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Feature Artist Pages: [Ted Poley ]

Poison

POISON'S BRET MICHAELS LOOKS FORWARD TO SOLO ALBUM:
With the Posion album out of the way, Bret Michaels is looking towards his solo album. Songs Of Life is due for release in the next couple of months.
Samples for 6 songs - Bittersweet . Loaded Gun . Raine . Songs of Life . Strange Sensation . Forgiveness - can be heard from the site now: bretmichaels.com


Primal Fear

PRIMAL FEAR AND SINNER KEEPING MAT SINNER BUSY:
Primal Fear are currently preparing for their headlining tour of Europe with Rage supporting. The Black Sun tour starts off in September travelling throughout Europe with dates in Mexico and Brazil following in November and early December.
Another round of dates are planned for Europe in December and a much-anticipated North American tour is being discussed, although nothing has been confirmed at this time. Black Sun is available in stores now. www.primalfear.de

Sinner are in the middle of the pre-production of their new album There Will Be Execution. Some of the new song titles are Black Monday, There Will Be Execution, God Raises the Dead, Liberty of Death and Requiem for a Sinner. The album will include 10 new songs written by Mat Sinner and Tom Naumann and one classic cover tune.
The new disc, will be layed down at The House of Music Studio in Winterbach, Germany starting on July 10th. Produced by Mat Sinner and engineered by Achim Köhler (Primal Fear, Fleshcrawl), the line-up includes the comeback of guitarist Tom Naumann and original drummer Fritz Randow (who is pulling double duty with British metal legends Saxon) and also includes Henny Wolter (guitar, Primal Fear), Fran Rössler (keyboards) and Mat Sinner (vocals & bass). An early 2003 release is anticipated. sinner.rocks.de


Phenonema

NEW PHENOMENA ON IT'S WAY:
I received and e-mail from Jason, who has set up a Classic Rock mailing list at Yahoo groups. To subscribe, send an e-mail to: classicrocknews-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Jason recently sent Phenomena's Tom Galley 10 questions. The update from Tom is that he is recording a new Phenomena album, which will hopefully be ready for release in the not too distant future.


Planet X

Planet X Live from Oz will be released worldwide on April 23. The album was recorded in June 2001 in Melbourne Australia, mixed by Simon Phillips. xplanetx.com


Pretty Maids

PRETTY MAIDS STILL UP SOME PANIC:
The new Pretty Maids album Planet Panic will be released in Europe soon. A sneak peak at one of the album's tracks - Virtual Brutality, (available at their website), has caused come controversy, with the use of some modern production techniques. It will be interesting to hear the full album. It's released mid-March.


Push

Push are back March 25, with their new album For The Love Of The Game, released through Z Records.