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Ron Coolen + Keith St John - Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead (feat. Joey Concepcion)  on streaming platforms
Artwork Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead
Ron Coolen - Rise album
Ron Coolen - Too late to Surrender (feat. Keith St. John & Johannes Persson) cover art
Ron Coolen - Paradise (feat. Keith St. John & Daniël Verberk) Cover Art

'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' streaming now!

As of May 5 the new single 'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' is streaming on all major platforms. The song will be featured on the next album, expected in the fall of 2023. 

'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead'  is co-written with Keith St John, who also handles the vocals, and features Joey Concepcion, who laid down some spectacular guitar solos.

The mastering was done by Svante Forsbäck (ao Rammstein, Volbeat), and the mixing by Hans Pieters, who produced the RISE album back in 2020.  The beautiful artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes.

If you want to help promote 'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead', then click HERE and download a kit of images and videos, which you can use for your social media posts and stories

'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' videoclip !

The videoclip for 'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' was filmed on locations in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Paris and the Netherlands. The editing was done by Keith St John. 

'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' merchandise for sale!

New 'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' merchandise is now available in the WEBSHOP. Check out the great T-Shirts and Hoodies with the 'skull-cross' print on it!

And of course is the 'Heavy Metal Till I'm Dead' song for sale as a digital download HERE!

RISE album streaming on all platforms!

RISE is streaming on all major platforms!  Click this link to play RISE on your favorite streaming service!

RISE features 12 amazing guest musiciansGeorge Lynch, Keith St. John, Christopher Amott, Göran Edman, Joey Concepcion, Thorsten Koehne, Stéphan Forté, Johannes Persson, Chris Clancy, Daniël Verberk, Steve Lamb and Sam Walters

RISE contains 12 tracks in the best style of classic hard rock and heavy metal, with some prog and thrash here and there. Listen to sound samples from the tracklist or on Bandcamp!

RISE CD available in the webshop!


RISE can be purchased from the webshop in CD and digital format.

The CD comes with a beautiful 20 page booklet with great artwork and will be shipped worldwide. The CD Booklet can be pre-viewed here.

Also, DELUXE CD packages are available including signed cards, guitar picks and signed CD's.


In addition to the webshop, RISE is also available on Bandcamp (CD/Digital), (NL/Bel), and eBay (both CD format)


2 singles with videoclips!

'Too late to Surrender' (feat. Keith St. John and Johannes Persson) was released as the 4th single from the RISE album on October 1, 2020. The song is dedicated to the victims of the worst mass shooting in USA's history. It happened at the Route 91 Festival in Vegas, on October 1 exactly 3 years ago!

Paradise' (feat. Keith St. John and Daniël Verberk) was released as the 3rd single from RISE on August 1, 2020. The song is dedicated to the victims of the terrible 2018 Camp Fire in Paradise, California.




Buy RISE and Support Jason Becker

For every RISE album sold (CD /digital), I will donate 1 USD to Jason Becker. And from all streaming royalties I donate 10%. 

Jason is suffering from ALS since 1990 and needs continuous financial support to pay for his medical bills. Jason has been a huge inspiration to me since I first heard the Perpetual Burn album in 1987. Find out more about Jason Becker on the Jason Becker Charity page

Aardschok 2020_02 - Rise Soundcheck (1).
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Ron Coolen in the media


All around the globe the media are publishing on the release of RISE. Countless album reviews have been published, all of them unanimously positive! The singles 'Big Devil Data' and 'Sin City' received thousands of airplays on radio shows. Interviews for online and offline media and podcasts were published. Read all about it on the 'In the Media' page.

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