2008 - The Metal Opera Part I & II Gold Edition

2011-05-07 00:27
Band: 
Avantasia
Release date: 
March 06th, 2008
Line up
Vocals: 
Michael Kiske
Vocals: 
Tobias Sammet
Vocals: 
David DeFeis
Vocals: 
Sharon Den Adel
Vocals: 
Andre Matos
Vocals: 
Bob Catley
Vocals: 
Kai Hansen
Vocals: 
Oliver Hartmann
Vocals: 
Ralf Zdiarstek
Vocals: 
Rob Rock
Vocals: 
Timo Tolkki
Guitars: 
Henjo Richter
Guitars: 
Jens Ludwig
Guitars: 
Norman Meiritz
Guitars: 
Timo Tolkki
Drums: 
Alex Holzwarth
Keyboards: 
Tobias Sammet
Keyboards: 
Frank Tischer
Piano: 
Frank Tischer
Track list

Information Avantasia - The Metal Opera Part I & 2 Gold edition

- Release date: 2008/03/06 (at some countries on 7th, others on 10th)
- Label AFM Records
- Recorded at Rhoen Records Studio
- Mixed at Finnvox
- Mastered at Finnvox

Michael Kiske sings on "Reach Out For The Light", "Breaking Away", "Avantasia", "The Tower", "Avantasia - Single Version, "Seven Angels" and "No Return".

 

Cd 1 information:

Guests Musicians:

        Jens Ludwig (Edguy) (lead on tracks 12 & 13)
        Norman Meiritz (acoustic on track 6)
        Frank Tischer (Piano on track 11)

Guest Singers:

    Gabriel Laymann - Tobias Sammet (Edguy) - tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 & 13
    Lugaid Vandroiy - Michael Kiske (credited as Ernie) (ex-Helloween) - tracks 2, 5, 6, 9, & 13
    Friar Jakob - David DeFeis (Virgin Steele) - tracks 3 & 13
    Bailiff Falk von Kronberg - Ralf Zdiarstek - tracks 4 & 7
    Anna Held - Sharon den Adel (Within Temptation) - track 6
    Bishop Johann von Bicken - Rob Rock (ex Axel Rudi Pell, ex Angelica, ex Warrior, Driver, Impellitteri) - track 7 & 12
    Pope Clement VIII - Oliver Hartmann (ex-At Vance) - tracks 7, 12 & 13
    Elderane the Elf - Andre Matos (Symfonia, ex-Shaaman, ex-Angra, ex-Viper) - tracks 11, 12 & 13
    Regrin the Dwarf - Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray, ex-Helloween) - tracks 11 & 12
    Voice of the Tower - Timo Tolkki (Symfonia, ex-Revolution Renaissance, ex-Stratovarius) - track 13
 

CD 2 information:

Guests Musicians

    Guitar
        Jens Ludwig (Edguy) (lead on tracks 5 and 9)
        Norman Meiritz (rhythm on track 10)
        Timo Tolkki (Symfonia, ex-Revolution Renaissance, ex-Stratovarius) (lead on tracks 1 and 10)
    Bass guitar
        Tobias Sammet (Edguy) (on track 10)
    Drums
        Eric Singer (KISS, Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper) (on track 10)
    Keyboard
        Frank Tischer (Piano on tracks 1, 4 and 7)

Guest Singers

    Gabriel Laymann - Tobias Sammet (Edguy) - tracks 1-10
    Lugaid Vandroiy - Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween) - tracks 1 and 2
    Brother Jakob - David DeFeis (Virgin Steele) - tracks 1 and 5
    Bailiff Falk von Kronberg - Ralf Zdiarstek - track 9
    Anna Held - Sharon den Adel (Within Temptation) - track 10
    Bishop Johann von Bicken - Rob Rock (ex Axel Rudi Pell, ex Warrior, Driver, Impellitteri) - tracks 1 and 6
    Pope Clement VIII - Oliver Hartmann (ex-At Vance) - track 1
    Elderane the Elf - Andre Matos (Symfonia, ex-Shaaman, ex-Angra, ex-Viper) - tracks 1, 2 and 8
    Regrin the Dwarf - Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray) - tracks 1 and 8
    Mysterious Voice of the Tower - Timo Tolkki (Symfonia, ex-Revolution Renaissance, ex-Stratovarius) - track 1
    Tree of Knowledge - Bob Catley (Magnum) - tracks 3 and 4

 

Catalog numbers
FormatCat.NumberLabel
CDAFM 150-9AFM Records