July 17, 2001

NEW MILLENIUM ON THE WAY

MILLENIUM are to start writing the new album, a follow-up to 2000’s  "Hourglass", to have it finished by the end of the year. Meanwhile, their covers album, that was promised a long ago and had RAINBOW’s “I Surrender” debuted on the "Union 3" compilation, is almost complete. It features the following tracks:

Neon Knignts (BLACK SABBATH)
Love To Love (UFO)
Shout It Out Loud (KISS)
Love Ain’t No Stranger (WHITESNAKE)
Love Is Like Oxygen (SWEET)
On And On (MSG)
S.A.T.O. (Ozzy Osbourne)
I Surrender (RAINBOW)
Perfect Strangers (DEEP PURPLE)

Keyboards duties on the still untitled album will be fulfilled by Don Airey, who played also on "Hourglass".

NO TIME TO LOSE FOR HUGHES

Glenn Hughes is going to join the VOICES OF CLASSIC ROCK ranks for three gigs in Canada next week, to sing side by side with Pat Travers, Bobby Kimball, Joe Lynn Turner, Mike Reno, John Cafferty and Spencer Davis. Moreover, on August 5th Glenn will come up on stage of the Westbury Music Festival together with MOUNTAIN to deliver a Leslie West song and a DEEP PURPLE one. The show is to be recorded for DVD and a live CD release.

Currently Hughes is busy working on the HUGHES-TURNER PROJECT songs that will be recorded this September in LA for the next year release. As for Glenn’s forthcoming “Building The Machine” album, the release date is now shifted to September 24th.

BOWIE KIDDING

David Bowie launches the radio station for kids on his web site by the end of the summer. “Kick Out the Jammies” station will air a collection of music for children.

Bowie said, the station was inspired by tapes he made for his 1-year old daughter Alexandria. The playlist is a selection made by Dave himself and the members of his online community, BowieNet. The station broadcast will be available for everyone, unlike two existing channels of “BowieRadio”, one for Bowie hits and rarities and the other for his favorite songs by others, that are for community members only.

MAGAZINE FOR ROGER DEAN

Roger Dean‘s is a household name for every classic progressive rock aficionado. Now there’s a new web site for the legendary artist, that offers many of his work for sale. Among them are:

The 2001 edition fine art prints of “Tales From Topographic Oceans”, “The Magician’s Birthday”, “The Yes Logo”; original drawings of “Greenslade”, “Bedside Manners”, “Demons And Wizards”, “Awakening”, “Octopus”; original paintings of "Acoustically Driven", “Sailing The Sea Of Light” and “Yesshows”.

Finally, there’s an e-zine for Roger Dean, titled “E-Views”. All the suscribers of “E-Views” will be recieving also the quaterly editions of the glossy mag in the style of "The Official URIAH HEEP Journal".

July 17, 2001

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