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Forgotten Tales

From: Quebec City, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Forgotten Tales News

Below is our complete Forgotten Tales 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.

Forgotten Tales Posts Lezarts Studio Show

Forgotten Tales has posted a clip online of the band performing live at Lezarts Studio for a Canadian TV show. You can check out the footage below.

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Forgotten Tales Posts Album Release Photos

Forgotten Tales has issued the following announcement about posting photos online from the release of the "We Shall See The Light" album:

"Hi everyone. Updates were made in the photo section. These pictures were taken by photographers of four webzines from Quebec at the release of the album We shall see the light, Friday November 5th 2010 at l’Impérial de Québec."

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Forgotten Tales Drummer Wins Drum Contest

Canada's Forgotten Tales has issued the following brief announcement about drummer Mike Belanger winning the Roland V-Drums contest:

"Hi fans. This morning was held the grand finale of the Canadian Roland V-Drums Contest 2010 at the Montreal Drum Fest. We are proud to announce you that this year's winner is Mike Bélanger. Once again he has manage to impress us with his great talent."

You can also check out sample Forgotten Tales songs available for streaming via the band's MySpace page.

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Forgotten Tales Offering Free MP3 Download

Forgotten Tales has issued the following announcement about offering a free MP3 download for "Diviner:"

"Hi everyone. We would like to wish good luck to Mike who will attend Saturday, October 23 at the finals of the Roland V-Drums Contest 2010. The national final will be held at the Montreal Drum Fest at 11:00 AM

"He had previously ranked among the top 10 in the semifinals of eastern Canada. We would also like to give you a foretaste of 'We Shall See The Light' with the first audio clip 'Diviner.' À suivre..."

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Forgotten Tales Comments On Album Release

Forgotten Tales has checked in with the following update about releasing the new album "We Shall See the Light:"

"Hello everyone. We are pleased to announce the release of Forgotten Tales’ 3rd album 'We Shall See the Light' Friday, November 5, 2010 at the Imperial of Quebec. Tickets are on sale today at the Imperial and on Billetech.

"General Admission: Pre-sale: $18.00 incl Tax. + Ticketing fees At the door: $20.00 taxes incl. + Ticketing fees. Be there."

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Forgotten Tales Checks In With Album Update

Forgotten tales has issued the following update about finishing the recording process for an upcoming album:

"Hello dear fans. I know you didn't have much news from us lately, but don't be afraid, the work never stopped and we finally finished recording the album. In the past weeks we were busy composing and recording the keyboards and the backing vocals. Once again Robin Roy has done us the great pleasure of adding his voice to Sonia's voice.

"The coming weeks will be devoted entirely for the mixing and the mastering of the album. The visual design of the cover is currently in progress and is going well. Our project is coming to an end and we all look forward to present this 3rd album that will be, without a doubt, the best work of Forgotten Tales. No one will remain indifferent, you can be certain. Thank you all."

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Forgotten Tales Issues Studio Report

Forgotten Tales vocalist Sonia Pineault has checked in with the following update from the recording studio:

"Hi everyone. I finally finished the recording of the vocal tracks and I must tell you that everything went very well. It's true that in some moments, things went very hard but I always gave my best and and it gave excellent results. For the last song, we had to proceed differently because Marty hadn't finished to compose the melody. I had to learn it all along the recording.

"Despite all these hours I spent there, not everything is yet finished for me. I'll be back in a couple of weeks to record the backing vocals. It's now Marty's turn to be back in studio. He just began the recording of his solos and it should take him a couple of days. Let's wish him good luck. See you soon."

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Forgotten Tales Posts Recording Footage

Canada's Forgotten Tales is currently in the studio recording the band's upcoming third full-length album. The band has now posted a new video report from the studio with vocalist Sonia Pineault, which can be viewed below.

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Forgotten Tales Checks In From The Studio

Forgotten Tales has posted a new video clip from the recording studio, which can be viewed below. The band also issued the following statement about the video:

"Hello you all, dear fans, I am very pleased to be able to give you some news about me. I know Forgotten Tales and I were very quiet in the latest months but it was because we had much to do. All our attention and energy are now concentrated in the making and the development of the 3rd album that we want to be of the highest quality. I can assure you that not any time I have forgotten you. Throughout this long process, you are constantly present in my thoughts and in my heart. Everything we do is, above all for you!

