AXEL RUDI PELL has posted the cover artwork for the upcoming "The Ballads III" compilation at this location (conceived by Marc Klinnert of Studio Oxmox Australia).
"The Ballads III" is scheduled for release on October 25 through SPV Records. In addition to all of the group's ballads since the release of "The Ballads II", the disc includes three newly recorded songs: "Don't Say Goodbye" (a new Axel composition), a new acoustic version of "Forever Angel", and a cover version of RAINBOW's "The Temple of the King".
According to a posting at Pell's official web site, the AXEL RUDI PELL band will perform a few acoustic shows in Germany the week of the album's release date, where the fans will have the chance to 'meet and greet' the band and get their autographs.
"The Ballads III" track listing:
01. Don't Say Goodbye
02. Forever Angel (acoustic)
03. The Temple of the King
05. The Line
06. Sea of Evil
07. The Curse Of The Chains
08. All the Rest of My Life
09. Forever Angel
10. The Temple of the Holy
11. Under the Gun
As previously reported, the second leg of AXEL RUDI PELL are tentatively scheduled to perform at next year's Bang Your Head, Graspop Metal Meeting and Wacken Open Air festivals.
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