Wednesday, February 28, 2024

TOM KEIFER On Subsequent Solo Album: ‘Some Track Concepts Are Beginning To Bubble’

Throughout an look on this previous Wednesday’s (June 21) episode of SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”, CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer was requested if he has commenced work on the follow-up to his sophomore solo album, “Rise”, which got here out in 2019. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I have not recorded something [new]. Some track concepts are beginning to bubble.

“The pandemic sort of threw a wrench in the whole lot, clearly,” he defined. “We have been in the midst of working ‘Rise’; we have been on the second single, ‘Hype’, and have been about to exit on that ‘Massive Rock Summer season Tour’ [with RATT, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER]. And ‘Hype’ was sort of transferring up the charts, after which the whole lot acquired shut down. All of the inventive juices, all of the vitality throughout that couple of years simply sort of… I do know some folks acquired inventive; some folks did not. I did not. [Laughs] So, it is beginning to come again now. I believe getting again out on the street final 12 months sort of ignited that spark once more. However, yeah, we positively wanna do a follow-up to it.

“I might say information come of their time; I do not wish to rush them,” Keifer added. “However, yeah, there’ll for certain be a follow-up. And that antenna is beginning to go up and track concepts are beginning to sort of are available in. Yeah, it is coming.”

In keeping with Tom, the pandemic-related break from touring got here simply on the proper time. “I sort of wanted it,” he stated. “We toured a lot with this band main proper as much as the final tour, proper earlier than the pandemic. We have been truly out early that 12 months, in 2020, ‘trigger the ‘Rise’ tour was nonetheless sort of persevering with; we have been nonetheless working the report. So it was 10 years straight for me — or not fairly 10 years at that time. However there have been three CINDERELLA excursions previous to that. So I might been on the street, like, 12 years straight. So I used to be crispy by the point that pandemic hit. None of us needed that compelled on us, clearly, however I suppose it compelled me to take a break, which I most likely wanted.”

Tom and his solo band, #KEIFERBAND, just lately launched the “Dwell/Loud” 2023 tour with WINGER and John Corabi.

Keifer‘s story begins because the singer-songwriter, guitarist and frontman of arduous rock heavyweights CINDERELLA. His signature voice, guitar and bluesy, no-B.S. arena-shaking songwriting, performed an integral function in transferring information to the tune of 15 million worldwide. Tom Keifer is having fun with continued success recording and touring with #keiferbandTom Keifer, Savannah Keifer, Tony Higbee, Billy Mercer, Kendra Chantelle, Jarred Pope and Kory Myers — releasing two critically acclaimed solo albums, “The Means Life Goes” and “Rise”.

“Rise”, launched in September 2019 on Cleopatra Information, options the rousing, rollicking rock singles “The Demise Of Me” and “Hype”. Each singles landed within the Billboard Mainstream Rock Prime 40. Keifer‘s deep-seated roots shine via to the very core on “Rise”, one thing that was embedded on the very coronary heart of his music created through the multiplatinum CINDERELLA days.

Though CINDERELLA hasn’t launched a brand new studio album since 1994’s “Nonetheless Climbing”, the band began enjoying sporadic exhibits once more in 2010 however has been largely inactive for the previous few years whereas Keifer centered on his solo profession.

In March 2022, Keifer stated that he was “not ready” for the 2021 passing of CINDERELLA guitarist Jeff LaBar. Jeff was discovered lifeless by his spouse in July 2021 inside his condominium in Nashville. He was 58 years outdated.

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