"Last week, Martin had fun on camera to capture my impressions and some moments of my recording session that I am willing to share. So here's a little overview of what happens at Studio Menzo."

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Forgotten Tales Issues Recording Update

Forgotten Tales has issued the following recording update from the studio:

"Hi fans... The recording of the rhythm guitar is now finished. Believe me, the sound will be amazing. Some cleaning and editing of the tracks remains to be done and then we will be ready for the recording of the vocal tracks. These two small clips will give you a good idea of what’s coming. To be continued."

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Forgotten Tales Issues Recording Update

Martin Desharnais of Forgotten Tales has issued the following recording update:

"After a short break, I finally started the recording of the guitar tracks. The rhythm parts of the first song are now complete and everything went very smoothly. I was in very good shape and in full possession of my ability. Here is a video of my performance."

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Forgotten Tales Issues Recording Update

Canada's Forgotten Tales has issued the following update about the recording process for their new album:

"The editing of the drums and the bass goes well. Some unforeseen technical delays have temporarily slowed us down but now everything is under control. The recording of guitar should start around September 21. We keep you informed"

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Forgotten Tales Posts Bass Recording Videos

Forgotten Tales has posted two new bass recording videos online, which can be viewed below. The band also issued the following update about the recording process:

"The recording of the bass tracks advance at the speed of light. Pat gave us an evening of 4 songs without even flinching. There is only one song left to do but not the least. He will finish his job with the fastest of the album, (188 BPM)

"The next step will be cleaning and editing the drum and the bass tracks before I begin the recording of the guitars. And that's where I come into play and I can’t wait.

"Just to make your mouth water, here are some video clips of Pat during a recording session." More...

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Forgotten Tales Issues Recording Update

Canadian metallers Forgotten Tales have issued the following recording update for their upcoming album:

"Hi Dear Fans,

"The 2nd recording session has been productive but a little tougher than the previous one.

"Heat and fatigue were hard to handle. There were 2 songs: one with a slow tempo and one really fast and with complex rhythms. That one gave me more problems and sweat but I’m still alive!

"A little day off and I’ll be back soon.... See ya!"

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Forgotten Tales Announces New Guitarist

Quebec City based metal band, Forgotten Tales, has announced the addition of guitarist Marco Lavoie to their lineup.

The band comments, "Being on a break from the studio we take this opportunity to announce the addition of a new talented young guitarist as a member of Forgotten Tales. Marco Lavoie, whose hard-work and dedication to the success of our May 13th show as a guest guitarist convinced us to invite him to become a full-time member. Although he just recently joined the band he will get to participate to a few songs on the upcoming album. To learn more about him, visit his page."

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Forgotten Tales Posts Live Video Clips Online

Forgotten Tales has posted two live video clips online, which can be viewed below, from a May 13th performance. The band issued the following statement about the clips:

"During our special show on May 13th we played acoustic versions from two of our songs and also covered a few classics from European metal bands. We got a few videos from that show which we will make available in the upcoming weeks starting with these two: More...

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Forgotten Tales Issues Recording Update

Canadian power metallers Forgotten Tales have posted two new drum recording videos online, which can be viewed below. The band also issued the following recording update:

"Like we recently promised, here are some news from the recording of our third album! We entered studio on July 8th and since then Mike and the rest of the team are working hard to record the drums tracks.

"Everything is going well so far, Mike already completed 6 songs. And talking about him here are some comments directly from the man behind the drumkit! We will be back soon with more news straight from the recording studio!

"July 8th 2009: Settle in Menzo studio, drum tuning with Luc Gaulin (ex-Moonlyght, Passage) and sound checks all night... sounds awesome! More...

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Forgotten Tales Prepares To Record New Album

Quebec metallers Forgotten Tales have issued the following update about recording a new album:

"Hi everyone…

"Good news… Forgotten Tales are now ready to begin the recording of their 3rd album.

"They will enter at Quebec’s Menzo Studio on the 9th of July 2009. You will have the opportunity to follow each step of the production via this website or on the Forgotten Tales Myspace page.

"Keep your eyes wide open. Be part of the tale…"

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Forgotten Tales To Release New Album in 2009

Quebec power metal act Forgotten Tales has issued the following statement about releasing new material in 2009:

"Hi fans... Forgotten Tales and all its team wishes you a happy new year.

"Composition of the 3rd album has been slowed a bit but we are confident that all will be ready later in 2009.

"Thanks again for your great patience."

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