Tag Archives: Tobias Sammet

Avantasia reveal details on new ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on October 13, 2018

Edguy frontman Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced the new album Moonglow will be released on February 1, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights features a number of guest musicians including the return of Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Jørn Lande (Masterplan), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Michael Kiske (Helloween), Bob […]

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Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project to release ‘Moonglow’ in January 2019

Posted by on May 3, 2018

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced that the next album Moonglow will be released in January 2019. Considering 2016’s Ghostlights was one of the best albums of the year as well as him having brought the project to North America for the first time, we have high expectations for hearing the new record and perhaps […]

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Edguy to celebrate 25th anniversary with ‘Monuments’ package

Posted by on March 13, 2017

It is time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for German power metallers Edguy and the 20-year Anniversary of their 1997 debut Kingdom of Madness. It wasn’t too long ago when frontman Tobias Sammet hinted at this while reflecting on his Avantasia project. Today, the band unveiled the upcoming monstrous release of Monuments, out July 14. The […]

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Tobias Sammet reflects on Avantasia and hints at Edguy 25th anniversary celebration

Posted by on March 1, 2017

2016 was a big year for Tobias Sammet’s project Avantasia. The German supergroup released one of the best albums of 2016 with Ghostlights and performed for the first time in North America. Those that have been there since 2001’s The Metal Opera, know how important it was to attend their selected worldwide tour dates. After […]

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Ayreon reveals new track from ‘The Source’

Posted by on January 26, 2017

  Arjen Lucassen’s project Ayreon is like no other. He goes beyond his imagination and musical exploration, making each album a brand new progressive exploration. It’s been going on four years since 2013’s The Theory of Everything and now, his next anticipated masterpiece, The Source will be available on April 28 via new label Mascot […]

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Avantasia’s Ghostlights gets second single/music video with “Draconian Love”

Posted by on May 12, 2016

The German symphonic project Avantasia have released a live music video for the song “Draconian Love.” The song is their second single off of their January release Ghostlights, which was the sequel to their 2013 release The Mystery of Time. The song features guest vocalist Herbie Lanhans of Sinbreed, and has a darker tone to it […]

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Review: Avantasia at the PlayStation Theater in NYC (4/15/16)

Posted by on April 19, 2016

On Friday, April 15th, the German symphonic metal act Avantasia played their first ever show in New York City, and their second ever date in the United States in their entire 16 year career. This is a band that headlined the Wacken Open-Air in 2014 to over 80,000 attendees, but despite numerous word tours never […]

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Avantasia release lyric video for title track of upcoming ‘Ghostlights’ album

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Yesterday Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia released a second song off of their upcoming release, Ghostlights. The lyric video is for the title track from the album, and apart from frontman Tobias Sammet, the song also features Michael Kiske (Unisonic, Place Vendome, ex-Helloween) and Jorn Lande (ex-Masterplan, ex-Ark) on vocals. You can listen to the new track below. […]

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Avantasia to play three North American shows for Ghostlights World Tour

Posted by on January 14, 2016

In a surprising turn of events, Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia will be playing three shows in North America during their upcoming Ghostlights World Tour, two of which will actually be in the United States. Tickets will be available here, and go on sale this Saturday, January 16th, although no specific price has been announced. If you’re really […]

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Avantasia release lyric video for new song ‘Mystery of a Blood Red Rose’

Posted by on December 10, 2015

With the release of a lyric video for ‘Mystery of a Blood Red Rose’ comes the first taste of Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia’s seventh studio album, Ghostlights. The album is scheduled to be released in Europe on January 29th, and then February 3rd in the US, via Nuclear Blast Records, and will be available in “all […]

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