They continue their yearly holiday tours, and are incredibly successful.
Also playing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra is former BÖC'er, John O'Reilly.
In Metal we have, Alice Cooper, Dee Sniders Widowmaker, Savatage and Megadeth.
Crossing over into Melodic Rock we have Asia, Michael Bolton and Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow).
It was the first time Id been exposed to a rock opera and this one was a passionate story about the bombing in Yugoslavia. Hes a guinea from Jersey and Im a guinea from New York, says Pitrelli with a laugh. Historically it was Paul Rodgers starting out with Free then moving to Bad Company.The two started writing together and developed a working relationship that has lasted nearly 15 years and half a dozen records. Then came Steve Marriott with Humble Pie, Lou Gramm (Foreigner) and Joe Lynn Turner - white guys that sang like old black men. Pitrelli also has a knack for working with top female singers.Former Members: Albert Bouchard Joe Bouchard Chuck Bürgi Rick Downey Allen Lanier John Miceli John O'Reilly Al Pitrelli Ron Riddle Jon Rogers Bobby Rondinelli Rudy Sarzo Greg Smith Kasim Sulton Jimmy Wilcox Tommy Zvonchek Al Pitrelli joined BÖC as a "temp" in February of 1999, to fill in for a brief absence taken by Allen Lanier.Pitrelli got the call from his good friend, Danny Miranda, and jumped into BÖC with no rehearsal, filling in for a month and a half.