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Thursday, October 19, 2006

The GENESIS reunion is on featuring the 80’s line-up of MIKE RUTHERFORD, PHIL COLLINS & TONY BANKS. Full tour details etc are expected to be announced in early Nov.

Latest in the never ending line of KISS merchandise is a perfume. A mere $39 in the US, Kiss Him & Kiss Her. Sadly no Kiss This…

From GRAHAM BONNET’s website –
We know that there is already a rumour about "Alcatrazz" circulating on the internet. Yes, we have to admit that there is a project to form new Alcatrazz involving Graham, Howie Simon (g), Glenn Sobel (d) and Tim Luce (b). The official name is "Alcatrazz featuring Graham Bonnet", and it is not the reunion of the Alcatrazz perhaps you all know very well. Graham is truly hoping to tour Japan with this new band. When any activity of this project is confirmed, it'll definitely be on this News page. So keep your fingers crossed"!
On a side note, Graham has been invited by Don Airey to join the recording of Don's new solo album and sing some tracks. Also, as for the Elektric Zoo recordings, the vocal tracks are now half way done. Rest assured that it is progressing.

Rock Candy Records will be issuing a remastered edition of the classic 1982 album "Hughes/Thrall", with a release date set for November.
Both GLENN and PAT were heavily involved in the remastering process and have re-recorded two unreleased songs for inclusion as Bonus Tracks, "Still The Night" and "Love Don't Come Easy".
HUGHES/THRALL 2 will be released during 2007. Currently, there will be 9 songs in total - 7 new and 2 others which have seen the light of day before, but as part of some demos recorded back in the day.

PRESS RELEASES

On October 31, Immergent Records will release "Face to Face" — a DualDisc featuring songs from both QUEENSRŸCHE's "Tribe" (2003) album and Geoff Tate's self-titled solo effort (2002). The package will include the following:

CD Side:
* Complete album in stereo (see track listing below)
01. QUEENSRŸCHE - Desert Dance
02. GEOFF TATE - A Passenger
03. QUEENSRŸCHE - Losing Myself
04. GEOFF TATE - Flood
05. QUEENSRŸCHE - The Art Of Life
06. GEOFF TATE - Off The T.V.
07. QUEENSRŸCHE - Blood
08. GEOFF TATE - Helpless
09. QUEENSRŸCHE - The Great Divide
10. GEOFF TATE - Every Move We Make
11. QUEENSRŸCHE - Open
12. GEOFF TATE - In Other Words

DVD Side:
* Complete album in 5.1 surround sound
* QUEENSRŸCHE - "Desert Dance" Live Performance Video
* QUEENSRŸCHE Photo Gallery
* GEOFF TATE - "On The Record, Off The T.V." video
* GEOFF TATE Photo Gallery

Bonus Downloads via DVDLauncher.com:
* GEOFF TATE - Grain Of Faith
* GEOFF TATE - Over Me
* QUEENSRŸCHE - Rhythm Of Hope
* QUEENSRŸCHE - Tribe
* QUEENSRŸCHE - Doing Fine

QUEENSRŸCHE recently announced plans to record and release a double live album recorded on its current "Operation: Mindcrime II" tour. Tentatively titled "Operation: LIVECrime II", the set will include a live production of the original "Mindcrime" on Disc 1 and a live production of "Mindcrime II" on Disc 2.


Norway's favourite Melodic Rock outfit, HUSH now have a page on myspace. This page is set up and approved by the band members to help promote their latest CD, Mirage. The page can be found at www.myspace.com/hushtheband, so come along and make friends with band. For further information please check out the band's official website at www.hush.no


Black Messiah

The first Black Messiah album at AFM Records “Of Myths And Legends“ will be released on November, 17th. Black Messiah once again display their musicianship, but on an even higher level. If you don't have a clue what “Pagan Metal” means BLACK MESSIAH would feel honoured to introduce you to it…

Doro
On November, 24, 2006 a spectacular release is approaching: the DORO "Warrior Soul Winter Edition (20 Years A Warrior Soul)" offers, in three different configurations, a view over the career of one of the strongest and most interesting artists of all times.

The regular Winter Edition of "Warrior Soul" includes, next to already established hits such as "You `re My Family", "Strangers Yesterday" or "Haunted Heart" an extra bonus CD with live tracks and a brand new, so far unreleased track.

The "20 Years A Warrior Soul" Edition contains, next to that, a high quality double DVD as well. The DVD is produced in the currently best and technically most developed DVD9-format. On the first DVD you get to see a 90 minutes documentation about the anniversary show, including all guests such as, for example, Lemmy/Motörhead, Biff/Saxon, Zak/Circle II Circle or Udo Dirkschneider/U.D.O.. It also contains a revolutionary road movie about the "Warrior Soul" tour. Like a real movie this road movie leads the watcher through different tour stations in Germany, Spain and Russia, as well as through big festival events (Sweden Rock) and allows several private insights in the daily touring life. The second DVD offers the anniversary show from Düsseldorf in full length. Roughly 180 minutes of that show that Doro will, as well as her fans, never ever forget.

For all collectors and true fans there will also be the exclusive, limited to 1000 pieces, spectacular Fan Box with special shirt, sticker, autograph card as well as a Warrior Soul-snow globe. Next to the winter tour of German rock queen Doro this will be the perfect Christmas gift for sure.

GIG NEWS

EUROPE
February
10 Newcastle Academy
11 Glasgow Academy
13 Bristol Academy
15 Birmingham Academy

AEROSMITH + MOTLEY CRUE
Nov. 29 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Casino (no MÖTLEY
CRÜE)
Dec. 01 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena (no MÖTLEY
CRÜE)
Dec. 05 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
Dec. 07 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
Dec. 09 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
Dec. 11 - Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
Dec. 13 - Vancouver, BC - General Motors Place
Dec. 15 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center (no MÖTLEY
CRÜE)
Dec. 17 - Sacramento, CA - ARCO Arena (no MÖTLEY CRÜE)

DENIM AND LEATHER, the classic metal tribute band featuring Ronny Munroe (METAL CHURCH) on vocals, Geoff Gayer (LEATHERWOLF) on guitar, Ira Black (LIZZY BORDEN) on guitar, Jeff Baker on bass, Bob Beaudette on guitar and Rob Daley on drums, has lined up the following dates:
Dec. 01 - The Firehouse - St. George, UT
Dec. 02 - Tailspin - Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 29 - TBA - St. George, UT
Dec. 30 - TBA - Park City, UT
Dec. 31 - TBA - Salt Lake City, UT

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