Orianthi announces new album Rock Candy and drops riff-loaded single Light It Up

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Australian electric guitar titan Orianthi has announced a new studio LP Rock Candy, which will arrive October 14 via Frontiers Music.

To usher in the news, Orianthi has dropped the effort’s scorching, riff-loaded lead single Light It Up, which employs a juicy drop-tuned tone for what is up there as one of Orianthi’s most heavy-hitting tracks to date.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.