There is a new project in town. Shaman members have joined drummer Aquiles Priester (Hangar/Angra) and rely on the production of one of the main heavy metal singers, Russell Allen (Symphony X/Adrenaline Mob). This new project is called Noturnall. Noturnall's first video clip for "Nocturnall Human Side" was recorded in New York and features Russell Allen himself. You can watch it now over here.
Nocturnal will be the title of the upcoming release of Brazilian power metal band Shaman, three years after Origins. The album is being produced by none other than Russell Allen (Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob) and is expected to be released in August. The artwork was created by Carlos Fides of Artside and you can feast your eyes on it below where you also find a studio report of the voice recording sessions.
Metal Storm received the following message from the SolMusic Management:
"Hello Shaman fans, Shaman is looking for you!
Tiziana Hurd speaking, SolMusic Management Inc. Canada, and Shaman's manager.
Shaman is working to prepare the score to give to Gocmen Symphony Orchestra of Turkey for the Summer European Festivals 2009. In fact we will be touring all summer and it will be a special exclusive tour.
Anyway, as Shaman's manager, I'm looking for a Shaman European fan that would like working with me and to open an Shaman European Fan Club. Shaman has the official one in Brazil, but I really I would need your support to create an European one too.
If you are seriously interested to be our future Shaman Official European Fan Club President and to work for your loved band - please contact me back. Shaman & I, we will be very honored to hear back from you!
Shaman has released its video for the song 'In The Dark' at this location (or by clicking here for a direct link to the video).
On this video you can see the band featuring curent line-up with drummer Ricardo Confessori alongside guitarist Leo Mancini, vocalist Thiago Bianchi and bassist Fernando Quesada.
The track comes off the group's new album, "Immortal" due in November via Italy's Scarlet Records.
Also Shaman recently posted another new song, entitled 'Tribal By Blood' at this location.
The other song already posted online, 'One Life', can be streamed here.
Drummer Ricardo Confessori has assembled a new SHAMAN lineup following the group's split last October. Joining Confessori in the new group are guitarist Leo Mancini, vocalist Thiago Bianchi and bassist Fernando Quesada. Check out a photo of the new group at HeavyLaw.com. A song from the revamped band, entitled "One Life", can be downloaded at this location*.
This website seems to be the homepage of the new Shaman. Note that it doesn't seem to be officially open, yet you'll find many information on the new band, and their new album entitled "Immortal." Why the band seems to be able to use the name "Shaman" and not "Shaaman" is still unknown.
It's official. With the new album, the new tour and other new stuff, the band begins 2005 with a modification in the name, due to patent matters.
The change isn't very important, just a new "a" vocal has been added: Shaaman.
The pronunciation is still the same, "shaman" in one word only. To make sure the name was good, the band did consult a real shaman (!)...
The album "Reason" includes 10 new tracks (with a cover from the 80s) and will be released in March in Brasil (Pela Disc).
Translated and adapted from the official website:
Also SHAMAN are just in the "Gate Studio" in Wolfsburg to work on their (still untitled) new album. The EP of the Brazilian band around vocalist Andre Matos (ex-Angra) will be in stores in January 2005.