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Dokken's First Three Records Remastered as Special Deluxe Collector's Editions

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

Dokken’s first three classic full-length records - Breaking The Chains, Tooth And Nail, and Under Lock And Key have been remastered as Special Deluxe Collector’s Editions by Rock Candy Records.

Each release contains fully remastered sound shaped from 24 BIT digital technology, 16 page full color booklet, 3,500 word essay, enhanced artwork, rare photos and a new interview with front man Don Dokken. The Tooth And Nail remaster also includes the bonus tracks Just Got Lucky (single edit) and Alone Again (live in Japan).

Each of these re-releases, can be purchased direct from Rock Candy Records at www.rockcandyrecords.com..

Issued in 1981 through Elektra Records, the superior, revised and remixed version of Dokken’s European debut Breaking The Chains attracted instant acclaim and featured several Dokken classics; Paris is BurningIn The Middle, and the full throttle title track itself.

Originally released in 1984, Tooth And Nail captivated Dokken’s audience with an array of classy hard rock, big on hooks and full of energy. Songs such as Into The Fire, Just Got Lucky, When Heaven Comes Down and the power ballad Alone Again helped cement Dokken's place at the top of the metal world.

Produced by British studio wizard Neil Kernon (Queensryche, Kansas, Autograph) and Michael Wagener (Motley Crue, Extreme), 1985′s Under Lock And Key is generally regarded as Dokken’s best record, giving rise to a number of classics, including The HunterUnchain The Night, It's Not Love and In My Dreams.