Style: Melodic Power Metal |
Year of birth: 2000
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Biography of Band
|Side project of Edguy vocalist Tobias Sammet.
All Avantasia stories written by Tobias Sammet.
Members of Avantasia
| Current Members:|
Henjo Richter (Guest). Role: Guitars
Side projects: Gamma Ray
Tobias Sammet (Founder). In Band at: 2000 - . Role: Vocals, piano, keyboards, orchestration
Side projects: Edguy, Rhapsody, Rob Rock
Markus Grosskopf (Guest). Role: Bass
Side projects: Helloween
Alex Holzwarth (Guest). Role: Drums
Side projects: Rhapsody, Sieges Even, Val`Paraiso, Blind Guardian, Angra, Paradox, Dol Ammad
|Single: Avantasia (2000) Tracklist.|
Lineup: Tobia Sammet - vocals & keyboards, Henjo Richter - guitars, Markus Grosskopf - bass, Alex Holzwarth - drums
Comment: Michael "Ernie" Kiske - additional lead vocals on 1, 2, 4; David DeFeis - additional lead vocals on 3; Jens Ludwig - lead guitar on 3
nothing: Avantasia: The Metal Opera (2001) Tracklist.
Comment: Tobias Sammet as novice Gabriel (appears on 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 & 13); Guests: Ernie, a.k.a Michael Kiske (Helloween, Ill Prophecy), as druid Lugaid Vandroly (appears on 2, 5, 6, 9, & 13); David DeFeis (Exorcist, Virgin Steele) as Friar Jakob (appears on 3 & 13); Ralf Zdiarstek as Baliff von Kronberg (appears on 4 & 7); Sharon Den Adel (Within Temptation) as Anna Held (appears on 6); Rob Rock (Bob Rock, M.A.R.S., Impellitteri) as Bishop von Bicken; Oliver Hartmann (At Vance) as Pope Clemens IIX (appears on 7, 12 & 13); Andre Matos (Shaman, ex-Angra) as Elderane, the Elf (appears on 11, 12 & 13); Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray, Helloween, Iron Savior, Iron Fist) as Regrin, the Dwarf (appears on 11 & 12)
Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius, Timo Tolkki) as voice in The Tower (appears on 13); Norman Meiritz (acoustic guitar on 6); Frank Tischer (piano on 11); Jens Ludwig (lead guitar on 12 & 13).
The japanese release includes the following bonus tracks:
14. Avantasia (Edit Version)
15. The Final Sacrifice
CD: Avantasia: The Metal Opera - Part II (2002) Tracklist.
Track 1 - Andre Matos, David DeFeis, Kai Hansen, Michael Kiske, Oliver Hartmann, Rob Rock, Timo Tolkki (vocals & guitar);
Track 2 - Andre Matos, Michael Kiske;
Tracks 3 & 4 - Bob Catley;
Track 5 - David DeFeis;
Track 6 - Rob Rock;
Track 8 - Andre Matos, Kai Hansen;
Track 9 - Ralf Zdiarstek;
Track 10 - Sharon Den Adel, Timo Tolkki (guitar), Eric Singer (drums), Norman, Meiritz (rhythm guitar)
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