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Another Dead Daisies album in the works

Glenn Hughes spoke to the Neil Jones Rock Show and said that another Dead Daisies album is in the works:

I’ve just been given the go-ahead to tell media — so you’re getting kind of an exclusive today — I have written a whole new Daisies album, a new one, between May and August. And we are going to get into that in the next three or four months. So the good news is for people that are enjoying ‘Holy Ground’ — the old Dead Daisies fans and the new ones, and the Glenn fans — there’s gonna be a follow-up. And if I can say this to you, it’s fucking mega — I’m so happy with it.

Neil Jones Rock Show is on the air on TotalRock radio Wednesdays at 6 p.m. U.K. time. The quoted bit is from the interview teaser aired on January 27, 2021. The interview in full is scheduled for the February 3 slot. TotalRock broadcasts online worldwide. Past interviews (eventually) find their way to the online archive.

In other Daisies related news, here is a behind-the-scenes video from sessions for their recently released Holy Ground album:

[Update Jan 29] The whole Holy Ground album is now streaming:

Thanks to Blabbermouth and BraveWords for the info.

12 Comments to “Another Dead Daisies album in the works”:

  1. 1
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    Such power! Such majesty! We are not worthy… 🌼🌼🌼🌼👑
    Well… maybe we are, just a little bit!.

  2. 2
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Wot, Glenn records a SECOND album with a project before shelving it? Who says that the pandemic lockdowns are without any benefits?!!!

    ‘Scuse me for being slightly caustic, but I’m still waiting for Hughes Thrall II. ; – ) And while I’m always the one here to come up to Glenn’s defense, steadfast devotion to a project is about as much his forte as shrinking violet, demure vocals. I wished he’d settle down. Steady income from an Aussie multi-millionaire might do the trick though.

  3. 3
    WillemPurplefan says:

    Glenn is very creative and productive. Done so many good things. The present Daisies album Holy Ground is very heavy and has some real good songs. But as a whole the album is more of the same.
    I prefer Glenn solo, with JJ Marsh or Soren Anderson on guitar. More diversity: rock, funk, soul, blues: That’s my favourite Glenn music!
    Glenn the singer is great, but Glenn the bass player is also brilliant!

  4. 4
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Herr Richmore: Didn’t you say you were gonna be good from now on?!

  5. 5
    Randys says:

    @ #2.
    Agreed to most, that’s why Deep Purple should begin working on their 22nd studio album. It’s good that many rock bands released or working on a new album these days.

  6. 6
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    @5 Randys, If memory serves right, there was some talk late last year from a member of DP, about the band doing another studio album while they are unable to tour because of the current global situation with COVID 19.

    @4 Uwe, as an employee of a reputable law firm, you will probably be aware that when you make a statement like that, you need evidence to be able to back it up 👨🏻‍🎓. But in any case, your statement doesn’t go nearly far enough… “gonna be good” you say?, in fact I’m bloody SUPERB, mate!
    & I’m a witness to that (No fibbing!), so I know that it’s true. Now kneel & pray…
    Stay groovy, Uwe!. 😁

  7. 7
    mike whiteley says:

    Based on the YT vids I’ve found-they are plentiful- Holy Ground is a by-the-book GH album.No matter who else is in the band, it sounds like Glenn’s album. I am curious to hear the record, mostly to find out if Doug Aldrich sounds like a better fit with Glenn’s songs, or with Coverdale.
    I will most likely get the album, but not until Amazon.ca drops the price by at least 10 bucks.I wonder if CDs are made to order these days…..

  8. 8
    Uwe Hornung says:

    I had seen Aldrich with WS/DC a couple of times (before that, I might have seen him once at an open air with Dio too, but I’m not sure) and was never impressed, he was technically good, but that wall of guitar sound he created – like John Sykes on steroids and that is saying something – was way too much for me (and btw also for DC’s voice). I preferred Reb Beach’s sound and style.

    But that is how DC obviously wanted it, because when I consciously saw Aldrich for the first time in a non-WS setting with Glenn in a smaller club, I came away impressed: Gone was that massive sound, he sounded economic and earthy. And was funky as hell on the Trapeze stuff. It really changed my view of him. Him and Glenn are a great fit.

  9. 9
    DeeperPurps says:

    Uwe @8 – agreed! I saw Glenn Hughes with Doug Aldrich in a small Singapore venue at the end of 2015, along with that Swedish drummer whose name escapes me at the moment. A really tight sounding unit they were. Hughes and Aldrich seem to work well together – in my view, better than Hughes and Bonamassa do.

  10. 10
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Hughes is such an aggressive and assertive bass player, he needs a flashy, extrovert guitarist who can hold his ground – cue in the Blackmores and Bolins of this world, as different as they might be, they are guitarists that wanted to get NOTICED! Bonamassa is a fine musician, but in BCC he always seemed out of place to me. A bit like Snowy White – another fine musician – did with Thin Lizzy. Live, BCC gave the appearance as if Bonamassa was a stand-in at short notice after they had to leave their actual guitarist at home.

    No such concerns with Aldrich, he’s no shrinking violet and actually was more “at work” in the trio format with Glenn than in Whitesnake’s cinemascope onslaught. And Aldrich is a guitarist you really like to watch “working” und who enjoys being watched doing it.

  11. 11
    DeeperPurps says:

    Uwe @ 10. Exactly. Bonamassa’s heart was not really in BCC. That group was an artificial creation, dominated by Bonamassa’s management and Kevin Shirley. In fact it was Bonamassa’s disinterest in committing long term to BCC, in favour of his own solo bluesman career, that killed BCC right at the release of their 3rd album in 2012. There were a lot of nasty sparks between Hughes and Bonamassa over all that. Even the BCC reunion of a couple of years ago seemed fraught with tension – from interviews I watched, I got the real sense that there were some hard feelings between Sherinian & Bonham towards Bonamassa.

    Just as well that Glenn Hughes is teamed up with Aldrich who fits in with Glenn’s more rock-like inclinations than Bonamassa ever could. I hope Dead Daisies can stick together for at least a couple of years and hopefully, post-pandemic, bring their show to the road.

  12. 12
    Solaic says:

    Of course it is better that Glenn is working like crazy, he must be the only one from the “old guards”with such productivity at his age. I respect him for this. But honestly do we prefer a new album every year or would go for less intensive schedule but with a higher quality? That is the question.

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