2013-06-01 - Sonisphere Festival, Parc Del Forum, Barcelona

Spain
Date: 
June 01st, 2013

Information Avantasia at Sonisphere Festival 2013, Barcelona

Sonisphere festival Madrid Barcelona Avantasia KiskeAvantasia played in two festivals of Sonisphere Festival, in Madrid and Barcelona. In Madrid they played at Auditorio Miguel Rios, Rivas Vaciamadrid (30.000 people) and in Barcelona at Parc Del Forum (30.000 people).

Open doors: 15:00 / First show at: 15:15h. Audience: 24.135 people.

Avantasia will play with Iron Maiden for their tour 'Maiden England', the VHS released in 1989 with footage of 'Seventh Tour Of A Seventh Tour' of 1988. It's funny that Iron Maiden will play that songs with Avantasia because they were very well accompanied in part of that tour of 1988.
 

This is the little statement about Avantasia:

"..the Germans Avantasia (Power Metal Opera, leaded by Tobias Sammet of Edguy)..."

Official site: http://es.sonisphere.eu

 

Running order

15.05 VOODOO SIX
15.45 OCTOBER FILE
16.25 RED FANG
17.15 TIERRA SANTA
18.10 NEWSTED
19.20 GHOST
20.45 IRON MAIDEN
23.15 ANTHRAX
0.30 MEGADETH
1.45 AVANTASIA
3.00 Fin actuaciones


Promotional videoclip

Setlist Avantasia at Sonisphere Festival, Parc Del Forum, Barcelona

01. Intro 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' (A Space Odyssey soundtrack) & Spectres (Sammet)
02. The Scarecrow (Atkins/Sammet)
03. The Story Ain't Over (Sammet/Catley)
04. Prelude & Reach Out For The Light (Kiske/Sammet)
05. Breaking Away (Kiske/Sammet) Kiske sang 'Love Me Tender' of Elvis before.
06. Farewell (Sammet/Somerville/Kiske)
07. Dying For An Angel (Eric Martin/Sammet)
08. Twisted Mind (Martin/Atkins)
09. Lost In Space (Sammet)
10. Shelter From The Rain (Kiske/Sammet/Catley)
11. Introduction of musicians & Sign Of The Cross & The Seven Angels (Everybody)


Comments about the show

The show of Avantasia in Barcelona, at Sonisphere Spain Festival 2013 was amazing. The show started at 2:07 and finished at 3:15... it was really hard to stay until so late, I know of somebody.. who had to take too many beers to stay awake but I will not tell names XD... Like in Madrid Avantasia did one of the best shows of the festival. Kiske sounded like a God, with a more than perfect performance note by note. A lot of people were joking after the show that Iron Maiden really need to hire the sound engineer of Avantasia because is a genius.

Tobias Sammet commented after the show: "Great weekend in Barcelona & Madrid: Maiden, Megadeth, Avantasia... Chatted w/ Megadeth guys, cool people! Spain = AWESOME! We'll be back!"

Michael Kiske commented to Kiske Fanclub: "Unfortunately we played very late, so they were gone when I arrived. I usually don’t hang around much on festivals. Just show up right before and leave again after the show. I would have loved to say hi to Rod Smallwood (their manager) especially."


Videoclips Avantasia at Sonisphere Festival, Barcelona

01. Intro 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' (A Space Odyssey soundtrack) & Spectres (Sammet)

02. The Scarecrow (Atkins/Sammet)

03. The Story Ain't Over (Sammet/Catley)

04. Prelude & Reach Out For The Light (Kiske/Sammet)

05. Breaking Away (Kiske/Sammet)

06. Farewell (Sammet/Somerville/Kiske)

09. Lost In Space (Sammet)

11. Introduction of musicians & Sign Of The Cross & The Seven Angels (Everybody)

Press and fan stuff about the show

Moocher photo album here. Lasendadelcaminantesolitario Blog live report here. Hardforce.fr photo album and live report here. Elladooscurodelaluna blog did a live report, read it here. Bifmradio.com live report here. Themetalcircus.com live report with photo album here. You can read the Rafabasa.com live report here. Lanegreta.com live report here. Estribillo Pegadizo blog did a live report with nice pictures, check it here. Metaltotal.com live report here.