星期二, 6月 13, 2017

Iced Earth - Incorruptible
























Track listing

1. "Great Heathen Army" 5:21
2. "Black Flag" 4:56
3. "Raven Wing" 6:25
4. "The Veil" 4:47
5. "Seven Headed Whore" 3:00
6. "The Relic (Part 1)" 4:59
7. "Ghost Dance (Awaken the Ancestors)" 6:35
8. "Brothers" 4:45
9. "Defiance" 4:08
10. "Clear the Way (December 13th, 1862)" 9:30

Personnel
Stu Block – lead vocals, backing vocals
Jon Schaffer – rhythm and lead guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
Jake Dreyer – lead guitar
Luke Appleton – bass guitar
Brent Smedley – drums

星期六, 5月 27, 2017

Rhapsody of Fire - Legendary Years






















Track listing
All lyrics written by Luca Turilli; all music composed by Turilli and Alex Staropoli.


1. "Dawn of Victory" Dawn of Victory 4:44
2. "Knightrider of Doom" Power of the Dragonflame 3:58
3. "Flames of Revenge" Legendary Tales 5:32
4. "Beyond the Gates of Infinity" Symphony of Enchanted Lands 7:21
5. "Land of Immortals" Legendary Tales 4:53
6. "Emerald Sword" Symphony of Enchanted Lands 4:23
7. "Legendary Tales" Legendary Tales 7:49
8. "Dargor, Shadowlord of the Black Mountain" Dawn of Victory 4:47
9. "When Demons Awake" Power of the Dragonflame 6:46
10. "Wings of Destiny" Symphony of Enchanted Lands 4:17
11. "Riding the Winds of Eternity" Symphony of Enchanted Lands 4:12
12. "The Dark Tower of Abyss" Symphony of Enchanted Lands 6:51
13. "Holy Thunderforce" Dawn of Victory 4:20
14. "Rain of a Thousand Flames" Rain of a Thousand Flames 3:43
Total length: 73:36

Japanese bonus track
15. "Where Dragons Fly" Emerald Sword (Single)

Personnel
Rhapsody of Fire
Giacomo Voli – lead vocals
Roby De Micheli – guitar
Alessandro Sala – bass
Alex Staropoli – keyboards
Manu Lotter – drums

Production
Alex Straropoli – production
Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann – mixing, mastering

星期三, 5月 03, 2017

Pyramaze – Contingent























Tracklist:

01. Land of Information
02. Kingdom of Solace
03. Star Men
04. A World Divided
05. Nemesis
06. Contingent – Part I: The Campaign
07. 20 Second Century
08. Obsession
09. Heir Apparent
10. Contingent – Part II: The Hammer of Remnant
11. Under Restraint
12. The Tides That Won’t Change
13. Symphony of Tears

Current members
Morten Gade Sørensen − drums (2001–present)
Jonah Weingarten − keyboards (2001–present)
Toke Skjønnemand − guitars (2004–present)
Jacob Hansen − guitars, session bass (2011-present), producer (2001-present)
Terje Haroy – vocals (2015-present)

星期日, 4月 23, 2017

Persefone - Aathma


















Track-listing
All tracks written by Persefone

1. "An Infinitesimal Spark" 1:50
2. "One of Many..." (instrumental) 1:27
3. "Prison Skin" 6:21
4. "Spirals Within Thy Being" 7:16
5. "Cosmic Walkers" (instrumental) 3:22
6. "No Faced Mindless" 5:52
7. "Living Waves" 5:54
8. "Vacuum" (instrumental) 2:13
9. "Stillness Is Timeless" 9:36
10. "Aathma
Part I. Universal Oneness
Part II. Spiritual Bliss
Part III. One with the Light
Part IV. ...Many of One"

Total length: 63:54

Persefone

Toni Mestre – bass
Carlos Lozano – guitars
Miguel "Moe" Espinosa – keyboards, vocals
Marc Martins – vocals
Sergi "Bobby" Verdeguer – drums
Filipe Baldaia – guitars

