Scorpions & Whitesnake Announce Australian/New Zealand Tour

Scorpions and Whitesnake have announced an Australian/New Zealand tour. Here’s the dates:

02/19 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/22 Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
02/24 Brisbane, AUS – Entertainment Centre
02/27 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena

Whitesnake Premiere “Trouble Is Your Middle Name” Video

Whitesnake have premiered a new video for their song “Trouble Is Your Middle Name.” This track is from the band’s latest album “Flesh & Blood.”

Whitesnake To Release 30th Anniversary Edition Of “Slip Of The Tongue”

Whitesnake have announced that they will be releasing a 30th anniversary edition of “Slip Of The Tongue” on October 4. The effort will be available as a 6CD/DVD box set and it will include a remastered version of the album, unreleased studio recordings, audio and video from the 1990 Monsters Of Rock festival, and a new interview with David Coverdale housed in a 60-page hardbound book filled with rare memorabilia. For a limited time, fans can also spend more money to get the set with a bonus lithograph signed by Coverdale. In addition to the box set, “Slip Of The Tongue” will also be available as a deluxe double CD, a deluxe double LP, a single disc version, and digitally.

“Slip Of The Tongue: 30th Anniversary Edition” Track Listing:

Disc One: Original 1989 Album (2019 Remaster)

01. Slip Of The Tongue
02. Kittens Got Claws
03. Cheap An’ Nasty
04. Now You’re Gone
05. The Deeper The Love
06. Judgment Day
07. Sailing Ships
08. Wings Of The Storm
09. Slow Poke Music
10. Fool For Your Loving

Bonus Tracks: B-Sides and Alternate Mixes:

11. Sweet Lady Luck (Single B-Side)
12. Now You’re Gone (Chris Lord-Alge Single Remix)
13. Fool For Your Loving (Vai Voltage Mix)
14. Slip Of The Tongue (Alternate Intro & Breakdown)
15. Cheap An’ Nasty (Alternate Solo & End)
16. Judgment Day (Alternate & Extended Solos)
17. Fool For Your Loving (Alternate AOR mix with CHR intro)

Disc Two: The Wagging Tongue Edition (CD Debut)

01. Interviewer: Phil Eastman
02. Spoken Word: “Slip Of The Tongue” Interview
03. Slip Of The Tongue
04. Spoken Word: “Cheap An’ Nasty” Interview
05. Cheap An’ Nasty
06. Spoken Word: “Fool For Your Loving” Interview
07. Fool For Your Loving
08. Spoken Word: “Now You’re Gone” Interview
09. Now You’re Gone
10. Spoken Word: “Kittens Got Claws” Interview
11. Kittens Got Claws
12. Spoken Word: “Wings Of The Storm” Interview
13. Wings Of The Storm
14. Spoken Word: The Deeper The Love Interview
15. The Deeper The Love
16. Spoken Word: “Judgment Day” Interview
17. Judgment Day
18. Spoken Word: “Slow Poke Music” Interview
19. Slow Poke Music
20. Spoken Word: “Sailing Ships” Interview
21. Sailing Ships
22. Spoken Word: Closing Interview

Disc Three: Evolutions: Demos/Remixes/Re-records

01. Slip Of The Tongue *
02. Cheap An’ Nasty *
03. Now You’re Gone *
04. Judgment Day *
05. Sailing Ships *
06. Kittens Got Claws *
07. The Deeper The Love *
08. Wings Of The Storm *
09. Slow Poke Music *
10. Fool For Your Loving *
11. Kill For The Cut *
12. Parking Ticket *
13. Sweet Lady Luck (Instrumental) *

Disc Four: Monitor Mixes, April 1989

01. Kittens Got Claws *
02. Cheap An’ Nasty *
03. The Deeper The Love *
04. Judgment Day *
05. Slow Poke Music *
06. Now You’re Gone *
07. Slip Of The Tongue *
08. Fool For Your Loving *
09. Wings Of The Storm *
10. Sailing Ships *
11. Sweet Lady Luck *
12. Parking Ticket *
13. Kill For The Cut (In Desperate Search Of A Melody) *
14. Burning Heart *
15. Ain’t Gonna Cry No More (Instrumental) *
16. We Wish You Well *

Disc Five: A Trip To Granny’s House: Session Tapes, Wheezy Interludes & Jams

01. Slow Poke Music *
02. Slip of The Tongue *
03. Judgment Day *
04. Now You’re Gone *
05. Wings Of The Storm *
06. Sailing Ships *
07. Liquor And Poker *
08. Parking Ticket *
09. Kill For The Cut *
10. Ain’t Gonna Cry No More *
11. We Wish You Well *
12. We Wish You Well (Instrumental) *
13. Wheezy & Sometimes Very Naughty Interludes (Be Warned!) *
14. Now You’re Gone (Revisited) *
15. Death Disco *
16. Whitesnake Boogie *
17. Mike Clink’s Shoes Blues *
18. Snake Shuffle (Instrumental) *
19. Doodles *
20. Dementia Polka *
21. Kill For The Cut Blues *
22. Cuban Heel Blues *
23. Adje’s Blues *

