Tag: Tobias Sammet

Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Essential Information Venue: Metro Theatre – Sydney Date: May 12, 2019 Photos by:  Peter Coates – Inside Edge Photography Presented by: Overdrive Touring Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY Check out our review of the night HERE  

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Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Another first for Australia gets ticked off the list tonight as Tobias Sammet finally makes it Down Under with Avantasia! Here with a who’s who of rock and metal and this is going to be nothing short of Avantamazing, no wait, Amazitasia, nope, ooh Avamazia, better but just read on. As the seven piece band take to the stage, and […]

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Eric Martin of Mr. Big / Avantasia

Eric Martin of Mr. Big / Avantasia

“…it’s epic tunes about fantasy and heaven and hell and all points in between, it’s probably like ten concerts in one, you’re gonna go away and you’re gonna be stunned at the end of it and you’ll be like what the hell just happened?” As the AVANTASIA dates, inch closer and closer to Australia, set for impact this May, the cast of […]

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AVANTASIA Announce Cast For May 2019 Australian Tour

AVANTASIA Announce Cast For May 2019 Australian Tour

As it was announced late last year that the world’s biggest Metal opera was finally coming to Australia. 20 years after the release of the original Metal Operas, Musical mastermind Tobias Sammet decided to bring the full AVANTASIA stage show to Australia! As the AVANTASIA dates, inch closer and closer to Australia, set for impact this May, the cast of this once-in-a-lifetime event has been announced! Amidst […]

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Tobias Sammet of Avantasia

Tobias Sammet of Avantasia

“The whole album is pretty much a celebration of the love for the abnormal *laughs* I can say, and I can relate to that and it’s a very heartfelt and honest album.” From Release: AVANTASIA, the all-star rock opera spaceship piloted by EDGUY singer, songwriter and producer Tobias Sammet, have released their eighth full-length album, ‘Moonglow’, via Nuclear Blast Records. […]

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Avantasia – ‘Sleepwalking’ single and video available now!

Avantasia – ‘Sleepwalking’ single and video available now!

2013-03-22 02:00 – Today is the beginning of a new era in the world of AVANTASIA: The new single “Sleepwalking” has hit the online stores (iTunes, Amazon, etc) Order here: http://bit.ly/avantasiasleepwalking   The video was shot in a magical forest in Germany on a snowy winter‘s night. Tobias comments: “It was far below freezing. And there we were, standing in the […]

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Avantasia ‘The Mystery Of Time’ artwork revealed

Avantasia ‘The Mystery Of Time’ artwork revealed

Highly-acclaimed British fantasy artist Rodney Matthews (Thin Lizzy, Asia, Nazareth, Magnum) is the talent behind AVANTASIA’s album artwork for The Mystery Of Time. States AVANTASIA mastermind Tobias Sammet: “It is a great honor for me to have Rodney create the artwork . . . Since the new album is a conceptual album and its story has a magical and enchanting atmosphere, there […]

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Avantasia: Song titles and more guests announced – Joe Lynn Turner!

Avantasia: Song titles and more guests announced – Joe Lynn Turner!

AVANTASIA: SONG TITLES AND MORE GUESTS ANNOUNCED! 2013-01-21 00:00 – After Biff Byford (Saxon), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween, Unisonic), Bruce Kulick (ex-KISS, ex-Meat Loaf), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids) and Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance) another guest star has been revealed: legendary former Deep Purple, Rainbow and Yngwie Malmsteen vocalist Joe Lynn Turner will appear on the new AVANTASIA […]

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Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

In March the new Avantasia album “The Mystery Of Time” will be released.  The list of featured artists who have been confirmed for the album reads like a who-is-who in Rock and Metal: Biff Byford (Saxon), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ex-Helloween), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance), Bruce Kulick (GFR, ex-Meat Loaf, ex-Kiss) have been confirmed so far, others […]

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Avantasia – Tobias Sammet back in the studio

Avantasia – Tobias Sammet back in the studio

News via www.nuclearblast.de  – Tobias is currently in the studio working with a legion of guest instrumentalists and vocalists on a new AVANTASIA album to be released in spring 2013. The album will once again be a Rock Opera based on a conceptual story very similar to the early AVANTASIA albums. Nevertheless, Tobias explains that the album is not a […]

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