Johnny Gioeli Launches Pledge Music Campaign For Solo Album

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International Superstar and Crush 40 vocalist Johnny Gioeli has announced the launch of a Pledge music campaign to fund what will be the first solo album of his career. Among many Crush 40 releases, Gioeli’s career spans 4 decades and includes more than 30 albums (most notably as the lead singer of the anthemic rock bands Hardline and Axel Rudi Pell) and no doubt hardcore fans will be excited at the prospect of this debut album and an EP of the long awaited Colorblind.

The driving force behind the funding drive is to raise support for a family friend:

A tragic story of our friend’s son who had a horrific accident, leaving him paralyzed. He’s a high school student fighting for movement as simple as moving his finger, and I want to find a way to “pay it forward” and use the good things happening to me, to help someone else. The average cost of rehabilitation in the first year, far exceeds anything they can raise on their own. Let’s all help keep the music alive and help my friends too.

Backers of the campaign can not only look forward to receiving a copy of the new album (with the option of a signature from Gioeli), but will have options to access to a boatload of exclusives such as a streamed live acoustic performance, original (and rare) Hardline and Axel Rudi Pell memorabilia and handwritten lyrics to some of the songs in his extensive back catalogue.

Check out the Johnny Gioeli Pledge Music campaign here, or check out the Johnny Gioeli facebook page for more details.

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8 Comments

  1. It’s going to be a great year if you’re a Johnny fan. The newest Axel Rudi Pell album came out yesterday, a new Hardline album will begin recording in March, there’s the possibility of new Crush 40 material AND we get a new solo album? Wow! The fact that part of the proceeds will go towards a good cause is the icing on the cake.

    I’ve made my pledge. I cannot wait for this 🙂

  2. So this is why they wasn’t sure to make sonic song for the anniversary…huh…? I can understand…

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