Tarja Announces Reissue of “From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas)”

World-renowned singer Tarja will reissue a new version of her previous Christmas album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas), due for release arrives On November 6 Via Earmusic. Tarja tours behind her Christmas album to sold-out audiences all over the world. The release also includes Christmas Together: Live At Olomouc And Hradec Králové 2019.  It will be available as a limited, 2CD digipak. Pre-order it here.

Continue reading

Billy Gould Added To Wayne Kramer’s MC50 Concert Tour

Faith No More, by Meg Loyal Photography

Billy Gould, the legendary bassist, and songwriter of Faith No More has been added to Wayne Kramer’s all-star MC50 band, celebrating the 50th-anniversary of the MC5 with tour dates this fall. Perofming the classic album Kick Out The Jams, Gould joins Kramer, Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Marcus Durrant (Zen Guerrilla) and Kim Thayil (Soundgarden). Former Hanoi Rocks singer Michael Monroe as direct on all UK dates. Continue reading

Michael Monroe Releasing Blackout States on October 16th via Spinefarm

michael monroe band

Michael Monroe will be releasing a new studio album titled Blackout States on October 16, 2015 via Spinefarm Records. This 13-track outing was produced by Chips Kiesbye (Hellacopters, Nomads) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland.

With Blackout States, Monroe’s current touring and recording outfit, comprised of bassist Sami Yaffa (ex-Hanoi Rocks/New York Dolls), guitarist Steve Conte (ex-New York Dolls/Company of Wolves), guitarist Rich Jones (ex-Black Halos/Amen), and drummer Karl Rockfist (ex-Chelsea Smiles/Danzig), provided strong creative support for a groundbreaking artist whose reputation continues to flourish. Many of rock’s most noted performers, including Dave Grohl and Slash, have cited Monroe’s unwavering drive and three-decade-plus career as a genuine source of inspiration.

Michael Monroe on Facebook
Michael Monroe on Twitter
Michael Monroe on YouTube
Michael Monroe on Instagram

Michael Monroe Recording New Album

michael monroe band

Veteran Finnish hard rocker Michael Monroe is working on a new album to be released in Autumn 2015 via Spinefarm/Universal. Recording will continue until mid-March and the first single is due out this spring.

Says Monroe,

“Once again, it’s time for a new Michael Monroe album! We are happy to have recently renewed our deal with Universal Music/Spinefarm and have written a bunch of new songs for the album over the past couple of months. The album is being produced by Swedish producer Chips Kiesbye (Hellacopters, Sator, Nomads) and we started recording it at the end of February in Gothenburg, Sweden. We’re all really excited about the new project. This is guaranteed to become another brilliant new Michael Monroe album!”

Michael Monroe on Facebook
Michael Monroe on Twitter
Michael Monroe on Instagram