JOE SATRIANI Earns Highest Chart Position Of His Over 30-Year Career!

JOE SATRIANI Earns Highest Chart Position Of His Over 30-Year Career!

JOE SATRIANI's 16th studio album, What Happens Next, debuts today at #9 on Billboard's Top Current Album chart as well as the Top Album Sales Chart. In addition, the album also debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hard Rock Album Chart and at #4 on the Top Rock Album Chart. This new, instrumentally electrifying album features a power trio of legendary status; SATRIANI on guitar and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Country Communion) and drummer Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) was originally released on January 12, 2018.

Industry-renowned Guitar World Magazine, features SATRIANI on the current cover (March 2018 issue) and says of the new album, "What Happens Next, a new album oozing with funkalicious grooves and soulful stylings." While Yahoo! called the new album, "...a vortex of serious energy..."

SATRIANI will continue on his G3 tour entity, joined by Dream Theater's John Petrucci and Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen on the two month trek. The tour launched on January 11th in Seattle, WA will finish up on February 25 in Milwaukee, WI. SATRIANI will then begin the G3 Europe leg on March 16th with Petrucci again joining, and Uli Roth rounding out the line-up. The European trek will finish on April 30th in the UK.

For two decades, SATRIANI has traveled the world, playing to sold-out crowds as both a headliner and as founder of the all-star "G3" guitar extravaganza. His studio and live recordings have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide to date and of his many solo albums, two have goneplatinum and four others went gold, with 15 Grammy nominations between them. His side project, Chickenfoot, featuring former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, former bassist Michael Anthony, and Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer Chad Smith saw their debut album certified gold and their second studio album debuted at #9.

2018 G3 Tour featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Phil Collen itinerary:

January 24 Historic Paramount Theatre Denver, CO

January 25 Uptown Theater Kansas City MO

January 26 The Pavillion at The Toyota Music Factory Irving, TX

January 27 Austin City Limits - Moody Theater Austin, TX

January 28 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Houston, TX

January 30 Hard Rock Live Orlando, FL

January 31 Florida Theatre Jacksonville, FL

February 1 Pompano Beach Amphitheatre Pompano Beach, FL

February 2 Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall Fort Myers, FL

February 3 Mahaffey Theater St. Petersberg, FL

February 6 Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Raleigh, NC

February 8 Toyota Presents Oakdale Wallingford, CT

February 9 Landmark Theatre Syracuse, NY

February 10 Palace Theatre Albany, NY

February 11 The Palace Theatre Greensburg, PA

February 12 The Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI

February 14 Warner Theatre Washington, DC

February 15 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA

February 16 Beacon Theatre New York, NY

February 17 Merriam Theater Philadelphia, PA

February 18 New Jersey Performing Arts Center Newark, NJ

February 20 Auditorium Theatre Rochester, NY

February 21 Massey Hall Toronto, ONT

February 22 Hard Rock Live Northfield, OH

February 23 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL

February 24 State Theatre Minneapolis, MN

February 25 Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI

2018 G3 Europe Tour featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli John Roth itinerary:

March 16 City Hall Moscow, Russia

March 19 Poland Torwar Warsaw, Poland

March 20 Prague Congress Centre Prague, Czech Republic

March 21 Incheba Expo Arena Bratislava, Slovakia

March 24 Oslo Konserthus Oslo, Norway

March 25 Royal Stage Aalborg, Denmark

March 26 Filharmonie Filderstadt Stuttgart/Filderstadt, Germany

March 27 Stadhalle Offenbach Offenbach, Germany

March 28 E Werk Cologne, Germany

March 29 Tempodrom Berlin, Germany

March 31 De Oosterpoort Groningen, Netherlands

April 2 Auditorium Parco Della Musica Rome, Italy

April 3 Teatro Verd Florence, Italy

April 4 Teatro Degli Arcimboldi Milan, Italy

April 6 Euskalduna Bilbao, Spain

April 7 Auditori del Forum Barcelona, Spain

April 9 Wizink Center Madrid, Spain

April 11 Volkshaus Zürich Zurich, Switzerland

April 14 Klokgebouw Cultuurhallen Eindhoven, Netherlands

April 15 L'Amphithéâtre de la Cité des Congrès Lyon, France

April 16 La Seine Musicale Paris, France

April 17 Metropole Arena Bordeaux, France

April 18 Zenith Toulouse, France

April 19 Zenith Nantes, France

April 21 Stadsschouwburg Antwerp, Belgium

April 23 Zenith Lille, France

April 24 Cliffs Pavilion Southend, UK

April 25 Hammersmith Apollo Hammersmith, UK

April 26 Colston Hall Bristol, UK

April 27 Apollo Manchester Manchester, UK

April 29 Portsmouth Guildhall Portsmouth, UK

April 30 Symphony Hall Birmingham, UK

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