The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 7/1/22


Check out our weekly news show! We cover the major stories of the week in heavy music, rock, and metal news, tour dates, and festivals, New Music Friday, and more!

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Ozzy Osbourne Shares New Song “Patient Number 9” – New Album Coming This Fall


Ozzy Osbourne has announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records on September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). The LP’s title track, featuring a guest appearance by legendary guitarist Jeff Beck, can be streamed below. The music video for the track, directed by iconic artist and comic book creator Todd McFarlane (Spawn, Korn), premieres later today at 10 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT on Friday. Stream the track now and watch the video at the link below.

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Ozzy Osbourne Will Release a New Single – “Patient Number 9” This Week


Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne, who is home recovering from major surgery, will release a new solo single, “Patient Number 9′ this Friday, June 24th, 2022. Watch a teaser for the track right now! Continue reading


3rd Secret (ft. Soundgarden, Nirvana, Pearl Jam Members) Share New Music Video for “Rhythm Of The Ride”


 

Rock royalty band 3rd Secret, featuring Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and Soundgarden and Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron, has shared a new music video for “Rhythm Of The Ride”. The song was recorded by Erik Friend and mixed by longtime Seattle producer Jack Endino. The band, surprise-released its self-titled debut album, recorded and mixed by Endino, on April 11th, 2022, and also includes whose lineup is rounded out by Bubba Dupree, guitarist for D.C. hardcore outfit Void and alt-metal supergroup Hater, and vocalists Jennifer Johnson and Jillian Raye (Giants In The Trees). Watch the video for “Rhythm Of The Ride” now! Continue reading


Bourbon and Beyond Festival Books Pearl Jam, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Greta Van Fleet, Chris Stapleton, The Doobie Brothers, and More!


 

Bourbon & Beyond Festival 2022 has announced its lineup and has major Hard Rock artists as headliners! Pearl Jam, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Greta Van Fleet, and Chris Stapleton, The Doobie Brothers will headline the four-day festival. This year’s event expands to a four-day festival for the first time, with fans descending upon Louisville, Kentucky’s Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center from September 15th-18th, 2022.

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Eddie Vedder and NASA Teams Up for “Artemis1” Rocket Video


The behemoth Artemis 1 moon rocket is being “cleared for liftoff” and “making reverberations” in a new NASA video featuring music from Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.. The clip quotes lyrics are from the song “Invincible” on Vedder’s new solo record, and worldwide #1 rock album, Earthling. The single and album both have themes of exploration, NASA’s Artemis programs’ lunar mission focus. The fully assembled rocket, which will launch the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission around the moon in May or June, was rolled out to its launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time on March 17.Continue reading


Pearl Jam Books North American Tour Dates


Pearl Jam has announced new and rescheduled US tour dates, stemming back to the start of the pandemic in 2020. Their album Gigaton was released at the start of the pandemic and the band has not toured behind it. Dates are booked for May and September 2022. The updated routing also includes four additional concert dates in Fresno, Sacramento, Las Vegas, and Camden. Josh Klinghoffer’s (ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers) solo project, Pluralone, will open all dates on this tour. Klinghoffer will also join Pearl Jam as a touring member on these dates. A special ticket pre-sale for all tour dates begins today for current eligible Pearl Jam Ten Club members (active as of Sunday, March 13). There will be no general public sale. All public tickets will be available through Ticketmaster Verified Fan Registration. Verified Fan ticket registration is open now through Sunday, March 27 at 10 p.m. PT and the Verified Fan Onsale begins Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. local time.

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Daughtry Pays Tribute to Chris Cornell with a Cover of “Hunger Strike” ft. LaJon Witherspoon


Rocker Daughtry has shared a new cover of Temple of the Dog’s 1990s classic song “Hunger Strike” as a tribute to Chris Cornell, who died four years ago. The track features LaJon Witherspoon of Sevendust on co-lead vocals, in the role Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam had on the original track. Check out the track with a cool visualizer below.

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Nancy Wilson of Heart Shares New Video for Her Cover Of Pearl Jam’s “Daughter”


Heart’s Nancy Wilson has shared a music video for her cover version of Pearl Jam’s “Daughter”. Directed by Jeremy Danger Pictures, Wilson originally recorded the track for Netflix’s “I Am All Girls”, a South African film that shines a light on human trafficking. The track comes from Willson’s new solo album or originals and covers, “You And Me”, which released on May 7 via Carry On Music.

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Watch Machine Head Play Rare Track “My Misery” and cover Pearl Jam, White Zombie, and Slayer


Machine Head performed another of their lockdown-era “Electric Happy Hour” sessions where Robb Flynn is often joined by bassist Jared MacEachern. They perform a set every Friday and this week they deep cuts like ” fan favorite “My Misery” from the Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight Soundtrack, hits, and covers of Pearl Jam, White Zombie, and Slayer. You can watch every Friday live on that bands’ YouTube or Robb Flynn’s Twitch channel.

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