Guests

Paul Masvidal – narration (track 1), additional vocals (track 7), lead guitars (track 7)
Merethe Soltvedt – female vocals (track 10)
Øystein Landsverk – lead guitar (track 10)

Other

Carlos Lozano – producer
Miguel "Moe" Espinosa – producer, editing
Sergi "Bobby" Verdeguer – producer
Jens Bogren – mixing, mastering
Travis Smith – artwork
Teddy Möller – drums editing

星期六, 4月 15, 2017

Ayreon - The Source























Track listing
CD 1
All tracks written by Arjen Anthony Lucassen.

Chronicle 1: The 'Frame

1. "The Day That the World Breaks Down" James LaBrie, Tommy Karevik, Tommy Rogers, Simone Simons, Nils K. Rue, Tobias Sammet, Hansi Kürsch, Mike Mills, Russell Allen, Michael Eriksen, Floor Jansen 12:32
2. "Sea of Machines" LaBrie, Sammet, Allen 5:08
3. "Everybody Dies" Mills, Karevik, Rogers, Allen, Kürsch, Eriksen, Sammet, Jansen 4:42
Total length: 22:22

Chronicle 2: The Aligning of the Ten

4. "Star of Sirrah" 7:03
5. "All That Was" Rogers 3:36
6. "Run! Apocalypse! Run!" 4:52
7. "Condemned to Live" 6:14
Total length: 21:45

CD 2

Chronicle 3: The Transmigration

1. "Aquatic Race" 6:46
2. "The Dream Dissolves" 6:11
3. "Deathcry of a Race" 4:43
4. "Into the Ocean" Allen, Mills, Eriksen, Kursch, Sammet, Karevik 4:53
Total length: 22:33

Chronicle 4: The Rebirth

5. "Bay of Dreams" 4:24
6. "Planet Y is Alive!" 6:02
7. "The Source Will Flow" Rogers, LaBrie, Simons 4:13
8. "Journey to Forever" 3:19
9. "The Human Compulsion" 2:15
10. "March of the Machines" 1:40

Personnel

Vocalists

James LaBrie (Dream Theater) as The Historian
Tommy Karevik (Kamelot, Seventh Wonder) as The Opposition Leader
Tommy Rogers (Between the Buried and Me) as The Chemist
Simone Simons (Epica) as The Counselor
Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind) as The Prophet
Tobias Sammet (Edguy, Avantasia) as The Captain
Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) as The Astronomer
Mike Mills (Toehider) as TH-1
Russell Allen (Symphony X) as The President
Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus) as The Diplomat
Floor Jansen (Nightwish, ex-After Forever) as The Biologist
Zaher Zorgati (Myrath) as The Preacher

Production

Arjen Anthony Lucassen - production, mixing, recording
Yann Souetre - cover art and booklet

Musicians

Arjen Anthony Lucassen - electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, mandolin, analog synthesizers, Hammond, Solina Strings
Ed Warby - drums
Joost van den Broek (ex-After Forever) - piano
Ben Mathot - violin
Maaike Peterse (Kingfisher Sky) - cello
Jeroen Goossens (ex-Pater Moeskroen) - flute, wind instruments
Paul Gilbert - guitar solo
Guthrie Govan (The Aristocrats, ex-Asia) - guitar solo
Marcel Coenen (Sun Caged) - guitar solo
Mark Kelly (Marillion) - synthesizer solo

星期四, 3月 02, 2017

Dreamtale ‎– Seventhian ...Memories Of Time

























Tracklist
1-1 Dreality
1-2 For Our Future
1-3 October Is Mine
1-4 Picnic Inferno
1-5 Cabal Toyboy
1-6 True Life
1-7 Reality Reborn
1-8 Fusion Illusion
1-9 Names On The Wall
1-10 Greenback Hunter
1-11 Moral Messiah
1-12 Embrace My Scars

