… A high energy love song based on the Silver Surfer comic series. The surfer, Norrin Radd, longs for his love Shalla-Bal, the Empress of Zen-La. Hard to believe a being that can wield the Power Cosmic is always having problems in the love department! —Joe
His story isn't that of your typical villain and will keep you guessing as you turn through the pages of 'Crystal Planet.' He has a plan, and Satchel is a part of it. Pre-order your copy here: incendium.online/collections/cr…
…Originally about a black diamond snowboarding run at Lake Tahoe’s Diamond Peak. The world slows down when you’re going really fast, right? This song captures the thrill of risk, and the allure of looking beyond our perceptions of reality. —Joe
Good & evil, humor, a love story, action, Crystal Planet has it all!
Joe describes creating the Crystal Planet comic with the @HeavyMetalInk OPUS team. We’re all excited to see the book finally come out! Pre-order your copy of Crystal Planet here: incendium.online/collections/cr…
Introducing the companion playlist to Issue 1 of the Crystal Planet comic book!
The first track on the playlist is none other than "Crystal Planet." Stay tuned for quotes from Joe about all six tracks! Pre-order your copy of Crystal Planet here: incendium.online/collections/cr…
Shakespeare wrote, “What’s past is prologue”. This song is about how our actions in the future can change the past. Sci-fi always seems to predict possible futures in the most unimaginable ways, but it is so often right on target. —Joe
Unfortunately due to the ongoing pandemic, we have no choice but to again postpone our upcoming European tour planned for this spring. The currently rescheduled dates are listed here: satriani.com/road/
(additional dates to be announced shortly).
It was also the album that Eric Caudieux, a long-time collaborator of Joe’s, took a more central role on. Joe pushed the boundaries of his genre and created a work of pure innovation and artistry.
How are you celebrating the album's anniversary?
Double the album anniversaries, double the Satch music memories. 'Engines of Creation' turns 21 today!
The album presents a unique shift from Joe's usual sound, and his experimentation into techno is inspired.
Today we're celebrating 15 years of 'Super Colossal.' Each track has its own identity, making for an amusing listening experience for guitar aficionados, casual Joe fans, & everyone in between. From "It's So Good" to "One Robot's Dream," which track do you love the most?
Meet Jimmy Decarlo. Drummer & Birds of Prey founding member, he is a man who lives in isolation. Jimmy plays an integral role in Satchel Walker's story & is crucial to Satchel's evolution in Crystal Planet. More characters coming your way soon!
In a special feature, Joe gave @UltClassicRock an exclusive sneak peek at the first issue of Crystal Planet! Check out the article for never-before-seen pages of the comic, as well as an interview with Joe about his journey into the world of comics. ultimateclassicrock.com/joe-satriani-c…
Last week, we celebrated 23 years of ‘Crystal Planet.’ Sit down w/ Joe in the room that the album was written as he shares insight about his creative process. From album to a thrilling comic, pre-order your copy of Crystal Planet:
Today we celebrate the 23rd anniversary of ‘Crystal Planet’, the release that truly established the classic signature Satch look w/ shades, Chrome Boy guitar, + his own chrome dome! Celebrate by cranking it up & grab your copy of the new CP comic at
Meet Satchel Walker. A reluctant hero and a man out of time.
Follow him as he travels through a journey in the pages of Crystal Planet. Who will you be meeting next? Stay tuned for more character trading cards!
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Joe’s suit from those covers formed the bases of the high tech Tri-Diver armour, sprinkled with a TRON-inspired lighting aesthetic and of course, the extending underarm wingspan." (3/3)
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'Eternal Descent' author, Llexi Leon explains the evolution of the 'Crystal Planet' world, from its earliest inception, to now. Pre-order your copy of 'Crystal Planet' here: incendium.online/collections/cr… (4/4)
“When we first collaborated on 'Eternal Descent' it was an obvious theme to explore through comic art, and we even included a version of the JS2K Crystal Planet guitar for that cover at the time.” (2/4)
“Ever since I first discovered the album, the title ‘Crystal Planet’ always evoked such vivid imagery in my mind. The thought of a crystalline world, a landscape of shimmering shards in majestic organic formations, was endlessly appealing." (1/4)
My nostalgic little rock song, paying homage to the great Eddie Van Halen, took on a special meaning when we lost him all too soon. Thankfully, we have a great video from ZZ to celebrate the song, and the innocence of our pre-pandemic life. (2/3)
The thrills and mysteries continue to unfold on page 10 of Crystal Planet.
JD asks Satch to meet him in his office and the page ends on a cliffhanger!
What do you think will happen next?
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Yesterday, you got to meet Satch's oldest friend, Sarah Fortune.
Today, the backstory behind their friendship is revealed in page 9 of Crystal Planet!
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Page 7 of Crystal Planet is here!
The voicemail is revealed and Satch is given a mission: to find the time shredder and return home.
More pages are coming! Stay tuned and pre-order your copy here: incendium.online/collections/cr…
Dreams, Walter Walker, landline phones: the story continues to unravel in page 6 of Crystal Planet! Who do you think left Satch a message?
Pre-order your copy at incendium.online/collections/cr… and stay tuned for page reveals all week long!
"I've never seen the things I learned from him; to this day, I've never really seen them anywhere." -Ler Lalonde (@primus)
Joe has been privileged to teach so many incredible players when they were starting out!