Monday, April 8, 2013

Joe Satriani releases new single

Joe Satriani has released “A Door Into Summer,” the lead single from his forthcoming album, "Unstoppable Momentum."

Due May 7, Satriani’s 14th studio album was recorded at Skywalker Sound in the Bay Area and produced by the guitarist and Mike Fraser (AC/DC). The album features an amazing array of talented players, including Vinnie Colauita (Sting, Jeff Beck) on drums, Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) on bass and Mike Keneally (Dethklok) on keyboards.

After returning from the South American G3 tour last October, Satriani got down to writing new music over the next two months. As he recalls, "A very prolific and cathartic two months followed resulting in a bundle of new music I was very excited to get recorded!"

Eleven songs were selected to record, all "heading in different directions and touching on a variety of musical influences." With that in mind, Satriani decided to assemble a new studio band. "The idea was to crank up the energy level of the sessions, and allow for more individual expression of the material from each player. The chemistry with Mike, Chris and Vinnie was fantastic and we blazed through all of the tracks with everyone laying down amazing performances."

Satriani kicks off an extensive European tour on May 18 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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