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Johnny Gioeli - One Voice

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Hey everybody! I just wanted to take a minute to say hi today, especially since we have soooo many more people on the page now. Amazing! And, for those of you who are kind of new, you may not know I am working on my first solo album. For those of you who aren't new, you know it's been taking a long time! LOL
I want to thank you all for your patience. After all the touring and the new Hardline album release last year, it really set things back. But...the album is releasing this fall, it is called ONE VOICE and it is an absolute privilege to be making this album with YOU.

So...what's this record gonna be? Is Johnny going country? Death metal....or, dear lord....grunge? hahaha!! Never! I'm the same guy you've known since the early 90's when the first Hardline album Double Eclipse released. I love a big ballad, I love guitar driven rock, melodic hard rock. If you've listened to Hardline, you know who I am....and for my Crush 40 listeners, you know me too. I love a song that lifts you up, gets you moving and gets you in a positive frame of mind.

Today we're sharing one of the songs that will be on the record. You can see more of this update, and the other updates by going to my Pledge Music page and signing up. You can get involved at any level, from the digital download, to the solo CD or the extra "EP" that I'll be recording - yes, I am finally recording the song Colorblind! So whatever floats your musical boat - just remember that ALL pledges get you the digital download of the album and access to all the exclusive updates. I'm so excited to be heading into the final stretch here and couldn't be doing it without you. A big portion of the money raised for this album is going directly to help a young man named Joe Barber, in his recovery from an accident last year that left him paralyzed. So not only are you helping make a record, you're helping me 'pay if forward'. The power of music is amazing - especially when it is used to heal. Thank you all, from my heart.
~Johnny

 

Listen to 'Drive':

https://www.facebook.com/johnnygioeliofficial/videos/1771525172863158/

 

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What an enthusiastic fella, lol. Anyway that's better than any recent Hardline or ARP tune, so it works for me. Sounds promising.

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From Frontiers:

BREAKING NEWS: Johnny Gioeli (Hardline, Axel Rudi Pell) will release his debut solo album, "One Voice" on December 7, 2018! More details, plus first single & video will be released next month!

Tracklisting:
1. Drive
2. It
3. One Voice
4. Mind Melt
5. Running
6. Deeper
7. Let Me Know
8. Hit Me Once, Hit Ya Twice
9. Price We Pay
10. Out Of Here
11. Oh Fathers

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Official audio (full version) of Johnny's first solo single "Drive"

 

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Has an early Bryan Adams feel to it.

 

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The making of 'One Voice'.


If you are unfamiliar with the name Johnny Gioeli and the bands he is involved with, Hardline, Crush 40, and Axel Rudi Pell, then you have simply missed out on one of the most gifted voices to grace the hard rock genre in the past 25 years!

Gioeli will release his very first solo effort, entitled “One Voice”, via Frontiers Music Srl on December 7th. The title “One Voice” is a tribute to the fans who have supported Gioeli’s career for decades. Musically, of the album, Johnny says, “I love guitar driven rock. I love songs that have a direct impact, gets you thinking and puts you in a positive frame of mind."

When asked why he decided to do a solo album at this point in his career, Gioeli says, “[c]reating music is my life. Starting with a pin needle of an idea and cultivating that idea into a song that has an effect on someone has always fulfilled me musically. When a young man in my hometown had a life changing accident leaving him paralyzed, I knew I wanted to do something special. I wanted to make this solo album to help him with some of the enormous costs associated with rehabilitation. I also knew that those who love the music I make are fans for life and I knew they would help too. It’s a testament to the beautiful hearts that circle this globe. I woke one morning with the title ‘One Voice’ in my head knowing that I need air from others to sing. I am so proud of this uplifting album. It’s been said that it is the ‘feel good album of the 21st century’. I’m grateful for those words.”

The aforementioned ‘young man’ is Joe Barber. A large portion of the money raised for this album through a Pledge campaign is going directly to Joe and his family to help him and his family with needs his recovery and the associated medical costs.

“‘One Voice’ is the sum of my efforts to bring a world together for the love of music”, muses Gioeli. “If you can imagine fans from all parts of the world…. the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Scandinavia, Australia etc….all of them coming together to donate money to a kid they don’t even know…it’s a testament to the song ‘One Voice’. We are ‘One Voice’ together, we are love and hope forever, we are one world that matters, so let’s all just help each other.”

Of the team that helped him craft this album in the studio, Johnny says, “I have an extremely talented group of musicians performing with me on ‘One Voice’. Eric Gadrix on guitar, who wrote the musical compositions, Marco di Salvia on drums, Nik Mazzucconi on bass, and my Hardline bandmate Alessandro del Vecchio on keys, who is also my trusted producer, engineer and lil’ brother. A powerhouse band I will take on the road. Making this record was a labor of love, for sure. I spent countless days and nights in my studio thinking, singing, recording and making sure I loved it before you, the fans, got a chance to love it. I wanted to paint a picture I hope everyone wants to hang on their wall. ‘One Voice’ is that painting.”

 

 

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Title track 'One Voice'.

 

 

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Neither song is leaping off the page at me but they're both pretty good.  Definitely want to hear more.

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Is that Airless album being released this year? If so, we're looking at four albums from him in one year?! Is that near a record? ARP, Gioli/Castronovo, Airless and this? Hectic. 

Anyway, will try to hear this asap. 

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2 hours ago, Geoff said:

Is that Airless album being released this year? If so, we're looking at four albums from him in one year?! Is that near a record? ARP, Gioli/Castronovo, Airless and this? Hectic. 

Anyway, will try to hear this asap. 

Airless? Where the heck did you read that?

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1 hour ago, Stefan said:

Airless? Where the heck did you read that?

technically the guys formerly known as Airless, the Robert Rodrigo Band, and if I read correctly their album was released this month, so as Geoff mentioned, that would be 4 albums this year with Johnny on vocals, a very busy man to say the least

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Oh shit, yeah, sorry, not technically Airless. But if I read that thread right it's the entire Airless band; just with Gioeli on vocals. So it may as well still be called Airless, lol. 

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