Out Now

(Sony/Legacy Recordings)

 

What does happen next when you have 15 studio albums under your belt and you’re widely recognised as being at the top of your profession?

It’s a question that must vex the peerless Joe Satriani but his answer is to press on and keep pushing the boundaries of instrumental rock.

Roping in a rhythm section of Glenn Hughes and Chickenfoot band mate Chad Smith is no bad idea when it comes to reinventing the wheel.

And with super producer Mike Fraser at the helm this is a record built to last.

Cherry Blossoms and Righteous are two of Satch’s most accessible anthems for decades.