Label: Shrapnel Records - SH 11862 Format: CD Compilation Country: US Genre: Rock Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
The Answer Richie Kotzen. The first four tracks find Kotzen competently backed by the amazing combo of Stu Hamm on bass and Journey drummer Steve Smithand pretty much set the tone for the first half of the disc with over the top antics and musicianship shadowing the mother of all shredders, Steve Vai. Jazz Latin New Age. He released his next solo album Changein Squeeze Play.
The title track, a soft ballad, and the song Get a Life , a rock song in the style of Mr. Big, were featured in TV commercials throughout Japan. In , Kotzen bought a commercial building in Los Angeles and established a recording studio and production company. He has since produced his own acclaimed solo albums and collaborated with various figures in rock e. The follow-up-album to Change , Get Up featured a more edgy, aggressive rock sound.
It was more hard rock oriented than any of his previous solo outputs since Fever Dream and contains the ballad "Remember", which became a minor hit. In , Richie Kotzen teamed up with three Japanese punk rockers to form the short-lived Forty Deuce -Project, which only lasted long enough to record and release one album. The album was first released on December 31, , and got re-issued in under the name Resurrection , coming with five additional tracks.
On the album, Kotzen showcases a firework of edgy, driving, yet melodic funk influenced blues rock songs with strong hooks and passionate guitar playing. It includes the eight-minute-song "Fooled Again", which became a live favorite on the following tours, and the soft pop ballad "Chase It" with its significant mandolin riff, for which a music video clip was filmed in Venice.
After the "Peace Sign" world tour, Kotzen took a little break and released only one single in the Rod Stewart reminiscent Angry Boy. The release was followed by another tour. In , he joined forces with Mike Portnoy and Billy Sheehan to form the rock supergroup The Winery Dogs who released their self-titled debut album on May 15, in Japan, with a worldwide release on July 23 of the same year.
A world tour followed. After that, Kotzen went on an acoustic solo tour and started working on his 20th solo effort, which became the Cannibals album, that was released on January, 5th, For "You" also a music video was recorded. Only nine months later, on October 2, , The Winery Dogs released their second album Hot Streak , followed by another world tour. By the end of , The Winery Dogs went on hiatus and Kotzen focused on his next solo record Salting Earth , which came out on April 14, From August until late September Kotzen completed a European tour.
On June, 5th, , a second video single called Riot was released via youtube, which was again directed by Vicente Cordero.
Kotzen has described his style as a mix of rock, blues, jazz, fusion, and soul music. Kotzen utilizes a heavy amount of legato and sweeping in his playing. Kotzen, since around , has opted to stop using guitar picks and been playing exclusively with his fingers ever since.
Kotzen has used Fender electric guitars for most of his career, most notably his signature model Telecasters and Stratocasters , as well as other custom-made models. Both guitars feature ash bodies with laminated flame maple caps, maple necks and one piece maple fretboards with abalone dot inlays and 22 super jumbo frets.
The Stratocaster is fitted with three custom made DiMarzio single coil pickups. At the beginning of his career, Kotzen used Ibanez guitars and Laney amplifiers before switching to Fender guitars and Marshall amplifiers in the early s.
In , Cornford Amplification issued a Richie Kotzen signature model — RK, a single channel tube amp head developed and designed in collaboration with Kotzen to suit his expansive playing style. Cornford ceased production of all amplifiers, including the RK, in Both the amplifier head and the speaker cabinets were the only Cornford models generally supplied with Kotzen-spec black Tolex covering.
The 4 x 12" cabinet also includes a special locking jack socket on the rear. Now Richie uses Victory Amplifiers.
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