The Reverend of the "Rock n' Roll Breakfast Show", which airs on Victoria, British Columbia, Canada's CFUV 101.9 FM radio station, recently conducted an interview with vocalist Brian Vollmer of Canadian hard rockers HELIX. The chat can now be streamed in three parts using the audio player below.
The original '80s lineup of HELIX — Brent "The Doctor" Doerner on lead guitar, Greg "Fritz" Hinz on drums, Daryl Gray on bass, and Brian Vollmer on vocals — plus newcomer shredder Kaleb Duck, has scheduled the following dates:
Nov. 18 - Fredericton, NB - Rock Nightclub
Nov. 19 - Barrington, NS - D34 Entertainment Bar
Nov. 20 - Moncton, NB - The Rockin' Rodeo
Nov. 21 - Chester, NS - Chester Dooly's
Apr. 16 - Uncasville, CT - The Wolf Den - Mohegan Casino
Aug. 07 - Lewisporte, NL - Lewisporte Recreation Complex
HELIX will release its new album, "Vagabond Bones", on November 17 in Canada via Universal/Fontana and in the U.S. through Perris Records. Vollmer has been collaborating with Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY) on material for the CD, which was mixed by engineer Aaron Murray.
"Vagabond Bones" track listing:
01. The Animal Inside (Won't Be Denied)
02. Go Hard or Go Home
03. Vagabond Bones
04. Monday Morning Meltdown
05. When The Bitter's Got The Better Of You
06. Hung Over But Still Hanging In
07. Best Mistake I Never Made
08. Make 'Em Dance
09. Jack It Up
Vollmer's track-by-track description of "Vagabond Bones" can be found on the band's officialweb site.
HELIX has been active in the past several years with several releases. The band's most recent collection of original material, "The Power of Rock and Roll", came out in 2007. Their latest CD, "A Heavy Mental Christmas", was made available in all Canadian Wal-Mart stores last November and received airplay worldwide. The CD also received great reviews from the critics.