All star super project Gathering of Kings released their first single “Vagabond Rise” out of the unnamed yet, upcoming album set for release on May 2022 via RN Records.
Line-Up on Vagabond Rise: Jonny Lindkvist – Lead Vocals Victor Olsson – Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals Magnus Mild – Rhythm Guitar Mikael Planefeldt – Bass Joel Selsfors – Keyboards Jonas Källsbäck – Drums Rick Altzi – Backing Vocals Alexander Frisborg – Backing Vocals
Special Appearance: Theresia Svensson – Backing Vocals
The first advance single out of four in total, “Point Of No Return”, from Swedish Rock act ALTZI is unleashed today on all digital platforms in English and in Spanish, and be followed by three more advance singles and one EP later in the year.
The line-up on this track is compound by some of the finest contemporary Melodic Rock/ Hard Rock musicians and song-writers, i.e. Rick Altzi (lead & backing Vocals), Peter Alpenborg (rhythm guitars & keyboards), Nalle Påhlsson (bass), Kevin Kott (drums), Olaf Lenk (lead guitar), Ulrick Lönnqvist (backing vocals), Victor Ohlsson (backing vocalsand Teresia Svensson (backing vocals).
ALTZI’s debut album entitled “All Eyes On Me” is scheduled for a release in early 2022 via the artist’s own label RA Music!
RICK ALTZI is an artist from Helsingborg, Sweden who started to play bass at the age of 14. He was a member in various tribute and original bands until 2004 and switched over to the microphone in 2005. His first album as vocalist saw the light of day in the year 2007 with the band AT VANCE. Since then, he has worked with a lot of outstanding musicians from bands such as Helloween, Accept, King Diamond, Pain Of Salvation, etc..
In 2020, Rick Altzi started to work on his first solo album under the moniker of ALTZI. Rick Altzi also is writing and recording with the bands Masterplan, Gathering Of Kings and Herman Frank.
It’s that time of the year when you look back and try to choose the most interesting releases of 2020. This year was a horrible one for all the humanity and as we realize that there are harder times on sight for everyone of us but mostly for the artists who try to make a living through their music, here are some of the best releases of 2020.
Many thanks to everyone who support in every way the music we love.
Let’s hope for a better year ahead. See you all in 2021! Rock ON!
2019 is heading to an end and AMADEUS MELODIC ROCK SHOW brings here below the BEST RELEASES presented on this site (and not only).
The albums are listed in random order because (from my point of view) MUSIC is not
a competition, it’s or it must be fun.
2019 – TOP 20 Releases
(Lino “AmadeuS” R. choices):
Work Of Art – Exhibits
Pretty Maids – Undress Your Madness
DeVicious – Reflections
Outlasted – Waiting for Daybreak
Roulette – Now!
91 Suite – Starting All Over (EP)
Crashdïet – Rust
Fighter V – Fighter
X Romance – Voices From The Past
Crazy Lixx – Forever Wild
Phil Lanzon – 48 Seconds
Stranded – New Dawn
Gathering Of Kings – First Mission
Hideaway – Hideaway
Alchemy – Dyadic
Wake The Nations – Heartrock
Rain Or Shine – The Darkest Part Of Me
Darkwater – Human
Temple Balls – Untamed
Strangers – Brand New Start
In the meantime from December 6th, 1673 people VOTED their choices on
The new album from Gathering Of Kings called “First Mission” is set for release in late January 2019!
The Album was produced, mixed, and mastered by Thomas Plec Johansson at The Panic Room in Skövde, Sweden.
All songs written by hugely talented Victor Olsson except “The Runaway”, which was written by Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb from Bee Gees. The song is a cover of Carolas hit single from 1986. So that’s our tribute to the best swedish female singer of all time!
The amazing cover artwork was created by the German artist Markus Vesper Art.
An official video for the upcoming fourth single “Love Will Stay Alive” is available
More details and pre-order info coming soon, stay tuned!
01. The Gathering
02. Forever And A Day
03. Love Will Stay Alive
04. Endless Paradise
06. Passing Rain
07. Out Of My Life
08. Lonely Road
10. Long Way From Home
11. The Runaway (Carola cover)
12. Battle Cry (Bonus Track)