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Progressive metal band Sarpedon to announce new vocalist

goran-newsarpedon-vocalistProgressive band Sarpedon have announced their new vocalist.

Previous vocalist, Eirik Krokfjord, who have featured on the band’s debut album ”Anomic Nation”, left the band due to personal reasons and the band welcomes Swedish singer, Göran Nyström as the new vocalist.

Sarpedon is also in the studio finalizing the second album.

 

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AVANTASIA To Be Joined On Tour By HEAVENS GATE Vocalist

On March 30th, the new AVANTASIA album, The Mystery Of Time, will hit stores. In April, Avantasia will set off on their European leg of the Mystery World Tour and another vocalist has been confirmed…

He hasn’t been on stage for years, but he has shown his abilities as one of Germany‘s finest vocalists in the backing choirs on countless album productions. Now he will hit the road with Avantasia. Many of you may remember the legendary German band HEAVENS GATE. No less a singer than Heavens Gate vocalist Thomas Rettke will join the flying opera on the road.

Avantasia’s complete live itinerary can be viewed at this location.

The cover artwork for The Mystery Of Time, hand-painted by world famous British fantasy painter Rodney Matthews, and the tracklisting can be seen below:

‘Spectres’
‘The Watchmakers’ Dream’
‘Black Orchid’
‘Where Clock Hands Freeze’
‘Sleepwalking’
‘Savior In The Clockwork’
‘Invoke The Machine’
‘What’s Left Of Me’
‘Dweller In A Dream’
‘The Great Mystery’

The Mystery Of Time features a plethora of guest stars including: Biff Byford (SAXON), Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, ex-HELLOWEEN), Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Eric Martin (MR. BIG), Ronnie Atkins (PRETTY MAIDS), Bruce Kulick (ex-KISS), Arjen Lucassen (AYREON), Russell Gilbrook (URIAH HEEP), Bob Catley (MAGNUM) and more.

German heavy rockers PUMP have announced the addition of vocalist Oliver Weers

German heavy rockers PUMP have announced the addition of vocalist Oliver Weers (OLIVER WEERS BAND, RIPE, D.I.M) to the group’s their ranks. “Tear Down The Walls“, a brand new song snippet with the new vocalist Oliver Weers can be viewed below: http://youtu.be/wu0m86ZG0O4

Commented PUMP bassit Michael Vetter: “We had many candidates for the vacant position, among them a number of really good musicians, and having to reject them really wasn’t easy. We want to thank all the applicants, thank you for your understanding and we wish you all lots of success in the future!

Guitarist Aki Reissmann has to say: “We are extremely excited to announce and welcome Oliver Weers into the band as vocalist. Oliver has really been a breath of fresh air for us, and in the first week of jamming with him we were able to finish the recording of the new album ‘Waiting For The Rapture‘ soon. Oliver’s voice add new dimensions to our sound. Thanks for always supporting PUMP, and keep your ears open for hot news in 2013

A photo of the new PUMP lineup can be seen below.

Pictured below (left to right): Marcel “Selly” Bernhardt – Guitars, Andreas Minich – Drums, Oliver Weers – Vocals, Axel “Aki” Reissmann – Guitars, Michael Vetter – Bass