At The Dawn - New signing and debut album ‘Land In Sight’
Founded in 2011 by Michele Viaggi, from the ashes of his previous band, death metallers Conspiracy, At The Dawn have signed a deal with Bakerteam Records for the release of their second album ‘Land In Sight’. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Domination Studio under the supervision of Simone Mularoni (DGM, Empyrios), ‘Land In Sight’ features special guest appearances by Simone himself on the song ‘Land In Sight’ and by Letizia Chiozzi (Synful Ira) on the songs ‘Siren Call’ and ‘Rosamund's Suite’. At The Dawn's music is a mix of power, prog and heavy metal enriched by symphonic elements, with a real focus on melody. Their debut album ‘From Dawn To Dusk’ was well acclaimed by critics and with ‘Land In Sight’ At The Dawn's music reached an higher level on songwriting and performance. The album will be available starting from April 14th, 2015. Follow www.atthedawn.it for the latest news.
Silent Lie - New signing and debut album ‘Layers Of Nothing’
Established in Trieste, Italy, in 2005, Silent Lie were initially influenced by the rising male-fronted Gothic Rock movement. After the first EP ‘Behind My Face’, which includes songs being used in several compilations and one of them, ‘River of Torments’, as part of the soundtrack for the movie ‘Blood Sisters’, the band released another EP in 2013, ‘Blood Under Snow’, soon followed by the videoclip for the song ‘Regret’. In 2014 Silent Lie settled the songs for the debut album ‘Layers Of Nothing’, a mix of modern Hard Rock & Metal with dark atmospheres. The album was recorded and mixed at Fear Studios (Extrema, Blaze Bailey, DGM) in Ravenna, Italy and mastered by Mika Jussila (Nightwish, Apocalyptica, Children Of Bodom) at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland. In the beginning of 2015 Silent Lie signed a record deal with Bakerteam Records for a April 14th release of the record.
Starsick System - New signing and new album ‘Daydreamin’
Starsick System is a new sensation in modern hard rock, mixing influences from bands like Alter Bridge, Papa Roach, Sixx AM, Shinedown with the deep research for a personal sound where catchy choruses and melodies are melted with heavy riffing. The band was born in 2012 from the union of experienced musicians: vocalist and guitarist Marco Sandron (Pathosray, Eden’s Curse, Fairyland, etc), bassist Valeria Battain and lead guitarist David Donati (both known in Syrayde), joined by producer-songwriter and drummer for this record Ivan Moni Bidin (Pathosray, Ashent, Garden Wall, Syrayde, etc), giving birth to new sounds and melodic approaches. Starsyck System’s debut album ‘Daydreamin’ will be available starting from April 14th, 2015. Follow www.starsicksystem.com for the latest news.
Cyrax – New signing and new album ‘Pictures’
Following the critically acclaimed debut album 'Reflections' (2013), Cyrax have signed a deal with Bakerteam Records for the release of their new effort, 'Pictures'. The album was recorded at RecLab Studios with producer Larsen Premoli (Fire Trails, Dragon's Cave) behind the mixing desk and features various guest musicians, each one of them adding a very distinctive flavour to the already vast array of musical influences that belongs to the band, including Progressive Rock, Classic Heavy Metal and Classical Music. The beautiful cover artwork was made by French artist Pierre Alain (Necrodeath). Follow www.cyraxmusic.com for the latest news.
De La Muerte – New signing and debut album ‘De La Muerte’
De La Muerte is a modern and aggressive hard 'n heavy band charmed by the mexican "Nuestra Señora de la Santa Muerte" cult, which inspired each of the 10 "damned stories" contained in their groundbreaking debut album. The band was formed by some of the most experienced and technically proficient musicians in the Italian scene with the desire to mix Heavy Metal and Hard Rock with some shades of Progressive and a “Southern” flavour. ‘De la Muerte’ was recorded by Simone Mularoni (DGM) and Simone Bertozzi (Mnemic) at Domination Studio in San Marino, Italy. It was also produced, mixed and mastered by Simone Mularoni. Follow www.delamuerte.net for the latest news.
Tristana – New signing and new album ‘Virtual Crime’
Tristana was founded in the late nineties and draws its inspiration from the chilling atmosphere, snowy peaks, wild ferocious rivers and endless forests of the Carpathian mountains. Tristana mixes this magical ambience with fantasy. As the light alternates with darkness, Tristana mixes ultra-melodic parts with hard passages and screaming vocals. The journey began in 2003 with debut album ‘Back To The Future’, followed, a few years later, by ‘Zircon Street’, both praised by fans and critics alike for the unique way in which the band mixes Death Metal, Gothic and modern sounds. During their career Tristana have shared the stage with many notable acts, including German legends Scorpions, and have appeared at important festivals such as Masters Of Rock. After having signed a deal with Bakerteam Records the band is now ready to unleash their third, long-waited new album, ‘Virtual Crime’, definitely their most ambitious to date, musically and lyrically. Follow the latest news on www.tristana.sk.
Sailing To Nowhere - New signing and debut album coming next spring
Sailing To Nowhere is an Italian Melodic Power Metal band founded in 2013 by a group of young musicians with different musical influences, raging from Power Metal to Hard Rock, and a strong desire to mix the hardest guitar sounds with elaborate melodies and plenty of atmospheres. The band has recently entered Kutso Noise Studio in Rome, Italy, to record their debut album, which will be released next spring on Bakerteam Records. Terence Holler, frontman of progressive metallers Eldritch has been confirmed as a very special guest on the album. More details will follow soon.
Simus – New signing and new album ‘Vox Vult’
Simus formed in 2008 and, since then, have been clearly aware of their precise and ambitious goal: to express themselves in music, trying to be as true and original as possible, looking for inspiration from many other artistic fields, to involve their audience and make it reflect upon their work. Some of the songs conceived in this initial phase are included in their first EP 'Human Prison', recorded and mixed in Summer 2009 at Studio One Black Sock in Turin, Italy. In February 2010 the group signed its first contract with Myphonic Records, officially making their first step into the music world. The band promoted the EP by playing live as much as possible, including a Russian tour, and in December 2012 they released their first music video for the song 'Planet Caiak', which will be included in the band's upcoming new album, out in February 2015 on Bakerteam Records.
Nightglow – New signing and new album ‘Orpheus’
Nightglow saw the light of the day in 2003 and soon established themselves as a Classic Heavy Metal band devoted to the great English acts of the Eighties. After many years of live performances (also as the official Manowar Italian tribute band), collaborations with many international acts such as Lizzy Borden, Eric Martin, Kiko Loureiro, Fabio Lione, Jack Starr to name a few, and a critically acclaimed debut album, Nightglow are ready to come back with a new effort combining all their past influences and projecting them to the future. ‘Orpheus’, this is the title of the new album, sounds heavy and refreshing, delivering great melodies, powerful guitar riffs and groovy rhythms like there was no tomorrow. The album was recorded at B-Demolition Studios, with mixing and mastering by Tuvo (Shake Well Before) at Try Studios. The artwork was handled by Alessandro Conti (Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody). A special guest appearance by Sara Cucci from folk metal band Artaius has also been announced. Follow www.nightglow.it for the latest news.
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