Kamelot premiere second single track & music video
“Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire)” out of their new album called “Shadow Theory”
set for release on April 6th from Napalm Records.
The Shadow Theory is here! Coming on April 6th 2018 via Napalm Records!
After releasing the title of the upcoming KAMELOT masterpiece and very first shows of the The Shadow Tour in the Netherlands, Norway and the UK, it’s time to take the next step in support of The Shadow Theory!
KAMELOT’s founder Thomas Youngblood states:
“The Shadow Theory album is a psychological journey through the complexity of the Human Mind. We are subjected to stimuli constantly through media, technology, social experiments and AI. Can we still be social creatures in the near future? The Shadow Theory is an album that is mixing many worlds, giving the listener an Escape within our own realities. This album was written and recorded over the entire year and we are really proud of the song elements and diversity on The Shadow Theory.”
Now a first and exciting album teaser has been released, get your ears and eyes on it right HERE!
The Shadow Theory was produced by acclaimed music producer Sascha Paeth and mastered by Jacob Hansen. A massive piece of work that will more than please critics and fans alike. Guests on the album include Lauren Hart (Once Human), Jennifer Haben (Beyond The Black) and Sascha Paeth. The amazing cover and artwork was created by Stefan Heilemann.
The full The Shadow Theory track listing reads as follows:
- The Mission
- Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire)
- Burns To Embrace
- In Twilight Hours
- Kevlar Skin
- MindFall Remedy
- Stories Unheard
- Vespertine (My Crimson Bride)
- The Proud and The Broken
- Ministrium (Shadow Key)
A 2-CD edition is available with the digipak version and the following additional track listing
- Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire) (Instrumental version)
- RavenLight (Instrumental version)
- Amnesiac (Instrumental version)
- Burns To Embrace (Instrumental version)
- Kevlar Skin (Instrumental version)
- The Proud and The Broken (Instrumental version)
- The Last Day of Sunlight (bonus)
After a long and rich year in releases presented on this page, AmadeuS Melodic Rock Show presents 2017 Top 20 AOR / Melodic Rock (and not only;) releases.
It was a very hard decision to choose among all the quality offered by the artists during 2017, but I had to pick up only 20 and here is what I came up with:
2017 – top 20 albums
01- Boulevard IV – Luminescence
02- Tony Mills – Streets of Chance
03- Cats in Space – Scarecrow
04- Threshold – Legends of the Shires
05- Nocturnal Rites – Phoenix
06- Code Red – Incediary
07- Stan Bush – Change the World
08- The Night Flight Orchestra – Amber Galactic
09- Wildness – ST
10- Steve Walsh – Black Butterfly
11- Crazy Lixx – Ruff Justice
12- Moritz – About Time Too
13- Shadowman – Secrets and lies
14- Revlin ProJect – Dimensión
15- Iconic Eye – Into the Light
16- Jim Jidhed – Push on through
17- Lionheart – Second Nature
18- Midnite City – ST
19- That Rock Guy – Nothin’ to Loose
20- Bonfire – Byte the bullet
2017 – Top 5 Singles
01- One Desire – Hurt
02- Roulette – The only way
03- Creye – Straight to the top
04- Taste – We are back
05- LEBROCK – Please don’t cry
HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE – KEEP ON ROCKIN.
-LINO “AmadeuS R.-
Final touches on the new studio album coming up next year from danish rockers Royal Hunt. The album is set to be released on February 7th in Japan via King Records. EU and North America deluxe edition release dates are soon to be unveiled.
The first THRESHOLD album since 1994 to feature Glynn Morgan on vocals: ‘LEGENDS OF THE SHIRES’ out September 8th via Nuclear Blast!
Here’s the lyric video called “Lost in Translation” taken from the upcoming release.
GET THE ALBUM SOON HERE AT THE FOLLOWING:
Nuclear Blast Records: http://nblast.de/ThresholdLOTSNB
Amazon Music: http://nblast.de/ThresholdLOTSAMP3
Google Play: http://nblast.de/ThresholdLOTSGP
And as Download & FLAC for audiophiles: http://nblast.de/ThresholdDigital
French symphonic progressive metal act ADAGIO have premiered their new single ‘The Ladder’ ahead of the release of forthcoming album, Life, on July 26th via Zeta Nemesis Records.
