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JOE SATRIANI - Unstoppable Momentum Album Streaming In Full

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Posted on Friday, May 03, 2013 at 13:24:40 EST

Guitar legend JOE SATRIANI will release his 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, on May 7th through Epic Records. Listen to the entire album before it is released, exclusively at MSN Music's Listening Booth, here.

The new video, for the album track, 'A Door Into Summer', can be seen below, courtesy of RollingStone.com. The video, conceived as a musical journey of sorts, was actually shot as Satriani and his band made their way to the legendary Skywalker Sound studio, on the famed Skywalker Ranch in the Bay Area.

The video features a behind-the-scenes look at the band arriving, setting up and starting the album recording process intercut with a collage of stills from the album cover photo shoot. Watch below:



Unstoppable Momentum was recorded at Skywalker Sound in the Bay Area and produced by Satriani 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 on keyboards, Mike Keneally (DETHKLOK).

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.”



Unstoppable Momentum tracklisting:

'Unstoppable Momentum'
'Can’t Go Back'
'Lies And Truths'
'Three Sheets To The Wind'
'I’ll Put A Stone On Your Cairn'
'A Door Into Summer'
'Shine On American Dreamer'
'Jumpin’ In'
'Jumpin’ Out'
'The Weight Of The World'
'A Celebration'

Joe will be the featured guest on US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline with host Bob Coburn, on May 8th at 8:30 PM, PT/11:30 PM, ET.

Fans are encouraged to speak with Satch toll free at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information on finding a station near you and for information regarding how to log onto the internet broadcast go to Rocklineradio.com. The show will be streamed on the Rockline website for two weeks beginning the afternoon after the live broadcast.

Satriani has announced a new US tour, supporting his latest album Unstoppable Momentum. The tour is set to launch on August 29th in San Diego, CA before hitting Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver, Texas and heading east to New York, Boston and Upper Darby, PA before winding up in late October back on the west coast with a show on October 26th in Oakland, CA.

Joining Satriani on the road are veteran band mate Mike Keneally (FRANK ZAPPA, STEVE VAI) on keyboards, along with a new rhythm-section, featuring bassist Bryan Beller (DETHKLOK, DWEEZIL ZAPPA) and drummer Marco Minnemann (ADRIAN BELEW, STEVE WILSON).



Joe Satriani’s US tour dates (with support from the STEVE MORSE BAND) include:

August
29 - Balboa Theatre - San Diego, CA
30 - Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort - Las Vegas, NV
31 - Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

September
1 - Talking Stick Resort Ballroom - Scottsdale, AZ
2 - Kiva Auditorium - Albuquerque, NM
4 - Historic Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
5 - Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center - Midland, TX
6 - Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie - Grand Prairie, TX
7 - House of Blues - Houston, TX
26 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
27 - Orpheum Theatre - Boston, MA
28 - Tower Theatre - Upper Darby, PA

October
26 - Fox Theater - Oakland, CA (no Steve Morse)






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