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Visions Of Atlantis

Formed: 2000
From: Bruck an der Mur, Austria
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Visions Of Atlantis News

Below is our complete Visions Of Atlantis 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Visions Of Atlantis Announces New Lineup

Visions Of Atlantis has issued the following announcement about bringing on a new lineup:

"VOA warmly welcomes French soprano Clémentine Delauney and Austrian singer Siegfried Samer as new front vocalists! In addition, VOA is going 'back to the roots' and reunites founding members Werner Fiedler VOA (guitars), Chris Kamper (synths), Mike Koren (bass) and Thomas Caser (drums).

"It was mostly a decision by me – Thomas – the only remaining founding member. I will tell the truth, I will tell you that Visions Of Atlantis is homeward bound and will sail the old and known musical paths. The paths that were initially discovered with the founding members through friendship and the passion for the music we wanted to create. More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Cancels Festival Appearances

Visions Of Atlantis has posted the following message online about canceling two upcoming festival appearances:

"Dear VOA Fans, especially those who were looking forward to seeing us at the Metal Female Voices Fest and Konzertfabrik Z7 in Pratteln this weekend.

"We regret to inform you that VOA has to cancel both festivals appearance due to unforeseen and very unfortunate circumstances. We hope that this does not prevent all of you from having a great time at the festivals. VOA is looking to make this up to the festival promoters and fans in 2014."

The band's new album "Ethera" is out now via Napalm Records. Check out a teaser trailer for the release below. More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Posts "Ethera" Preview

Austrian based symphonic metal act Visions of Atlantis posted a preview clips for the entire new LP "Ethera." The album is the band's fifth release, which drops on March 22, 2013 via Napalm Records.

The band is touring in support of Serenity in the "War of Ages All Over Europe" tour commencing on the same day of the release in Wörgl, but will be missing vocalist Mario Plank, who was forced to miss the tour due to his obligations at the university of applied sciences. Replacing Plank for the live shows will be Astral DNA vocalist Babis Nikou.

Check out the preview clip here:

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Visions Of Atlantis Details "Ethera"

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis have revealed the track listing and album artwork for the band's upcoming fifth LP "Ethera." The album is set to drop on March 22, 2013 via Napalm Records. The band had finished recording the album back in May of 2012 and revealed the title prior to that. "Ethera" was produced and mixed by Frank Pitters & Jakob Grabmayr with mastering done by Mika Jussila/Finnvox.

The track listing and artwork are as follows:

1. The Ark
2. Machinage
3. Avatara
4. Vicious Circle
5. Hypnotized
6. Tlaluc's Grace
7. Burden Of Divinity
8. Cave Behind The Waterfall
9. A.E.O.N. 19th
10. Bestiality vs. Integrity
11. Clerics Emotion More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Issues Year-End Update

Austrian act Visions Of Atlantis has checked in with the following year-end recap and update on the progress for a new album:

"The Year 2012 slowly draws to a close and we are very happy that our upcoming album 'Ethera' is finally also very very close to be finished!

"Almost one year of writing and another year of recording, improving, re-recording and more will soon turn into our most ambitious album to date! So keep an eye on our page as the release dates, artwork, brand new band pictures and more are on their way! The next three months promise a lot to be found here at first hand!"

Visions of Atlantis also has the following upcoming tour dates in 2013: More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Announces New Tour Dates

Visions of Atlantis has issued the following announcement about revealing new tour dates for the coming year:

"Hey all out there! VoA wants to wish a very merry Christmas among your loved ones! As a little Christmas gift we're happy to present you more tour dates for 2013. More news on our upcoming album Ethera will come soon! If you haven't done yet please join us on Facebook as well."

March 1st 2013 - Buenos Aires (ARG), Princces from Hell Festival, El Teatro
March 15th 2013 - Graz (AUT), Official Ethera Release Show, Jugendzentrum Explosiv
March 22nd 2013 - Wörgl (AUT), Komma (together with Serenity)
March 23rd 2013 - Köln (GER), Underground (together with Serenity)
March 24th 2013 - Roermond (NED), ICE Culturfabrik (together with Serenity)
March 25th 2013 - London (UK), Purple Turtle (together with Serenity)
March 26th 2013 - Brussels (BEL), Le Magasin (together with Serenity)
March 27th 2013 - Aschaffenburg (GER), ColosSaal (together with Serenity)
March 28th 2013 - Paris (FRA), GlazArt (together with Serenity)
March 29th 2013 - Lyon (FRA), MJC o Totem (together with Serenity)
March 30th 2013 - Pratteln (SUI), Z7 Gallery (together with Serenity)
May 11th 2013 - Wolverhampton (UK), The Dames of Darkness Festival, The Robin2

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Delain To Headline Dames Of Darkness Fest

Dutch symphonic metal outfit Delain has been confirmed as the headliner for the upcoming 2013 Dames of Darkness Festival, which will take place at The Robin 2 in Bilston, near Birmingham. The event returns by popular demand after five years and is set to take place on Saturday, May 11th and features eight female fronted metal bands from the U.K. and Europe.

