Versailles Records is presently completing work on a forthcoming millennium tribute to GUNS N' ROSES, which will feature current and former members of MÖTLEY CRÜE, GUNS N' ROSES, FASTER PUSSYCAT, RATT, SCORPIONS, LOVE/HATE, L.A. GUNS, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, THE SCREAM, UNION, ADLER'S APPETITE and THRILLS FOR KILLS, as well as Jasy Andrews, Richard Kendrick, THE ISSUES, Ross Stevens of STRAITJACKET SMILE, Andrew Walker of DRAMA QUEEN DIE, John Spinner, and Corey Craven. Release is set for late summer 2005 in the U.S., and a licensing deal has been secured with Netherlands-based Mascot-Provogue Records.
In related news, Versailles Records has finalized deals with several new independent acts, including Canadian rock band ONE BAD SON, featuring Shane "The Impaler" Volk on lead vocals; longtime Versailles collaborator Corey Craven, and Nashville-based singer-songwriter John Spinner. Look for a late summer, 2005 release date on Jasy Andrews' and John Spinner's respective debut albums, as well as the double-LP debut of STRAITJACKET SMILE, featuring Ross Stevens, Richard Kendrick and A.J. Caruso in the later fall of 2005; and spring/summer 2006 release dates for ONE BAD SON and Corey Craven's respective debut releases.
Lastly, Versailles Records recording artist Richard Kendrick has recently joined Steve Blaze's (LILLIAN AXE) solo band NEAR LIFE EXPERIENCE on lead guitar.
Versailles Records is based in New York/Nashville, and is distributed by Big Daddy Music Distribution in the United States.