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GRAVEYARD Begins Recording Comeback Album

Swedish rockers GRAVEYARD have entered Park Studios in Stockholm to record their as-yet-untitled new album for a late spring/early summer release. The disc is being produced by Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineered by Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). Commented the band: "It's great to be back ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Record New Solo Album In March

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe was interviewed by Planet Rock following his December 3 performance at the Planet Rockstock festival in Trecco Bay, South Wales. The full chat can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he prepares for his high-energy live performances: Michael: "I'm way too impatient ...

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TARJA Releases Video For Solo Version Of 'Feliz Navidad'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has released a video for her solo version of "Feliz Navidad". Check it out below. With Christmas only being less than three weeks away, earMUSIC and former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. ...

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Video: MICHAEL MONROE Performs At Finland's LAHDEN YÖT Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of Michael Monroe's July 15 performance at the Lahden Yöt festival in Lahti, Finland can be seen below. The former HANOI ROCKS frontman has just released "The Best", the first official collection of his (ongoing) solo musical exploits, featuring prime tracks from 1987 right up to 2017. It arrived June 30 via ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Says 'There's Nothing Cool About Satan Or Death'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how his new solo career-spanning "The Best" compilation came to be: Michael: "Since it's been 30 years since the release of my ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'The Best' Collection In June

In the leather-bound history of heartfelt rock 'n' roll, not only will Michael Monroe have at least one chapter all to himself but his name will be colorfully threaded throughout, such has been his impact, his appeal, and his ongoing never-surrender story; a powerful, inspirational tale told in detail on "The Best" — the first ...

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Video: MICHAEL MONROE Performs New Song 'One Foot Out Of The Grave' On 'The Voice Of Finland'

Video footage of former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe performing a new song called "One Foot Out Of The Grave" on the Finnish reality singing competition "The Voice Of Finland" can be seen below. Playing bass in Monroe's backing band for "The Voice" performance was Swedish musician and BACKYARD BABIES guitarist/vocalist Dregen, who left Monroe's ...

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