Two of rock’s most admired musicians have joined forces for an exciting new side-project. Smith/Kotzen is the electrifying collaboration between guitarists & vocalists Adrian Smith & Richie Kotzen. Part-time LA neighbors, full time friends with a healthy mutual respect. Both artists are seasoned performers on the global stage, having honed their skills throughout their careers […]
Tag: The Winery Dogs
Richie Kotzen on finding his creative voice, his journey as an artist and bringing ‘Salting Earth’ to life.
RICHIE KOTZEN has never been an artist known for playing by the rules. And for this ever-adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist, that meant putting on the brakes after a nonstop flurry of band-related activity in order to refuel the creative process for the ten heartfelt and hard-hitting songs that comprise his new, vibrant 21st solo album, SALTING EARTH, out […]
THE WINERY DOGS— Richie Kotzen (lead vocals/guitar), Mike Portnoy (drums), Billy Sheehan (bass)—will launch their latest U.S. headlining tour Saturday, June 25 in Hinckley, MN at the Grand Casino Amphitheatre in support of their critically-acclaimed, self-produced second album, HOT STREAK, which was released in North America October 2, 2015 on Loud & Proud Records. It was […]
RICHIE KOTZEN released his first-ever professionally filmed DVD, RICHIE KOTZEN LIVE, October 13, 2015 via his Headroom-Inc label. He has now made it available for fans worldwide to stream on his official YouTube page. As KOTZEN explains, “I was thinking that there are so many fans around the world that simply don’t have access to or can’t afford […]
Legendary guitarist Richie Kotzen on his first-ever live DVD, The Winery Dogs and much more!
For fans of guitarist/singer/songwriter RICHIE KOTZEN, their wish for a professionally-filmed look at his intricate guitar and genre-spanning song stylings has finally come true in the form of his new DVD, RICHIE KOTZEN LIVE, which was released October 13 via his Headroom-Inc label. KOTZEN and his band ended their 2014-2015 tour in Tokyo, Japan at Akasaka […]
Billy Sheehan talks career, longevity and the making of The Winery Dogs’ impressive sophomore album.
The HOT STREAK will continue this fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass). Their second appropriately titled, self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for release October 2 on Loud & Proud Records via RED (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) and in the rest of the world via earMUSIC. It will be […]