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Siren's Cry

Formed: 1999
From: Vienna, Austria
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Siren's Cry News

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Siren's Cry Signs With Nightmare Records

Nightmare Records is proud to announce the new signing of female fronted Austrian symphonic metal band Siren's Cry. The band will be touring Europe in October with Masterplan and Mystic Prophecy (dates available here). Nightmare Records also comments:

"A perfect balanced fusion of complexity and symphonic beauty, uniquely creative, unifying the best of all metal worlds: virtuosity, enchanting melodies and powerful riffs. ingeniously combining a perfect circle of spectacular sounds.

"Influences such as Dream Theater, Metallica, Nightwish, Threshold, Angra and Symphony X are realigned in a completely new way: every song takes the listener on a thrilling journey through a picturesque landscape. More...

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Masterplan Announces European Tour

Melodic metal act Masterplan announced a fall European Tour with Mystic Prophecy, Jaded Heart, Siren's Cry and Sebastian beginning on October 1st, 2013 at the C Club in Berlin.

The tour is in support of the new album "Novum Initium," which is available now via AFM Records (see review at this location). Mystic Prophecy will be supporting upcoming new album "Killhammer."

Confirmed dates are as follows:

01-10-13 - Berlin (DE) - C Club *
02-10-13 - Hamburg (DE) - Ballroom Warehouse RnR *
03-10-13 - Bochum (DE) - Matrix *
04-10-13 - Uden (NE) - De Pul *
05-10-13 - Kerkrade (NE) - Rock Temple *
06-10-13 - Vosselar (BE) - Biebob *
07-10-13 - Paris (FR) - Le Divan Du Monde *
09-10-13 - Aschaffenburg (DE) - Colosaal *
10-10-13 - Siegburg (DE) - Live Club Kubana **
11-10-13 - Pratteln (CH) - Z7 **
12-10-13 - Memmingen (DE) - Kaminwerk **
13-10-13 - Munchen (DE) - Backstage Halle **
15-10-13 - Milan (ITA) - The Factory **
16-10-13 - TBA - TBC **
17-10-13 - Vienna (AT) - Aera **
18-10-13 - Budapest (HU) - TBC **
19-10-13 - Prague (CZ) - Club Matrix **
20-10-13 - Erfurt (DE) - From Hell ***
21-10-13 - Nurnberg (DE) - Hirsch ***

(* - with Jaded Heart; ** - with Sebastian; *** - with special guest) More...

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Unearthing The Metal Underground At ProgPower USA

Each week in Unearthing the Metal Underground, we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. With the ProgPower USA festival still fresh in my mind, this week I will take on the festival's “power” metal side.

Most people think that the majority of what you see and hear at ProgPower USA is just the bands on stage. Of course, this is true, but there are also many other avenues at the festival in which the metal connoisseur can explore and discover new bands. For one, the merchandise area at "Vinyl" is just about the greatest record store you can ever find in the world (see my first reaction to that in my op/ed piece “The ProgPower USA Experience From The Eyes Of A Newbie” over at this location). However, there are times where this is almost too much to take in, so while you are at the festival its best to make time for many trips to the merch area.

Despite the onslaught of material at the merch area, the first place any attendee should check is the free promotional CD that the festival itself gives out each year (see full track listing at this location). For 2012, the giveaway was expanded to three CD’s and all are chock full of power and progressive acts from all over the world. Now I pride myself on knowing thousands of metal bands, but I was shocked at how many I hadn’t heard of on this triple CD. The bands showcased here all appear on the promotional CD, though did not perform at the festival: Seven Kingdoms (USA), Siren’s Cry (Austria) and Draekon (USA). More...

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