August 6, 2021

Smith / Kotzen have new video clip ‘Solar Fire’

“Solar Fire”, is the fourth single from Smith / puke, taken from the debut album of the guitar of Iron Maiden: Adrian Smith and the former guitar of Poison Y Mr.Big: Richie puke.

The album ‘Smith / puke’ was published worldwide via BMG on March 26, 2021 and it immediately became a hit on the Half World Album Chart. Top 20 in the UK, Top 13 on Germany, Top 1 on Sweden (Rock Charts) y Top 8 of albums in Spain (Y Top 5 vinyls on Spain).

This video was filmed in The Angels in April 2021, where Richie Y Adrian They have found each other again recording images together, since recording the album in Turks & Caicos (Bahamas) in February 2020. The resulting visual chemistry shows two world-class guitarists perfectly complementing each other.

The result (together with a bassist and drums), is an impressive and powerful visual and sound experience that makes you wish to see this group play live.

With the three singles released before the album, “Taking My Chances”, “Scars” Y “Running”, were enthusiastically received by all the followers of the artists and the media showed great interest, with great criticism for the seventies sound of Rock, HardRock Y Blues from the album.

“Solar Fire” It is yet another proof of strength and the musical diversity of this interesting great union of talents.


●El primer single (more of 700.000 visits already in YouTube) It was “Taking My Chances”. (see here).

●El second single (more of 900.000 visits in YouTube) was one more issue bluesy “Scars” (see here).

●El tercer single (more of 400.000 Visits on YoutTube) It was “Running” (see here) According Adrian Smith “… An ideal whiplash to drive!”.

Album available here:

The duo have co-written, co-produced and shared the limelight on guitars and vocals. Richie also plays bass and drums on some tracks.

The album also features Adrian’s Iron Maiden partner Nicko McBrain on drums as a guest. Also on drums appear and Richie’s old friend and tour partner, Tal Bergman (Rod Steward, Billy Idol, Joe Bonamassa or Sammy Hagar) on songs like “You Don’t Know Me”, “I Wanna Stay” and ” Til Tomorrow ”. On the other songs, it is Richie Kotzen himself who sat on the drums.

The album is recorded in the Turks & Caios Islands (in the Bahamas) in February 2020. Produced by Richie and Adrian and mixed by Kevin “Caveman” Shirley (Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Journey, Rush, Mr. Big, Aerosmith, The Black Crowes…). This first album with nine songs and has all the energy and musical wisdom of these two great and respected musicians. Both have co-written all the songs and also share duties as vocalists, guitarists, bassists and the leadership of the band.

Powerful melodies and harmonies, the album embodies the energetic attitude with pieces that sound like classic 70s Rock, with a wide variety of influences ranging from Blues, Hard Rock, traditional R&B and more styles, combining with the musical background. of both and the experiences of joining as a musical couple, resulting in a completely contemporary sound.

The album is available in these formats:

• CD Digipack

• 12 ” black vinyl with embossed cover

• 12 ” color vinyl with red and black smoke effect

• Digital

Album available here: