John Norum Signs Record Deal With Gain Music

John Norum Signs Record Deal With Gain Music

February 24, 2013

John Norum Signs Record Deal With Gain Music Europe’s lead guitarist John Norum has signed a record deal with Gain/Sony Music. He will shortly enter the studio and record his new solo album, due to be released in September.

John Norum, formerly of Dokken, released his first solo album ‘Total Control’ in 1987 and has made eight solo albums in total since then — the latest album, ‘Play Yard Blues’, came out in 2010. John has been working with Deep Purple’s front man Glenn Hughes and Don Dokken over the past years so don’t be surprised if there will be some other international guest appearances on the forthcoming album.

Norum will play live both as a solo artist and with Europe in 2013. Europe will do their 30th anniversary show as the headline act on Sweden Rock Festival in June 7th.

“It feels real good. I’m finally on the only real Swedish rock label with international ambitions,” said John Norum. “It’s gonna be great working with John Norum’s solo album. He’s one of the best and most respected guitarist in the world,” added Gain’s Markus Tagaris.

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