Disc Six: Live at Donington 1990

01. Slip Of The Tongue
02. Slide It In
03. Judgment Day
04. Slow An’ Easy
05. Kittens Got Claws
06. Is This Love
07. Cheap An’ Nasty
08. Crying In The Rain
09. Fool For Your Loving
10. Here I Go Again
11. Bad Boys
12. Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
13. Still Of The Night

Disc Seven: DVD-Video: Live at Donington 1990

01. Slip Of The Tongue
02. Slide It In
03. Judgment Day
04. Slow An’ Easy
05. Kittens Got Claws
06. Adagio For Strato
07. Flying Dutchman Boogie
08. Is This Love
09. Cheap An’ Nasty
10. Crying In The Rain (featuring Tommy Aldridge Drum solo)
11. Fool For Your Loving
12. For The Love Of God
13. The Audience Is Listening
14. Here I Go Again
15. Bad Boys
16. Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
17. Still Of The Night
18. End Credits: We Wish You Well

Promo Videos:

19. Fool For Your Loving – Music Video
20. Now You’re Gone – Music Video
21. The Deeper The Love – Music Video

Bonus Features:

22. Sweet Lady Luck – Purplesnake Video
23. Behind the Scenes: The Making of Slip Of The Tongue
24. A Look Back: Whitesnake Chronicles with DC & Adrian Vandenberg

* previously unreleased

Guns N’ Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, White Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Master Recordings Reportedly Lost In 2008 UMG Fire

The New York Times recently shared a report on the 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood that reportedly exposed the fact that numerous master recordings were destroyed. Now, the publication has followed up with a much larger list of affected artists. They include: Aerosmith, Audioslave, Nuno Bettencourt, Blink-182, Boston, Coverdale/Page, The Damned, Eagles, Extreme, Peter Frampton, Guns N’ Roses, Hole, Iron Butterfly, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Kansas, Krokus, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Duff McKagan, Meat Loaf, Nazareth, Night Ranger, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, No Doubt, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop, Primus, Puddle Of Mudd, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Steppenwolf, Styx, Sublime, Temple Of The Dog, Tesla, Voivod, Whitesnake, Weezer, White Zombie, Y&T, Rob Zombie, and tons more. Many artists were unaware about their masters being lost and a number of them have filed a suit against UMG for breach of contract since the recordings weren’t properly secured and preserved. They are seeking damages in excess of $100 million. You can read more HERE.

Whitesnake Premiere “Shut Up & Kiss Me” Video

Whitesnake have premiered a new video for their new song “Shut Up & Kiss Me.” This track is from the band’s new album “Flesh & Blood,” which will be released on May 10.

“Flesh & Blood” Track listing:

01. “Good To See You Again”
02. “Gonna Be Alright”
03. “Shut Up & Kiss Me”
04. “Hey You (You Make Me Rock)”
05. “Always & Forever”
06. “When I Think Of You (Color Me Blue)”
07. “Trouble Is Your Middle Name”
08. “Flesh & Blood”
09. “Well I Never”
10. “Heart Of Stone”
11. “Get Up”
12. “After All”
13. “Sands Of Time”

CD+DVD Deluxe Edition and Digital Version bonus tracks:

14. “Can’t Do Right For Doing Wrong” (bonus track – new studio song)
15. “If I Can’t Have You” (bonus track – new studio song)
16. “Gonna Be Alright” (X-Tendo Mix) (DVD audio track)
17. “Sands Of Time” (Radio Mix) (DVD audio track)
18. “Shut Up And Kiss Me” (Video Mix) (DVD audio track)

Tour Dates:

Apr. 12 – Newkirk, Okla. @ Clans First Council Casino
Apr. 13 – Durant, Okla. @ Choctaw Casino
Apr. 15 – Dallas, Texas @ The Bomb Factory
Apr. 17 – San Antonio, Texas @ Aztec Theater
Apr. 19 – Biloxi, Mo. @ IP Casino Resort
Apr. 20 – Atlanta, Ga. @ State Bank Amphitheatre
Apr. 22 – Orlando, Fla. @ Hard Rock Live
Apr. 23 – Clearwater, Fla. @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
Apr. 25 – Hollywood, Fla. @ Seminole Hard Rock Casino
Apr. 26 – Melbourne, Fla. @ Maxwell C. King PAC
Apr. 28 – Charlotte, N.C. @ Ovens Auditorium
Apr. 29 – Huber Heights, Ohio @ Rose Music Center
May 01 – Richmond, Va. @ The National
May 02 – Bensalem, Pa. @ XCITE Center at Parx Casino
May 04 — Columbia, MD @ M3 Festival
May 05 – Jim Thorpe, Pa. @ Penns Peak
May 07 – Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom
May 08 – Huntington, N.Y. @ The Paramount
May 10 – Hampton Beach, N.J. @ Hampton Beach Casino
May 11 – Lincoln, R.I. @ Twin River Casino
May 14 – Greensburg, Penn. @ The Palace Theatre
May 17 – Verona, N.Y. @ Turning Stone Casino
May 18 – Niagara Falls, N.Y. @ Seneca Niagara Casino