10/8/21 Rock News
— Robert Plant has released a new track from his upcoming album with Alison Krauss.
“High and Lonesome” was written by Plant and T-Bone Burnett, and is the only original song on the new album, which features songs by Lucinda Williams, Merle Haggard, The Everly Brothers and other known artists. Plant’s last collaboration with Alison Krauss was the platinum-selling “Raising Sand” in 2007. Their new album “Raise the Roof” comes out November 19th.
— Carlos Santana is out with a new song:
“Move” is from Santana’s new album that comes out next week, and features Rob Thomas on vocals. The two can also be seen performing the song in a new black-and-white video. Other famous collaborators on the new album “Blessings and Miracles” include Steve Winwood and guitarist Kirk Hammett of Metallica. “Blessings and Miracles” comes out October 15th.
— The Red Hot Chili Peppers are going on tour. On Thursday, the band shared the details of the tour with a video skit that showed members as reporters on a news set. They also revealed they’re bringing a star-studded group of guests along with them. Thundercat will open during most of the tour, with The Strokes, Beck, HAIM, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals, King Princess, and A$AP Rocky to play support in select cities. The U.S. leg begins in Denver, Colorado on July 23rd and ends on September 12th in Arlington, Texas.
— Tears For Fears have a new song out:
“The Tipping Point” is the first single and title track from their upcoming new album, and is the band’s first new music in 17 years. There’s also a video for the track that shows co-founders Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal performing the song. Tears For Fears’ last album was in 2004. “The Tipping Point” will come out on February 25th.