Category: HELIX

HELIX – Old School (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Canadian hard rock legends HELIX are releasing their new album “Old School” via Perris Records next June 22, 2019, and you have it here in exclusive today. “Old School” is HELIX’s 15th full length studio album, comprised of songs written from 1981-1989 but never released. Produced by longtime bass player Daryl Gray and mastered by Harry Hess of Harem Scarem,...

Brian VOLLMER (Helix) – Get Yer Hands Dirty (2017)

Brian VOLLMER (Helix) – Get Yer Hands Dirty (2017)

Brian VOLLMER, frontman for Canadian legend Helix will release next October 6th his second solo effort “Get Yer Hands Dirty” both on CD and vinyl LP.Mastered by Harry Hess (Harem Scarem) and produced by Juno award winning Gavin Brown (who also played drums) the recording includes Sean Kelly on guitar (Alan Frew, Honeymoon Suite), Matt Weidinger (Lee Aaron) on keyboards,...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases October-November 2017 – Vol.3

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases October-November 2017 – Vol.3

A new month is soon arriving, so let’s check some upcoming releases advanced singles. Via Frontiers Records super-group PHANTOM 5 will release their second album Play II Win. The band includes former Bonfire singer Claus Lessmann, producer and guitar player Michael Voss (Michael Schenker), Robby Boebel (Fontline) and Axel Kruse (Jaded Heart). Check the new single ‘Baptised’, a great rolling...

HELIX – The Early Years [remastered reissue] (2017)

HELIX – The Early Years [remastered reissue] (2017)

HELIX is perhaps the biggest metal / hard rock act in Canadian history, with a catalog of music that nearly spans four decades. “The Early Years” was a Helix compilation presented in 1991, featuring all the tracks from the band’s first two independent albums, ‘Breaking Loose’ and ‘White Lace & Black Leather’. This was the first ever CD release of...

HELIX – Rock It Science (2016)

HELIX – Rock It Science (2016)

“Rock It Science” is the new HELIX album released by Perris Records but it’s not just a Greatest Hits album, and includes a brand new song, the really fun titled ‘(Gene Simmons Says) Rock Is Dead’. Helix are Canadian hard rock royalty. Active since 1974, Helix are ranked among Anvil, Lee Arron, The Killer Dwarfs, and a very select few...

VOLLMER (Helix) – When Pigs Fly [Perris Records reissue 2016]

VOLLMER (Helix) – When Pigs Fly [Perris Records reissue 2016]

“When Pigs Fly” the one and only solo album by Brian VOLLMER, lead vocalist of the Canadian legends Helix. Originally between 1993-2004 Helix hiatus and just recently re-released 2016 through Perris Records, “When Pigs Fly” should be in every Helix fans CD collection. After the release of It’s a Business Doing Pleasure (1993) Helix activities were temporarily suspended due the...

HELIX – B-Sides [New Tracklist Re-Packaged Edition] (2016)

HELIX – B-Sides [New Tracklist Re-Packaged Edition] (2016)

Perris Records has just released “B-Sides“, a collection of HELIX songs that the band published by themselves years ago under the same title, but this 2016 is a completely different release, including tracks not present previously, new artwork, and on a strictly limited pressing of only 500 CDs. The title “B-Sides” here is misleading; a B-side is a track that...

HELIX – Smash Hits Unplugged [Perris Records reissue] (2016)

“Smash Hits… Unplugged!” was Canadian’s Hard Rock institution HELIX first acoustic album ever appeared some years ago, now reissued 2016 by Perris Records as the original edition is pretty exhausted, and strangely, never was released by an American label before. “Smash Hits…Unplugged!”, the acoustic rework of Helix hits, was certainly a release that deserved more attention. While Helix have continued...

HELIX – Wild In The Streets [Rock Candy Remaster]

HELIX – Wild In The Streets [Rock Candy Remaster]

* These were requested several times in some post comments: HELIX ’80s most relevant albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records. Two were featured here some days ago, it’s time for the other 2.Let’s go with the last reissued by the label; the rocking “Wild In The Streets“. With the success of their previous albums and benefitting from unrelenting...

HELIX – Long Way To Heaven [Rock Candy remaster]

* These were requested several times in some post comments: HELIX ’80s most relevant albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records. Two were featured here some days ago, it’s time for the other 2.Let’s go with their more ‘AORish’ album from the mid-Eighties; the ultra polished “Long Way To Heaven“. Helix were a band you could always count on...

HELIX – Walkin’ The Razor’s Edge [Rock Candy remaster]

* These were requested several times in some post comments: HELIX ’80s most relevant albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records.“Walkin’ The Razor’s Edge” was Helix 2nd album with Capitol Records, and they went around the world with it. With their major label debut album No Rest For The Wicked racking up healthy sales and great reviews, Helix forged...

HELIX – No Rest For The Wicked [Rock Candy remaster]

* These were requested several times in some post comments: HELIX ’80s most relevant albums ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records.One of the hardest working acts in Rock multi-hued history, Canadian five-piece Helix pretty much spent their major label years out on the road, showing that the tour-album-tour routine could indeed be made to work.After a couple of strong...