Avantasia



Rank:
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826 fans
Country: Germany
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1999
Broke up: 2002-2006

2000- Symphonic power metal

Line-up

1999-2002  Tobias Sammet - vocals, keyboards
› 2006-  -//- vocals, bass
2006-  Sascha Paeth - guitars
2006-  Michael "Miro" Rodenberg - keyboards, orchestration
2015-  Felix Bohnke - drums
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2000-2002  Alex Holzwarth - drums
› 2009-2010  -//-
2000-2002  Henjo Richter - guitars
2000-2002  Markus Grosskopf - bass
2006-2012  Eric Singer - drums
› 2007  -//- vocals
2012-2013  Russell Gilbrook - drums
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2008  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - bass, backing vocals
› 2011  -//- bass
2008  Andre Matos - vocals
2008  Cloudy Yang - backing vocals
2008  Kai Hansen - vocals
› 2010-2011  -//- guitars, vocals
2008  Bob Catley - vocals
› 2010-2011  -//-
› 2013-  -//-
2008  Jørn Lande - vocals
› 2010-2011  -//-
› 2016-  -//-
2008  Amanda Somerville - vocals
› 2010-2011  -//-
› 2013  -//-
› 2016-  -//-
2008  Oliver Hartmann - vocals
› 2010  -//-
› 2011  -//- guitars
› 2013  -//-
2008  Felix Bohnke - drums
› 2011  -//-
2010  Henjo Richter - guitars
2010-2011  Michael Kiske - vocals
› 2013  -//-
› 2016  -//-
2013  Thomas Rettke - vocals
2013  Ronnie Atkins - vocals
2013  Eric Martin - vocals
2000-2002  Michael Kiske - vocals
› 2007-2013  -//-
› 2016  -//-
2000-2002  Jens Ludwig - guitars
2000-2002  David DeFeis - vocals
2001  Timo Tolkki - vocals
› 2002  -//- guitars
2001-2002  Kai Hansen - vocals
› 2008  -//- guitars
2001-2002  Frank Tischer - piano
2001-2002  Norman Meiritz - guitars
2001-2002  Ralf Zdiarstek - vocals
› 2010  -//-
2001-2002  Robert "Rob" Rock - vocals
2001-2002  Andre Matos - vocals
› 2010  -//-
2001-2002  Sharon den Adel - vocals
› 2016  -//-
2001-2002  Oliver Hartmann - vocals
› 2007-2013  -//- guitars, vocals
› 2016  -//- guitars
2002  Bob Catley - vocals
› 2008-2013  -//-
› 2016  -//-
2002  Eric Singer - drums
2007-2010  Jørn Lande - vocals
› 2016  -//-
2007-2010  Henjo Richter - guitars
2007-2013  Amanda Somerville - vocals
2008  Rudolf Schenker - guitars
2008  Roy Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2008  Alice Cooper - vocals
2008-2010  Cinzia Hunecke Rizzo - backing vocals
2008-2013  Cloudy Yang - vocals
› 2016  -//- backing vocals
2008-2013  Thomas Rettke - vocals
2010  Felix Bohnke - drums
2010  Russell Allen - vocals
2010  Jens Johansson - keyboards
2010  Tim "Ripper" Owens - vocals
2010  Klaus Meine - vocals
2010  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2010  Jon Oliva - vocals
2010  Simon Oberender - hammond organ
2010-2013  Bruce Kulick - guitars
› 2016  -//-
2012-2013  Joe Lynn Turner - vocals
2012-2013  Ronnie Atkins - vocals
› 2016  -//-
2012-2013  Arjen Anthony Lucassen - guitars
2012-2013  Biff Byford - vocals
2013  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - choir vocals
2013  Ferdy Doernberg - organ
2013  Eric Martin - vocals
2016  Herbie Langhans - vocals
2016  Robert Mason - vocals
2016  Marco Hietala - vocals
2016  Dee Snider - vocals
2016  Geoff Tate - vocals

Latest reviews

Over the last few albums, Avantasia have softened and smoothed out - matured, perhaps - and they arrive in Ghostlights a much different beast from the brash power project born the better part of two decades ago. Modern Avantasia sounds more "symphonic rock musical" than "metal opera." No harm done, though - it's only different, not worse.   Review by ScreamingSteelUS ››
Avantasia started as the audacious gamble of Edguy's eclectic mastermind Tobias Sammet and rapidly gained acclaim and success in the worldwide metal scene, this thanks to the accurate choice of guest musicians and to the evolution of the band itself throughout the years.   Review by R Lewis ››

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