Besides his bands and projects Marcel is active with his solo career. He released several CD’s and DVD’s under his own name. The songs are partly instrumental with a lot of Guitar Shredding and partly songs with vocals.
Here an overview:
2021 – Album “Guitartalk 2021”
2015 – EP “Disambiguation”
2013 – Guitar Instructional DVD “Moyra”
2008 – Guitar Instructional DVD “Speed Up”
2006 – DVD Marcel Coenen & Friends: “A Live Time Journey”
2006 – Album “Colour Journey”
2003 – Album “Guitar Talk”
In 2021 Marcel released a totally new recorded version of his first solo CD “Guitartalk”.
Marcel always wanted to record this album new since he was not totally happy with the sound of his first album.
The album got the title “Guitartalk 2021”.
You can check Marcel’s music also on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud & CD Baby.
Marcel Coenen & Friends
Marcel performs regulary with his band MARCEL COENEN & FRIENDS which features musicians that also play on his albums and some guests.
Marcel has played his solo songs live with these musicians:
– Drums: Hans In T Zandt (Praying Mantis), Roel Van Helden (Powerwolf), Pim Goverde (Godscum), Mick Gravee (ex-Sun Caged), Ivo Rouschop.
– Keyboards: Rene Kroon (The Barstool Philosophers, ex-Sun Caged), Rene Ubachs (ex-Arabesque), Franck Faber (ex-Lemur Voice)
– Vocals: Paul Adrian Villarreal (ex-Sun Caged), Joyce Dijkgraaf (R.I.P.), Colleen Gray, Dennis Schreurs (Severe Torture), Menno Corbeek (ex-Chemical Breath), Hans Reinders (LikeU2), Mike Andersson (Cloudscape) , Andrew Elt (7 Miles To Pittsburgh), Ollie Oldenburgh, Debby Thebrath, Pascal Remans (Metal Attack)
– Bass: Richard Ritterbeeks (Het Goede Doel), Maurice Brouwers (Metal Attack), Frank De Groot (Gary Moore Tribute Band)
– Guitar: Freek Gielen (The Theater Equation), Frank Schiphorst (Mayan), David Maes (Metal Attack)
Marcel has traveled to many places around the world to play his solo work on stage.
2008-2016 – Tunisia He has already been six times to Tunisia to play his solo work. He also performed together with the local band CARTHAGODS and artists like – Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest, Iced Earth) – Paul DiAnno (ex-Iron Maiden) – Iced Earth. For the Tunisian metal band CARTHAGODS Marcel produced, mixed & mastered and played guitar on their 2015 album Carthagods. >>> Album trailer www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XSvetfu5jM
2006 – Thailand He played three nights at the University in Bangkok (Thailand) with Mats Olausson / R.I.P. (Ark, Yngwie Malmsteen).
2000 – USA He played at the Powermad festival in Baltimore (USA). He played a solo set and also learned the set of local band OCTOBER THORNS in a few days and played the set with them on stage.