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Van Canto – Trust in rust

A Capella metal band Van Canto made their name with their covers of classic songs from bands like Nightwish, Sabaton, Metallica, Manowar and more. On this album however there are only two cover versions – Helloween’s “Ride the sky” and ACDC’s “Hells bells”. On the one hand it’s admirable that …

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Van Canto in cooperation with fantasy novelist Christoph Hardebusch release new album “VOICES OF FIRE”

In 2006, VAN CANTO surprised the world of metal with a revolutionary idea: to perform metal music with vocals and drums only. Nine years later, after five top 20 releases in Germany, sold out headlining tours throughout Europe and festival performances taking the band from Wacken to Australia, Van Canto …

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Van Canto – Dawn of the Brave

@Planetmosh reviews @VanCantoBand album “Dawn of the brave” on @NapalmRecords If you’ve never come across Van Canto before then you could be in for a shock – they aren’t your typical metal band.  Instead of the usual electric guitars and bass, Van Canto use vocals.  That’s right – no guitars, …

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Out of the Dark, Sunday 9 October – Islington Academy, London

Out of the Dark, Sunday 9 October – Islington Academy, London.  Review by Rowena Lamb, photos and some additional reviewing by Ant May. As the days get shorter, the appropriately named Out of the Dark festival arrived in London bringing with it five great bands – Tristania, Van Canto, Serenity, …

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Interview with Stefan Schmidt – Van Canto, September 2011

Van Canto are due to release their fourth album, “Break the Silence” at the end of September  Planetmosh put some questions to Stefan from Van Canto about the album and the band. You can read the Planetmosh review of the album here – https://www.planetmosh.com/2011/08/van-canto-break-the-silence/ Planetmosh: On the new album you …

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Van Canto – Break the silence

[media-credit id=4717 align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]If you’ve never come across Van Canto before then you could be in for a shock – Van Canto do what sounds at first like a crazy idea that couldn’t possibly work, but somehow they make it work.  The old saying goes “There’s a fine line between …

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