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five years of relentless touring that included playing on some of the
most prestigious stages on the planet, Tyketto took their revitalized
energy in to the studio in the spring of 2016. The sessions took place
at the legendary Rockfield Studios in Wales (Queen, Rush, Oasis).|
Lead vocalist Danny Vaughn comments, Although we only had planned on recording ten songs for REACH, we were so pleased with everything, we decided to keep all twelve songs on the record. We unanimously decided on REACH as the title of the album, as it defines who this band is in 2016. We have a new energy, some incredible new members, and a fresh outlook toward the future. All of us have pushed each other beyond our limits to make what we feel is a pinnacle record in our catalog.
Drummer and founding member Michael Clayton Arbeeny adds, Many bands who have been out as long as we have feel they need to fit into a preconceived notion of what their fans expect to hear. Following in the footsteps of icons such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, and Prince, we have decided to expand our musical boundaries and introduce our friends around the world to Tyketto 2016. Rest assured that all the songs on REACH still carry the trademark melodies and choruses our fans have grown to love over the decades. The band is feeling stronger and performing better than ever and we cant wait to share this music with the world.
In addition to Vaughn and Arbeeny, the unstoppable 2016 lineup includes Chris Green (guitars and vocals), Ged Rylands (keyboards and vocals) and Chris Childs (bass).
A video for the leadoff song, Reach, will be released this fall. An 11 country tour to support the album commences in October.
Danny Vaughn lead vocals
Michael Clayton Arbeeny - drums, percussion, vocals
Ged Rylands - keyboards, vocals
Chris Green - guitar, vocals
Chris Childs - bass guitar, vocals
November 13th De Bosuil Weert, Netherlands
November 14th Spirit of 66 Verviers, Belgium
November 16th Pacific Rock Cergy, France
November 18th Hall of Fame Wetzikon, Switzerland
November 19th Riffelhof Burgrieden, Germany
November 21st Nachtlebel Frankfurt, Germany
November 23rd Matrix Bochum, Germany
November 24th Boerderij Zoetermeer, Netherlands
November 26th Cluny Newcastle, UK
November 27th O2 ABC2 Glasgow, UK
November 28th 02 Academy 2 Liverpool, UK
November 29th - 02 Academy 2 Islington, UK
December 2nd Planet Rockstock - Trecco Bay, UK
December 4th Robin 2 - Bilston, UK
December 5th Rescue Rooms Nottingham, UK
Human Nature -
Frontiers Music s.r.l.
14 October 2016
evolved from being a sunset strip sensation featuring brothers Johnny
(vocals) and Joey (guitar) Gioeli to a supergroup of sorts featuring
former Bad English members Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo, before
finally becoming a band showcasing the incredible talents of the
fabulous singer Johnny Gioeli with the production and songwriting skills
of Alessandro Del Vecchio (Rated X, Resurrection Kings, Revolution
Saints), the shredding talents of guitarist Josh Ramos (The Storm), and
the powerful rhythm section made up of bassist Anna Portalupi (Tarja)
and drummer Francesco Jovino (Primal Fear, Jorn). All these musicians
have an impressive pedigree, but what makes Hardline special is how well
their unique and different talents blend together.|
The goal for their new album was to have a heavier and updated version of the original Hardline sound. Think debut album, 1992's Double Eclipse updated for the 21st Century, with a grittier and more straight ahead sound. Anthemic, hard rocking songs are what you can expect from this record and hook after hook, riff after riff, youll find yourself wowed by this absolute monster of an album!
The plan was to create an album that emulates the feeling of "Double Eclipse" combined with the dynamics of modern day rock. Very heavy and in your face, but still with hitting melodies, says Johnny Gioeli. I have a tremendous amount of Axel Rudi Pell fans that know me for the way I deliver a metal song too. So yes, its definitely the heaviest we have done since the debut. I see this album as the perfect mix of styles.
As a producer I pushed everyone to squeeze these songs and put as much attitude as we could on tape, adds Alessandro Del Vecchio. We wanted more of an in-your-face attitude than our softer albums. I think we understood we had something special in our hands when we finished Take You Home. Even if it's the ballad of the album I guess it's the focal point of the musical bond that Johnny and myself share with the whole band.
The guys put their heart and soul into their performances, concludes Johnny You can hear the essence of every drum strike and the sweat hitting the drums shortly after. Do it again, Cesco! HARDER, HARDER! Josh, Anna and Ale wouldnt stop until their fingers said enough and then we did it again and again. Thats rock and roll man. Songs like Where Will We Go, Human Nature, and Take you Home, to me they are the essence of what I LOVE to sing and HOW I love to sing!
Johnny Gioeli Lead Vocals
Alessandro Del Vecchio - Keyboards, Backing Vocals
Josh Ramos - Guitars
Anna Portalupi - Bass
Francesco Jovino - Drums