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SPV / Steamhammer => ARTLANTICA signs worldwide deal with SPV / cover, tracklisting and new photo revealed!ARTLANTICA
(feat. Roger Staffelbach * John West * Mistheria * John Macaluso)
- ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS -
SPV / Steamhammer signed a worldwide deal with new melodic metal outfit ARTLANTICA.
A&R Steamhammer Olly Hahn ads: "What do we have here: great melodies, awesome guitar virtuosity and a tight band which knows how to play melodic metal how it should be. We are more than happy to welcome Artlantica to the SPV family!"
Across The Seven Seas is a prime example of a diverse melodic metal album which combines compositional quality, great technical skill and charisma. Staffelbach comments enthusiastically about his two band colleagues: “John is a fantastic singer, everything he does is over the top, whether live or in the studio. An exceptionally gifted vocalist. It’s in his blood to write great melodies and turn songs into stories. Mistheria, on the other hand is a true artist by all means. I value his skills as a musician just as much as his gift for writing and arranging songs. We blend extremely well, in my opinion he’s one of the most accomplished keyboardists of our time.” Not forgetting Staffelbach himself, who has contributed countless significant impulses to his new band. His unmistakable songwriting and guitar playing, his signature guitar sound and playing style, his persistence and ability to get projects off the ground and produce albums that have been and continue to be the base for the existence of Artension and now Artlantica with their furious debut album.
So the world is eagerly awaiting a new band with its experienced members who have never sounded this good before in this formation. As Roger Staffelbach puts it so aptly: “Artlantica‘s music is gritty, excellently produced and absolutely song-oriented. But first and foremost this band consists of musicians who commit to themselves and really want to go for it with this band.” That’s exactly the kind of determination that comes across on Across The Seven Seas!
Tracklisting of "Across The Seven Seas":
1. 2012 04.00
2. Devout 04:36
3. Across The Seven Seas 04:53
4. You`re Still Away 05:19
5. Ode To My Angel 03:54
6. Fight For The Light 04:21
7. Demon In My Mind 04:37
8. Return Of The Pharaoh Pt.3 05:43
9. Heresy 04:49
10. Nightmare Life 05:25
The debutalbum "Across The Seven Seas" will be released through SPV / Steamhammer in Germany on May 24th, in
Europe on May 27th and in the US/Canada on June 4th (new) as CD and download (incl. 1 bonus track "Stormbringer").
Photo from left to right:
Mistheria - keyboards / John West - vocals / John Macaluso - drums / Roger Staffelbach - guitars