Rhapsody Of Fire
From: Trieste, Italy
Last Known Status: Active
Latest Rhapsody Of Fire News
Below is our complete Rhapsody Of Fire 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.
Kamelot has issued the following update to Polish fans about changing venues for the band's upcoming live show:
"Venue Change Poland! Thanks to fans in Poland the local promoters have moved the Kamelot show in Poland to a larger venue (Klub Studio), please take note!"
Kamelot also recently announced that Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire) will be joining the band on the road and handling the lead vocal duties, along with guest appearances by Simone Simons (Epica) and Tommy Karevik (Seventh Wonder).
Santa Barbara, California metal act Devildriver has confirmed that it will be taking part in the forthcoming edition of the legendary Wacken Open Air festival. Wacken 2011 is set to take place between August 4th, 5th and 6th, 2011 in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
The confirmed line-up now includes:
AS I LAY DYING
BLAAS OF GLORY
CHILDREN OF BODOM
CRADLE OF FILTH
HEAVEN SHALL BURN
RHAPSODY OF FIRE
SUBWAY TO SALLY
VISIONS OF ATLANTIS
U.K. based melodic power metal act Power Quest has been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Bloodstock Festival. The organizers of the festival commented on the band's appearance:
"The three latest additions for the Sophie stage come from both near and afar, with an international coalition representing the UK, Europe and South America. Homegrown heroes Power Quest return to Bloodstock for the second time, after going down a storm at the indoor fest of 2003. Currently gearing up to release new album 'Blood Alliance,' the melodic power-metallers can expect a hearty, warm welcome back to Catton Hall
"With a host of exclusive performances already confirmed - including headliners Immortal, plus Morbid Angel, Therion, At The Gates, and many more, across three stages of music, plus comedy, fairground rides and a real ale bar, BOA 2011 is an essential date in the metal calendar. Tickets are on sale now at this location."
The Bloodstock Open Air Festival is set to take place from August 12th - 14th, 2011. The current lineup is as follows: Immortal, Rhapsody of Fire, Triptykon, Morbid Angel, Therion, Lawnmower Deth, Angelwitch, Coroner, Grave Digger, At The Gates, Tarot, Powerquest, Arthemis, and Criminal.
Kamelot has issued the following announcement about recruiting guest vocalists for upcoming European and U.S. shows:
"Kamelot's 'Pandemonium Over Europe 2011' is building, adding Evergrey, Amaranthe and Sons of Seasons to the already announced tour schedule, with more dates to come! As part of the ongoing Kamelot campaign, we are announcing 2 shows as part of what will be a full US tour! Aug 30 at the Grammercy Theater in New York City, NY - USA and Sept 2 at the Club Soda in Montreal, Québec - Canada
"Promoters will offer a special VIP ticket for these show. This will include a pre show meet/greet and an autographed poster commemorating the show. Both shows go onsale today exclusively through here till Jan 22 when they become available everywhere.
"Unfortunately, we have been informed that, due to continuing medical and personal issues, Roy Khan will not be able to finish the remaining touring in support of Kamelot's album, 'Poetry for the Poisoned.' However, we are pleased to announce that metal icon Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire) will be joining the tour and handling the lead vocal duties. There will also be guest vocal appearances throughout the tour by Simone Simons (Epica), Tommy Karevik (Seventh Wonder), and many more surprise guests throughout this very special and rare tour."
Fabio Lione is eager to get on the road, stating: "I am excited and pleased to be part of the next Kamelot tour. I always loved the sound of the band and I think this will be a great experience for me, the band and for all the fans of great music and Kamelot... see you soon on tour and let's rock!!!"
Italian progressive/symphonic metal act Rhapsody of Fire has revealed plans to release two new albums in North America within 2011. While releasing their 10th studio album, titled "From Chaos To Eternity," the band have also revealed that North American fans will finally see its 35 minute song "The Cold Embrace Of Fear - A Dark Romantic Symphony" on January 25th, 2011 through Nuclear Blast Records. The 35 minute epic was split into seven flowing movements which the titles can be viewed below:
1. Act I - The Pass of Nair-Kaan 2:01
2. Act II - Dark Mystic Vision 1:41
3. Act III - The Ancient Fires of Har-Kuun 14:56
4. Act IV - The Betrayal 3:58
5. Act V - Neve Rosso Sangue 4:41
6. Act VI - Erian's Lost Secrets 4:28
7. Act VII - The Angels' Dark Revelation 3:59
Italian progressive/symphonic metal act Rhapsody of Fire have revealed the title for its upcoming 10th studio album. The new album, set to be issued in the spring through Nuclear Blast Records, has been titled "From Chaos To Eternity." "From Chaos To Eternity" will be produced by founding members Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli and recorded in Wolfsburg, Germany at Gate Studios.
