Andre Matos - Time To Be Free

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Release date: 22 August 2007
Style: Power metal


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01. Menuett
02. Letting Go
03. Rio
04. Remember Why
05. How Long (Unleashed Away)
06. Looking Back
07. Face The End
08. Time To Be Free
09. Rescue
10. A New Moonlight
11. Endeavour
12. Separate Ways (Words Apart) [Japanese bonus][Journey cover]

Additional info
Time To Be Free is the debut album of Andre Matos' band. Produced by Roy Z and Sascha Paeth, the CD had its official release in Japan on August, 22nd. It will be released in the rest of the world in the beginning of October. The album was recorded in Brazil and Germany. It contains 11 tracks at all - 12 in Japan with bonus track.

Staff review by
Demonic Tutor
In October 2006, the Brazilian combo known as Shaman split on musical differences. Leaving longtime drummer Ricardo Confessori to his Progressive Metal ways, the remainder of the band formed the Andre Matos band to continue their epic Power Metal journey that started with the band Angra in the early 1990s.

First off, despite the band name it would be unfair to refer to this band as a solo career for charismatic singer/pianist/composer Andre Matos. Seconded by the two Mariutti brothers (Luis on bass & Hugo on guitars) as was the case in Shaman, and enrolling the help of the first Angra guitar player Andres "Zaza" Hernandes to provide thrust, Andre Matos also included longtime friend Fabio Ribeiro as full-time keyboard player. To complete the lineup, the band made a surprising move in announcing Eloy Casagrande as their drummer. Indeed, this prodigy was 16 years old when joining the band!

published 08.03.2008 | Comments (5)

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22.03.2013 - 19:24
Rating: 8
Metal slave
Can just start to hear his voice going...hes only 30, weird

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