Revolution Saints Announce New Album “Against the Winds”

REVOLUTION SAINTS, the band led by Journey vocalist/drummer Deen Castronovo, jumpstarts 2024 with a new album, ‘Against the Winds’, to follow up 2023’s stellar release, ‘Eagle Flight.’Joined by fellow rockers bassist Jeff Pilson (known for his work with FOREIGNER and formerly of DOKKEN) and guitarist Joel Hoekstra (of WHITESNAKE and formerly of NIGHT RANGER) the new iteration – REVOLUTION SAINTS MKII – have gifted fans a captivating album that sits poised to rekindle the fervor for melodic rock.

Today, the band shares a new single, “Against the Winds” along with a music video.

REVOLUTION SAINTS was initially conceived by Serafino Perugino, the President and Head of A&R at Frontiers Records, to showcase the remarkable vocal talents of Deen Castronovo. While Castronovo had always been respected as a drummer, those who took notice of his background vocals and witnessed his lead vocal performances during Journey shows, soon recognized his exceptional singing prowess.

REVOLUTION SAINTS was, and continues to be, a platform to spotlight Deen‘s incredible vocal abilities.

‘Against the Winds,’ primarily produced and composed by Alessandro Del Vecchio (who also contributes on keyboards and background vocals), delivers what you would expect: captivating vocals, enchanting melodies, and hooks that will linger in your mind for days.

With this album, REVOLUTION SAINTS exhibit a heightened sense of cohesion, energy, and emotion. They solidify their status as giants in the genre, and this album unquestionably reaffirms why they belong at the pinnacle once again.

REVOLUTION SAINTS
Against The Winds
Release Date: 09 February 2024

01. Against the Winds
02. Changing My Mind
03. Fall on My Knees
04. Can’t End It Right Now
05. Lost in Damnation
06. Will I See You Again
07. Show Me Your Light
08. Save All That Remains
09. Been Said and Done
10. Diving Wings
11. No Turning Back

For the first three REVOLUTION SAINTS albums, ‘Revolution Saints’, ‘Light In The Dark’, and ‘Rise’, Deen was joined by bassist/vocalist Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER) and guitarist Doug Aldrich (ex-WHITESNAKE, DIO). Produced by Alessandro Del Vecchio, those three albums brought back the classic melodic rock style that thrilled and delighted legions of fans in the ‘80s and ‘90s and still does today! Inspiring, uplifting vocals, soaring melodies, and hooks for days is what you get in spades across those three albums.

While REVOLUTION SAINTS, MK I left an indelible mark on the melodic rock world, it was time for MK II to be born. Deen, having recently rejoined Journey, was feeling invigorated and inspired and ready to sing his ass off. Filling Blades and Aldrich‘s shoes would be no easy feat, but, mercifully, the exact right guys were found for the job!

Joel Hoekstra is a current member of WHITESNAKE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, and ICONIC, as well as having his own solo project, Joel Hoekstra‘s 13 and is an absolutely stunning guitar player, able to play multiple styles. Jeff Pilson, currently a member of FOREIGNER, BLACK SWAN, and THE END MACHINE, is also known for his time in DOKKEN and of course, his more recent production work. Two stellar musicians to compliment Deen‘s singing and drumming is exactly what was needed for REVOLUTION SAINTS, MK II and that’s what we’ve got here. As with the first three albums, Alessandro Del Vecchio handles production as well as contributing keyboards and background vocals.

REVOLUTION SAINTS is:
Deen Castronovo – Drums, Vocals
Jeff Pilson – Bass, Vocals
Joel Hoekstra – Guitar
Alessandro Del Vecchio – Keyboard

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Revolution Saints Announce New Album “Against the Winds”

December 18, 2023

REVOLUTION SAINTS, the band led by Journey vocalist/drummer Deen Castronovo, jumpstarts 2024 with a new album, ‘Against the Winds’, to follow up 2023’s stellar release, ‘Eagle Flight.’Joined by fellow rockers bassist Jeff Pilson (known for his work with FOREIGNER and formerly of DOKKEN) and guitarist Joel Hoekstra (of WHITESNAKE and formerly of NIGHT RANGER) the new iteration – REVOLUTION SAINTS MKII – have gifted fans a captivating album that sits poised to rekindle the fervor for melodic rock. Today, the band shares a new single, “Against the Winds” along with a music video. REVOLUTION SAINTS was initially conceived by Serafino Perugino, the President and Head of A&R at Frontiers Records, to showcase the remarkable vocal talents of Deen Castronovo. While Castronovo had always been respected as a drummer, those who took notice of his background vocals and witnessed his lead vocal performances during Journey shows, soon recognized his exceptional singing prowess. REVOLUTION SAINTS was, and continues to be, a platform to spotlight Deen‘s incredible vocal abilities. ‘Against the Winds,’ primarily produced and composed by Alessandro Del Vecchio (who also contributes on keyboards and background vocals), delivers what you would expect: captivating vocals, enchanting melodies, and hooks that will linger in…

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