AVANTASIA – release a new lyric video for ‘Alchemy’

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After triumphantly storming the worldwide charts with new album Moonglow, TOBIAS SAMMET’s AVANTASIA are premiering an official lyric video for the track ‘Alchemy’, which features the distinctive vocals of ex-Queensrÿche singer Geoff Tate. Watch the new lyric video for ‘Alchemy’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loKZyb0xOz0

TOBIAS SAMMET comments:

“When I wrote ‘Alchemy’ I had no one but Geoff Tate in mind. He is one of the most influential singers in the history of Melodic Metal and I have always adored albums like QUEENSRYCHE’s ‘Rage For Order’ and ‘Operation Mindcrime’. And that type of singing was exactly what I imagined to hear in AVANTASIA. When we were in the studio there was magic in the air, Geoff delivered and even though thousands of singers have been inspired by him, there is only one Geoff Tate. What a great addition to the AVANTASIA family. I can‘t wait to travel around the globe with Geoff and the team in a couple of days.”

TOBIAS SAMMET has long been recognized as one of the most accomplished German rock musicians, with releases and chart success in 40 countries across world. Moonglow charted as follows:

– GERMANY   #1

– SWEDEN Rock/ Metal  #1

– UK Rock Top 40     #1

– SWITZERLAND  #3

– AUSTRIA  #4

– CANADA Hard Music Albums   #5

– FINLAND physical    #5

– SPAIN    #5

– USA Current Hard Music Albums    #5

– SWEDEN     #6

– CZECH REPUBLIK   #8

– SCOTLAND     #9

– FINLAND   #13

– JAPAN (western music)   #13

– CANADA Top Current Albums   #17

– FRANCE TOP 150 physical and download    #22

– ITALY    #31- UK    #38

– BELGIUM VL    #38

– FRANCE TOP 150     #43

– USA Top Albums    #46

– NETHERLANDS    #83

– BELGIUM WA   #12

1AVANTASIA’s latest opus, Moonglow is a masterpiece in rock, that ignores the conventional way of creating music and transports fans into a new and magical world. Barricading himself in his studio, aptly called The Great Mystery, Tobias worked tirelessly on new material, until finally 11 tracks were brought together to form Moonglow. „It’s beautiful to see how this worked out for me with a sound, for which – according to the opinion of some experts – there is no place in this generic mainstream-world. And the best thing is: Fans all around the world love the record and we can kick off our world-tour knowing of their support and have lots of fun!“, comments TOBIAS SAMMET on his first #1 in his home country.

»Moonglow« can be ordered here: http://nblast.de/AvantasiaMoonglow

‘Moonglow’ (video): https://youtu.be/Mk0FTHqmO9o

Moonglow’ (lyric video): https://youtu.be/vZGQ1LsdCUM

‘The Raven Child’ (lyric video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTN2ZzpQRh4

Watch also the album-trailers, to get more information about the album:

Trailer #1:https://youtu.be/CVSU5VP_U2o

Trailer #2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy-gyWoKPTQ

Trailer #3:https://youtu.be/9cicqsmk8-4

AVANTASIA – »Moonglow World Tour 2019«

Presented by Metal Hammer, Piranha, Musix, Rock It!

27.03.   SK   Presov – Tatran Handball Aréna

28.03.   SK   Bratislava – Hant Aréna

30.03.   DE   Kaufbeuren – All-Karthalle *SOLD OUT*

31.03.   IT   Milan – Alcatraz02.04.   CZ   Prague – Forum Karlín *SOLD OUT*

03.04.   DE   Berlin – Huxleys Neue Welt

05.04.   DE   Ludwigsburg – MHP Arena *SOLD OUT*

06.04.   DE   Bamberg – Brose Arena

08.04.   DE   Fulda – Esperantohalle

09.04.   DE   Saarbrücken – Saarlandhalle

10.04.   FR   Paris – Olympia

12.04.   DE   Osnabrück – Osnabrück Halle

13.04.   DE   Hamburg – Mehr! Theater *SOLD OUT*

14.04.   DE   Oberhausen – König-Pilsener-Arena

16.04.   UK   London – The Forum

18.04.   DE   Offenbach – Stadthalle

19.04.   CH   Pratteln – Z7

20.04.   CH   Pratteln – Z7 *SOLD OUT*

21.04.   CH   Pratteln – Z7

24.04.   ES   Bilbao – Santana 27

26.04.   ES   Barcelona – Razzmatazz 1

27.04.   ES   Madrid – Palacio Vistalegre

02.05.   SE   Stockholm – Arenan

04.05.   RU   Moscow – Glavclub Green Concert

06.05.   HU   Budapest – Barba Negra Track

09.05.   JP   Tokyo – Blitz Akasaka

12.05.   AU   Sydney – Metro Theatre

14.05.   AU   Melbourne – The Forum

17.05.   US   San Jose, CA – City National Civic

19.05.   US   Anaheim, CA – City National Grove

21.05.   US   Chicago, IL – Patio Theater

23.05.   CA   Montreal, QC – Metropolis

24.05.   US   Worcester, MA – Palladium

26.05.   MEX  Mexico City – Auditorio BlackBerry

29.05.   RCH  Santiago – Teatro Caupolican

31.05.   RA    Buenos Aires – El Teatro Flores

02.06.   BR    São Paulo – Espaço das América

Festivals:

11. – 13.07.     D         Balingen – Bang Your Head!!!

11. – 14.07.     CZ       Vizovice – Masters of Rock

09.- 11.08.     B         Kortrijk – Alcatraz Metal Festival

14. – 17.08.     D         Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze

18.08.            BG       Varna – Varna Rock

23.08.            D         Giessen – Giessener Kultursommer

More dates to be announced soon…!

AVANTASIA is:

Tobias Sammet | vocals, additional keys & bass

Sascha Paeth | guitars & bass

Michael Rodenberg | keyboards, piano & orchestration

Felix Bohnke | drums

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