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Below is our complete Magician 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.

Magician Parts with Vocalist

Brazilian power metallers MAGICIAN have announced the departure of vocalist Dan Rubin, who also left Scelerata. The band is currently working with a new vocalist, who should be announced soon, along with information regarding the band's schedule for 2011.

The band comments on Rubin's departure: "We thank Dan for all these years of work and dedication. We wish him success on his new projects."

Magician released its debut album, "Tales of the Magician," in Japan in the end of 2007 by Soundholic, and in the following year in Brazil, Europe and North America, by Die Hard Records, Dockyard 1 and Locomotive.

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Magician Signs Deal With Dockyard 1

After the Japanese release of its debut, "Tales of the Magician," in December, through the label Soundholic (Grave Digger, Dark Funeral, Marduk, Evergrey, Nocturnal Rites, etc), the Brazilian power metal band Magician inked a deal with the German label Dockyard 1, which will be responsible for the worldwide release of the album, which is scheduled for the end of June.

About the release the label stated in its website: "Do you remembert he feeling when a band called Angra was discovered years and years and years ago? Well, we know at least how it might have felt, becausew e just discovered Magician!”

Produced by Dirk Schlächter (Gamma Ray) and Arne Lakenmacher at HighGain Studios, they applied the final polish to this musical splendour. Be prepared for the brilliance of Tales of The Magician!"

When waiting for the album release the fans can check some samples in the band's MySpace page.

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Magician Post "Minstrel's Domain" Video Online

Brazilian power metal band MAGICIAN has released the video for the song "Minstrel's Domain", taken from the group's new album, "Tales of the Magician". Watch the clip here.

Recorded in 2006, "Tales of the Magician" is a conceptual work, "telling the journey of Zhaldor, a mage seeking to free his homeland Zelgian from the underworld terror," according to the band's official bio. "The album was mixed and mastered at High Gain Studios in Hamburg, Germany by Dirk Schlächter (GAMMA RAY), Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) and Arne Lakenmacher, who worked with bands like KREATOR, PRIMAL FEAR, SODOM, NEVERMORE and DESTRUCTION. More...

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Magician Reveal New Album Details

Brazilian power metal band MAGICIAN has revealed the track listing of its new album, "Tales of the Magician", which will be released before the end of the month in Japan by Soundholic.

Recorded in 2006, "Tales of the Magician" is a conceptual work, "telling the journey of Zhaldor, a mage seeking to free his homeland Zelgian from the underworld terror," according to the band's official bio. "The album was mixed and mastered at High Gain Studios in Hamburg, Germany by Dirk Schlächter (GAMMA RAY), Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) and Arne Lakenmacher, who worked with bands like KREATOR, PRIMAL FEAR, SODOM, NEVERMORE and DESTRUCTION.

"Tales of the Magician" track listing:

01. Tale I - Intro: Let the Spell Begin
02. Tale II - Prime Evil
03. Tale III - Underworld Terror
04. Tale IV - Sandstorm
05. Tale V - Terminal Day
06. Tale VI - Dark Ritual (Hear your Master's Call)
07. Tale VII - Minstrel's Domain
08. Tale VIII - Siege on Zelgian
09. Tale IX - Crossing the Last Gate
10. Tale X - Finale: Let the Harmony Endure

The Japanese version will also contain the following bonus tracks:

11. Underworld Terror (Pre-production version)
12. Minstrel's Domain (Karaoke version)
13. Minstrel's Domain (Video clip)

A video for the song "Minstrel's Domain" will soon be made available.

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