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HELIX 'Anthology' CD In The Works

Veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX are talking to several record companies in various territories (Canada, U.S. and Europe) about the possibility of releasing a HELIX "anthology" CD. The collection would include about 20 tracks, covering all the HELIX LPs over the years plus a couple of songs from singer Brian Vollmer's solo album, "When Pigs ...

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HELIX: 'Skin In The Game' EP Commercial Posted Online

A commercial for "Skin In The Game", the new EP from veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX, can be viewed below. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. The William Tell Overture 02. Skin In The Game 03. The Bitch Is A Bullet 04. Angelina 05. Champagne Communist The CD was mixed by ...

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HELIX To Release 'Skin In The Game' EP

Veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX will release a new EP, "Skin In The Game", in September. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. The William Tell Overture 02. Skin In The Game 03. The Bitch Is A Bullet 04. Angelina 05. Champagne Communist The CD was mixed by Aaron Murray and was ...

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EXODUS, DARK FUNERAL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE

EXODUS and DARK FUNERAL have been confirmed to appear on the Sweden Rock Cruise. The ship Tallink Silja Galaxy will departs from Stockholm, Sweden on October 6 and make a round trip to Turku, Finland to return to Stockholm 23 hours later. Also scheduled to appear are Canadian bands ANVIL and HELIX, with two more ...

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King Kobra - KING KOBRA

I don't remember KING KOBRA to be a "bad" band; I just don't remember much at all about 1985's "Ready to Strike" and 1986's "Thrill of a Lifetime" beyond Carmine Appice occupying the drum stool and all that bright 'n shiny blond hair. More importantly with regard to the new self-titled album, I don't remember ...

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HELIX To Release Compilation Album Featuring New Tracks

Veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX are planning to release a compilation album in the fall featuring five new songs plus selections from the band's previous three CDs, "When Pigs Fly", "Vagabond Bones", and "Power Of Rock And Roll". According to singer Brian Vollmer, "This could all change if the songs we're recording now [at A ...

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HELIX: New Audio Interview With KALEB DUCK

On March 28, 2011, Jason Saulnier of the MusicLegends.ca web site conducted an interview with guitarist Kaleb Duck of Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HELIX's acoustic album, "Smash Hits Unplugged", was released in January. The effort was recorded at A Studios ...

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HELIX's Reality Show To Include Interviews With DANKO JONES, KITTIE

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX are filming a pilot for a reality-TV series called "Vagabond Bones". According to HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer, the program will focus on the personalities in the band, which has "always been our strongest point." The pilot will contain interviews with a number of other musicians and notable Canadian public figures, ...

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HELIX: 'Smash Hits Unplugged' Release Date Announced

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX recently inked a a licensing deal with EMI in Canada for the release of their new acoustic album, "Smash Hits Unplugged". Two songs from the effort will be released to radio: "That Day is Gonna Come" (rock radio) and "Dream On" to Hot AC (hot adult contemporary). Due on January ...

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VAN HALEN 1981 Live Footage Posted To Promote Classic Rock Auctions

To promote their melodic rock/heavy metal-themed auctions, eBay seller EliteWorks has posted a long-lost VAN HALEN TV interview from 1981 which includes professionally shot live footage from the band's "Fair Warning" tour. The segment shows the group at the absolute peak of its live powers and perfectly illustrates that VAN HALEN really was the world's ...

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HELIX Signs Licensing Deal With EMI For New Unplugged Album

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX have inked a a licensing deal with EMI in Canada for the release of their new acoustic album, "Smash Hits Unplugged". Two songs from the effort will be released to radio: "That Day is Gonna Come" (rock radio) and "Dream On" to Hot AC (hot adult contemporary). Tentatively due in ...

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HELIX: More 'Smash Hits Unplugged' Details Revealed

More video footage from the recording sessions for "Smash Hits Unplugged", the forthcoming acoustic album from Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX, can be viewed below. Tentatively due in early November, the CD was recorded at A Studios in London, Ontario with co-producer Aaron Murray and is comprised of "all our hits plus the JAMES LEROY ...

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HELIX: Acoustic Album Details Revealed

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX have set "Smash Hits Unplugged" as the title of their acoustic album, tentatively due in November. The CD was recorded at A Studios in London, Ontario with co-producer Aaron Murray and is comprised of "all our hits plus the JAMES LEROY song 'A Touch of Magic' which I've always wanted ...

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HELIX Planning Compilation Album, Acoustic CD

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX are putting together a compilation album consisting of songs that were released between 2000 and 2010, including three tracks that originally appeared on singer Brian Vollmer's solo album. The track listing for this CD is tentatively as follows: * I'm A Live Frankenstein * X-Ray Eyes * King Of The ...

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HELIX: 'Monday Morning Meltdown' Video Released

"Monday Morning Meltdown", the new video from Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX, can be viewed below. The clip was shot earlier this year with director Francis Coral Mellon of RedDustFilms.net. It was produced and edited by Brent Doerner, with additional cameras by Pat Portelance. "Monday Morning Meltdown" comes off HELIX's latest album, "Vagabond Bones", which ...

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HELIX: 'Make 'Em Dance' Video Available

"Make 'Em Dance", the new video from Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX, can be viewed below. The clip was shot last month in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada and features an appearance by former "Canada's Next Top Model" winner Rebecca Hardy. Guitarist Brent Doerner enlisted the help of the Conestoga College video department and director Francis Coral ...

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HELIX: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From New Video Shoot Posted Online

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX filmed two new videos — "Monday Morning Meltdown" and "Make 'Em Dance" — last weekend in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. Guitarist Brent Doerner enlisted the help of the Conestoga College video department and director Francis Coral Mellon for the shoot, which marked the first time the band had filmed a video ...

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HELIX Filming Two New Videos This Weekend; Photos Available

Vocalist Brian Vollmer of Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX has issued the following update: "Yesterday we filmed most of [the new HELIX video] 'Make 'Em Dance' at an undisclosed location in Woodstock, Ontario. We also filmed segments of [the HELIX video for the song] 'Monday Morning Metdown' — the 'storyline' portions. In a couple of ...

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HELIX Preparing To Film Two New Videos

Vocalist Brian Vollmer of Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX has issued the following update: "YouTube is the way to go when it comes to videos nowadays. At least with bands like HELIX. MTV and MuchMusic don't really play rock videos anymore and besides, where are you ever going to recoup all the money that it ...

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