Guns N’ Roses’ “Greatest Hits” To Be Released On Vinyl For The First Time

Guns N’ Roses’ best-of compilation “Greatest Hits” will be released on vinyl for the first time on September 25. The record will be available as a 2LP set on 180gram audiophile black vinyl, as a 2LP set on silver colored vinyl with red and white splatter, and as a 2LP picture disc. Notably, the vinyl version of the compilation will also include “Shadow Of Your Love” from the 2018 “Appetite For Destruction” box set. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

“Greatest Hits” Track Listing:

LP1 – Side G

01. “Welcome To The Jungle”
02. “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
03. “Shadow Of Your Love”
04. “Patience”

LP1 – Side N

01. “Paradise City”
02. “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”
03. “Civil War”

LP2 – Side F’N

01. “You Could Be Mine”
02. “Don’t Cry” (Original Version)
03. “November Rain”
04. “Live And Let Die”

LP2 – Side R

01. “Yesterdays”
02. “Ain’t It Fun”
03. “Since I Don’t Have You”
04. “Sympathy For The Devil”

New Fear Factory Compilation “Linchpin” Released Without The Band’s Knowledge

Warner Music Group have apparently released a new Fear Factory compilation, titled “Linchpin,” without telling the band. Dino Cazares tweeted the following after a fan asked about it:

He then added that the group “had no input”:

Despite this, Cazares went on to say the company had “every right to do it”:

“Linchpin” Track Listing:

01. “Linchpin”
02. “Cars” (Gary Numan cover)
03. “Replica”
04. “Edgecrusher”
05. “Shock”
06. “Demanufacture”
07. “Invisible Wounds (Dark Bodies)”
08. “Self Bias Resistor”
09. “Resurrection”
10. “Scapegoat”
11. “Scumgrief”
12. “Zero Signal”
13. “Martyr”
14. “A Therapy For Pain”
15. “Crisis”
16. “Dark Bodies” (demo)
17. “Dead Man Walking”
18. “Full Metal Contact”
19. “Damaged”
20. “New Breed”
21. “Pisschrist”
22. “Soulwomb”
23. “Terminate”
24. “Body Hammer”
25. “What Will Become”

[via Metal Injection]

Sixx:A.M. Record Four New Songs

Nkki Sixx has confirmed that Sixx:A.M. have recorded four new songs and that they are also planning to release a new greatest hits collection. He told BUILD Series the following:

“I’ve just done four new songs with SIXX:A.M. Really magical. I think we’re gonna go in and record another song as well. We have a greatest-hits [collection coming out] that’s gonna tie in to [“The Heroin Diaries”] musical. And if there is time, maybe, for SIXX:A.M., we might go out and do — I don’t know — a couple of weeks’, three weeks’ worth of shows, maybe do festivals next year or something.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Megadeth Reveal Track Listing For “Warheads On Foreheads” Greatest Hits Album

Megadeth have officially revealed the track listing for their new greatest hits album “Warheads On Foreheads.“ That effort will be released on March 22 and it will feature 35 remastered tracks chosen by Dave Mustaine. Pre-orders are available HERE. Mustaine commented:

“Thirty-five years ago I chose the name Megadeth for my band and I see these songs as the most efficient weapons in the band’s arsenal. ‘Warheads On Foreheads‘ is a U.S. military term for targeting efficiency. It’s all about using the right tool for the job and these tracks were created for maximum destruction (or stopping power, or something else!).”

“Warheads On Foreheads“ Track Listing:

Disc 1:

01. “Rattlehead”
02. “Mechanix”
03. “Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good!”
04. “The Conjuring”
05. “Wake Up Dead”
06. “Devils Island”
07. “Good Mourning / Black Friday”
08. “Set The World Afire”
09. “In My Darkest Hour”
10. “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due”

Disc 2:

01. “Hangar 18”
02. “Tornado Of Souls”
03. “Rust In Peace…Polaris”
04. “Five Magics”
05. “Take No Prisoners”
06. “Skin O’ My Teeth”
07. “Angry Again”
08. “Symphony Of Destruction”
09. “Sweating Bullets”
10. “A Tout Le Monde”
11. “Train Of Consequences”
12. “Reckoning Day”

