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French guitar virtuoso Stéphan Forté (Adagio) has announced his brand new solo album "Enigma Opera Black" to be released October 28th. This is Forté’s first studio album in three years and the first released on his brand new label Zeta Nemesis. Listen to the first song “Zeta Nemesis,” featuring Marty Friedman, below.
Without the constraint of outside pressure and forces, the guitarist was able to swing for the fences in a way he hadn’t in the past. The result is a fresh neo-classical, metal endeavor that incorporates a number of different thematic elements exploring the darker side of the human condition.
Listenable Records is offering fans a free 22-track sampler, which is now available for streaming and download here. The album, which features tracks from many of Listenable's diverse roster of artists - past and present - includes Gojira, Svart Crown, Sarah Jezebel Deva, 77, Hate, SerpentCult and many more. Following the jump is the official video of Betraying The Marytrs' song "Man Made Disaster." They are featured on this compilation with their track "Martyrs." The full sampler tracklisting follows below:
"Hate Worldwide" taken from the album "Amsterdamn Hellsinki"
"Yama's Messengers" taken from the album "The Way of All Flesh"
03- STEPHAN FORTE
"Duat" taken from the album " "The Shadows Compendium"
04- SARAH JEZEBEL DEVA
"The World Won't Hold Your Hand" taken from the album "The Corruption of Mercy"
05- BETRAYING THE MARTYRS
"Martyrs" taken from the album "Breathe in Life"
"Phoenix On Fire" taken from the album "Heads Will Roll"
"Into A Demential Sea" taken from the album "Witnessing the Fall"
"Lux Aeterna" taken from the album "Erebos"
"Once A Burden" taken from the album "Abyss Masterpiece"
"Deathstrip" taken from the album "Code of Consequences"
"Villains" taken from the album "For Death, Glory and the End of the World"
"Impact" taken from the album "Regiment Ragnarok"
"Come Back from the Dead" taken from the album "Rotten Death"
14- THE ORDER OF APOLLYON
"Never" taken from the album "The Flesh"
"Death Rattle" taken from the album "Fester And Putrefy"
"High Decibels" taken from the album "High Decibels"
"Convicted ( Live )" taken from the live cd /dvd "Layers of Live"
"The Flesh of All Damned" taken from the album "Signs of Decay"
19- ELECTRIC MARY
"OIC" taken from the album "III"
20- THE RED SHORE
"The Seeds of Annihilation" taken from the album "The Avarice of Man"
21- THE ORDER OF APOLLYON
"Word" taken from the album "The Flesh"
22- SERPENT CULT
"Growth of the Soil" taken from the album "Raised by Wolves" More...
Adagio guitarist and solo artist Stephan Forte, who will be releasing his upcoming solo effort "The Shadows Compendium" on February 28th, is streaming the entire new album. Go to Ultimate Guitar to access the stream to all eight songs in full.
Fans of neo-classical shred should not miss this opportunity to preview this album, which harkens back to the glory days of Yngwie Malmsteen while offering plenty of modern metal twists. The album features several guests such as Jeff Loomis, Mattias Eklundh, Glen Drover, Daniele Gottardo and Derek Taylor. Stéphan Forté will also be appearing at this year's NAMM convention in Los Angeles, CA. Check out an upload for the song "De Praestigiis Daemonum" from the new one.
Renowned shredder Stéphan Forté (Adagio) has set February 28th, 2012 as the North American release date for his highly anticipated instrumental solo debut, "The Shadows Compendium." Proving that shred is far from dead, Forté demonstrates otherworldly skill and technique on this neo-classical metallic release. The album will be distributed in the United States by E1 Distribution. "The Shadows Compendium" features several guests such as Jeff Loomis, Mattias Eklundh, Glen Drover, Daniele Gottardo and Derek Taylor. Check out a video of Stephan Forte shredding, after the tracklisting and cover art of the album.
1. The Shadows Compendium (Guest: Jeff Loomis / Nevermore)
2. De Praestigiis Daemonum (Guest Mattias IA Eklundh / Freak Kitchen)
3. Spiritual Bliss
4. Duat (Guest: Glen Drover /Megadeth)
5. Sorrowful Centruroïde (Guest: Derek Taylor /Solo artist)
6. Prophecies Of Loki XXI
7. I think there's someone in the kitchen (Guest: Daniele Gottardo/Solo Artist)
8. Improvisation on Sonata no. 14, c # minor - Op. 27 no 2