2-1 Refuge From Reality
2-2 Call Of The Wild
2-3 Angel's Eyes
2-4 Two Hundred Men
2-5 My Only Wish
2-6 World's Child
2-7 Take What The Heavens Create
2-8 Firebird

Band members
Akseli Kaasalainen Keyboards
Seppo Kolehmainen Guitars
Erkki Seppänen Vocals
Heikki Ahonen Bass
Janne Juutinen Drums
Rami Keränen Guitars, Vocals


星期日, 2月 26, 2017

Axxis - Retrolution























1. Burn! Burn! Burn! 03:02
2. All My Friends Are Liars 03:55
3. Dream Chaser 03:19
4. Burn Down Your House 03:58
5. Rock the Night 03:28
6. The World Is Mine 03:48
7. Do It Better 03:27
8. Queen of the Wind 03:45
9. Seven Devils 02:33
10. This Is My Day 03:11
11. Somebody Died at the Party 03:18
12. Heavy Metal Brother 03:13
13. Welcome to My Nightmare 03:53
14. Demons Dare to Stay 03:33


Bernhard Weiß Vocals, Guitars
Stefan "Stürmer" Weber Guitars (lead)
Harry Öllers Keyboards
Rob Schomaker Bass
Dirk Brand Drums

星期四, 2月 16, 2017

Place Vendome - Close To The Sun






















01. Close To The Sun
02. Welcome To The Edge
03. Hereafter
04. Strong
05. Across The Times
06. Riding The Ghost
07. Light Before The Dark
08. Falling Star
09. Breathing
10. Yesterday Is Gone
11. Helen
12. Distant Skies

Produced by Dennis Ward

* Lead Vocals - Michael Kiske
* Backing vocals - Dennis Ward, Michael Kiske // Additional Choirs on "Strong" by Alessandro Del Vecchio
* Bass - Dennis Ward
* Keyboards - Günter Werno
* Drums - Dirk Bruinenberg
* All Rhythm Guitars by Dennis Ward, except: "Welcome To The Edge", "Across The Times", "Close To The Sun", "Hearafter" - Rhythm Guitars by Uwe Reitenauer
* Guitar solo by Michael Klein on "Yesterday Is Gone", "Distant Skies", "Strong", "Breathing".
* Guitar solo by Uwe Reitenauer on "Close To the Sun"
* Guitar solo by Alfred Koffler on "Welcome To The Edge"
* Guitar solo by Magnus Karlsson on "Falling Star"
* Guitar solo by Gus G. on "Light Beyond The Dark"
* Guitar solo by Simone Mularoni on "Hearafter"
* Guitar solo by Mandy Meyer on "Helen"
* Guitar solo by Kai Hansen on "Riding The Ghost" and "Across The Times"

星期六, 1月 28, 2017

Pain of Salvation - In the Passing Light of Day























Track listing

1. "On a Tuesday"   10:22
2. "Tongue of God"   4:53
3. "Meaningless"   4:47
4. "Silent Gold"   3:23
5. "Full Throttle Tribe"   9:05
6. "Reasons"   4:45
7. "Angels of Broken Things"   6:24
8. "The Taming of a Beast"   6:33
9. "If This Is the End"   6:03
10. "The Passing Light of Day"   15:31
Total length: 71:46

Bonus CD in the Special Edition

1. "Introduction (demo intro)"   1:45
2. "Tongue of God (demo intro)"   0:48
3. "Tongue of God (demo)"   5:00
4. "Meaningless (demo intro)"   0:44
5. "Meaningless (demo)"   5:48
6. "Silent Gold (demo intro)"   0:48
7. "Silent Gold (demo)"   3:12
8. "Full Throttle Tribe (demo intro)"   0:49
9. "Full Throttle Tribe (demo)"   8:54
10. "Reasons (demo intro)"   0:52
11. "Reasons (demo)"   4:32
12. "Angels of Broken Things (demo intro)"   0:42
13. "Angels of Broken Things (demo)"   6:56
14. "Bloopers"   2:32
Total length: 43:22