Disc 3:

01. “Trust”
02. “She-Wolf”
03. “Wanderlust”
04. “Dread And The Fugitive Mind”
05. “Blackmail The Universe”
06. “Washington Is Next!”
07. “Head Crusher”
08. “Public Enemy No. 1”
09. “Kingmaker”
10. “The Threat Is Real”
11. “Poisonous Shadows”
12. “Death From Within”
13. “Dystopia“

Megadeth To Release “Warheads On Foreheads” Greatest Hits Album In March

Megadeth have announced that they will be releasing a new greatest hits album titled “Warheads On Foreheads“ on March 22. The effort will feature 35 remastered tracks chosen by Dave Mustaine. Pre-orders will launch on January 25 via the band’s Cyber Army fan club.

KISS’ “Kissworld – The Best Of Kiss” Collection To Receive North American Release

KISS will be releasing their “Kissworld – The Best Of Kiss” collection in North America on January 25. It will be available on CD and digitally. Vinyl editions will be released on March 29.

“Kissworld – The Best Of Kiss” Track Listing:

01. “Crazy Crazy Nights”
02. “Rock And Roll All Nite”
03. “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”
04. “God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll To You II”
05. “Detroit Rock City”
06. “Beth”
07. “Lick It Up”
08. “Heaven’s On Fire”
09. “Tears Are Falling”
10. “Unholy”
11. “Hard Luck Woman”
12. “Psycho Circus”
13. “Shout It Out Loud”
14. “Calling Dr. Love”
15. “Christine Sixteen”
16. “Love Gun”
17. “Shandi”
18. “I’m A Legend Tonight”
19. “Modern Day Delilah”
20. “Hell Or Hallelujah”

Def Leppard Release New Holiday Song “We All Need Christmas”, Announce “The Story So Far – The Best Of” & “Hysteria: The Singles” Releases

Def Leppard have released a new holiday song titled “We All Need Christmas.” You can check that out below. With this news, the band have also announced that they will be releasing a new greatest hits compilation titled “The Story So Far – The Best Of” on November 30. It will be available as a 2-CD set, a 1-CD set, a 2-LP vinyl set, and digitally. The first vinyl pressing will come with a seven inch single featuring “We All Need Christmas” and the band’s cover of Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus.” In other news, the group will also release a limited edition vinyl box set, titled “Hysteria: The Singles,” on November 30 as well. That release will feature all of the seven inch singles from “Hysteria.”

“The Story So Far” Track Listing:

Disc 1

01. Animal
02. Photograph
03. Pour Some Sugar On Me
04. Love Bites
05. Let’s Get Rocked
06. Armaggedon It
07. Foolin’
08. Two Steps Behind
09. Heaven Is
10. Rocket
11. Hysteria
12. Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
13. Make Love Like A Man
14. Action
15. When Love & Hate Collide
16. Rock of Ages
17. Personal Jesus

Disc 2

01. Let’s Go
02. Promises
03. Slang
04. Bringin’ On The Heartbreak
05. Rock On (Radio Remix)
06. Nine Lives (feat. Tim McGraw)
07. Work It Out
08. Stand Up
09. Dangerous
10. Now
11. Undefeated
12. Tonight
13. C’Mon C’Mon
14. Man Enough
15. No Matter What
16. All I Want Is Everything
17. It’s All About Believing
18. Kings Of The World

“Hysteria: The Singles” Track Listing:

  • Disc One: Women / Tear It Down (U.S. Version)
  • Disc Two: Animal / I Wanna Be Your Hero (U.S. Version)
  • Disc Three: Hysteria / Ride in To the Sun (International Version)
  • Disc Four: Pour Some Sugar on Me / Ring of Fire (U.S. Version)
  • Disc Five: Love Bites / Billy’s Got A Gun (Live) (International Version)
  • Disc Six: Armageddon It / Release Me (Canadian Version)
  • Disc Seven: Rocket / Woman (Live) (U.S. Version)
  • Disc Eight: Excitable / Run Riot (Album Version)
  • Disc Nine: Love and Affection / Don’t Shoot Shotgun (Album Version)
  • Disc Ten: Animal / Tear It Down (Spanish Artwork Version)