Luca Turilli commented by saying: "We are really proud to reveal to the whole world that the production of our new full-length album is at a very good point already. Lyrically it has a particular meaning for all of us, as with the fifth and final chapter of the 'Dark Secret Saga' our band will close its fantasy cycle started 13 years ago."
Recently reunited technical thrash metal veterans Coroner have been confirmed as the latest band for next year's edition of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air, which will take place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire from August 12th-14th. This will be the Swiss band's first British festival appearance.
The lineup for the event is now as follows:
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The organisers of the United Kingdom's Bloodstock Open Air festival has announced that New Wave Of British Heavy Metal legends Angel Witch (now featuring Carcass/former Napalm Death guitarist, Bill Steer) and tongue in cheek thrash metal veterans Lawnmower Deth will be performing at next year's edition of the event, which will take place at Catton Hall in Derbyshire from August 12th - 14th. Also performing at the festival will be headliners, Immortal, as well as Triptykon, Morbid Angel, Therion and Rhapsody Of Fire.
Lawnmower Deth has posted the following message online regarding the confirmation: "The Mid Life Crisis tour continues (well... more of a casual jaunt around the fields of the Midlands if we are honest). We can now confirm that we will be playing at next year's Bloodstock festival and we are pretty damn chuffed about it too.
"After last week’s highly enjoyable slot at the Damnation Festival in Leeds, we are going to go all out to make Bloodstock one to remember! More...
Austria's Visions of Atlantis, which recently finished recording and mixing a new album, has issued the following update about new tour dates in 2011 with Rhapsody of Fire:
"Hi all, we are back on stage and we are proud to announce our European tour dates. VoA will be on Tour with Rhapsody of Fire in Feb. 2011. More dates announced to be soon. cheers and see you LIVE."
The announced dates are as follows:
08.02. Tue - Pratteln (CH) Z7
09.02. Wed - Lyon (F) Transbordeur
10.02. Thu TBA.
11.02. Fri - Bilbao (SP) Rockstar Live
12.02. Sat - Madrid (SP) La Riviera
13.02. Sun - Barcelona (SP) Razzmatazz
15.02. Tue - Paris (F) Elysee Montmartre
16.02. Wed - Ludwigsburg (D) Rockfabrik
17.02. Thu - Köln (D) Live Music Hall
18.02. Fri - Charleroi (B) Le Coliseum
19.02. Sat TBA.
20.02. Sun - Nürnberg (D) Hirsch
21.02. Mo - Katowice (PL) Mega Club
22.02. Tue - Kosice (SK) JUMBO centrum
23.02. Wed - Bratislava (SK) MMC (Majestic Music Club)
25.02. Fri - Bologna (I) Estragon
26.02. Sat - Roma (I) Atlantico
28.02. Mo - Milano (I) Alcatraz
American death metal legends Morbid Angel has been confirmed for next year's edition of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival. This will take place in Catton Hall, Derbyshire from August 12th-14th and will also feature performances from Triptykon, Rhapsody Of Fire and a headlining performance from Norwegian black metal outfit, Immortal.
Triptykon, the band led by former Celtic Frost and hellhammer mainman Tom Warrior, has been confirmed to perform at next year's edition of Bloodstock Open Air in Derbyshire, England. This will be the band's only performance in Great Britain during the year. Also performing at the event will be Norwegian black metal legends Immortal and power metal outfit Rhapsody of Fire. The festival will be held between August 12th to 14th.
The Italian symphonic band Rhapsody Of Fire has a busy schedule from now through February 2011. Their new album "The Cold Embrace Of Fear" hits stores October 15, and November 7 finds them beginning a world tour that starts in Russia and takes them through Asia and South America. Now the band has confirmed a slate of European dates as well. More...
Rhapsody of Fire has been confirmed for the Bloodstock festival, which takes place from August 12th – 14th in the U.K. Rhapsody of Fire's Luca Turilli comments: "Hail to you, dear brothers and sisters! We are so excited to announce you that we agreed with our English friends an exclusive presence as special guest for the Bloodstock festival of next year in UK! It will be our first live appearance ever on that wonderful ground and we are looking forward to playing our greatest songs and to have together a great time in the name of Rhapsody of Fire’s epic cinematic music. See you soon!" More details on the festival can be found here.
