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Qantice

Formed: 2002
From: Paris, France
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Qantice 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.

Qantice Posts "Slayers' Jig" Lyric Video

French symphonic metal act Qantice, fronted by Damnation Angels vocalist PelleK, posted a lyric video for the new track "Slayers' Jig." The song appears on the sophomore album "The Phantonauts." The album is available now in Japan and Europe and is set for release in the USA in May.

The track list for "The Phantonauts" is:

1. Bygones
2. Epic Fail (streaming here)
3. Hoverland
4. Phantonaut
5. Slayers' Jig
6. The Last Circus
7. Giant of Embers
8. Swansong by Syphelia
9. The Gest of Nekroxyter
10. Stars
11. Mild Illusion

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Qantice Posts Additional In Studio Footage

French symphonic metal act Qantice, fronted by Damnation Angels vocalist PelleK, released additional footage from the studio on the making of the sophomore album "The Phantonauts." The new footage shows the guest appearances, which include: Zaher Zorgati (Myrath), Yossi Sassi (Ex-Orphaned Land), Kevin Codfert (Adagio), Carole Jarrot, Dimitri Halby and Pierre Mercuriali.

The album will be released on April 7th (EU), and an unspecified date in May for the USA. It is available now in Japan.

The track list for "The Phantonauts" is:

1. Bygones
2. Epic Fail (streaming here)
3. Hoverland
4. Phantonaut
5. Slayers' Jig
6. The Last Circus
7. Giant of Embers
8. Swansong by Syphelia
9. The Gest of Nekroxyter
10. Stars
11. Mild Illusion

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Qantice Releases More In Studio Footage

French symphonic metal act Qantice, now fronted by Damnation Angels vocalist PelleK, released more footage from the studio on the making of the sophomore album "The Phantonauts." The new footage shows the violin recordings.

The album will be released on April 7th (EU), and an unspecified date in May for the USA. It is available now in Japan.

The track list for "The Phantonauts" is:

1. Bygones
2. Epic Fail (streaming here)
3. Hoverland
4. Phantonaut
5. Slayers' Jig
6. The Last Circus
7. Giant of Embers
8. Swansong by Syphelia
9. The Gest of Nekroxyter
10. Stars
11. Mild Illusion

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Qantice Releases In Studio Video For New Album

French symphonic metal act Qantice, now fronted by Damnation Angels vocalist PelleK, released an in studio video on the making of the upcoming sophomore LP "The Pantonauts." The album was produced & mixed by Kevin Codfert (Adagio/Myrath) and mastered by Jens Bogren (Symphony X/Dragonsfore) and will be released on March 12th (Japan), April 7th (EU), and an unspecified date in May for the USA.

The track list for "The Phantonauts" is:

1. Bygones
2. Epic Fail (streaming here)
3. Hoverland
4. Phantonaut
5. Slayers' Jig
6. The Last Circus
7. Giant of Embers
8. Swansong by Syphelia
9. The Gest of Nekroxyter
10. Stars
11. Mild Illusion

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Qantice Streaming New Track "Epic Fail"

French symphonic power metal act Qantice, now fronted by PelleK (Damnation Angels), is streaming the new track "Epic Fail." The song will appear on the upcoming sophomore LP "The Phantonauts," which is targeted for release in early 2014.

The new release was produced & mixed by Kevin Codfert (Adagio/Myrath) and mastered by Jens Bogren (Symphony X/Dragonforce). Check out "Epic Fail" here:

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Qantice Announces PelleK As New Vocalist

French "prog/power movie metal" act Qantice has named Per Fredrik Asly a/k/a PelleK (Damnation Angels) as the band's new vocalist. The band is preparing the sophomore release "The Phantonauts" for release later this year.

After its formation in 2002 in Paris by guitarist/composer Tony Beaufils, Qantice released two demos in 2005 and 2008, leading up to the debut album release "The Cosmocinesy" in 2009 via Brennus Music. A novel version of the story of the album was issued last year entitled "Qantice, la Cosmocinésie ou les Remuements des Mondes," which was co-written by Tony and Marie Fontaine.

Beaufils commented on the upcoming LP: "After a lot of hard work on 'The Phantonauts,' we're thrilled to be able to deliver our new album to our fans and we are really looking
forward to playing live!"

The lineup for Qantice is as follows:

Tony Beaufils - Guitars, Composer
PelleK - Vocals
Aurélien Joucla - Drums
Yosh Otias - Violins

A preview clip of "The Phantonauts," featuring the new track "Hoverland" can be heard here: More...

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