RICOCHETS do not waste the time, and kicks of the new year releasing yet another powerful track from their upcoming album “Closer to the Light”, their first album in seventeen years!
Singer & songwriter Trond Andreassen states:
“Galaxies is a song about losing somebody. That everything ends. About what you do when everything is hopeless, and about being there for each other, after all.”
Listen to the single here: https://orcd.co/galaxies
February 3rd the Norwegian rock-legends release their long-awaited new album “Closer to the Light” and the band goes out on their almost sold-out Norwegian tour!
Confirmed shows 2023:
- February: Trondheim, Verkstedhallen
- February: Tromsø, Blårock – Extra show!
- February: Tromsø, Blårock – Sold Out!
- February: Steinkjær, Vinterfest
- February: Fredrikstad, Gamlebyen Kulturhus – Sold Out!
- February: Oslo, Parkteatret – NB! Few tickets left!
Ricochets started their carreer back in 1998, and quickly bacame a force to be rockon with in the Norwegian rock scene. Their debut album Slo-Mo Suicide landed them a nomination to the Norwegian Grammy Awards, as newcomer of the year, and their next album was also nominated the the Norwegian Grammys, in the rock album of the year category.
In 2009 the band split up, and it wasnt before 2019 the band annouced that they were coming back. Ricochets return to festival stages have thrilled the crowds at festivals as Øya, Bukta, Pstereo, Månefestivalen and Tons of Rock since then, and they are now finally announcing that a new album is set to release in 2023.
“Their album trilogy is some of the most timeless and solid rock ever made in Scandinavia, and they will stand as long as people listens to rock. But we must not forget that this first and foremost var a live band. They were so good that it was almost unbelievable” – Egon Holstad
Trond Andreassen – Vocal
Knut Øyvind Olsen – Bass
Svenn Poppe JR – Piano
Fredrik Gretland – Guitars
Johan Edvardsson – Drums