Joe Satriani is opening the new year with a bang.
The virtuoso guitarist was inducted Wednesday into the Metal Hall of Fame. He announced the same day, he will release his new album Shapeshifting this spring, and will launch a tour in support of the album on April 15.
Shapeshifting will be Satriani’s 18th full-length solo album. The album’s release date will be announced soon.
The Shapeshifting tour is scheduled to launch April 15 in Mainz, Germany and to run through June 11 in Barcelona, Spain. It will feature performances in cities, such as Paris, France; Vienna, Austria and Glasgow, UK. The tour’s schedule is noted below.
JOE SATRIANI – “THE SHAPESHIFTING TOUR 2020”
DATE CITY, COUNTRY VENUE
4/15/20 Mainz, Germany Halle 45
4/16/20 Zurich, Switzerland Volkshaus Zurich
4/18/20 Karlsruhe, Germany Tollhaus
4/19/20 Berlin, Germany Huxleys
4/20/20 Oberhausen, Germany Turbinenhalle
4/21/20 Amsterdam, Netherlands Melkweg the Max
4/23/20 Borgerhout, Antwerp De Roma
4/24/20 Enschede, Netherlands Muziekcentrum Enschede
4/25/20 Winterbach, Germany Salierhalle
4/27/20 Aarhus, Denmark Train
4/28/20 Odense, Denmark Posten
4/29/20 Copenhagen, Denmark Amager Bio
4/30/20 Stockholm, Sweden Fryshuset Arenan
5/2/20 Oslo, Norway Rockefeller Music Hall
5/5/20 Warsaw, Poland Stodola Club
5/6/20 Prague, Czech Prague Congress Centre
5/7/20 Vienna, Austria Vienner Stadthalle F
5/8/20 Budapest, Hungary Barba Negra Track
5/10/20 Bologna, Italy Teatro Europauditorium
5/12/20 Firenze, Italy Teatro Verdi
5/14/20 Napoli, Italy Teatro Augusteo
5/15/20 Lecce, Italy Teatro Politeama Greco
5/16/20 Roma, Italy Auditorium Conciliazione
5/18/20 Milano, Italy Teatro Dal Verme
5/19/20 Nurnberg, Germany Löwensaal
5/20/20 Heerlen, Netherlands RABOzaal Heerlen
5/22/20 Bexhill, UK Bexhill De La Warr
5/23/20 Glasgow, UK O2 Academy Glasgow
5/24/20 Gateshead, UK Gateshead Sage 1
5/25/20 Manchester, UK Bridgewater Hall
5/26/20 London, UK Palladium
5/28/20 Birmingham, UK Birmingham Symphony Hall
5/30/20 Gerardmer, France Gerardmer Motordays Festival
5/31/20 Strasbourg, France La Laiterie
6/2/20 Paris, France L’Olympia
6/4/20 Nantes, France Cite des Congres
6/5/20 Saint-Malo, France La Nouvelle Vague
6/6/20 Clermont-Ferrand, France La Cooperative de Mai
6/7/20 Lyon, France Le Transbordeur
6/9/20 Valencia, Spain Auditorio Casa de Cultura Burjassot
6/10/20 Madrid, Spain Sala La Riviera
6/11/20 Barcelona, Spain Sala Barts
More dates TBA shortly…
In other news, Joe Satriani’s landmark album Surfing With The Alien recently received the reissue treatment. The reissue was part of Record Store Day in November, and featured a second disc that itself featured the iconic album without any of its guitar solos (I.E. edited takes of each song).
Also recently released to streaming is the collection Additional Creations and Bonus Tracks. The 16-song compilation features alternate takes of four songs from his album Engines of Creation as well as 12 other rarities.
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