Global Warning (Jon Oliva's Pain album)


Global Warning (Jon Oliva's Pain album)

Infobox Album
Name = Global Warning
Type = Album
Artist = Jon Oliva's Pain



Released = flagicon|EUR 2008-03-21 flagicon|USAflagicon|CAN 2008-04-30
Recorded = 2007
Genre = Heavy Metal
Length = 59:50 (Standard Edition)
Label = flagicon|EUR AFM Records flagicon|USA Locomotive Records
Producer = Jon Oliva, Jim Morris, Tom Morris, Christopher Kinder
Reviews =
* [http://soundofmetal.se/ Sound Of Metal] Rating-10|8 [http://soundofmetal.se/index.php?page=jonolivaspainglobalwarningreview link]
* The Metal Observer rating-10|8.5 [http://www.metal-observer.com/articles.php?lid=1&sid=1&id=14241 link]
* Metal-Rules.com Rating|5|5 [http://www.metal-rules.com/review/viewreview.php?month=March&year=2008&pos=28 link]
* Nocturnal Hall rating-10|9 [http://www.nocturnalhall.com/reviews/J/jop_globalwarning_e.htm link]
* RevelationZ Magazine rating-10|7.5 [http://www.revelationz.net/index.asp?ID=275 link]
Last album = "Maniacal Renderings"
(2006)
This album = "Global Warning"
(2008)
Next album =

"Global Warning" is a 2008 release by Jon Oliva's Pain. It is the band's third studio release. The record reached #11 in the German MRC Radio Charts during March 2008.cite web
url = http://www.jonoliva.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2324&start=0
title = GLOBAL WARNING REVIEWS!
publisher = The maniacal forum of Jon Oliva's Pain "(requires free registration to view)"
accessdate = 2008-04-04
]

The record features a guest appearance by Ralph Santolla on two tracks: "Adding the Cost" and "You Never Know".cite web
url = http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=90335
title = JON OLIVA'S PAIN: 'Global Warning' Samples Available - Feb. 8, 2008
publisher = Blabbermouth.net
accessdate = 2008-02-10
] The track "Before I Hang" is made up of two previous Savatage songs - the original "Before I Hang" (of which a demo was released on "The Dungeons Are Calling" Silver Edition in 2002) as well as "" lost track "Larry Elbows".

On 2008-02-07, the initial tracklist of the album was posted at the band's forumscite web
url = http://www.jonoliva.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2312
title = "Global Warning" spoilers...
publisher = The maniacal forum of Jon Oliva's Pain "(requires free registration to view)"
accessdate = 2008-02-15
] . On 2008-02-08, five song samples from the above tracklist were posted on the band's MySpace pagecite web
url = http://www.myspace.com/jonoliva
title = Jon Oliva's Pain profile
publisher = MySpace.com
accessdate = 2008-02-15
] . In support of the album, the band has announced a tour of the United States and Europe,cite web
url = http://www.komodorock.com/new-releases/cd-releases/jon-olivia%27s-pain%3a-global-warning-now-finished;-tour-dates-announced-200801233683/
title = Jon Olivia's Pain: Global Warning Now Finished; Tour Dates Announced
publisher = Komodo Rock
accessdate = 2008-02-10
] with support on the European dates coming from Manticora and Masterstroke. A US tour has been planned with support from Circle II Circle and Manticora. Should the tour go ahead, it would mean that Jon Oliva and Zachary Stevens will be on the same bill for the first time since Savatage's 1999 tourcite web
url = http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=90167
title = JON OLIVA'S PAIN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, MANTICORA To Team Up For North American Tour - Feb. 6, 2008
publisher = Blabbermouth.net
accessdate = 2008-02-10
] .

Track listing

#"Global Warning" - 4:46
#"Look at the World" - 2:54
#"Adding the Cost" - 3:50
#"Before I Hang" - 4:00
#"Firefly" - 7:08
#"Master" - 4:00
#"The Ride" - 5:56
#"O to G" - 1:44
#"Walk Upon the Water" - 5:42
#"Stories" - 4:38
#"Open Up Your Eyes" - 4:47
#"You Never Know" - 3:17
#"Someone/Souls" - 7:18 ("Souls" is a short hidden track)
#"No More Saturday Nights" (Limited Edition bonus track)
#"I See" (Japanese bonus track)

Personnel

*Jon Olivalead vocals, keyboards
*Matt LaPorte – guitars
*Kevin Rothney – bass guitar
*John Zahner – keyboards
*Christopher Kinder – drums
*Ralph Santolla - guitars (on "Adding the Cost" and "You Never Know")

References

External links

* [http://www.jonoliva.net/ Jon Oliva's Pain's official web site]
* [http://www.myspace.com/jonoliva Jon Oliva's Pain's] at MySpace (with track samples of the album posted)


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