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Video: AVANTASIA Performs In New York City

Fan-filmed video footage of EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project performing on April 15 at Playstation Theater in New York City can be seen below. The AVANTASIA lineup for the show consisted of the following musicians: * Tobias Sammet - Vocals * Michael Kiske - Vocals * Eric Martin - Vocals * Ronnie Atkins - ...

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AVANTASIA's 'Ghostlights' Enters German Chart At No. 2

"Ghostlights", the seventh studio album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, has entered the German chart at position No. 2. Released on January 29 via Nuclear Blast, the twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael ...

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AVANTASIA's TOBIAS SAMMET Discusses 'Ghostlights' Concept (Video)

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project released its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new four-and-a-half-minute video clip in which Sammet discusses ...

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AVANTASIA: Entire 'Ghostlights' Album Available For Streaming; 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Video Released

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The entire "Ghostlights" album can now be streamed ...

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AVANTASIA: Official Lyric Video For 'Ghostlights' Title Track

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The official lyric video for "Ghostlights" can be ...

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TOBIAS SAMMET's AVANTASIA Announces North American Dates

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will play three North American shows in April: April 11 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA April 13 - Queen Elizabeth Theater - Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 15 - Playstation Theater - New York, NY The AVANTASIA lineup for these shows will consist of the following musicians: * ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The opus features guest appearances by: * ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE To Guest On New AVANTASIA Album 'Ghostlights'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME vocalist Geoff Tate will guest on the forthcoming seventh studio album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, "Ghostlights", which is due in early 2016 via Nuclear Blast. An EP/single will precede the full-length effort in the fall. Says Sammet: "I have been fortunate enough to meet many amazing ...

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AVANTASIA To Return With 'Ghostlights' Album, World Tour In 2016

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new studio album, "Ghostlights", in early 2016 via Nuclear Blast. An EP/single will precede the full-length effort in the fall. AVANTASIA's all-star lineup will embark on the "Ghostlights" world tour next year. The trek will kick off in Berlin on March 4, 2016. Comments Tobias Sammet: ...

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KISKE/SOMERVILLE: 'City Of Heroes' Album EPK

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new album from KISKE/SOMERVILLE, titled "City Of Heroes", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for the CD can be seen below. KISKE/SOMERVILLE is the musical collaboration between vocalists Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME) and Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM, AVANTASIA) ...

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KISKE/SOMERVILLE: 'Walk On Water' Video Premiere

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new album from KISKE/SOMERVILLE, titled "City Of Heroes", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. The video for the song "Walk On Water" can be seen below. KISKE/SOMERVILLE is the musical collaboration between vocalists Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME) and Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM, AVANTASIA) ...

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KISKE/SOMERVILLE: 'City Of Heroes' Video Premiere

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new album from KISKE/SOMERVILLE, titled "City Of Heroes", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. The video for the CD's first single and title track, "City Of Heroes", can be seen below. KISKE/SOMERVILLE is the musical collaboration between vocalists Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME) ...

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KISKE/SOMERVILLE To Release 'City Of Heroes' Album In April

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new album from KISKE/SOMERVILLE, titled "City Of Heroes", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. KISKE/SOMERVILLE is the musical collaboration between vocalists Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME) and Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM, AVANTASIA) and this new recording is certainly going to be one of the ...

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JORN LANDE Contributes Vocals To 'League Of Legends' Video Game

Powerhouse Norwegian singer Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, ARK) has contributed lead vocals to the song "Lightbringer", which is featured in League Of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games. Comments Lande: "I have been working closely with music producer Christian Linke of Riot Games in L.A., on a project ...

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EDGUY Guests On France's 'Une Dose 2 Metal' (Video)

German melodic metallers EDGUY were interviewed on a recent episode of the French show "Une Dose 2 Metal" on L'Enorme TV. You can now watch the entire chat below. EDGUY's tenth studio album, "Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown", registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #2 Czech Republic: #8 Finland: #12 Switzerland: #13 ...

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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET Speaks To Australia's 'Rabid Noise' (Audio)

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist Tobias Sammet of German melodic metallers EDGUY. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. "Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown", the tenth studio album from German melodic metallers EDGUY, can be streamed in its entirety using ...

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EDGUY: 'Love Tyger' Video Released

"Love Tyger", the new video from German melodic metallers EDGUY, can be seen below. The clip is, as the band puts, it the "most different video clip we actually never shot!" "Love Tyger" is taken from EDGUY's tenth studio album, "Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown", which will be released on April 18 via ...

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AZORIA To Release 'Seasons Change' Next Month

Swedish heavy/power metal band AZORIA will release its debut album, "Seasons Change", on February 5 in Japan and February 28 in the rest of the world. AZORIA was founded in early 2013 by the band leader and lead guitarist Alexander Oriz. Oriz has spent the last few years working as a producer, songwriter, guitarist and ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Guests On 'MSRcast' (Audio)

German hard rock singer Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME, HELLOWEEN, AVANTASIA) was interviewed for the latest installment of "MSRcast". Listen in as Kiske discusses all of his projects, including his solo work, AVANTASIA, KISKE-SOMERVILLE, UNISONIC, his work with Timo Tolkki, and yes, even HELLOWEEN. PLACE VENDOME's third album, "Thunder In The Distance", was released on ...

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CRYSTAL BALL: 'Anyone Can Be A Hero' Video Released

"Anyone Can Be A Hero", the new video from Swiss hard rockers CRYSTAL BALL, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Dawnbreaker", which will be released on November 29 via Massacre Records. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by Stefan Kaufmann (former ACCEPT drummer and U.D.O. guitarist) at ROXX ...

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