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Joel Hoekstra’s 13 | Dying To Live

Joel Hoekstra’s 13 | Dying To Live http://hardrockhaven.net/online/2015/10/joel-hoekstras-13-dying-to-live-cd-review/ by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — Few things in this world are as predictable as line-up changes within Whitesnake. Last year’s brought the news of Doug Aldrich leaving the group only to be replaced by Joel Hoekstra (formerly of Night Ranger and Trans-Siberian Orchestra – and more). A player versatile and nifty enough to rise to the challenge, Hoekstra embraced the new gig. He also continued to work on what was going to morph into his fourth solo effort. The release turned out to be one of the most anticipated in 2015, excitement fueled by the big names featured on the album – from singers Russell Allen (Symphony X, Allen-Lande, Adrenaline Mob etc.) and Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman, Takara, Eyes, Axel Rudi Pell etc.) sharing the microphone to top instrumental players Tony Franklin (The Firm, Blue Murder etc.) Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath etc.) and Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). The final result is Dying To Live – Hoekstra’s bold take on Melodic Hard Rock genre, set to be released in mid-October 2015 via Frontiers Music SRL. “Say Goodbye To The Sun” is a strong opener to Dying To Live. The track’s firmly embedded in Melodic Hard Rock […] by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — Few things in this world are as predictable as line-up changes within Whitesnake. Last year’s brought the news of Doug Aldrich leaving the group only to be replaced by Joel Hoekstra (formerly of Night Ranger and Trans-Siberian Orchestra – and more). A player versatile and nifty enough to rise to the challenge, Hoekstra embraced the new gig. He also continued to work on what was going to morph into his fourth solo effort. The release turned out to be one of the most anticipated in 2015, excitement fueled by the big names featured on the album – from singers Russell Allen (Symphony X, Allen-Lande, Adrenaline Mob etc.) and Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman, Takara, Eyes, Axel Rudi Pell etc.) sharing the microphone to top instrumental players Tony Franklin (The Firm, Blue Murder etc.) Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath etc.) and Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). The final result is Dying To Live – Hoekstra’s bold take on Melodic Hard Rock genre, set to be released in mid-October 2015 via Frontiers Music SRL. “Say Goodbye To The Sun” is a strong opener to Dying To Live. The track’s firmly embedded in Melodic Hard Rock […] by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — Few things in this world are as predictable as line-up changes within Whitesnake. Last year’s brought the news of Doug Aldrich leaving the group only to be replaced by Joel Hoekstra (formerly of Night Ranger and Trans-Siberian Orchestra – and more). A player versatile and nifty enough to rise to the challenge, Hoekstra embraced the new gig. He also continued to work on what was going to morph into his fourth solo effort. The release turned out to be one of the most anticipated in 2015, excitement fueled by the big names featured on the album – from singers Russell Allen (Symphony X, Allen-Lande, Adrenaline Mob etc.) and Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman, Takara, Eyes, Axel Rudi Pell etc.) sharing the microphone to top instrumental players Tony Franklin (The Firm, Blue Murder etc.) Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath etc.) and Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). The final result is Dying To Live – Hoekstra’s bold take on Melodic Hard Rock genre, set to be released in mid-October 2015 via Frontiers Music SRL. “Say Goodbye To The Sun” is a strong opener to Dying To Live. The track’s firmly embedded in Melodic Hard Rock […]

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