What a busy month for symphonic metal news! Here are some of the latest highlights:
XANDRIA TEASE UPCOMING ALBUM
Xandria have released a teaser for their upcoming album Theater of Dimensions. At the same time as releasing the short clip, they also unveiled the tracklisting for the record.
1. Where The Heart Is Home
2. Death To The Holy
3. Forsaken Love
4. Call Of Destiny
5. We Are Murderers (We All)
6. Dark Night Of The Soul
7. When The Walls Came Down (Heartache Was Born)
8. Ship Of Doom
10. Song For Sorrow And Woe
11. Burn Me
12. Queen Of Hearts Reborn
13. A Theater Of Dimensions
The album pre-sale has begun, and editions available include a special box set, a mediabook, t-shirt bundles and vinyl. The album is released on January 27th 2017. Check out the teaser in the player below.
NEW VIDEO FROM DIABULUS IN MUSICA
Diabulus In Musica have released a video for the song Invisible, taken from their upcoming album Dirge of the Archons.
The album is released on November 18th and can be pre-ordered here. Check out the video in the player below.
TOBIAS SAMMET JOINS AYREON GUEST LINE-UP
Further guests have been announced for Ayreon's next album, in addition to those already announced. Tobias Sammet (Avantasia, Edguy), one of the band's concept album rivals, will be appearing as The Captain. Arjen also released a snippet of another vocalist, who fans have guessed to be Michael Eriksen of Circus Maximus. His role is yet to be revealed.
ANOTHER DELAY FOR NIGHTWISH DVD RELEASE
Nightwish's live DVD Vehicle of Spirit has been pushed back another week. Originally slated for November, it was then announced last month that the DVD would be released on the 9th of December - but the date appears to have changed again. The official release dates are now:
December 16th 2016 - Europe
January 6th 2017 - North America
We hope the DVD will be worth the wait!