July 23, 2024

7/2 Heart postpones its Royal Flush” tour so that singer Ann Wilson can undergo cancer treatment. She had undergone an operation to remove “something that, as it turns out, was cancerous.”

7/4 System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian continues his criticism of Imagine Dragons for playing a show in Baku, Azerbaijan because it helped “whitewash the dictatorial regime’s image.”

In a recent Rolling Stone interview, Dan Reynolds, Imagine Dragons’ frontman, states “(there are) corrupt leaders and warmongers all over the world, and where do you draw the line?”

“Respectfully, I draw the line at ethnic cleansing and genocide,” writes Tankian on social media.

7/5 Visions Of Atlantis drops “Pirates II – Armada.” The set features the tracks Monsters” and “Armada.”

Influenced by Nightwish and fascinated by the myth of Atlantis, the band was founded in ’00.

7/5 AC/DC receive the Legend Award at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards in London. They are acknowledged for their five decades as an influential and iconic band. In addition, Blur takes home the flagship O2 Silver Clef Award in celebration of the band’s contribution to music during its three-decade-long career. 

The O2 Silver Clef Awards aid the U.K. music-therapy charity Nordoff and Robbins.

7/6 AC/DC top the Hard Rock Digital Song Sales chart with their ‘90 hit “Thunderstruck” (from the band’s “The Razor’s Edge” set). The song first claimed the #1 spot on the Hard Rock Digital Sales chart back in ’12.

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