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AVANTASIA Release The Lyric Video For "Ghostlights" + North American Dates Announced!

AVANTASIA 'Ghostligts' The Lyric Video - 2016-01-18

2016-01-18 - Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA release their new rock opera masterpiece Ghostlights in two weeks, January 29th, 2016, via Nuclear Blast. After the release of the first single, 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose', and a snippet trailer of album tracks over Christmas, another magical lyric video for the title track "Ghostlights" has been launched today, featuring guest vocals from Michael Kiske (ex-HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC) and Jorn Lande (ex-MASTERPLAN, JORN).

Watch the lyric video for "Ghostlights" on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH3kyXAEJHo.

Below is the track listing for Ghostlights:
01. Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose
• Lead vocals: Tobias
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth
02. Let The Storm Descend Upon You
• Lead vocals: Tobias, Jorn Lande, Ronnie Atkins, Robert Mason
• Lead guitar: Oliver Hartmann
03. The Haunting
• Lead vocals: Dee Snider, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth
04. Seduction Of Decay
• Lead vocals: Geoff Tate, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth
05. Ghostlights
• Lead vocals: Michael Kiske, Tobias, Jorn Lande
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth, Oliver Hartmann
06. Draconian Love
• Lead vocals: Herbie Langhans, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth
07. Master Of The Pendulum
• Lead vocals: Marco Hietala, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth
08. Isle Of Evermore
• Lead vocals: Sharon Den Adel, Tobias
09. Babylon Vampyres
• Lead vocals: Tobias, Robert Mason
• Lead guitar: Bruce Kulick, Oliver Hartmann, Sascha Paeth
10. Lucifer
• Lead vocals: Jorn Lande, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Bruce Kulick
11. Unchain The Light
• Lead vocals: Tobias, Ronnie Atkins, Michael Kiske
• Lead guitar: Sascha Paeth, Oliver Hartmann
12. A Restless Heart And Obsidian Skies
• Lead vocals: Bob Catley, Tobias
• Lead guitar: Bruce Kulick

The instrumentalists on Ghostlights are as follows:
SASCHA PAETH - Rhythm Guitars, Lead Guitars, Bass, Additional Keys
MICHAEL RODENBERG - Orchestration, Keys
TOBIAS SAMMET - Additional Keys, Bass
OLIVER HARTMANN - Lead Guitars
BRUCE KULICK - Lead Guitars
FELIX BOHNKE - Drums

Don't miss AVANTASIA on their upcoming world tour when they make 3 stops in North America! Catch them on April 11th at the House of Blues Anaheim in California, on April 13th at the Queen Elizabeth Theater in Toronto, Ontario, and on April 15th at the Playstation Theater in New York City!

Ghostlights World Tour 2016
04.03. D Berlin - Huxley's*
05.03. D Hamburg - Große Freiheit* (SOLD OUT!)
06.03. D Bremen - Aladin*
08.03. UK London - The Forum*
09.03. F Paris - Le Trianon*
11.03. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz 1*
12.03. E Madrid - La Riviera* (SOLD OUT!)
13.03. E Madrid - La Riviera*
15.03. D Frankfurt-Langen - Stadthalle*
16.03. CZ Prague - Forum Karlin*
18.03. D Kaufbeuren - All-Karthalle*
19.03. D Bamberg - Brose-Arena*
20.03. D Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle*
22.03. I Milan - Alcatraz*
24.03. CH Pratteln - Z7*
25.03. CH Pratteln - Z7*
27.03. SK Banska Bystrica - Ice Stadium*
28.03. SK Bratislava - Sportshall*
29.03. A Tröpolach - Full Metal Mountain Festival
31.03. D Saarbrücken - Saarlandhalle*
01.04. D Ludwigsburg - Arena*
02.04. D Fulda - Esperantohalle*
04.04. H Budapest - Barba Negra Music Club*
06.04. RUS Moscow - Arena Moscow*
09.04. J Tokyo - Shinagawa Prince Stellar Ball*
11.04. USA Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues* (NEW!)
13.04. CDN Toronto, ON - Queen Elizabeth Theater* (NEW!)
15.04. USA New York, NY - Playstation Theater* (NEW!)
24.04. BR Sao Paulo - Espaco Das Americas*
06.06. S Sölvesborg - Sweden Rock Festival
01.07. FIN Helsinki - Tuska Festival
07.07. D Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air
*AVANTASIA play at least three hours!


Order your copy of Ghostlights here:
http://nblast.de/AvantasiaGhostlights

Or digitally:
http://nblast.de/AvantasiaGhostlightsiS


The Mystery of Time, the latest release from German composer and vocalist Tobias Sammet's, Avantasia, charted in 16 countries in Europe, Asia and America, including #2 in Germany. It debuted at #9 on the Billboard "Heat Seekers" chart as well as #33 on the "Hard Rock" chart.

Watch The Mystery Of Time album preview, the video for "Sleepwalking" and interviews with Tobias Sammet on the Nuclear Blast YouTube Channel!


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