Renowned guitar master and Adrenaline Mob founder Mike Orlando has released the official video for “Burn” off his newly released Sonic Stomp Instrumental DVD ‘Live In Studio’ from Brazil.
Originally premiered on Guitar World, “Burn” is off of Orlando’s new instrumental Sonic Stomp DVD and features Aquiles Priester, Tony McAlpine, Wasp, Hangar, Noturnall), Junior Carelli (Shaman, Noturnall) on Keyboards, and Fernando Quesada (Shaman, Noturnall) on Bass.
The ‘Live In Studio’ performance was filmed & tracked at Thiago Bianchi’s Fusao Studios in Cotia, Brazil while Mike was on tour in South America performing with Sonic Stomp & Noturnall. The DVD was mixed & mastered by Mike Orlando at his own Sonic Stomp Studios & filmed by Foggy Filmes Inc. The 13 tracks showcase the collaboration of the Adrenaline Mob guitarist alongside some of Brazil’s finest musicians in Priester, Carelli, and Quesada.
In addition to the DVD’s full band performances, Mike also performs a selection of his Sonic Stomp tracks solo getting an up-close & personal look into each & every note played! Other guests on pre-recorded tracks include AJ Pero (Twisted Sister, Adrenaline Mob), John Macaluso (TNT, Yngwie Malmsteen, James Labrie, Symphony X, Ark), Steve Tobin (Pete Steele’s Carnivore, Dust to Dust)
- Aquiles Priester (Tony McAlpine, Wasp, Hangar, Noturnall) on Drums
- Junior Carelli (Shaman, Noturnall) on Keyboards
- Fernando Quesada (Shaman, Noturnall) on Bass
There is also a double DVD/CD being released in Japan on King Records on January 23rd! This special edition also includes a brand new bonus track off Mike’s upcoming Sonic Stomp III release which is slated for an end of 2019 release!
Mike Orlando is a founding member of the explosive supergroup Adrenaline Mob. The Line-up included world-renowned drumming legend Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Winery Dogs), vocalist extraordinaire Russell Allen (Symphony X), metal giants Disturbed bassist John Moyer. The band released their debut album Omerta on EMI Records/ECM in March 2012. They’ve completed the multiple US headlining tours & runs with Hellyeah and Drowning Pool, as well as arena, runs with Godsmack and Avenged Sevenfold. They’ve taken the band across EU/UK with stops at major festivals such as Sweden Rock, Graspop, Bospop, and Gods Of Metal.
Adrenaline Mob’s debut release, Omerta, landed Top 5 on Billboards Rock Album Charts & #62 on Billboard’s Top 200 its 1st week of release in March 2012. The band was featured guests on VH1 Classic’s Season 11 premiere of that “That Metal Show,” Mike returned to That Metal Show two seasons later as the TV show’s guest guitarist.
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Adrenaline Mob went on to release two more studio albums and two cover albums for Century Media/Sony Records which also featured the late great AJ Pero (Twisted Sister) on drums. Coverta in 2012, Men of Honor in 2014, Dearly Departed in 2015 and We The People in 2017. All albums were tracked, engineered, mixed & mastered by Mike Orlando at Sonic Stomp Studios, which he runs and owns.
Mike was recently featured on the 2018 Disney Super Guitar, a rock guitar album featuring instrumental versions of Disney songs released by Walt Disney Records / Universal Music Group. The album features a different guest lead guitarist on each song, including Zakk Wylde, Paul Gilbert, George Lynch, Richie Kotzen, Orianthi, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Mike Orlando, Phil X, Jeff Watson, and Tak Matsumoto.
He also teamed up with Guitar World Magazine as a columnist, launching his own column, Mob Rules, from mid -2017 to mid-2018 with a year of lessons in the legendary magazine & accompanying video tutorials on the GW website.
Mike released his debut Instrumental CD Sonic Stomp in 2007, achieving worldwide critical acclaim. In November 2010 Mike released the follow-up CD, Sonic Stomp II, which took Mike’s playing and composing to a complete another level of virtuosity and overall extreme command of the instrument. A number of phenomenal guest artists are featured on Sonic Stomp II, including Michael Romeo (Symphony X), Shane Gibson (Korn), Gary Hoey, Mike Pinella (Symphony X), and Joe Stump. Sonic Stomp II also features drummer extraordinaire John Macaluso (Yngwie Malmsteen, TNT, James Labrie/Dream Theater, Tony Harnell, Ark). Mike continues to tour Sonic Stomp globally, conducting guitar clinics and performing live and is hard at work on multiple albums that will be released in 2019 / 2020.