UCR’s largest headlines from November 2021 targeted in large part on reside track — a commodity we might all taken with no consideration earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic.
A few of the ones tales have been celebratory in nature, with main artists returning to the street after lengthy breaks: Bob Dylan performed his first display since 2019, a part of a excursion selling 2020’s Tough and Rowdy Techniques. Genesis additionally kicked off the North American leg in their long-awaited (and up to now behind schedule) reunion excursion, The Ultimate Domino? However any other main tale used to be tragic: Ten other folks have been in the long run killed and loads extra injured because of a crowd surge all over Houston’s Astoworld competition.
The month incorporated the announcement of 2022’s Grammy nominees, with acts like AC/DC, Foo Warring parties and Mammoth WVH a number of the rock honorees. Martin Scorsese additionally boosted his Thankful Useless credentials through signing on as director and manufacturer of an upcoming band biopic.
Revisit the most important tales from November 2021 beneath.
Genesis Release U.S. Leg of Reunion Excursion
Genesis introduced their long-awaited reunion excursion on the absolute worst conceivable time: early March 2020, simply because the COVID-19 pandemic began to turn out to be fact. A couple of months later, the prog-rock trio postponed the trek into 2021, with their North American leg set to release Nov. 15 — the primary of 2 dates at Chicago’s United Middle. That opening display reflected the static set record from their previous Ecu run, with one notable distinction: swapping out the art-rock deep lower “Duchess” for greasy pop hit “False impression.”
Learn Extra: Genesis Kick Off North American Reunion Excursion: Assessment and Set Record
Bob Dylan Resumes Excursion After Just about Two-Yr Hiatus
Bob Dylan’s By no means Finishing Excursion resumed on Nov. 2, marking the tip of a just about two-year reside hiatus. The songwriter kicked off his Tough and Rowdy Techniques trek at Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater, enjoying 8 of that album’s songs (all however “Crossing the Rubicon” and the 17-minute “Homicide Maximum Foul”) and dedicating the efficiency to past due guitar icon Les Paul. “We all know he used to be from right here,” Dylan mentioned. “And we wanna honor him this night with this display.”
Learn Extra: Bob Dylan Returns to the Street: Set Record and Video
Tragedy Moves Astroworld Pageant
Whilst the month introduced a variety of inspiring live performance moments, it additionally introduced a reside track tragedy: Ten other folks died and loads extra suffered accidents following a crowd surge incident all over Astroworld, the Houston competition headlined through rapper Travis Scott on Nov. 5. A large number of investigations adopted, whilst two safety guards who labored the development filed a lawsuit after maintaining accidents themselves.
Learn Extra: 8 Useless in Houston Track Pageant Crowd Surge
Martin Scorsese Indicators on for Thankful Useless Film
Martin Scorsese already had one Thankful Useless undertaking on his resume, having executive-produced the 2017 documentary Lengthy Atypical Commute. So who higher to direct and convey Apple’s reputable Useless biopic? The as-yet-untitled movie, introduced Nov. 18, will megastar Jonah Hill as past due bandleader Jerry Garcia, with Thankful Useless contributors Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Invoice Kreutzmann serving on a group of government manufacturers along Garcia’s daughter Trixie.
Learn Extra: Martin Scorsese to Direct Thankful Useless Biopic
AC/DC, Foo Warring parties, Mammoth WVH Earn Grammy Nods
A numerous roster of rock-related artists together with AC/DC, Foo Warring parties, Mammoth WVH, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix, Chris Cornell, Kings of Leon, Weezer, ABBA, Deftones, Black Pumas and David Byrne earned Grammy nominations for the 2022 rite, scheduled for Jan. 31. The Best possible Rock Album class options AC/DC’s Energy Up, Foo Warring parties’ Medication at Middle of the night, McCartney’s McCartney III, the posthumous Cornell covers LP No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1 and Black Pumas’ Capitol Cuts – Reside From Studio A. Nominees for Best possible Rock Tune are McCartney (“To find My Means”), Foo Warring parties (“Ready on a Battle”), Mammoth WVH (“Distance”), Kings of Leon (“The Bandit”) and Weezer (“All My Favourite Songs”).
Learn Extra: AC/DC, Foo Warring parties, Mammoth WVH Amongst 2022 Grammy Nominees
In Memoriam: 2021 Deaths
Remembering the musicians, actors, manufacturers and others who’ve died in 2021.