JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the new band fronted by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, have posted the following message on their official web site;
"JON OLIVA'S PAIN would like to announce that they will be joining forces with Dirk Lehberger and Shooter Promotions from Germany to handle their European, Asia, and Russian concert bookings for 2006. This is a giant step forward for the band as Shooter Promotions/Noisegate Productions is connected to most of the major festivals throughout Europe. JON OLIVA'S PAIN has become a priority act for Dirk/Shooter along with their other high-profile artists . To coordinate with the release of JON OLIVA'S PAIN Chapter 2 in mid-April 2006, the band will kick off promotion for the new album with a series of concerts in Russia, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Australia, South America and Japan. The band is then scheduled to reside in Germany during June and July and attack the festival circuit. Plans are also taking shape for a 4-5 week co-headlining tour throughout Europe in mid-October. So as you can see, there is alot in the works for JON OLIVA'S PAIN for 2006. To all the fans that we could not reach last year,...we are striving to make sure that you are not left out in the cold again! Many thanks to Dirk, Shooter Promotions, and Noisegate Productions for believing in JON OLIVA'S PAIN. See you on tour!"
JON OLIVA'S PAIN released their debut album, "'Tage Mahal", in 2004 via SPV Records.