Welcome to the 43rd installment of the 2006 HR/HM Update. Since this is the first update since the official start of the holiday shopping season, I thought I'd start off with the news that Cheap Trick has a posted the new song "Come On, Christmas" on their official site.
Could there be yet more trouble brewing in the Michael Schenker Group camp?
Three former members of Thee Plague Of Gentlemen have formed a new band called Serpent Cult. Information
Here are online reviews of the new 36 Crazyfists CD Rest Inside The Flames and the new Circle II Circle album Burden Of Truth
ROCK & ROLL INTERVIEWS
Slamer's Mike Slamer
L. A. Guns vocalist Phil Lewis audio interview
Soulfly's Max Cavalera
Ex-Cradle Of Filth drummer Adrian Erlandsson
Twisted Sister guitarist J. J. French
Mushroomhead drummer Skinny
8 minute audio interview with singer Glenn Hughes
AUDIO & VIDEO LINKS
Here's five samples from the new Bang Tango CD From The Hip.
It's All OK
Ain't Nothin' Better
Go, Go, Go
Carry Me Up
The video for Twisted Sister's "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" has been posted on Youtube.
Check out five audio samples from the new Harem Scarem CD Human Nature.
Don't Throw It Away
Tomorrow May Be Gone
CD & DVD NEWS OF THE WEEK
A compilation of early material from the Guano Apes is due out December 1st on G.U.N. Records. The collection is called The Lost (T)apes. Details
The new Pain Of Salvation CD Scarsick is due out late January 2007.
05. Disco Queen
06. Kingdom Of Loss
07. Mrs. Modern Mother Mary
09. Flame To The Moth
10. Enter Rain
Pink Cream 69 has signed with Frontiers Records and will have a new album out in March 2007 that is tentatively titled In10sity.
The new Rage DVD Full Moon In St. Petersburg is tentatively due out February 23rd, 2007 on Nuclear Blast Records. DVD Information
The new Ministry album The Last Sucker will be released mid-September 2007.
R&C Ltd will release the new Stevie Salas album Be What It Is in Japan.
01. What It Was To Be What It Is
02. Get Out Alive
03. Head On Collision
04. Two Souls War'n In A Bag Of Skin
05. Bring It Easy
06. Long Way To Roll
07. Are The Gods Smiling On Me (Or Are They Laughing)
08. My Girl Is Gone
09. To Surf With Angels
10. Cherokee Girl
11. To Begin Again
12. Worn Out Rooster (Japan Only Bonus Track)
Doro Pesch's bassist Nick Douglas has a solo album due out this coming Tuesday (Nov. 27th) in Europe on Painkiller Records. The album is called Through The Pane. You can check out more via his Myspace page.
The new Magnum CD Princess Alice & The Broken Arrow will be out in Europe on March 26th, 2007.
01. Out Of The Shadows
02. When We Were Younger
03. You'll Never Sleep
04. Eyes Wide Open
05. Desperate Times
06. Your Lies
07. The Gates Of Hell
08. Be Strong
09. Inside Your Head
10. Thank You For The Day
11. Dragons Are Real
12. Like Brothers We Stand
Manowar has a new DVD coming out called The Day The Earth Shook - The Absolute Power. DVD Details
Dimmu Borgir has a new album due in Early 2007 from Nuclear Blast Records. It will be called In Sorte Diaboli.