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Release date: 27 August 2008
Style: Symphonic power metal


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01. All Lights Reversed
02. Rust Of Coming Ages
03. Coldness Kills
04. To Stone She Turned
05. Fairytales
06. The Heartblood Symphony
07. Velatum
08. Derelict
09. Sheltered (By The Obscure)
10. Oceans Of Ruby
11. Journey's End [limited-edition bonus]

Top 20 albums of 2008: 15

Lyrics (10)

Georg Neuhauser - vocals
Mario Hirzinger - keyboards
Thomas Buchberger - guitar
Andreas Schipflinger - drums
Simon Holzknecht - bass

Additional musicians:
Oliver Philipps - orchestration, additional keyboards
Sandra Schleret - vocals
Maggo Wenzel - vocals

Additional info
Release dates:

Finland: August 27th 2008.
Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg: August 29th 2008.
Rest of Europe: September 1st 2008.
USA and Canada: September 9th 2008.

All songs written by Buchberger, Hirzinger and Neuhauser
Arranged by Serenity, Jan Vacik and Oliver Philipps
Orchestral arrangements and additional keyboards by
Oliver 'Mr. Monstermail' Philipps
Drum and bass recordings and additional pianos by Jan Vacik at
Guitar and guest vocal recordings by Thomas Buchberger
Keyboard recordings by Mario Hirzinger
Female vocals performed by Sandra Schleret
Death vocals performed by Maggo Wenzel
All backing vocals on this recording performed by Georg Neuhauser

"Journey's End" is a re-recorded version from the 2005 "Engraved Within" demo.

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Stunning Cactus - 12.03.2014 at 07:13  
  There are some seriously solid tracks here, for those who enjoy Symphonic Power Metal.

My advice if you just viewing this: listen to Velatum first, then go with Sheltered (By The Obscure) and Coldness Kills. If you're looking for a sappy ballad, go with Fairytales.

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