AVANTASIA – Moonglow13th February 2019 0 By Mark Booth
Tobias Sammet AVANTASIA are back with their 8th rock opera studio album ‘Moonglow’. This release also marks the start of the 4th installment of operatic storytelling (if you are interested then the other periods have been as follows; 1st period was ‘The Metal Opera’ and the ‘Metal Opera Part II’, 2nd period was the two EPs ‘Lost in Space Part I and II’ and the “The Wicked Trilogy” and consisted of the albums ‘The Scarecrow’, ‘The Wicked Symphony’ and ‘Angel of Babylon’ and the 3rd period was ‘The Mystery of Time’ and ‘Ghostlights’). The album will be unleashed on 15th February via Nuclear Blast. As with previous releases the album consists of a core band of musicians and then an assemblage of vocalists from a variety of musical backgrounds in rock and metal. ‘Moonglow’ has contributions from the following vocalists:
- Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids)
- Jørn Lande (Jorn/Masterplan)
- Eric Martin (Mr. Big)
- Geoff Tate (Operation:Mindcrime)
- Michael Kiske (Helloween)
- Bob Catley (Magnum)
- Candice Night (Blackmore’s Night)
- Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian)
- Mille Petrozza (Kreator)
15th February 2019
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