Nikki Sixx has confirmed that the four members of Mötley Crüe have been recording new material for the soundtrack to the group’s upcoming biopic The Dirt.
David Bowie’s firstknown studio recording has sold at auction for almost £40,000 – four times its estimate. The demo of 16-year-old David Jones singing
I Never Dreamed with his band The Konrads was recorded in 1963. The tape was discovered by the group’s drummer, David Hadfield, in his attic. Bowie quit the band after the demo was rejected by Decca Records.
Hawkwind have parted company with their vocalist and multi-instrumentalistn Mr Dibs after 21 years due to “irreconcilable differences”. Mr Dibs says: “Hawkwind is so much more than the music and band.” Phil Collins has spoken of the slim likelihood of a reunion of Genesis with his teenaged son Nic (pictured) on drums. Collins senior, who came out of retirement last year, reveals that Genesis’s Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks have admired Nic’s playing. “They both were raving about Nic,” he says. “Anything is possible.”
BMG Records release a new edition of Uriah Heep’s 1972 album Demons And Wizards, with newly reimagined artwork by Roger Dean, on November 23. Available on 180g vinyl and as a CD media book, it’s a part of the label’s Art Of The Album series.