The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:
07.11.10 Russia, Moscow
10.11.10 China, Beijing
12.11.10 China, Shanghai
13.11.10 Taiwan, Taipei
20.11.10 Mexico, Mexico City
22.11.10 Costa Rica, San Jose
29.11.10 Chile, Santiago
03.12.10 Argentina, Buenos Aires
Rhapsody Of Fire is set to release a new CD entitled "The Cold Embrace Of Fear – A Dark Romantic Symphony" on October 15th, 2010. Guitarist Luca Turilli commented on the release:
"For this special CD we composed a unique song of around 35 minutes divided in 7 'acts.' Looking at the title you can easily imagine that such long and epic song will show the most cinematic and orchestral side of our band, all our passion for the world of cinema we love so much and that always represented our main influence while composing the Rhapsody's music. Essentially it is a long huge song, sounding very symphonic, full of orchestral sections very soundtrack oriented, narrations and spoken parts.
"More than in other cases we tried to create a real movie atmosphere with very dynamic musical results, also thanks to the help of the English actors that gave voice to different characters. You will just need to close your eyes and explore those new emotional dimensions we wrote the music for.“ More...
Crystal Viper has issued the following update about appearing on the upcoming "Metallic Dawning" compilation album:
"AFM Records will release a double CD compilation titled 'Metallic Dawning,' which will include some of the hottest True, Power and Heavy Metal tracks recorded during last few years. The album will be available for a special price, and except exclusive front cover artwork, painted by Dimitar Nikolov (father of the Keep It True Festival mascot!), it will also include 3 previously unreleased songs. This impressive double release will surely satisfy both old Metal fans, and the new guys that are just starting their adventure with Metal music, and need some guidance.
The "Metallic Dawning" track listing is as follows: More...
Italian heavy metal outfit Rhapsody Of Fire has posted their new music video online for the song, "Sea Of Fate." You can check it out below. The song comes from the bands latest studio album, "The Frozen Tears Of Angels" which was released via Nuclear Blast Records on April 30th. More...
Rhapsody Of Fire has revealed the details of their new album, entitled "The Frozen Tears Of Angels." View the cover art here. The album will be released on April 30th and will contain the following tracklisting:
01. Dark Frozen World
02. Sea Of Fate
03. Crystal Moonlight
04. Reign Of Terror
05. Danza Di Fuoco E Ghiaccio
06. Raging Starfire
07. Lost In Cold Dreams
08. On the Way To Ainor
09. The Frozen Tears Of Angels
Bonus tracks on the digipack version are as follows:
10. Labyrinth Of Madness
11. Sea Of Fate (Orchestral Version) More...
Italian power metallers, Rhapsody of Fire, issue the following update:
"First of all thank you for all the patience you had in these last times despite the lack of news regarding the band."
"We wanted to inform you that we are in the middle of a hard legal fight with MCM and his main representative Mr. Joey De Maio.
That’s the reason why in the last months we had to keep all strictly confidential and could not release any official declaration that could obviously be used against us from the opposite side. And that’s also the reason why we were constricted to stop completely our band’s activity. Frankly we are not able to imagine if all this can end in a very close future but we want to assure you that we are ready to fight with all the strength of body and soul in order to protect yours and our beloved band. Yes, aside from these bad events we ask you to not lose your faith in us. As soon as this sad situation will be solved we’ll be ready for a great and mighty come back. A new album, a real masterpiece of speed/epic metal, is already composed and ready to be recorded and after its release an immense worldwide tour will finally follow for yours and our extreme satisfaction."
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Italian power metal band RHAPSODY OF FIRE (formerly known as RHAPSODY) has cancelled its previously announced dates in South America which were scheduled to take place this month.
Commented the group in a statement: "It was not at all the band's decision to cancel the South American tour planned for December 2007. We can not enter into further details right now. The band excuses itself from the problems created to all the people and RHAPSODY's fans that already bought tickets and that had to face a bad surprise when discovering that the tour was cancelled. The band was looking forward to performing in South America after many years of absence from the glorious continent and we hope to be able to play there as soon as possible. Peace and love to all of you."
Italian power metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE have lined up the following upcoming tour dates:
December 5 - Buenos Aires, Argentina @ El Teatro Flores
December 7 - Santiago, Chile @ Caupolican
December 9 - Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Credicard Hall
December 14 - Guadalajara, Mexico @ Teatro Estudio Cavaret
December 15 - Mexico City, Mexico @ Circo Volador