Also on the bill are Visions of Atlantis, Whyzdom, Apparition, Azylya, Ex-Libris, Incarna, and Chemikill. Tickets can be found at this location and further info is available over at Facebook here. More...

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Serenity Announces Tour With Visions Of Atlantis

Serenity (which split with founding member Mario Hirzinger last month) and Visions of Atlantis will join forces for a tour in March of 2013. See below for a full list of dates. Napalm Records also commented: "Do not miss this fantastic Symphonic line-up! Furthermore, we will announce news regarding the new albums by these two bands soon! Stay tuned!"

15.03.13 AT – Graz, Explosiv / CD Release Show (No Serenity)
22.03.13 AT – Wörgl, Komma
23.03.13 DE – Köln, Underground
24.03.13 NL – TBA
25.03.13 UK – London, TBA
27.03.13 DE – Aschaffenburg, Colos Saal
28.03.13 FR – Paris, GlazArt
29.03.13 FR – Lyon, MJCo Totem
30.03.13 CH – Pratteln, Z7 Gallery

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Visions Of Atlantis Announces Guest Drummer

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis announced that Emergency Gate drummer Raphael Saini will be a guest of the band for two headline shows in Cyprus and Greece on November 3, 2012 and November 9, 2012. The band's permanent drummer Thomas Caser is unavailable due to his tight job obligations with Napalm Records Headquarters as Head of A&R. Saini appeared with the band in 2011 during its tour with Rhapsody of Fire.

The band is also in the midst of putting the final touches on its recently recorded new LP "Ethera." Some studio reports on the recordings, featuring bassist/producer Fabio D'Amore (Serenity/Mirrormaze/Pathosray) can be found over here, here and also at this location.

Check out the drummer announcement here:

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Visions Of Atlantis Finishes Recording New Album

Visions of Atlantis has issued the following announcement about finishing the recording of a new album:

"Hey all out there! The recordings for our upcoming album Ethera are finished and we're eagerly waiting for receiving a release date which should be in fall 2012!

"For all those being interested in seeing us live should check out the NOVAROCK festival (Nickelsdorf, Austria) starting by the end of next week where we'll play on SAT June 9th late afternoon.

"We'll be back soon with more infos on Ethera, so stay tuned and join us on Facebook or subscribe to our Youtube channel!"

You can also check out studio footage from the recording of "Ethera" at this location.

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Visions Of Atlantis To Play Novarock Fest

Austria's Visions of Atlantis has checked in with the following announcement about appearing at the upcoming Novarock Festival:

"Visions of Atlantis is confirmed for the NOVAROCK FESTIVAL 2012 which will take place on the Pannonia FieldsII in Nickelsdorf/Austria from 8th until 10th of June 2012 and feature a monster billing including Metallica, Linkin Park, Marilyn Manson, Nightwish, Evanescence and many many more!

"Soon we will announce more dates for 2012 and details on our upcoming album ETHERA! So, stay tuned friends!!! Yours, VoA-family"

More information on the festival and acquiring tickets can be found at this location. Visions of Atlantis also recently posted studio footage online from the band's time working on the "Ethera" album, which can be viewed here.

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Visions Of Atlantis Posts More Studio Footage

Another studio report has been posted online for Visions of Atlantis' 5th album "Ethera," this time with Martin Harb doing some piano recordings and famous Italian violinist Simone D`Eusanio recording violin parts. Check out this studio video report below, or find the last video clip at this location.

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Visions Of Atlantis Posts Studio Diary #3

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis posted the third studio report video on the recording of the band's forthcoming LP "Ethera." The band is currently recording at Artesonika Studios in Pordenone, Italy. In this post, the band showcases the guitar recordings. In this video Fabio D`Amore from Serenity does bass recordings.