Taking Back Sunday Announce 20th Anniversary Tour

Taking Back Sunday will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with a world tour in 2019. The Australian dates will see the group playing designated album sets, while other dates will see them performing “Tell All Your Friends” in full. If they are playing in your town twice, each show will feature “Tell All Your Friends” and either “Where You Want To Be” or “Louder Now” as well. Furthermore, the band will also release a new greatest hits compilation, titled “Twenty,” on January 11. It will feature tracks spanning their whole career and two new songs.

Adam Lazzara commented:

“It feels strange to say out loud…2019 marks 20 years since I joined Taking Back Sunday and my life changed forever. So, next year we will be traveling the world to celebrate the amazing brotherhood, music and life we have created together over the past 20 years. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an experience to remember.”

Tour Dates:

01/09 Adelaide, AUS – HQ (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/11 Melbourne, AUS – 170 Russell (performing “Where You Want To Be“/”Louder Now“)
01/12 Tarwin Lower, AUS – UNIFY Gathering (performing “Tell All Your Friends“)
01/14 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/15 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Where You Want To Be“)
01/16 Brisbane, AUS – The Triffid (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/17 Brisbane, AUS – The Triffid (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Where You Want To Be“)
01/19 Singapore, SNG – TBA
01/21 Tokyo, JAP – Space Odd
01/26 Manila, PHI – New Frontier Theater
01/29 Anchorage, AK – Beartooth Theatre
02/01 Honolulu, HI – The Republik
02/02 Honolulu, HI – The Republik
03/13 San Jose, CR – Amor Solar
03/15 Santiago, CHL – Club Subterraneo
03/16 Buenos Aires, ARG – Roxy Live
03/17 Sao Paulo, BRA – Fabrique Club
03/25 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
03/26 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
03/28 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/29 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/30 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
03/31 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
04/01 Lubbock, TX – Charley B’s
04/03 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
04/04 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
04/05 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
04/06 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
04/07 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
04/11 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
04/12 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
04/13 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
04/14 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
04/16 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
04/17 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
04/19 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
04/20 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
04/21 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
04/22 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
04/24 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
04/26 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
04/27 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
04/28 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
04/30 Denver, CO – The Summit
05/01 Denver, CO – The Summit
05/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/03 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/04 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
05/05 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues

Rotting Christ To Release “Their Greatest Spells” Compilation In March

Rotting Christ will release a new compilation titled “Their Greatest Spells” on March 23, via Season Of Mist. The two CD set will come with a best-of selection approved by Sakis Tolis, and one new track called “I Will Not Serve.”

“Their Greatest Spells” Track Listing:

CD 1:

01. “The Sign of Prime Creation”
02. “Athanati Este”
03. “Non Serviam”
04. “King Of A Stellar War”
05. “Nemecic”
06. “Grandis Spiritus Diavolos”
07. “Art Of Sin”
08. “Dying”
09. “Archon”
10. “Serve In Heaven”
11. “Astral Embodiment”
12. “After Dark I Feel”
13. “Sorrowfull Farewell”
14. “In Yumen-Xibalba”
15. “Elthe Kyrie”
16. “Cold Colours”

CD 2:

01. “The Sign Of Evil Existence”
02. “Fgmenth Thy Gift”
03. “Ze Nigmar”
04. “Phobo’s Synagogue”
05. “Demonon Vrosis”
06. “…Pir Threontai”
07. “Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy”
08. “Among Two Storms”
09. “Semigod”
10. “Welcome To Hel”
11. “A Dynasty From The Ice”
12. “Shadows Follow”
13. “Forest of N’gai”
14. “Feast of the Grand Whore”
15. “Exiled Archangels”
16. “Saturn Unlock Avey’s Son”
17. “I Will Not Serve”

Sixx:A.M. Planning To Release A Greatest Hits Album This Year

It looks like Sixx:A.M. will be releasing a greatest album later this year. Nikki Sixx revealed the news in the below tweet, and also confirmed the effort will have some new music included with it.