Welcome to the 31st edition of the 2006 HR/HM Update.
ROCK & ROLL INTERVIEWS
Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen
Hatebreed guitarist Frank Novinec
Ex-Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman
Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor
Twisted Sister guitarist Eddie Ojeda
Big Cock guitarist David Henzerling
Queensryche singer Geoff Tate
FIVE QUESTIONS WITH...
Divided By Zero
ONLINE CD REVIEWS
Sammy Hagar - Livin' It Up
Stone Sour - Come What(ever) May
Cattle Decapitation - Karma.Bloody.Karma
Leaves' Eyes - Legend Land
Slayer - Christ Illusion
COMINGS AND GOINGS
Bloodbath has parted ways with Dan Swano. Band Statement, Dan Swano Statement
Eagle Rock has sold off Spitfire Records. News Link
Here's news on the new lineup for Cradle To Grave. Story Details
Quiet Riot has reunited with guitarist Alex Grossi and bassist Chuck Wright
CD & DVD NEWS OF THE WEEK PART I
The new album from Symphony X is due out before the end of 2006 and will be called Paradise Lost.
Catamenia will have a live DVD, Bringing The Cold To Poland, out in November from Metal Mind Productions
A 2 CD compilation of unreleased tracks from Danzig's career will be out in November. It's being released as Lost Tracks Of Danzig.
MTM Music will release the TNT DVD Live In Madrid on September 22nd. The concert was recorded on April 1st, 2006. The DVD will include an 82 minute audio version of the concert and a booklet with liner notes from the now former vocalist Tony Harnell. More Details
The track listing is:
01. Invisible Noise
02. As Far As The Eye Can See
03. Downhill Racer
04. A Fix
05. She Needs Me
06. Give Me A Sign
07. Guitar Solo
08. Caught Between The Tigers
09. Listen To Your Heart
10. Black Butterfly
11. Seven Seas
12. Forever Shine On
13. Fantasia Espanola
14. My Religion
15. 10,000 Lovers (In One)
The new live DVD from Grave is due in November from Metal Mind Productions and will be entitled Enraptured.
Here's a bunch of Manowar news! The band will release the new single "The Sons Of Odin" in October. A DVD of their performance at the Earthshaker Fest concert in 2005 will be released in November. The band's forthcoming (no date yet) CD will be called Gods Of War.
Metallica For Babies! Baby Rock Records is releasing Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of Metallica. Details
Whitesnake has signed a European record deal with SPV Records. A 2 disc live CD, Live...In The Shadow Of The Blues, will be released November 3rd in Germany and November 6th in the rest of Europe. There will be four brand new studio tracks on the disc. The full details and tracklisting can be found here.
The third album from Trivium is due out October 10th. It's being called The Crusade. The track listing is below.
03. Entrance Of The Conflagration
05. Anthem (We Are The Fire)
06. And Sadness Will Sear
07. Becoming The Dragon
08. To The Rats
09. This World Can't Tear Us Apart
10. Tread The Floods
11. Contempt Breeds Contamination
12. The Rising
13. The Crusade
The German melodic metal band Mob Rules will release their 5th studio album Ethnolution A.D. October 23rd in Europe (October 20th in Germany).
Sauron's The Channeling Void is due from Carnal Records in late 2006/early 2007. Details and Track Listing
The new Talisman CD 7 is due out October 20th on Frontiers Records. The lineup of the band is:
Jeff Scott Soto (vocals)
Marcel Jacob (bass)
Jamie Borger (drums)
Fredrik Akesson (guitars)
You can see a picture of the lineup HERE.
The track listing for the album contains 3 MP3 audio samples.
02. Nowhere Fast
03. Rhyme Or Reason
04. End Of The Line
05. The 1 I'm Living 4
06. On My Way
08. Succumb 2 My Desire
09. Shed A Tear Goodbye
10. Troubled Water
11. Back 2 The Feeling