RICHIE SAMBORA * Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony * May 5th on HBO at 8:00pm ET/PT
Rock icon Richie Sambora was recently inducted into the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alongside the other founding members of multi-platinum, GRAMMY-winning band Bon Jovi. Tune in to HBO tomorrow at 8pm ET/PT to watch this year’s class rock Cleveland.
Richie will also appear on an upcoming episode of PBS Soundstage with Orianthi as RSO – the new genre-spanning musical duo from the platinum-selling singer-songwriters and world-class guitarists. Please check your local listings for air time!
RSO will release their first full-length studio album Radio Free America next Friday, May 11th on BMG.
RSO is the acclaimed genre-spanning musical project from American rock icon, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Songwriters Hall of Famer, and founding member of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning band Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and Australian guitar virtuoso Orianthi. The pair have joined forces to deliver 15 versatileduet tracks that encompass elements of rock, blues, pop, R&B and country. Sambora and Orianthi’s voices and guitars effortlessly blend together, and their indelible melodies and uplifting lyrics create an album filled with warmth, heart and a whole lot of rock ‘n’ roll. RSO, which has garnered praise from the likes of Variety, Billboard, Forbes, People, Guitar World and more. The project displays the combustible chemistry that Sambora and Orianthi have both onstage and off. Over the course of his 30-year career, Sambora has been lauded for his indelible songwriting, powerful vocals and world-class guitar playing. He has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has co-written over 20 Top 40 hits and 11 Top 10 hits, including “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name” and “Wanted Dead or Alive.” Sambora has created some of the most instantly recognizable guitar sounds and penned many of the greatest rock anthems in a generation. Australian guitar virtuoso Orianthi has shared stages with the likes of Michael Jackson, Santana, Prince, ZZ Top and was the first female member of Alice Cooper’s band. They have both written chart-busting singles, toured the globe extensively, collaborated with superstar artists, and released three solo albums each albums (Sambora: 1991’s Stranger in This Town, 1998’s Undiscovered Soul, and 2012’s Aftermath of the Lowdown. Orianthi: 2007’s Violet Journey, 2009’s Believe, and 2013’s Heaven In This Hell).
“[A] match made in heaven.”–People
“Their musical chemistry is evident as they adeptly share the spotlight. The two have clearly found a dynamic that works for them.” –Forbes
“Guitar power couple.” –Variety
“The authenticity throughout is palpable.” –Billboard
“A compelling snapshot of both guitarists musical strengths. Their two voices mesh beautifully, and they lock axes forcefully.” –Guitar World