Avantasia Posts Second “Moonglow” Album Trailer

Avantasia, the all-star rock opera spaceship piloted by Edguy singer, songwriter and producer Tobias Sammet, release their eighth full-length album, “Moonglow,” via Nuclear Blast Records on February 15th. The new 11 track album sees Sammet reunited with some familiar faces from previous Avantasia albums. Guests include original Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate, Pretty Maids frontman Ronnie Atkins, Michael Kiske of Helloween, Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan), Eric Martin (MR BIG) and Magnum’s Bob Catley. Moonglow also introduces new collaborators Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian, Kreator’s Mille Petrozza and Blackmore’s Night frontwoman Candice Night in a truly spectacular fashion.

Today, Avantasia release the second (of three) interview trailers, in which Tobias Sammet talks about the guest musicians on “Moonglow” and explains why he chose each of them for his songs.
Watch it below.

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Bane Announces First European Tour In Six Years

Serbian blackened death metal band Bane, who relocated to Canada in 2012, has announced that they will be embarking on their first European tour since leaving their homeland. No dates have been confirmed as of yet, but the trek will take place in July and August. The band stated:

“It’s been 6 long years since we last played in Europe. We’re really excited to be able to do this again and revisit some familiar places. So far we have confirmed several Festival appearances which we will announce soon enough, while our agency Zlabog Booking is currently working on more dates and still taking offers, so don’t hesitate to get in touch!”

In a recent interview with Nataliez World, when asked if the new album will be released anytime soon, founder, vocalist & guitarist Branislav replied: “As of right now, there is not much information I can share with you. But, 2018 will definitely be the year for a new Bane record, no matter what.”

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