The AVANTASIA video for the song “Sleepwalking” is now available for viewing on the Nuclear Blast YouTube...

The AVANTASIA video for the song “Sleepwalking” is now available for viewing on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: http://youtu.be/5oeuqm5j2aA

The video was shot during a snow-filled evening in a German forest. AVANTASIA mastermind & frontman Tobias Sammet comments:

"It was far below freezing… and there we were, standing in the snow storm for hours, walking through a haunted forest. It felt a bit like ‘Sleepy Hollow’ meets ‘Brothers Grimm,’ but the pictures that came out were really great and compensated for the torture."

Photos of the video shoot are posted on TobiasSammet.com

“Sleepwalking” comes from AVANTASIA’s upcoming rock opera The Mystery Of Time, due out in North America on April 30th. Preview the entire album here: http://youtu.be/JTq8Q94eLDk

The Mystery Of Time features artwork by the highly-acclaimed British fantasy artist Rodney Matthews (Thin Lizzy, Asia, Nazareth, Magnum) and includes guest appearances by the following rock & metal heavy weights: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-Rainbow, ex-Deep Purple), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Biff Byford (Saxon), Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween, Unisonic), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance), Bruce Kulick (Grand Funk Railroad, ex-KISS, ex-Meat Loaf), Russell Gilbrook (URIAH HEEP), Bob Catley (Magnum), guitarist/producer Sascha Paeth, and the German Film Orchestra Babelsberg.

The Mystery Of Time track listing is:
01. Spectres
02. The Watchmaker’s Dream
03. Black Orchid
04. Where Clock Hands Freeze
05. Sleepwalking
06. Savior In The Clockwork
07. Invoke The Machine
08. What’s Left Of Me
09. Dweller In A Dream
10. The Great Mystery
Video blogs from AVANTASIA‘s studio sessions are available at: www.youtube.com/AVANTASIAOFFICIAL
The Wicked Symphony and Angel Of Babylon, AVANTASIA’s last two studio albums, were released in 2010. “Dying For An Angel” (featuring SCORPIONS’ Klaus Meine), “Carry Me Over,” and “Lost In Space” videos are available for viewing on YouTube.

Tobias Sammet also fronts the high humor/high energy heavy metal band EDGUY.