Tag Archives: Tobias Sammett

Avantasia to make Finnish debut at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival

AVANTASIA have been confirmed for Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016! The band’s first ever show in Finland will take place at Finland’s heaviest festival in Suvilahti, Helsinki during 1.-3.7.2016. Special priced Early Crow tickets are on sale until the end of the year. Avantasia is one of the most …

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Reign Of The Architect – Rise

Although Reign Of The Architect only fully coalesced as a band last year, this ambitious, Israeli-based progressive metal project has been five years in the making, with this album tracing its roots right back as far as 2008, when guitarist Yuval Kramer initially started work on this concept work, along …

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Avantasia – ‘The Mystery Of Time’

Originally founded in 1999 as a means for the then 21-year old Tobias Sammet to produce what he regarded the ultimate rock opera project – something which he apparently eventually drew a line under when he announced the end of Avantasia from the Wacken stage back in August 2011.  But, …

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Avantasia – Interview with Tobias Sammett

After apparently calling it quits two years ago, German power metal maestro Tobias Sammett delivered a pleasant surprise to his legions of fans when it was revealed that there would, in fact, be a new Avantasia studio album, ‘The Mystery Of Time’, which is being released at the end of …

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