"Old School" the new album from HELIX is available now. This album is dedicated to the memory of Paul Hackman, who played on 3 of these tracks and was a co-writer on 8 of the tracks. He was/is a Canadian musical icon. The CD was produced by Daryl Gray and mixed by Juno award winning Siegfried Meier at Beach Road Studios in Goderich, Ontario. The CD was mastered by Harry Hess of the band Harem Scarem. Brian Vollmer was interview by Rocknation for Issue 26 and the magazine is
Brian Vollmer of Helix had the following to say about the bands upcoming release "Old School" :Next week we go into "mix mode" on the new Helix album OLD SCHOOL. I must say, .Daryl has done a great job recording the tracks and playing/singing his parts, as have Kaleb & Chris. Former Helix guitarist Brent Doerner executed all the artwork and blew everyone away (as usual). I should also mention here that this album is being dedicated to Paul Hackman. Paul and I wrote most of th
Greg "Fritz" Hinz, longtime drummer for Canadian hard rockers HELIX, has been placed in a medically induced coma after fracturing his skull in a fall from the roof of his house. According to HELIX singer Brian Vollmer, Hinz's injuries "are not life-threatening" but doctors are "keeping him in a coma and on breathing tubes until they feel he's all right to come out of it." As a result of his condition, Hinz — who joined HELIX in 1982 and stayed in the band until 1996, before r
Helix frontman Brian Vollmer had the following to say about the band's new llyric video: "Here's the vid put together by No Life Till Metal Records for 'Metal At Midnight' from Bastard Of The Blues (now available at the merch section of Planet Helix on vinyl). Good job boys!" #HELIX #CANADA #HARDROCK #CLASSICROCK
Helix lead singer Brian Vollmer posted the following on his Facbook page: Well, it's like the songs says, "One thing leads to another..."
Been going through all the 2", 1/2", 1/4" tape, and cassettes that I've had stored here for years. Found an album's worth of songs (most of which were written by Paul and myself) plus a few other gems and voila! I have a new Helix album. I'll be working with Daryl and the guys over the winter to put it together.
Three of the songs wer
Helix 'Bastard of the Blues' 13th studio album from Canadian rockers Helix. First time ever on vinyl. This is the Blue Marble Edition of the LP limited to only 150 copies. Release Date: October 5, 2018
Pressing Info: 500 pieces
Pressing Specifics: 150 Blue Marble/350 Black Pre orders come with limited edition album cover sticker and the first 50 pre orders come with an exclusive DCD (Download CD) Track Listing: Side A
1. Bastard of the blues
2. Even Jesus wasn't lov
Jimmy Kay of Canada's The Metal Voice spoke to Brian Vollmer lead singer of Helix at Heavy Montreal 2018 on July 29 2018. Vollmer spoke about being a vocal instructor, working on Helix's new album, Gene Simmons Rock is dead and his thoughts on Lemmy.
When asked about the Gene Simmons song he wrote called (Gene Simmons says) Rock is dead
"Essentially, I know what Gene Simmons was saying, as a business model Rock and Roll is pretty screwed up right now, it's very hard to mak
Canadian hard rock legends Helix will be re-issuing two of their albums on vinyl "Bastard Of The Blues" will be coming out shortly on Roxx Records, soon to be followed by the Helix Christmas Album. Lead singer Brian Vollmer stated the following about upcoming vinyl releases: Expect many of the CDs I own in the Helix catalogue to eventually be released on vinyl." I’m very proud of the writing on this CD. It was the 3rd CD I’d co-written with Sean Kelly, who initially played b