Tag Archives: Avantasia

Album Review: Avantasia’s ‘Moonglow’

Posted by on February 18, 2019

When you expect greatness from every album a band makes, it will obviously add a bit of pressure. It’s safe to say many musicians are perfectionists that have spent countless hours working on a hopeful brand new masterpiece. These creations aren’t always a success either. However, when it comes to Edguy’s Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project, […]

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Avantasia premiere “Moonglow” music video

Posted by on February 15, 2019

Today (15th) Avantasia’s new album Moonglow has finally arrived via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate Edguy’s Tobias Sammet’s project, the mastermind has premiered the music video for the title track. “Moonglow” is one of the shortest songs from the album as it also features Blackmore’s Night singer Candice Night. We recently caught up with Sammet as […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 15th, 2019: Newnglow

Posted by on February 15, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings new music from Avantasia and Rotting Christ, a variance you won’t find anywhere else but the metal world. You can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and the […]

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Top Ten tours we’re looking forward to in 2019

Posted by on February 1, 2019

With 2019 just underway, it’s time to start preparing for the year’s most anticipated touring cycles. Here are ten North American treks we’re looking forward to see so far. 10) Children of Bodom (w/ Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart) Finland’s Children of Bodom will be hitting the road this March in support of their tenth studio album, Hexed, […]

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Avantasia’s Tobias Sammet – “heavy metal and Rock n’ Roll is not about making sense”

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released on February 15th via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). The record is the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights, which brought the heavy metal project to North America for the first time. We spoke to Sammet on the upcoming record, touring plans, dissect a few songs, and more. […]

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Avantasia premiere “Moonglow” lyric video

Posted by on January 25, 2019

We are three weeks away until Avantasia’s new album Moonglow arrives on February 15th via Nuclear Blast. We’ve already heard the eleven minute single “The Raven Child,” and today (25th), the Tobias Sammet (Edguy) project has unveiled the titled track “Moonglow.” Surprisingly, the song is under four months long. However, as expected, the track is […]

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Avantasia premiere “The Raven Child” lyric video

Posted by on December 14, 2018

Yes! Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has unveiled an epic new song, “The Raven Child.” The track is over eleven minutes long and features guest vocals by Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kürsch and Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan). What can we say? It’s somewhat unexpecting to hear this as the first single from the upcoming album Moonglow, which will […]

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Avantasia premiere first song trailer for upcoming ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on December 7, 2018

The release date for Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow has been pushed to February 15th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today (7th) Avantasia has revealed the first song trailer. Sammett expressed his excitement: “I really can’t wait to unleash Moonglow. First reactions by press and friends are the most enthusiastic comments I have ever […]

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Avantasia announce North American 2019 tour dates

Posted by on November 30, 2018

On February 1st, 2019, Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights’ arrival, Avantasia will return to North America next spring for select dates. Tour Dates: 05/17 San Jose, CA @ City National Civic Of San Jose 05/19 Anaheim, CA @ City National […]

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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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