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Joel Hoekstra, best known to rock fans as the current guitarist for Whitesnake and Trans-Siberian Orchestra (and also known for his work with Night Ranger and the Broadway show Rock of Ages), returns with his second album, ‘Running Games‘ from his electrifying solo project, Joel Hoekstra’s 13 on February 12, 2021. Joined by Russell Allen (vocals), Tony Franklin (bass), Vinny Appice (drums), andDerek Sherinian (keyboards), Joel and company pick up where his debut, ‘Dying To Live‘ left off.

We know it was a bit of a wait for the second single from Joel Hoekstra’s 13‘s upcoming new album, “Running Games”, but it was well worth it, we promise! Please enjoy the track ‘Finish Line’ and the accompanying awesome animated music video! Watch the video for “Finish Line” HERE: 

Long hailed for his fiery, tasteful guitar playing, Hoekstra‘s playing here raises the bar to a new level.
Pre-order/save the album here: https://orcd.co/runninggames

Tracklist:

  1. Finish Line
  2. I’m Gonna Lose It
  3. Hard To Say Goodbye
  4. How Do You
  5. Heart Attack
  6. Fantasy
  7. Lonely Days
  8. Reach The Sky
  9. Cried Enough For You
  10. Take What’s Mine
  11. Running Games
  12. Lay Down Your Love (Bonus Track – Digital)

 

Line-up:

Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake/Trans-Siberian Orchestra) – guitars
Russell Allen (Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob) – lead vocals, backing vocals
Vinny Appice (ex-Black Sabbath, DIO) – drums
Tony Franklin (ex-The Firm, Blue Murder) – bass
Derek Sherinian (Sons Of Apollo, Dream Theater, Black Country Communion) – keyboards
Jeff Scott Soto (Sons Of Appollo, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) – backing vocals

Special Guests:

Lenny Castro (TOTO) – percussion
Chloe Lowery (Trans-Siberian Orchestra) – backing vocals
Dave Eggar (Evanescence, Coldplay) – cello
Katie Kresek (Adele, Five For Fighting) – violin, viola

 

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/JoelHoekstra13

https://www.instagram.com/joelhoekstra13/

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