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A Hero For The World

Formed: 2011
From: Philippines
Last Known Status: Active

Latest A Hero For The World News

Below is our complete A Hero For The World news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

A Hero For The World Posts Holiday Rock Opera

A Hero For The World would like to wish you a happy holidays and a prosperous new year! In the spirit of the season, the band has put together a playlist on YouTube. The new Album "Winter Is Coming - A Holiday Rock Opera" is now complete in 21 video clips. Check it out below.

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A Hero For The World Posts New Music Video

International melodic metal act A Hero For the World released a new music video for the track "Save the World From Fire." The song appears on the band's new extended EP "On Fire," which is available on all digital media formats. The international act is home based in Cebu, Philippines and survived the devastating typhoon Haiyan that struck the area recently. The video was shot the day before the hurricane struck.

Check out "Save the World From Fire" here:

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A Hero For The World Posts Trailer Clip For New EP

International act A Hero For The World announced that the band will release a new extended EP entitled "On Fire." The release will drop digitally on October 8th via the following digital media outlets: iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody, Zune, Google Play, Xbox, Rdio, Deezer, Simfy, Muve Music, iHeartRadio, Nokia, MediaNet, Vervelife, Wimp, Sony, Gracenote, Shazam, 7Digital, Juke, eMusic and more. The EP was produced, mixed and mastered by Jacob Kaasgaard and David Sivelind at Paradise Power Studios in the Phillippines. Drum recordings were made in Los Angeles.

"On Fire" includes two new tracks: "Save the World From Fire," a mid-tempo rocker with a persistent call-to-action, and "Die (If You Stand In My Way)," a song for the enemy, both a warning and a promise. There is also the ballad "Mahal Kita," which marks the first hard rock/metal song sung in Taglish; a mix of Tagalog Filipino language and English.

Other notable tracks among the many bonus tracks include a unique live acoustic rendition of the band's 2012 song "Eternal Shadows" and the orchestral "A Hero For The World Main Theme"; an obscure track that was originally composed back in 2007 for an unreleased feature film project. This composition later paved the way for the band's debut album.

The full track listing is:

1. Save the World From Fire
2. The Chase
3. Die (If You Stand in My Way)
4. Mahal Kita
5. The Memory Will Remain
6. Eternal Shadows (Live in the Philippines -- Acoustic Version)
7. End of Time (Instrumental Version)
8. We Are Forever (Edit Version)
9. Free Forever (Acoustic Version)
10. A Hero for the World Main Theme
11. A Quest for the Brave (Instrumental Version)
12. One Hope of Light (Edit Version)
13. Save the World From Fire (Extended version)
14. Die (If You Stand in My Way) (Instrumental Version)
15. Mahal Kita (Radio Edit) More...

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A Hero For The World Posts Studio Music Video

Melodic metal act A Hero For The World posted an in studio music video, featuring the song "Eternal Shadows." The song appears on the band's self-titled debut release, which is available digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and more. Also available are lyric videos for "End of Time", "Free Forever" and "One Hope One Light".

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A Hero For The World Posts New Lyric Video

A Hero For The World has released a new lyric video for the track "One Hope Of Light," which can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's self-titled album, out now via iTunes. You can also watch the band's previously posted lyric clip for "End Time" at this location. More...

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A Hero For The World Posts Lyric Video

Melodic metal act A Hero For The World posted a second lyric video for the new track "End of Time." The song appears on the band's self-titled debut release, which is scheduled for release on March 29, 2013. The album will be available digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, as well as a limited edition digipak from the band at its official Facebook Page. The first lyric video for "Free Forever," can be viewed over at

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A Hero For The World Posts Keyboard Solo Jam Video

Mult-national melodic metal act A Hero For The World posted a video featuring keyboardist/vocalist Jacob Kaasgaard performing a keyboard jam along with the band's single "Free Forever" (see lyric video over here).

The song appears on the band's self-titled debut release, which is scheduled for release on March 29, 2013. The album will be available digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, as well as a limited edition digipak from the band at its official Facebook Page.

Check out the keyboard jam footage here: More...

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A Hero For The World Posts New Lyric Video

The new melodic metal act A Hero For The World posted a lyric video for the new track "Free Forever." The song appears on the band's self-titled debut release, which is scheduled for release on March 29, 2013. The album will be available digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, as well as a limited edition digipak from the band at its official Facebook Page.

A Hero For The World features Jacob Kaasgaard (vocals, keyboards, composer) and David Sivelind (guitar and bass), both originally from Sweden, but who now live in the Philippines. The drums are played by virtuoso drummer Andy Gentile from Los Angeles, USA. Guest female vocals are sung by Louiebeth Aratan from the Philippines.

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A Hero For The World To Release Debut LP

The new melodic metal act A Hero For The World is set to self-release its self-titled debut release on March 29, 2013. The album will be available digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, as well as a limited edition digipak from the band at its official Facebook Page. The band posted an album preview clip, which can be seen below.

A Hero For The World features Jacob Kaasgaard (vocals, keyboards, composer) and David Sivelind (guitar and bass), both originally from Sweden, but who now live in the Philippines. The drums are played by virtuoso drummer Andy Gentile from Los Angeles, USA. Guest female vocals are sung by Louiebeth Aratan from the Philippines.

The artwork for the album (shown below) was created by Jobert Mello from Brazil, the man behind the album covers of Sabaton, Primal Fear, Hysterica and many more. The track list for "A Hero For The World" is: More...

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