The official trailer for “Raise The Curtain”, the first-ever solo album from JON OLIVA’S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, can be seen below.
Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA’S PAINlater, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: “Raise The Curtain” combines Jon’s early music influences of ’70s prog rock with the sound he cultivated with SAVATAGE and JON OLIVA’S PAIN. The result is a high-class, thrilling musical journey, something all lovers from rock to metal shouldn’t miss.
The road to “Raise The Curtain”:
Oliva: “After the passing of my dear friend Matt LaPorte, I felt very confused about the future of JON OLIVA’S PAIN. A week or so afterMatt’s service, I was speaking to my friend Dan Fasciano about what I wanted to do. He suggested that I come by his home where he has a full studio and we just hang out and record whatever I had that I wanted to demo. Unknown to me at the time, Dan also had tons of unfinished music that he wanted to do something with. It was very strange because he had tons of stuff and so did I. I don’t remember how we actually started writing together but it just happened.”