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19th May 2013 at 19:31

Michael Monroe reveals album title and release date

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"Horns and Halos" is the title of the upcoming Michael Monroe album and it's going to be released on 23rd August 2013 via Spinefarm Records. The seventh studio album by the former Hanoi Rocks frontman was recorded at the "Park Studio" in Sweden's capital Stockholm.

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20th April 2013 at 21:13

Michael Monroe release "Ballad Of The Lower East Side"

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Due to the announcement that a new Michael Monroe album will be out in April 2013, fans are wondering why it has been rather quiet about the band around the former Hanoi Rocks frontman lately. Now, at least a new single called "Ballad Of The Lower East Side" is out, including a corresponding music video which was directed by no-one less than Ville Juurikkala. Enjoy! Read more →

27th March 2013 at 01:12

Michael Monroe Band: Club gig in Helsinki

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Attention, Michael Monroe fans in Finland!

Instead of a whole tour, the Michael Monroe Band (Picture by Mika Jussila) will play only one club gig this spring, on 20th April 2013 (Saturday) at "Virgin Oil" in Finland's capital Helsinki. Tickets can be ordered via tiketti. And if you haven't checked out our LIVE review about Michael Monroe in Åbo yet: http://neon-lights.info/reviews/live/2012-11-24-michael-monroe-abo.

22nd February 2013 at 04:30

Michael Monroe joins Slash on stage in Helsinki

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Michael Monroe joined Slash (Velvet Revolver, Guns N’ Roses) on stage this past Tuesday (February 19) at Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland to perform the songs "We're All Gonna Die" and "Magic Carpet Ride". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below.

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10th February 2013 at 10:16

Michael Monroe band: Dregen's joy of fatherhood and Ruisrock 2013

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Confusion around Michael Monroe guitarist Dregen: After cancelling their planned gig at the "Eurosonic Noorderslag" in the Netherlands with the reason that "Mini Dregen is on his way to this world a bit earlier than planned and Papa Dregen has the most important job in the world, to welcome a mini version of him and show him his first moves" [Neon Lights reported: http://neon-lights.info/news/michael-monroe-band-guitarist-dregen-has-become-a-father], the birth of Dregen's son Sixten took place just now, almost one month after the cancellation of the festival gig.

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18th January 2013 at 23:48

Michael Monroe and Slash: Common show in Helsinki!

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As Neon Lights reported already, Slash is coming over to Europe. And, now, Slash fans in Finland can look forward to a very special guest: No-one less than Mister Michael Monroe will join Slash when he plays on the 19th February 2013 at the “Hartwall Areena” in Finland’s capital Helsinki. The tickets on tiketti.fi are…

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9th January 2013 at 21:48

Michael Monroe Band: Guitarist Dregen has become a father

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Congratulations from the whole Neon Lights team to Dregen: The former guitarist of The Hellacopters and current guitarist of Backyard Babies and the Michael Monroe Band has become a father! It’s the first child of him and his wife Pernilla Andersson. Due to Dregen’s joy of fatherhood, the Michael Monroe Band decided to cancel their…

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25th December 2012 at 23:56

Michael Monroe performs with orchestra on New Year's Eve in Helsinki

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After playing a show with his band last year on New Year’s Eve, this year Michael Monroe is going to perform with Sami Pitkämö’s orchestra at the New Year’s Eve party at the Senatstorget [in Finnish: Senaatintori; in English: Senate Square] in Finland’s capital Helsinki. The party starts at 10:15 pm. More information can be found…

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28th November 2012 at 12:03

Michael Monroe Band: New album in the mix, biography to come

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News from the studio from Michael Monroe where he and his band are recording the successor of “Sensory Overdrive”: “We finished recording our new album last Wednesday in Stockholm. We laid down 12 killer tracks and now the record just needs to be mixed. Can’t wait to hear it when it’s finished! We’re all really…

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14th September 2012 at 10:03

Michael Monroe: Tourdates for Finland confirmed!

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Against the usual tradition to play gigs in Finland in the autumn, fans of Michael Monroe have to wait until winter this year since the band is busy in the studio during autumn, recording new material for the upcoming album. The new album is set to be released in spring 2013. And here are the…

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