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Joe Satriani reschedules Spring & Summer 2020 European & UK Tour to April and May 2021

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK & and the first leg of the European Tour until April and May 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his May 2020 UK “Shapeshifting” Tour will remain valid for the rescheduled 2021 dates.

Joe stated:

Hayvanlar Alemi to release new studio album “Psychedelia in Times of Turbulence” on March 27th 2020

Being an instrumental psychedelic folk rock band founded in Ankara in 1999, Hayvanlar Alemi has developed a very style of its own. Inspired by the innovative musical heritage of Turkey but also informed by the traditional and popular styles of the globe, blending together scales and rhythms of Asia, Africa, Middle East and South America with surf, dub, stoner rock and free improvisation.

Or to keep it in the words of Hayvanlar Alemi:

Joe Satriani to release new studio album “Shapeshifting” on April 10th 2020

Joe Satriani’s new studio album, “Shapeshifting”, is set for release on April 10th, 2020, via Sony Music/Legacy Recordings.

The first single, “Nineteen Eighty”, is available today on all streaming platforms and at rock radio stations nationwide. Listen to the the new single below.

Joe Satriani announces new studio album “Shapeshifting” - due out in Spring 2020

Joe Satriani s ready to kick off the new decade with a new album release and world tour. Set for release this spring, “Shapeshifting” marks the legendary guitarists 18th studio album in his nearly 35-year career in music. More details on the new album to come shortly.

Joe Satriani announces Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK Tour

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces a string of Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK tour dates to support the release of his 17th solo album. Travelling under the moniker of “The Shapeshifting Tour”. The six-date UK run will start at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea (May 22) finishing up at Birmingham Symphony Hall (May 28).

Captain Cheesebeard share new single “Deadwood”

Happily emerging many moons ago as a Frank Zappa tribute project, the Brussels-based decet (that’s Ten musicians, and yes, we checked), Captain Cheesebeard, have since developed into a unique fusion ensemble. After years of respectfully interpreting Zappa and his music, bandleader, Johan De Coninck decided that the time had come for the band to explore their own virtuosity and begin writing original compositions.
 

Paul Gilbert presents new video for “A Herd of Turtles”

Paul Gilbert has released a new music video for “A Herd of Turtles”.

Watch the video below.

Paul says: “How do you know when you’ve gained your producer’s trust?

You ask him this question:
"Hey John, can you set up a vocal mic? I want to recite a poem about turtles in a Ringo Starr accent, and then launch into a ferocious groove with the band, and then back to the Ringo part, and then back to the ferocious part a few more times. We’ll cut it all live too".

Covet announces July 2019 North American Headlining Tour

Covet, who recently wrapped up a tour with Dance Gavin Dance and Periphery, return to the road this July, kicking off a 14-date tour on July 12 at Schuba’s in Chicago. See all dates below.

North American Tour Dates 2019:
July 12 Chicago, IL Schuba’s
July 13 Detroit, MI Pike Room
July 14 Toronto, ON Sneaky Dee’s
July 16 Brooklyn, NY Elsewhere Roof
July 17 Hamden, CT Space Ballroom
July 18 Boston, MA Great Scott
July 19 Philadelphia, PA PhilaMoca

Enablers to release new studio album “Zones” on June 14th 2019

Zones”, the sixth studio full-length from San Francisco’s long-running quartet, Enablers, is confirmed for release on June 14th, 2019. The album is set for a vinyl release through a three-way label cooperation between Germany’s Exile On Mainstream, UK-based Lancashire & Somerset, and US-based Broken Clover Records.

Watch the video for the lead single, “Bill, In Consideration”, below.