Progressive folk metallers Orphaned Land, now without guitarist and one of the band's founding members Yossi "Sassi" Saharon, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their masterpiece Mabool this year. Released in 2004, Mabool is a fan favourite and will also be re-released as a remastered 10th anniversary limited edition including a 5-track, 27 minute acoustic live show as bonus CD. This limited edition will be available all across Europe in August. As for the dates of the tour, check them out below.
Orphaned Land and Yossi Sassi have parted ways. Yossi Sassi, founding member and key composer of the folk metallers, has announced his departure from the band. Not a great start of the day. Guitarist Matti Svatitzki had already left the band back in 2012 as well. Yossi Sassi is now focusing on his new solo album Desert Butterflies. What could this mean for the band?
Folk prog metallers Orphaned Land have released another video for a song from their most recent album All Is One, freshly released last month. The band chose the title track "All Is One" for the video which Shahar Hamo directed. You can watch this visual piece below right now. This one is a little more worked than "Brother" which focused more on footage from the recording sessions.
Prog folk metallers Orphaned Land have revealed yet another new song from their upcoming offering All Is One. This time around, the band released a new video for the song "Brother", a ballad. Enjoy it while you wait to grab the album on June 24th in Europe and June 25th in North America.
Stop what you are doing because Orphaned Land have just released another new song from their upcoming opus All Is One. After the first taste we had with "Our Own Messiah", the second song to be released is "Let The Truce Be Known" which is available for your listening pleasure through the lyric video available below. It seems to be true to their unique sound. Enjoy!
Israeli progressive folk metal band Orphaned Land has just released the first taste off their new album. You can finally hear a piece of what the band has come up with since The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR was released in 2010. Watch the lyric video for the song "Our Own Messiah" below now. The song is from their upcoming new album All Is One that will be released on June 24th in Europe and June 25th in North America under Century Media Records.
By now, we already know that Orphaned Land will be releasing the follow-up to their mammoth album The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR this year but today we learn more about it. Today the band revealed the cover artwork for All Is One created by the French artist Metastazis (Paradise Lost, As I Lay Dying, Sonne Adam, Watain), incorporating the three signs of the biggest religions as one. You can see it below.
Prog metallers Orphaned Land will be bringing their music to European shores once again as they have announced their upcoming European All Is One headline tour. From September to November, the Israeli group will be presenting their new studio album All Is One, surfacing on June 24th in Europe (USA June 25th). Before heading on the headline tour, Orphaned Land will play in a few festivals and shows in South America, as well as European festivals.
Orphaned Land have set All Is One as the title of their next album which they will release in June, almost three years after their latest prog masterpiece The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR. The group is in the final process of recording the new album and still hasn't given us audio teases at this point.
Good news from the Orphaned Land camp. The progressive metal band has just started the recordings for their brand new album in Istanbul. No release date is set as of now and not much is known about the upcoming release yet but the band will do recording sessions in Sweden, Turkey and Israel. The band's latest album, The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR, came out in 2010.
Israeli progressive metallers Orphaned Land have prepared a treat for their fans this Saturday, December 8th. The band's show in Tel Aviv Harbor, Israel, will be broadcast live at 20:00 GMT or 22:00 (Middle East time) via CultureBuzz - Israel. The band even created a small video inviting fans for the event, which can be seen below.
Israeli progressive metal band Orphaned Land is encouraging fans to sign a petition (created by a fan of the band) submitted to the Norwegian Nobel Committee to consider them for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, in case you think they are worthy of such a prize.
Matti Svatizky has decided to part ways with the long-running Israeli metal proggers Orphaned Land. One of the original founders of the band, Matti has issued the following statement: "To all of Orphaned Land's fans, from this moment on I will no longer be a part of the band."
Jordanian doom/death metallers Bilocate have announced that they will be supporting Israeli folk-oriental metallers Orphaned Land on their upcoming tour through Turkey in February. The band will play four dates: in Istanbul, Izmir, Eskisehir and Ankara. Pre-sale tickets are available here. Proceeds from the Istanbul show will be donated to the survivors of the Van Earthquake.
Century Media Records is proud to announce the release of The Road To OR-Shalem, a compelling live performance DVD by Israel's Orphaned Land. Set for European release on October 24th, 2011 (November 1st in the US), The Road To OR-Shalem is the premier Middle Eastern progressive metal crusaders' DVD debut and documents the band's incredible mission to unite warring factions in their home region through the power of music.