AVANTASIA: NEW ALBUM TRACK LYRIC VIDEO NOW ONLINE

February 28th, 2013
by EvilG

A lyric video for the hard-rockin’ AVANTASIA track “Invoke The Machine” – featuring Tobias Sammet and guest vocalist Ronnie Atkins of Pretty Maids – is now up on Nuclear Blast’s YouTube channel:

 

AVANTASIA - The Mystery Of Time

AVANTASIA – The Mystery Of Time

“Invoke The Machine” comes from AVANTASIA’s upcoming The Mystery Of Time album, due out in North America on April 30th.

AVANTASIA’s latest rock opera features artwork by the highly-acclaimed British fantasy artist Rodney Matthews (Thin Lizzy, Asia, Nazareth, Magnum) and includes guest appearances by the following rock & metal heavy weights: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-Rainbow, ex-Deep Purple), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Biff Byford (Saxon), Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween, Unisonic), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance), Bruce Kulick (Grand Funk Railroad, ex-KISS, ex-Meat Loaf), Russell Gilbrook (URIAH HEEP), Bob Catley (Magnum), guitarist/producer Sascha Paeth, and the German Film Orchestra Babelsberg.

About Ronnie Atkins‘ guest appearance, AVANTASIA mastermind Tobias Sammet has previously stated:

“I have been a huge Pretty Maids fan since I was a teenager. I already asked Ronnie to be on the Metal Opera in 1999, but he was busy back then. Last year I saw Pretty Maids live and they were a steam train on stage – unbelievable! After the show we met and Ronnie was a great guy.  Finally after 13 years, I am really proud to have him on the new AVANTASIA album. And his kick-ass performance leaves no doubt: It was a great decision to ask him!”

Track listing for The Mystery Of Time is:

01.  Spectres

02.  The Watchmaker’s Dream

03.  Black Orchid

04.  Where Clock Hands Freeze

05.  Sleepwalking

06.  Savior In The Clockwork

07.  Invoke The Machine

08.  What’s Left Of Me

09.  Dweller In A Dream

10.  The Great Mystery

Avantasia

Avantasia

Video blogs from AVANTASIA‘s studio sessions are available at: www.youtube.com/AVANTASIAOFFICIAL

The Wicked Symphony and Angel Of Babylon, AVANTASIA’s last two studio albums, were released in 2010.  “Dying For An Angel” (featuring SCORPIONS’ Klaus Meine), “Carry Me Over,” and “Lost In Space” videos are available for viewing on YouTube.

Tobias Sammet also fronts the high humor/high energy heavy metal band EDGUY.

Visit AVANTASIA at:

www.AVANTASIA.net
www.facebook.com/AVANTASIA
www.youtube.com/AVANTASIAOFFICIAL
Twitter.com/_AVANTASIA
www.TOBIASSAMMET.com
Twitter.com/TOBIASSAMMET

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