Thursday, 28 June 2018

Joe Bonamassa releases new studio album 'Redemption' on Sep 21



Two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa returns with a brand new studio album, ‘Redemption’, which will be released on 21st September 2018 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group in Europe and J&R Adventures in North America.

Redemption, Bonamassa’s 13th solo studio album and third in a row of all original material, sees him at his most ambitious and diverse as he continues to redefine and push the barriers of blues-rock. It features a collection of 12 exhilarating songs that reflect the re-birth that he is currently going through. “I’m going through some other stuff in my life I didn’t expect to be going through. It’s a rising, it’s contrition, it’s acceptance, it’s everything. It’s painful, but knowing that there’s a rising coming,” he explains.

The album reunites Bonamassa with some of Nashville’s finest music minds such as Tom Hambridge, James House, Gary Nicholson as well as Richard Page, Dion Dimucci and continues his long creative relationship with Kevin Shirley. “From a Producer’s perspective, this is far and away the most challenging and diverse album that Joe has ever made, “says Shirley

The album was recorded at various locations including, Blackbird Studios, Nashville TN, The Cave Australia, Sydney OZ, Studio At The Palms, Las Vegas NV, Criteria Hit Factory, Miami FL and Addiction Sound Studios, Nashville TN. It was once again recorded with a remarkable collection of musicians including; drummer Anton Fig, bassist Michael Rhodes, keyboardist Reese Wynans, horn players Lee Thornburg and Paulie Cerra, harmony vocalist Gary Pinto, background singers Mahalia Barnes, Jade McRae, Juanita Tippins and Kevin Shirley introduced two extra guitar players, Kenny Greenberg and Doug Lancio. “It was interesting, because having two extra guitar players involved, allowed me to play a certain way,” Bonamassa adds.

JOE BONAMASSA – FALL 2018 EUROPEAN & UK TOUR

22-Sep-18 Helsingin Jäähalli Helsinki Finland
24-Sep-18 Hovet Stockholm Sweden
26-Sep-18 Lisebergshallen Goteborg Sweden
28-Sep-18 Oslo Spektrum Oslo Norway
29-Sep-18 Operaen København Denmark
01-Oct-18 Stadthalle Rostock Rostock Germany
02-Oct-18 König-Pilsener-Arena Oberhausen Germany
03-Oct-18 SAP Arena Mannheim Germany
05-Oct-18 Esperantohalle Fulda Germany
06-Oct-18 Rittal Arena Wetzlar Wetzlar Germany
08-Oct-18 Ratiopharm Arena Neu-Ulm Germany
11-Oct-18 Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth United Kingdom
12-Oct-18 Motorpoint Arena Nottingham United Kingdom
13-Oct-18 Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth United Kingdom