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Rhapsody Of Fire Interview with Alex Staropoli – December 2013

In 2006, the Italian ‘symphonic power metal’ band, Rhapsody, led by Alex Staropoli, changed their name to Rhapsody Of Fire due to trademark issues. Rhapsody was created by Luca Turilli and Staropoli. In 2011, after 18 years as co-leader of the band, Turilli left Rhapsody of Fire, on good terms, …

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R-Mine Metalfest 2013 – Confirmed Festival Line-Up

R-MINE METALFEST 2013 takes place on the  21th – 23th June in Tongeren, Belgium. SYMPHONY X recently annouced as headliner with RHAPSODY OF FIRE and HELL. Acts confirmed for the festival include: Friday 21/06 – RHAPSODY OF FIRE, JORN, NIGHTMARE, EVIL MASQUERADE, FATE, VOODOO HIGHWAY, EX LIBRIS, ETHERNITY, AZYLYA (tickets …

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Holy Knights – ‘Between Daylight And Pain’

When power metal is done well, it is done bloody well. When it’s done badly, it’s done bloody atrociously. The second album by re-united Sicilian trio Holy Knights falls somewhere between these two extremes. Way back at the turn of the 21st century, Holy Knights could have been, in words …

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Interview with Luca Turilli at Hellfest 16/06/12

I was lucky enough to chat with Luca Turilli from Rhapsody at Hellfest. (Rhapsody of Fire and Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody) As he was not playing the festival himself we had a long conversation about his departure from Rhapsody of Fire, the new ‘Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody’ and the new album which …

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Interview with Female Fronted Metal’s rising stars Silent Opera.

Planetmosh tracked down Symphonic/Gothic Metal’s Italian young guns Silent Opera on the back of the release of their storming album ‘Immortal Beauty’ to talk about all things past, present and future. AS A BAND YOU’VE BEEN AROUND SINCE 2007, HOW DID THE BAND FORM? Silent Opera was born as a …

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