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Country: Germany
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1999
Broke up: 2002-2006

2000- Symphonic power metal

Line-up

Last lineup:
1999-2002  Tobias Sammet - vocals, keyboards
› 2003-2006  -//- vocals
› 2007-  -//- vocals, bass
2006-  Sascha Paeth - guitars
2006-  Michael "Miro" Rodenberg - keyboards, orchestration
2012-  Russell Gilbrook - drums
Former musicians:
2000-2002  Alex Holzwarth - drums
› 2009-2010  -//-
2000-2002  Henjo Richter - guitars
2000-2002  Markus Grosskopf - bass
2006-2012  Eric Singer - drums
› 2007  -//- vocals
Live musicians:
2008  Andre Matos - vocals
2008  Cloudy Yang - backing vocals
2008  Kai Hansen - vocals
› 2010  -//- vocals, guitars
› 2011  -//-
2008  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - bass, backing vocals
› 2011  -//- bass
2008  Amanda Somerville - vocals
› 2010  -//-
› 2011  -//-
› 2013  -//-
2008  Jørn Lande - vocals
› 2010  -//-
› 2011  -//-
2008  Bob Catley - vocals
› 2010  -//-
› 2011  -//-
› 2013-  -//-
2008  Oliver Hartmann - vocals
› 2010  -//-
› 2011  -//- guitars
› 2013  -//-
2008  Felix Bohnke - drums
› 2011  -//-
2010  Henjo Richter - guitars
2010  Michael Kiske - vocals
› 2011  -//-
› 2013  -//-
2013  Thomas Rettke - vocals
2013  Eric Martin - vocals
2013  Paul "Ronnie Atkins" Christensen - vocals
Guest musicians:
2000-2002  David DeFeis - vocals
2000-2002  Ernie - vocals
› 2007-2010  -//-
› 2012-2013  -//-
2000-2002  Jens Ludwig - guitars
2001  Timo Tolkki - vocals
› 2002  -//- guitars
2001-2002  Norman Meiritz - guitars
2001-2002  Frank Tischer - piano
2001-2002  Ralf Zdiarstek - vocals
› 2010  -//-
2001-2002  Robert "Rob" Rock - vocals
2001-2002  Oliver Hartmann - vocals
› 2007-2010  -//- vocals, guitars
› 2012-2013  -//- guitars, vocals
2001-2002  Sharon Janny den Adel - vocals
2001-2002  Andre Matos - vocals
› 2010  -//-
2001-2002  Kai Hansen - vocals
› 2008  -//- guitars
2002  Bob Catley - vocals
› 2008  -//-
› 2010  -//-
› 2012-2013  -//-
2002  Eric Singer - drums
2007-2008  Amanda Somerville - vocals
› 2010  -//- backing vocals
› 2012-2013  -//- vocals
2007-2010  Henjo Richter - guitars
2007-2010  Jørn Lande - vocals
2008  Rudolf Schenker - guitars
2008  Alice Cooper - vocals
2008  Cloudy Yang - backing vocals
› 2010  -//- vocals
› 2013  -//-
2008  Roy "Khan" Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2008-2010  Thomas Rettke - backing vocals
› 2013  -//- vocals
2008-2010  Cinzia Hunecke Rizzo - backing vocals
2010  Bruce Kulick - guitars
› 2012-2013  -//-
2010  Simon Oberender - hammond organ
2010  Russell Allen - vocals
2010  Jens Johansson - keyboards
2010  Jon Oliva - vocals
2010  Felix Bohnke - drums
2010  Klaus Meine - vocals
2010  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2010  Tim "Ripper" Owens - vocals
2012-2013  Arjen Anthony Lucassen - guitars
2012-2013  Biff Byford - vocals
2012-2013  Joe Lynn Turner - vocals
2012-2013  Paul "Ronnie Atkins" Christensen - vocals
2013  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - choir vocals
2013  Ferdy Doernberg - organ
2013  Eric Martin - vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

2001 | 8.7 The Metal Opera Part I
2002 | 8.5 The Metal Opera Part II
2007 | 7.4 Lost In Space Part I [EP]
2007 | 7.5 Lost In Space Part II [EP]
2008 | 8 The Scarecrow
2010 | 7.8 Angel Of Babylon
2010 | 8.1 The Wicked Symphony
2013 | 7.9 The Mystery Of Time
 
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Photo galleries

06.08.2011 Wacken Open Air 2011 - Day 3: Saturday by Promonex
31.07.2008 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 31st July-2nd August 2008 by Baz Anderson
26.07.2008 Rockin' Field Festival 2008 - Milan, Italy, 26th July-2008 by Mariamne




News / Concerts / Interviews

News
26.03.2015 Avantasia - 'The Metal Opera' Pt. 1 & 2 To Be Reissued On Vinyl
22.03.2013 Avantasia - New Video Online
19.03.2013 Avantasia - New Single Announced
09.03.2013 Avantasia - Release Excerpts From New Album
27.02.2013 Avantasia - New Song Released
01.02.2013 Avantasia - New Album Cover Revealed
 
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Interviews
15.03.2010 with Tobias Sammet

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