Ron Coolen - Paradise (feat. Keith St. John & Daniel Verberk) on streaming platforms
Ron Coolen - White Summer (feat. Keith St. John & Stéphan Forté) cover artwork
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
Ron Coolen - Big Devil Data (feat. Keith St. John & Thorsten Koehne) Cover Art
Ron Coolen - Sin City (feat. Keith St. John & George Lynch) cover art
Ron Coolen - Rise album
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RISE streaming on all platforms 5 February '21

RISE will be released on all streaming platforms on 5 February 2021. You can pre-save RISE to your Spotify profile by clicking this link

New single 'White Summer' streaming worldwide!

'White Summer' is the 5th single of the RISE album and is streaming on all major platforms as of December 4, 2020.  This typical classic rock song with oriental atmosphere features phenomenal guest contributions from Keith St. John and Stéphan Forté. The beautiful artwork was designed by Gustavo Sazes. 'White Summer' is available as a digital download from the webshop, as are all 4 previous singles.


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!

The beautiful cover artworks for 'Paradise' and 'Too late to Surrender' were designed by Gustavo Sazes, known for his work for Arch Enemy, Machine Head, Kamelot, Firewind, Gus G. and James LaBrie. 

Both songs, as well as the first two singles 'Big Devil Data' and 'Sin City' are available as a digital download in the shop, and available on Spotify and all other major platforms

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 album from 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)


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 features a range of fantastic guest musicians and I am so grateful to have these guys on my album: George 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

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

Global media attention for RISE

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, and many more to come. On the 'In the Media' page, I keep track of all publications. 

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