Debut Album “Land of Eternal Dreams” Out August 23rd
Italy’s symphonic metal band ASTRALIUM have just unleashed their latest video ‘Rising Waves From The Ocean’ featuring Sabaton guitarist Tommy Johansson doing special guest vocals. Thevideo is in support of their debut album “Land Of Eternal Dreams”, due out today, August 23rd via Rockshots Records (worldwide release) and via Japanese label Spiritual Beast.
Watch ‘Rising Waves From The Ocean’ here.
A pure symphonic album with power heavy prog metal influences, epic choirs, high pitch vocals plus lyrical sections and baroque/magniloquent arrangements, “Land Of Eternal Dreams” is a concept release about dreams and the astral universe, but also the fantasy world that lives in us. It’s an inner journey through imaginary stories about myths and legends from the past.
The band explains the release:
“First of all, I want to say that we are very excited about our debut album “Land Of Eternal Dreams”. Fans can expect an amazing album of great melodies, blended with cinematic, symphonic and classical music, along with metal guitar riffs and epic choirs. We believe that music evokes sensations, emotions and real fantastic worlds in our minds.”
The album also features specials guests Tommy Johansson (Sabaton, Majestica), Jo Lombardo (Ancestral, ex-Metatrone), Andrea Martongelli (Arthemis), Stefano “Ghigas” Calvagno (Metatrone, NefeshCore), Adam Cook (A Hill To Die Upon), Davide Bruno (Metatrone, NefeshCore) and more.
ASTRALIUM was formed in 2014 by soprano Roberta Pappalardo and bass player Giuseppe Pappalardo. Drummer Salvo Grasso (Metatrone, Hypersonic) and guitarist Emanuele Alessandro complete the line-up.
Track Listing: 1. Remembrance 2. The Journey 3. Rising Waves From The Ocean 4. My Life Is My Eternity 5. Whisper In The Silence 6. Hope Is Gone 7. Breath of My Soul 8. A Dream's Elegy 9. Seven Seas, Seven Winds 10. Ethereal Voices From The Forest 11. The World of Unknown 12. Hidden Conspiracy