Marcel Coenen & Friends
Taken from the album "Colour Journey".
This song features singer Micael Andersson
(Cloudscape) and the keyboard solo is done
by Bob Katsionis (Firewind).
Other musicians:
Spike Meulders
- Drums, Richard Ritterbeeks
- Bass, Marcel Coenen - Guitars and
Bookings: Video's:

Marcel Coenen is a Dutch guitarist, well known from his bands Sun Caged and Godscum and his coverbands, but also from projects and guest appearances in bands like Carthagods, Channel Zero, Christmas Metal Symphony and The Phoenix Project.

Marcel Coenen & Friends is a band around the Dutch guitarist, playing mainly songs from his solo releases and some other cover songs and special surprises.
A live DVD of Marcel Coenen & Friends has been released in 2006 when Marcel released his second solo album "Colour Journey". This album contained instrumental songs but also vocal songs.
The live band contains some of the musicians that worked with Marcel on this DVD and album and also some new faces.

The bandmembers are:
Marcel Coenen - Lead and Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
Hans In 't Zandt - Drums, Vocals
Richard Ritterbeeks - Bass Guitars
Freek Gielen - Lead and Rhythm Guitars
Rene Kroon - Keyboads

The band can play with several vocalists, depending on who is available.
The vocalists that can play with the band are:
Paul Adrian Villarreal (Sun Caged)
Hans Reinders (U2NL)
Joyce Dijkgraaf (Sarah's Blue Dress)

Sometimes also special guests are added to the project, the band has already played with guest like Frank Schiphorst (Mayan), Rene Ubachs (Arabesque), Micael Andersson (Cloudscape), Colleen Gray (Solo Artist), Roel Van Helden (Powerwolf, My Favorite Scar), Spike Meulders (Stormrider), Maurice Brouwers (Engine Of Pain), Joop Wolters (Lalu), Mike vd Heuvel (Facelifter/Computer Mind) and Dennis Schreurs (Severe Torture).

The band can be booked by sending an email to Marcel Coenen:

The setlist will contain songs from Marcel's solo albums "Guitartalk" and "Colour Journey" plus some cover songs.

Some cover songs the band played at previous shows:

Kansas - Carry On Wayward Son
Rush - Red Barchetta
Alice In Chains - Rooster
Whitesnake - Still Of The Night
Yngwie Malmsteen - Rising Force
Vinnie Moore - Morning Star
Joe Satriani - Big Bad Moon
Billy Cobham - Stratus
Jason Becker - Altitudes
Joey Tafolla - Six String Souffle
Marcel Coenen & Friends