Joe Satriani's Second Axemas LP Coming

Guitar whiz Joe Satriani will release a second Merry Axemas collection, featuring yuletide guitar songs from former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, former Journey member Neal Schon, jazz great Al DiMeola, former Billy Idol sideman Steve Stevens and guitar icon Ted Nugent performing "Deck the Halls." The album, which is due in mid-October, is a sequel to last year's effort, which featured Jeff Beck, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.