Als Gast Musiker sind auf dem Album Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE), Jason Bieler (SAIGON KICK), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB), Joel Hoekstra (NIGHT RANGER, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), Casey Grillo (KAMELOT), Connor Engstrom, Tony Dickinson, Leo Mancini, Hugo Mariutti und Gary Schutt zu hören. Aufgenommen wurde das Album mit John Ellis in Boston.
Jeff sagte: "I've been in the game for a long time but my roots started more on the heavier side of the tracks, I thought it was about time I came home to visit the family and stick around for a while!"
Jeff sagte weiter: "The past five or more years have propelled me a plethora of anger and frustration; I'm actually quite pissed off about a lot of things. SOTO is my outlet to release some of this pent-up emotion. "We realize there are a lot of folks young and old who may be sharing these thoughts, so this is especially for them, too. "We're not reinventing the wheel here, we're just creating an outlet for where our hearts are both musically and mentally... I'm just not in a 'touch your golden hair' mood right now!"
Tracklist zu "Inside The Vertigo":
01. Final Say
02. The Fall
05. Narcissistically Yours
06. End of Days
07. Inside The Vertigo
08. When I'm Older
11. Karma's Kiss
12. Fall To Pieces
Produced by Jeff Scott Soto, "Inside The Vertigo" features tracks co-written with his bandmates as well as a of his famous friends/colleagues. Collaborators include guitarists Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE), Jason Bieler (SAIGON KICK), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB) and Joel Hoekstra (NIGHT RANGER, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), all of whom perform on their penned tracks for the album. Others appearing as guests/co-writers are Casey Grillo (KAMELOT), Connor Engstrom, Tony Dickinson, Leo Mancini, Hugo Mariutti and Gary Schutt.
"Inside The Vertigo" was recorded during the latter months of 2013 and mixed/mastered in Boston by Soto's longtime engineer and friend John Ellis.