Rhapsody Of Fire



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897 fans
Also known as Thundercross ('93-'95), Rhapsody ('95-'06)

Country: Italy
Label: AFM Records

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Formed in: 1993

1993- Symphonic power metal

Line-up

1993-  Alessandro "Alex" Staropoli - keyboards
1993-1995  Roberto De Micheli - guitars
› 2011-  -//-
2015-  Alessandro Sala - bass
2016-  Giacomo Voli - vocals
2016-  Manu Lotter - drums
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1993-1995  Andrea Furlan - bass
1993-1995  Cristiano Adacher - vocals
1993-1999  Daniele Carbonera - drums
1993-2011  Luca Turilli - guitars
1995-2001  Alessandro Lotta - bass
1995-2016  Fabio Lione - vocals
2000-2016  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2003-2011  Patrice Guers - bass
2011-2013  Tom Hess - guitars
2011-2014  Oliver Holzwarth - bass
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2001  Oliver Hartmann - backing vocals
2001  Previn Moore - backing vocals
2001  Tobias Sammet - backing vocals
2002-2011  Dominique Leurquin - guitars
2006  Enrico Bertoni - bass
2013  Hao Wang - backing vocals
2016  Giacomo Voli - backing vocals
2000-2011  Dominique Leurquin - guitars
› 2017  -//-
2011  Roberto De Micheli - guitars
2017  Patrice Guers - bass
2017  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2017  Fabio Lione - vocals
2017  Luca Turilli - guitars
1997  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - bass
1997  Sascha Paeth - bass
› 2002  -//- bass, guitars
1997  Paul Hendrick - theremin
1997-2002  Sir Jay Lansford - narration
2000  Brandon Lavigne - tin whistle
2000-2002  Thunderforce - drums
2004  Christopher Lee - narration, vocals
› 2007  -//-
› 2010  -//- narration
2013  Manuel Staropoli - baroque flute, baroque oboe, duduk
2013  Noemi Boros - backing vocals
2013  Paola Marra - backing vocals
2013  Matjaz Zobec - backing vocals

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Latest reviews

After the confusing mess that was Prometheus, Symphonia Ignus Divinus, Luca Turilli's Rhapsody return…wait, this is the other one. After the travesty that was Dark Wings Of Steel, Rhapsody Of Fire return with Into The Legend. Have things improved? It certainly wouldn't be hard to improve on their last effort, but I am glad to say that this is far more impressive. The energy and strength of the performances have returned. However, this improvement comes at the price of some originality.   Review by Belegûr ››
Fault-finders rarely have a hard time in finding critics to move against Rhapsody Of Fire, but it would be audacious to say that the band avoided exploring new musical directions. From 1997's Legendary Tales on, they never released an album like the previous one, always progressing, always searching for new paths to follow, arriving at their verge of experimentation with 2011's controversial From Chaos To Eternity, then…   Review by R Lewis ››
There comes a time as part of life as a fan when you have to resign yourself to the fact that the band will probably never top those earlier albums you have gloriously laid on display in your bedroom shrine, and learn to not expect too much when a new...   Review by Baz Anderson ››

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