Tag: Steve Vai

Alcatrazz: Breaking The Heart Of The City: The Very Best of Alcatrazz (HNE Recordings)

Graham Bonnet’s early 80s metal band Alcatrazz shone brightly, but suffered from a rotating cast of guitarists–who would leave the young band to become very famous shortly thereafter. This three-disc set serves as a greatest hits package for a band that was truly great, and shows the band as one that had great potential.

Warrior: Warrior Featuring Vinnie Vincent (HNE Recordings)

Warrior was a brief-lived hard rock band that never really got past the formation stage. Its members would go on to greater things; this collection rounds up their complete studio recordings, instrumental demos, and a rehearsal tape; in these rough recordings, one senses a promising band–one whose members would soon go on to greater things.

Song Of The Day: Public Image Ltd, “Rise (Bob Clearmountain Remix)”

Taken from the forthcoming UMC release, Album (Super Deluxe Edition).