An unapologetic celebration of everything Dokken do best, yet now through a
wiser and richer lens, Heaven Comes Down, the 13th studio album from the legendary American rockers, will be released
on October 27, 2023 (Silver Lining Music).

The long anticipated new Dokken album, ‘Heaven Comes Down’, is finally done and the first single is titled ‘Fugitive’!”
declares Don Dokken. “The inspiration for the lyrics came from what seems to me to be an uncertain world these days.
Its an uptempo Rokker as are many on the album. I don’t know what the future holds for our world, so I decided to take
a step back and watch it all unfold… Yes, I guess I‘ve become like many these days a fugitive from life. Hence the title!

“The song rocks and the lyrics are selfexplanatory,” continues Don, “like many songs I’ve written, it came to me late at
night. Inspiration and pure stream of consciousness have always been the best formula for me when composing. It has
that classic Dokken sound… A great song to blast when driving down the highway.”

Exchange the urban heat of the Sunset Strip for the warm wilderness of New Mexico, as Dokken bring their timeless
convertible Ferrari rock’n’roll power to the table with some key modifications along the creative path. Working with
engineer Bill Palmer over the course of a year at his studio in Santa Fe, the Dokken flavours remain as potent as ever, yet
they’re also sprinkled with some desert seasoning which gives Heaven Comes Down a richness hitherto unseen on a
Dokken album.

You want to rock? Sink your teeth into ‘Fugitive’, which rides some shimmering guitar work courtesy of 20+ year member
Jon Levin, and if you want ballads, head on over to ‘I’ll Never Give Up’, hanging on that Coliseum chorus, Levin laying
down a landmark solo. The pattern of Heaven Comes Down never falters in delivering the goods on both sides of the
fence. ‘Just Like A Rose’ brings the Pacific Coast Highway to desert plains with its smooth, effortlesslydriven gears, and
Saving Grace’ carries a mystical malevolence. But ‘Santa Fe’ is perhaps the most revealing with Don Dokken opening up
with what amounts to a ‘lifemoment biography’: a spartan acoustic arrangement allowing the rich yet roaddriven vocals
to frame what might well prove to be the defining moment of Dokken’s career.

Don Dokken makes one thing abundantly clear: he is excited about his new record and the future, and wholly uninterested
in revisiting a Dokken past which has centered too much on the offstage and outofstudio swirl.

I’m so tired of hearing about the fighting and the ‘this’ and ‘that’… this is about a new record,” he declares, “a new record
with my new band. It’s been a long process, but at the end of the day, I think we have lightning in a bottle.” Don Dokken

Mixed by Kevin Shirley (Aerosmith, Iron Maiden, Joe Bonamassa) and produced by Bill Palmer and Don Dokken, fans will
love it, neutrals will be wonderfully surprised by some of the ingredients within Heaven Comes Down.

Dokken Upcoming Dates:

Saturday 19 August Shoshone Bannock Casino Hotel Chubbuck, ID

Wednesday 20 September The Big E West Springfield, MA

Saturday 14 October RCU Theatre Eau Claire, WI

Saturday 21 October The Piazza Aurora, IL

Saturday 11 November Piere’s Fort Wayne IN,

Friday 17 November Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV

Saturday 18 November Whisky A Go Go West Hollywood, CA

Heaven Comes Down will be released on CD Digipak,
12” Vinyl Album in Black and colour variants, digital formats and
special D2C products and bundles.
Available to preorder from August 8th 2023 at this location\

Track Listing:

1 1A Fugitive

2 2A Gypsy

3 3A Is It Me Or You?

4 4A Just Like A Rose

5 5A I’ll Never Give Up

6 1B Saving Grace

7 2B Over The Mountain

8 3B I Remember

9 4B Lost In You

10 5B Santa Fe





Produced by Bill Palmer & Don Dokken

Bill Palmer: acoustic guitar on Santa Fe

Mark Boals: special guest (background vocals)

9 augustus 2023
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