the past, we should just make them get in this time. Lots of choices this year, MC5 is a great one as well. Anyway you can check them out and vote here.

Glenn Hughes

Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, California Breed) released new audio from his soon to be released album, Resonate, out on November 4. The song is called Let It Shine, check it out here.

Extreme released another performance clip from their just released CD/DVD , Ponograffitti Live 25. This is one of my faves by them, check out Get The Funk Out here.

Lamb Of God
Lamb Of God are releasing a new EP on November 18, called The Duke. The title track and the name of the EP is dedicated to Wayne Ford. Randy Blythe made friends with him after learning about his cancer battle and that he was a fan of the band. He decided to pen the song to honor him. You can check out the track here.

Last In Line
Last In Line (the surviving members of Dio) have put out a lyric video for their song called Already Dead. It’s from their album, Heavy Crown, out now. You can check it out here.

Riot V
Riot V (the former members of the original Riot) have out a new song called Take Me Back. It’s from their debut album release called Unleash The Fire. Check it out here.

Night Ranger
Night Ranger, yes that Night Ranger, are releasing a new CD/DVD. 35 Years And A Night In Chicago will be out December 2. They released a performance clip for Night Ranger. Check it out here.

Green Day
Green Day released yet another track off their new album, out now, called Revolution Radio. This is a lyric video for Say Goodbye. Watch it here.

Puscifer released a new video from their current album, Money Shot. Check out the song, The Arsonist, here.

Rush have put out the official trailer for their new documentary, Rush: Time Stand Still, out on November 3. Watch it here.

Candlebox released a new video from their current album, Disappearing In Airports. Check out Supernova here.

Ghost released a new video called The Summoning VI: The Proceedings Intensify. It’s from their current album, Popestar. You can watch it here.

Ian Gillan
Ian Gillan (Deep Purple) has released a trailer of him unboxing his box set, The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982. You can watch it here.

The Graham Bonnet Band
The Graham Bonnet Band released another track from their debut album called The Book, out on November 4. The song is California Air (Better Here Than There). Watch it here.

Wovenwar just released their new album, Honor Is Dead. They have now put out a new video for their song, Lines In The Sand. Check it out here.

Crowbar released the title track of their album, The Serpent Only Lies, out on October 28. Check it out here.

Pop Evil
Pop Evil have announced the Rock ‘N’ Roll Now Tour. It starts in January with support act, Red Sun Rising. Get info here.

Rock Legends Cruise V
Rock Legends Cruise V has announced that Sammy Hagar will be the main headliner. You can get details for the cruise here.

Queen released a new faster version of their song, We Will Rock You. It’s from their forthcoming album, Queen On Air: The Complete BBC Sessions. Check it out here.

Kix just released CD/DVD set this past Friday called Can’t Stop The Show: The Return Of Kix. They put out a performance video for it, their most recent single, Love Me With Your Top Down. Watch it here.

Overkill have a new album coming out on November 4, called The Grinding Wheel. They just released a new lyric video for their song, Our Finest Hour. Check it out here.

Herman Frank
Herman Frank (Accept) is releasing a new solo album on November 18, called The Devil Rides Out. Here is his first single, Ballhog Zone. Check it out here.

Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi have a new album coming out on November 4, called This House Is Not For Sale. This week they released the song, Knockout. Watch it here.

Clay Howard & The Silver Alerts
If you are looking for something a little different in the rock world, you need to check out, Clay Howard & The Silver Alerts. Learn more about them here.

Korn are streaming their new album, The Serenity Of Suffering. You can listen to it here.

Dark Tranquility
Dark Tranquility have released a new video for the song, Forward Momentum. It’s from the album, Atoma, out on November 4. Check it out here.

Blackberry Smoke
Blackberry Smoke released another great track from their just released album, Like An Arrow. Check out their latest, Sunrise In Texas here.

SRR Non Music News Quick Hits

If you’re keeping track of these types of things, it’s rumored that Kiss’s arena football team has ceased operations, along with several other teams.

Deep Purple have a new book coming out titled For One Night Only- Deep Purple, Knebworth 22nd, June 1985. It comes out on December 9. The book is based on the Perfect Strangers tour from 1984. You can pre-order it from here.

Foreigner have a new biography coming out in 2017 titled A Foreigner’s Tale. You can pre-order it here.

Myles Goodwin, the former frontman for April Wine, has a new memoir that just came out this month called, Just Between You And Me. You can get a copy here.

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