Rhapsody Of Fire



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917 fans
Also known as Thundercross ('93-'95), Rhapsody ('95-'06)

Country: Italy
Label: AFM Records

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Formed in: 1993

1993- Symphonic power metal

Line-up

1993-  Alex Staropoli - keyboards
1993-1995  Roberto De Micheli - guitars
› 2011-  -//-
2015-  Alessandro Sala - bass
2016-  Giacomo Voli - vocals
2016-  Manu Lotter - drums
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1993-1995  Andrea Furlan - bass
1993-1995  Cristiano Adacher - vocals
1993-1999  Daniele Carbonera - drums
1993-2011  Luca Turilli - guitars
1995-2001  Alessandro Lotta - bass
1995-2016  Fabio Lione - vocals
2000-2016  Alex Holzwarth - drums
2003-2011  Patrice Guers - bass
2011-2013  Tom Hess - guitars
2011-2014  Oliver Holzwarth - bass
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2001  Tobias Sammet - backing vocals
2001  Previn Moore - backing vocals
2001  Herbie Langhans - backing vocals
2001  Oliver Hartmann - backing vocals
2002-2011  Dominique Leurquin - guitars
2006  Enrico Bertoni - bass
2013  Hao Wang - backing vocals
2016  Giacomo Voli - backing vocals
2000-2011  Dominique Leurquin - guitars
› 2017  -//-
2011  Roberto De Micheli - guitars
2017-2018  Fabio Lione - vocals
2017-2018  Luca Turilli - guitars
2017-2018  Patrice Guers - bass
2017-2018  Alex Holzwarth - drums
1997  Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - bass
1997  Sascha Paeth - bass
› 2002  -//- bass, guitars
1997  Paul Hendrick - theremin
1997-2002  Sir Jay Lansford - narration
2000  Brandon Lavigne - tin whistle
2000-2002  Thunderforce - drums
2004  Christopher Lee - narration, vocals
› 2007  -//-
› 2010  -//- narration
2013  Manuel Staropoli - baroque flute, baroque oboe, duduk
2013  Noemi Boros - backing vocals
2013  Paola Marra - backing vocals
2013  Matjaz Zobec - backing vocals

Discography


Latest reviews

After the confusing mess that was Prometheus, Symphonia Ignus Divinus, Luca Turilli's Rhapsody return…wait, this is the other one. After the travesty that was Dark Wings Of Steel, Rhapsody Of Fire return with Into The Legend. Have things improved? It certainly wouldn't be hard to improve on their last effort, but I am glad to say that this is far more impressive. The energy and strength of the performances have returned. However, this improvement comes at the price of some originality.   Review by Belegûr ››
Fault-finders rarely have a hard time in finding critics to move against Rhapsody Of Fire, but it would be audacious to say that the band avoided exploring new musical directions. From 1997's Legendary Tales on, they never released an album like the previous one, always progressing, always searching for new paths to follow, arriving at their verge of experimentation with 2011's controversial From Chaos To Eternity, then…   Review by R Lewis ››
There comes a time as part of life as a fan when you have to resign yourself to the fact that the band will probably never top those earlier albums you have gloriously laid on display in your bedroom shrine, and learn to not expect too much when a new...   Review by Baz Anderson ››

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Concerts

21.10.2017 CZE, Prague (2)
22.10.2017 GER, Munich
24.10.2017 ITA, Treviso
25.10.2017 ITA, Bologna (1)
27.10.2017 ESP, Barcelona
28.10.2017 ESP, Madrid
29.10.2017 ESP, Bilbao
31.10.2017 BEL, Vosselaar
01.11.2017 GER, Siegburg
02.11.2017 GER, Ludwigsburg
03.11.2017 CZE, Pratteln
04.11.2017 GER, Geiselwind
05.11.2017 ITA, Voghera
06.11.2017 JPN, Tokyo
07.11.2017 GBR, London
08.11.2017 JPN, Nagoya
09.11.2017 JPN, Osaka
11.11.2017 KOR, Seoul
12.11.2017 CHN, Taipei
14.11.2017 CHN, Shanghai
15.11.2017 CHN, Xian
17.11.2017 CHN, Beijing
07.01.2018 BRA, São Paulo
10.01.2018 ARG, Salta
11.01.2018 ARG, Buenos
13.01.2018 BOL, La Paz
14.01.2018 PER, Lima
16.01.2018 CHI, Santiago
20.01.2018 CRC, San Jose
21.01.2018 COL, Bogotá
23.01.2018 COL, Medellín
24.01.2018 COL, Cali
01.02.2018 USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2018 (5)
17.02.2018 ITA, Bologna (1)
18.02.2018 ITA, Treviso
19.02.2018 ITA, Rome
20.02.2018 ITA, Milan
21.02.2018 GER, Freiburg
23.02.2018 NED, Eindhoven
24.02.2018 BEL, Antwerp
26.02.2018 GBR, London
28.02.2018 NED, Leeuwarden
01.03.2018 GER, Bochum
02.03.2018 GER, Hamburg
04.03.2018 SWE, Stockholm
06.03.2018 POL, Warsaw
08.03.2018 HUN, Budapest
09.03.2018 CZE, Zlín
10.03.2018 SVK, Zvolen
11.03.2018 GER, Regensburg-Obertraubling
13.03.2018 GER, Munich
15.03.2018 SUI, Pratteln
16.03.2018 FRA, Paris
17.03.2018 FRA, Toulouse
18.03.2018 ESP, Barcelona
20.03.2018 ESP, Madrid

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