Hartmann – Hands on the wheel
Label: Pride & Joy music
Hartmann, the band around singer/guitarist Oliver Hartmann, will release their new album “Hands On The Wheel” on May 18th via Pride & Joy Music !
The history of Hartmann started in 2005 with the debut “Out in the cold”, often reviewed as ‘Album of the month’ in a wide range of rock magazines all over the world.
With their successful followers “Home” (2006), “3” (2009), “Balance” (2012), the live & acoustic Dvd/Cd “Handmade” (2008) and the compilation “The Best Is Yet To Come” (2013)
the band has meanwhile worked out their status as being one of Germany’s best modern hard rock bands that is offering international high-class melodic rock.
The band also enjoys the good reputation as an outstanding live band and has been called to tour with rock legends as Toto, The Hooters, Uriah Heep, Edguy, Mother’s Finest, Y&T and others. Their latest album “Shadows & Silhouettes” (2016) has been accompanied again with a club tour and many festivals last summer.
Now the forthcoming new album “Hands On The Wheel” that will be way more rough and rocking and than its predecessor ;
will be released on May 18th 2018 on the artist’s label Sonic 11 Records in cooperation with Pride & Joy music / Soulfood,
again co-produced by Sascha Paeth (Avantasia, Beyond The Black, Kamelot).
Since the late 90’s founder Oliver Hartmann is also known as a highly respected singer and guitarist on the international music scene due to four albums with the band At Vance,
studio work for hard rock and metal acts as Hammerfall, Rhapsody, Helloween or Edguy, as a long time studio and live member of top sellers as Avantasia,
and as part of ‘Rock Meets Classic’ that is featuring the big names of the international rock scene.
Besides that Oliver Hartmann is also fronting the successful Pink Floyd Tribute Echoes that climbed up to No 20 of the German charts in 2015
with their acoustic live Dvd “Barefoot To The Moon” and received outstanding critics world wide !
01. Don’t Want Back Down
02. Your Best Excuse
03. Cold as Stone
04. Simple Man (feat. Eric Martin)
05. Last Plane Out
07. The Harder They Come
08. Dream World
09. I Remember
10. Lost in Translation
11. The Sky Is Falling
12. Heart of Gold