In 2013, over a quarter century removed from his first album, Joe Satriani uses his solo albums as a way to stretch himself, both to flaunt his skills and perhaps to move him into areas where he's not quite comfortable. Unstoppable Momentum, his first album since 2010's boogie- and prog-heavy Black Swans & Wormhole Wizards, finds the guitarist occasionally indulging himself in a bit of swing, letting him ride an elastic beat ("Three Sheets to the Wind" has a supremely delicate touch), and he also digs into a bit of a nasty ZZ Top groove on…
"Unstoppable Momentum" is the fourteenth studio album by guitarist Joe Satriani, released on May 6, 2013 through Epic Records. It was first announced on Satriani's official website on February 20, 2013, with a tour to begin in mid-May featuring Marco Minnemann on drums and Bryan Beller on bass.
Legendary performer and the hardest working guitarist in the business, Joe Satriani confirms the release of his 14th studio album, “Unstoppable Momentum” in the UK on Monday May 6 (U.S. release is Tuesday May 7) through Epic Records/Sony Music UK. The album was recorded at Skywalker Sound in San Francisco and was produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser (AC/DC).The new album features an amazing array of talented players including Vinnie Colauita (Sting, Jeff Beck) on drums, Chris Chaney (Janes Addiction) on bass and on keyboards, Mike Keneally (Dethklok).
2013 release, the eighth studio album from the act regarded as one of the best European Progressive Metal bands. Featuring guest performances by Symphony X/Adrenaline Mob vocalist Russell Allen (on the impressive and catchy opener ‘Reason’) and Pagan’s Mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad, it’s a damn good album: a collection of well-written, well-constructed songs which serve to showcase, extremely well, the talents of five very talented musicians.