WHITESNAKE releases “Box ‘O’ Snakes: The Sunburst Years 1978-1982″Sep 20th, 2011
Just in time for the 35-year band anniversary and the 60th birthday of band founder and lead singer David Coverdale, the ultimate WHITESNAKE box is released via EMI on November 4th . It covers the early era of the band under the title “Box O ‘Snakes: The Sunburst Years 1978-1982″.
The noble CD-Box includes the first five studio albums “Trouble”, “Lovehunter”, “Ready An’ Willing”, “Come An’ Get It” and “Saints & Sinners”, as well as the live albums “Live At Hammersmith” and “Live…In The Heart Of The City” in a remastered version. Furthermore there are two previously unreleased LIVE albums, which where recorded for the BBC at the 1979 & 1980 UK Reading Rock Festivals.
The DVD video features ten promo clips, four rare BBC TV performances & a previously unreleased
US live show filmed in 1980 on the “Ready an’ Willing Tour”. In addition there is a Replica of the 7″ “Snakebite EP”, the very first release from Whitesnake, faithfully reproduced on white vinyl and
90page Hardback Coffee Table style book featuring a new 10,000 WORD interview with DAVID COVERDALE & Bernie Marsden discussing Whitesnake (1978-1982) plus many unpublished photos and rare memorabilia from Bernie Marsden’s personal collection.