Check out the video here:

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Visions Of Atlantis Posts Video Studio Diary #2

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis posted the second studio report video on the recording of the band's forthcoming LP "Ethera." The band is currently recording at Artesonika Studios in Pordenone, Italy. In this post, the band showcases the guitar recordings.

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Visions Of Atlantis Announces New Album Title

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis announced that the new album will be entitled "Ethera." The album will be the fifth release from the band and the second full length album with vocalist Maxi Nil. The band is currently recording "Ethera" in Italy with producers Fabio D'Amore, bassist for label and country mates Serenity and Ivan Moni Bidin, drummer for Pathosray, Garden Wall and Last Warning.

The band's latest Facebook post reads as follows:

"Visions of Atlantis is proud to present you E T H E R A as the title of the upcoming 5th album for which the band is in the studio at the moment. For the meaning of this the band states: 'Ethera is a word mix out of ETHER as the quintessence of this band, the energy between the 5 bandmembers, the fifth album and ERA, leading Visions of Atlantis to some new and interesting musical and lyrical shores while still remaining typically VoA!' " More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Posts Video Studio Diary #1

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis is currently recording at Artesonika Studios in Pordenone, Italy, where the band is creating the follow up to 2011's "Delta." The band posted the first video studio report with producer and Serenity bassist Fabio D'Amore speaking about the first steps in the recording process.

Check out the video here:

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Visions Of Atlantis Issues Studio Report

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis posted the first two studio reports on the recording of the band's forthcoming yet untitled new LP. The posts on the band's official Facebook page reads:

"RECORDING DAY 1: for the upcoming album just started and the whole band is excited about the first guitar licks being recorded by Cris Tian! First pictures, videos and more from the studio to be expected for the day after tomorrow !!

"RECORDING DAY 2: Lots of Drum-editing, Midi-Library-checking at the moment... and much more to come up the next weeks. After the second night in Italy our guitarist Cris Tian reports from the studio: "Great time here, lots of cool ideas and possibilites with our producers and a killer album in progress...!" More on that tomorrow with the first little report plus pictures and more directly from the studio! AND GET READY FOR FRIDAY 27th....TITLE OF THE NEW ALBUM TO BE REVEALED, SO KEEP ON SHARING!!!" More...

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Visions Of Atlantis Enters Studio For New LP

Austrian symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis will enter Artesonika Studios in Pordenone, Italy on January 21, 2012 to record the band's follow up to the comeback album "Delta" released early 2011. The producers for the record will be Fabio D'Amore, bassist for label and country mates Serenity and Ivan Moni Bidin, drummer for Pathosray, Garden Wall and Last Warning. D'Amore will also perform as guest bass player for the record.

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Former Visions Of Atlantis Singer Passes Away

Nicole Bogner, former Visions of Atlantis singer from 2000-2005, has passed away at 27 years old after fighting a "severe disease over a long period of time." Bogner sang on the band's first two releases "Eternal Endless Infinity" (2002) and "Cast Away" (2004).

The following is the statement posted on the band's Facebook page:

"In deep mourning and with highest respect we have to notify all Visions of Atlantis fans that our former female Singer Nicole Bogner has passed away at the age of 27 after fighting a severe disease over a long period of time. The band is shocked about the loss of an old VoA-family member but wants to express sincere gratitude to Nicole not only for 5 years of sharing a musical Vision but also for more than a decade of friendship inside and outside of Visions of Atlantis. Without Nicole Visions Of Atlantis would have never been born and her unique voice and personality were a big part of VoA. With Nicole a great part of Visions Of Atlantis died as well. We will always treasure your warm hearted soul, you will never be forgotten Nici...

"All fans and followers are invited to join the In Memoriam Nicole Bogner-Page here on Facebook to express their grief and respect to this great artist and person! Rest in Peace NICOLE and thank you! The VoA-family "

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Visions Of Atlantis Set To Record New LP

On the heels of a successful 2011, which saw the release of both the full length "Delta" and the EP release "Maria Magdalena," Austrian symphonic metal band Visions Of Atlantis are set to enter the studio this January to record the band's fifth full length release and the second with new singer Maxi Nil.

In a message to fans on the band's Official Facebook Page":

"Final preparations are in progress and everyone is getting ready.... VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will start the recordings for the upcoming 5th album in !! 2 weeks !! and the band is excited and full of energy about all the things coming up the next months!! Expect a major update with informations about the studio, producers, official studio diary and more on January 20th just in time before the band starts working on the new album!!!! In the meantime: share this page and spread the word!"

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