Entries by Eric Cerda

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki to stream special acoustic performance: “TIMO TOLKKI – STORIES & SONGS”

Guitarist/songwriter Timo Tolkki will present a very special solo acoustic show on Saturday July 4, 2020 that will be streamed via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/TimoTolkki777. The time of the show will be 20:00 Central European Time, 13:00 Mexico, 11:00 Los Angeles, 14:00 New York, 13:00 Brazil, 19:00 London, 21:00 Moscow. Entitled “TIMO TOLKKI – STORIES […]

Timo Tolkki’s INFINITE VISIONS announce Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz as their drummer

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki proudly announces that Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz joins the band on drums, completing the INFINITE VISIONS lineup. Pawel is best known for his playing with extreme metal bands, including Hate, Vader, Decapitated, and Antigama (and most recently, performing with Belphegor on their 2019/20 USA & European tours) . Pawel states, “I am […]

Timo Tolkki’s INFINITE VISIONS Unveils Band Logo, Reveals Album Title

INFINITE VISIONS, the new band formed by ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki, has unveiled their logo. Created by Georgi Georgiev of Moonring Art Design, it features Timo’s “trademark” fleur-de-lis symbol, as well as some other familiar elements — but with a twist. The debut album by Infinite Visions will be titled “Union Magnetica” and feature 10 […]

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki digitally releases first two solo albums, Classical Variations And Themes & Hymn To Life

The first two solo albums from ex-Stratovarius mastermind Timo Tolkki — Classical Variations And Themes(1994) and Hymn To Life (2002) — have finally been made available on all digital platforms. These out-of-print albums contain some of Tolkki’s most emotional and inspired work. Classical Variations And Themes is a predominantly instrumental effort, with Tolkki demonstrating his […]

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End, Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist) releases play-through video for “Demon Angel”

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End, Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist) has released a play-through video for “Demon Angel”, a track from his 3rd all instrumental solo album, Path Of The Hero. The influences on the album range from Neoclassical and Heavy Fusion to Power and Progressive Metal. With 9 tracks and a total playing time of only […]

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki announces Vocalist & Keyboardist of his new band Infinite Visions

Guitarist Timo Tolkki (ex-Stratovarius) is proud to announce Jorge Segersbol (Ancestral Dawn, Pegasus) as vocalist and Jimmy Pitts (Eternity’s End, Northtale) as keyboardist for his new band INFINITE VISIONS. They are joined by Alex Holzwarth (Rhapsody, Avantasia, Sieges Even) on drums. The band is currently recording a 5-song demo to be presented to labels worldwide. […]

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End, Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist) releases play-through video for “Knight Rider”

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End, Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist) has released a play-through video for “Knight Rider”, a track from his 3rd all instrumental solo album,Path Of The Hero. The influences on the album range from Neoclassical and Heavy Fusion to Power and Progressive Metal. With 9 tracks and a total playing time of only 35 […]

Ex-Crimson Glory/Leatherwolf vocalist Wade Black Recruits Guitarist Christian Muenzner For New Band

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End/Alkaloid/ex-Necrophagia/ex-Obscura) has been recruited by vocalist Wade Black (ex-Crimson Glory/ex-Leatherwolf) to join his new band, the WADE BLACK PROJECT. Wade states, “This band will play all of the greatest songs from my past: old Crimson Glory and Astronomica !! Leatherwolf – World Asylum!! Seven Witches – Exilld!!”. The band’s lineup is […]

Guitarist Christian Muenzner To Release Third Solo Album, Path Of The Hero

Path Of The Hero is the 3rd all instrumental solo album by guitarist Christian Muenzner (Eternity’s End, Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist), following the 2014 album Beyond The Wall Of Sleep. The album features Eternity’s End bandmates Jimmy Pitts (keyboards) and Hannes Grossmann (drums; Alkaloid, ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist ), as well as bassists Jerry Twyford and Linus Klausenitzer (Alkaloid, […]

REVEAL release live video from Morgana Fest performance

REVEAL have released a live video of “You Will Rise” from their performance at Morgana Fest on September 14, 2019 in Oviedo, Spain. This show marked the debut live performance of songs from REVEAL’s 2nd album, Overlord, which was released earlier this year. Overlord features some very special guests: Derek Sherinian from Sons of Apollo (Ex-Dream Theater […]