Only genuine thoroughbred musicians with substantial creative talent succeed in staying at the top of their game as long as Axel Rudi Pell has. For more than thirty years, the guitarist and songwriter from Bochum, Germany, has released new albums. LOST XXIII is his latest addition.
Axel Rudi Pell's latest studio recording LOST XXIII – his 21st to date – is available as a digipak, CD, double vinyl album, strictly limited box set and for digital download via Steamhammer/SPV.
LOST XXIII is a very special album in Pell’s long standing career. It is extremely varied, consisting of ten deeply melodic hard rock songs (plus intro) in typical A.R.P. style as well as a number of fast-paced highlights and surprising compositions. “The title track, for example, with its chorus featuring Arabic scales, is one of the longest epic tracks I’ve ever written,” explains Pell, who promises to reveal the riddle of the mysterious album title at a later point.
Produced by Pell and mixed by Tommy Geiger (Blind Guardian, Sinner), the album includes Johnny Gioeli (Hardline with Neal Schon of Journey), Ferdy Doernberg (Rough Silk, Uli Jon Roth, Therion), Volker Krawczak (Ex-Steeler), and Bobby Rondinelli (Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Blue Öyster Cult).