Personnel
Daniel Gildenlöw – lead vocals, lead guitar
Ragnar Zolberg – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Gustaf Hielm – bass, backing vocals
Daniel Karlsson – keyboards, backing vocals
Léo Margarit – drums, backing vocals

星期五, 12月 23, 2016

Sting - 57th & 9th




Track listing
Ten new tracks were announced and officially revealed on 31 August 2016 as:

Standard edition

1. "I Can't Stop Thinking About You"   Sting 3:30
2. "50,000"   Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese 4:17
3. "Down, Down, Down"   Sting, Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta 3:48
4. "One Fine Day"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:14
5. "Pretty Young Soldier"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:06
6. "Petrol Head"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:32
7. "Heading South on the Great North Road"   Sting 3:18
8. "If You Can't Love Me"   Sting, Miller, Colaiuta 4:34
9. "Inshallah"   Sting 4:56
10. "The Empty Chair"   Sting, J. Ralph 2:49

Deluxe and Super Deluxe editions

11. "I Can't Stop Thinking About You" (LA version) Sting 3:38
12. "Inshallah" (Berlin sessions version) Sting 4:58
13. "Next to You" (with The Last Bandoleros (live at Rockwood Music Hall)) Sting 2:54

Personnel

Sting - vocals, bass, guitar, piano, percussion
Dominic Miller – guitar, 12-string, shaker
Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
Rhani Krija – percussion
Martin Kierszenbaum – organ, piano, mellotron, keyboards
Rob Mathes – piano
Lyle Workman – guitar
Josh Freese – drums
Jerry Fuentes (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals, vocals, guitar
Diego Navaira (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals, vocals, bass
Derek James (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals
Zach Jones – drums
Razan Nassreddine – additional vocals
Hazem Nassreddine – Turkish zither
Marion Enachescu – violin
Jean-Baptiste Moussarie – guitar
Salam Al Hassan – percussion
Accad Al Saed – percussion
Thabet Azzawi – oud
Nadim Sarrouh – oud
Nabil Al Chami – clarinet


Freedom Call - Master Of Light (Limited Edition)




1. Metal Is For Everyone 4:52
2. Hammer Of The Gods 3:11
3. A World Beyond 5:54
4. Masters Of Light 5:29
5. Kings Rise And Fall 4:02
6. Cradle Of Angels 5:03
7. Emerald Skies 3:39
8. Hail The Legend 3:58
9. Ghost Ballet 3:07
10. Rock The Nation 3:11
11. Riders In The Sky 4:15
12. High Up 3:03

Bonus CD:
1. Beyond 4:45 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Beyond" 2014 / Lead vocals performed by Ramy)
2. Paladin 3:35 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Beyond" 2014 / Lead vocals performed by Lars)
3. Emerald Skies 3:30 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Master of Light" 2016 / Lead vocals performed by Chris)
4. Hymn To The Brave 3:15 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Stairway to Fairyland" 1999 / Lead vocals performed by Ilker)

Current lineup
Chris Bay – Vocals & Guitar (1998–present)
Ilker Ersin – Bass (1998–2005, 2013–present)
Lars Rettkowitz – Guitar (2005–present)
Ramy Ali – Drums (2013–present)

星期三, 11月 02, 2016

Theocracy - Ghost Ship























01. Paper Tiger
02. Ghost Ship
03. The Wonder Of It All
04. Wishing Well
05. Around The World And Back
06. Stir The Embers
07. A Call To Arms
08. Currency In A Bankrupt World
09. Castaway
10. Easter

Line-up
Current members:
2002- Matt Smith - vocals, guitars, keyboards, orchestrations
2006- Jonathan "Jon" Hinds - guitars
2009- Val Allen Wood - guitars
2009- Jared Oldham - bass

Former musicians:
2003-2014 Shawn Benson - drums
2004-2006 Seth Filkins - bass
2005-2007 Josh Sloan - bass
2007-2008 Patrick Hoyt Parris - bass
2014-2015 Patrick Nickell - drums