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Gathering Of Kings

Formed: 2015
From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

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Gathering Of Kings Adds Altzi And Papathanasio

Gathering of Kings - the new Swedish AOR/Melodic Rock Phenomena-type-project - has recruited MasterPlan vocalist Rick Altzi and Spiritual Beggars vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-Firewind). The yet untitled debut album will be produced, mixed and mastered by Thomas ”Plec” Johansson (Watain, Onslaught, Scar Symmetry, Solution. 45, The Night Flight Orchestra). More details are expected soon.

Rick Altzi is most known as the singer in bands like Masterplan and At Vance. Rick became a singer 2007, he did his first album as a singer on the At Vance album “VII”. Since then he has recorded albums with Herman Frank, Thunderstone, Epysode, Magnus Karlssons “Freefall” among others and is currently writing and recording his second album with Masterplan whom he joined 2012. Rick has just finished touring South America and Europe with Masterplan, and is now looking forward to put his hand on some songs from Gathering Of Kings!

Apollo Papathanasio is most known as the vocalist in bands like Spiritual Beggars and Firewind. Apollo started as a Singer with his first rock band Faith Taboo. They released the album Psychopath 1996. Since then he has been a member in bands like Majestic, TIme Requiem, Firewind, Evil Masquerade and has been the lead singer of Spiritual Beggars since 2009. He is a Singer/songwriter and has been working in many projects around the world. Apollo is very honored and excited to join the kings!

Gathering Of Kings has confirmed the following artists will take part in the project:

Björn Strid – vocals (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra)
Tobias Jansson – vocals (Saffire, Evil Masquerade)
Rick Altzi – vocals (Masterplan, At Vance, Herman Frank)
Apollo Papathanasio – vocals (Spiritual Beggars, Firewind, Evil Masquerade)
Stefan Helleblad – guitars (Within Temptation, Jono)
Chris Laney – guitars (Randy Piper’s Animal, Shotgun)
Victor Olsson – guitars (Saffire)
Nalle Påhlsson – bass (Therion, Treat, Last Autumn’s Dream)
Robban Bäck – drums (Mustasch, Eclipse, Sabaton, W.E.T)
Jonas Källsbäck – drums (The Night Flight Orchestra, Mean Streak) More...

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