AVANTASIA – release a new lyric video for ‘Alchemy’

After triumphantly storming the worldwide charts with new album MoonglowTOBIAS SAMMET‘s AVANTASIA are premiering an official lyric video for the track ‘Alchemy’, which features the distinctive vocals ofex-Queensrÿchesinger 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   #121

AVANTASIA’s latest opusMoonglow 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 – Alcatraz
02.04.   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


More info:
www.tobiassammet.com
www.facebook.com/avantasia
www.nuclearblast.de/avantasia

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