In July of 2017, Lou released his highly anticipated 4
solo album “Heat Wave”, to great
critical acclaim and rave reviews. Half instrumental, and half with vocals, the album has
further cemented Lou’s reputation as one of the best guitarists you’ve never heard of, yet!
Heat Wave features legendary guitarist Ross The Boss playing guest solos with Lou, plus
appearances by Symphony X bassist Mike LePond, and incredible German singer Carsten
Since February 2018, Lou has led the Lou DiBello Band, on vocals and guitar. Performing
original instrumental tunes from the “Heat Wave” and “The Axeman Cometh” albums, new
original music from the upcoming “AmericanHard Rock” album, and classics by the some of
the greatest guitarists and guitar bands of all time. Between unique, high energy solo shows
and dates with the band, Lou is on pace for 156 gigs in 2019, further cementing his position
as one of the most experienced and popular guitarists in the mid-west. Lou has played over
700 gigs in the last 5 years.
In July of 2019, Lou released the follow up record to “Heat Wave”, entitled “American Hard
Rock”. Featuring more vocal tunes and Lou singing lead, along with a few instrumental
barnburners, “American Hard Rock” is Lou’s 5
solo release. It’s straight ahead hard and
heavy, bluesy rock, with songs like “Jack & Coke” “The Nighttime Is The Right Time”, “Walk
Through The Fire” and more, plus Lou’s familiar fretboard pyrotechnics. This album marks
the logical next step in Lou’s original music, and is sure to please rock & roll lovers and
guitar aficionados alike!