Taking their time to create their unique and highly personal fifth full-length album, Life, it has been seven years since Adagio’s last studio release, Archangels In Black.”The impetus behind the band’s dormancy spanning almost a decade was our commitment to doing justice to our material,” says guitarist Stéphan Forté. “To release the album in an incomplete or premature state would be a disservice to the music, the band, and most of all, to the fans.”With Life, ADAGIO pushes the experience past just music, plunging the listener into a powerful introspective experience. Stéphan says: “Fear, joy, sorrow, love, pain, ecstasy… What if we could visit each of these emotions like exhibits in a museum? ‘Life’ takes you on contemplative journey, exploring the complex yet beautiful contortions of the subconscious mind.” Each track is like a portrait in a gallery giving the audience a glimpse into the minds of the band members.Stylistically, Life brings ADAGIO back to their progressive roots while expanding their musical boundaries. From the heavy ‘Subrahmanya’ which is available as the first single now, and which combines traditional Eastern Ethnic and Djent influences, to the dark and mesmerizing ‘I’ll Possess You,’ Life is an epic canvas of atmospheres which will take the listener back to the ethereal places they had once visited but never managed to find again.This album features several lineup changes for ADAGIO. Life marks the return of singer Kelly “Sundown” Carpenter, who had previously performed live vocals for the band. It also brings us the new addition violinist Mayline, adding new ethnic textures and dimensions to the band’s sound.Life will be released worldwide through Zeta Nemesis, funded through a highly successful crowdfunding campaign. “The crowdfunding campaign was a great accomplishment for us; we’re incredibly thankful that our fans had such great faith in us, even after our long absence from the scene,” Stéphan says. “This organic grassroots process has yielded the purest results and we are confident that this release will be heralded as the band’s finest effort yet.”
2) The Ladder
4) The Grand Spirit Voyage
5) Darkness Machine
6) I’ll Possess You
7) Secluded Within Myself
8) Trippin Away
OPEROSE are a new symphonic progressive metal band from the United Kingdom, comprising of rising opera sensation Jennifer Coleman, and neo-classical guitar virtuoso Joe McGurk (OPPOSING MOTION). The forthcoming debut album (Footprints in the Hourglass) also features OPPOSING MOTION drummer Kevin Deplanche and is mixed and mastered by heavy metal legend Dennis Ward, showcasing the unique collaboration across eight varied tracks.
Jennifer Coleman is a Theo Max van der Beugel Scholar studying on the 2nd year of the Masters at the Royal College of Music in London under the tutelage of Janis Kelly. Jennifer has won numerous awards including an RCM Award supported by a Big Give Award, the Mavis Bennett Award for Grand Opera and the John Lightfoot Award for Musical Theatre at Maidenhead Music Festival. Most recently, Jennifer won a Musical Odessey Prize while taking part in masterclasses with the acclaimed British soprano Susan Bullock in Nafplio, Greece. She was awarded commended in the 2016 RCM Lieder competition, and a finalist in the RCM English Song Competition.
Joe McGurk is the guitarist and co-founder of progressive metal band OPPOSING MOTION, along with drummer Kevin Deplanche. The band had a well received debut album in 2013 released through iconic label Lion Music, after a successful debut EP. Joe McGurk has also released solo work, most notably the instrumental album ‘Elements’ which received a host of great reviews when released through Lion Music in 2015, as well as composing tracks for film and television. In January 2017, Joe performed a track for Lion Music Presents Beethoven – Ode to Perfection.
OPEROSE is a unique blend of soaring vocals and guitars over a symphonic, classical backdrop telling the tale of the tragic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice through the eyes of Eurydice.
I – Empty Mirrors (Death of Eurydice) 11:28
II – Footprints 05:15
III – River of Memories 07:22
IV – The Long Grass (Seconds Apart) 04:37
V – Remember Me 07:36
VI – Moments 04:50
VII – The Faded Portrait of Affection 05:52
VIII – Stand Among Angels 10:02
Swedish, Dark Melodic Metal act Evergrey released the 1st clip out of their upcoming album “The Storm Within” which is set to be released on September 9th from AFM Records.
Dream Theater released a NEW video (inluding TOUR VISUALS) for “Moment of Betrayal” taken from their new album “The Astonishing” out now on Roadrunner Records.