Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony have been officially announced as nominees for the Best Metal Artist category at Indonesian biggest music awards Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) Awards 2013. Lord Symphony was voted as the top 5 bands by the judges of AMI Awards 2013.
Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony have officially released two new video clips from their latest 2012 single Black Dawn. The band has filmed a music video for both tracks on the single: "Black Dawn" and "The Question And The Help Of The Blind Destrarastra". These videos were directed by Daniel, while mastering for the original audio tracks were done by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios, Finland. Both videos are available for viewing below.
German power metal legends Helloween have been officially confirmed to be a headliner at Kukar Rockin' Fest 2013 to be held at Lap. Panahan Aji Imbut, Tenggarong, East Borneo, in Indonesia on Sunday, June 16th, 2013. Kukar Rockin' Fest is the biggest Open Air Metal Festival "out of" Java Island. For Helloween, this will be their first concert out of Java Island in Indonesia.
Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony have officially revealed the cover artwork and tracklist of their upcoming album The Lord's Wisdom. This cover art was designed by Mayte CG from Spain. The band is still working hard on recording their new album at Patra Studio, Mojosongo, Solo, Indonesia. But for now you can see the album cover and tracklist below.
Indonesian power metallers Lord Symphony have officially joined the Born To Fight compilation album, which will be released by Burepublic Records at the end of May 2012. This 'multi genre' compilation album will be released as a double CD featuring 24 bands from many genres: thrash metal, power metal, progressive metal, gothic metal, nu metal, progressive rock, and more.
"Black Dawn", the brand new single from Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony is now available for free download at this location. "Black Dawn" was originally released on their debut album Bharatayudha Pt. 1 in 2010. The new single version was re-recorded with the new vocalist and all new arrangements. Mastering was done by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studio, Helsinki, Finland. You can listen to the single at the band's Reverbnation page.
Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony have revealed Arif (Power Beat, ex-Naga Terbang) as the band's new vocalist. He joined the band in February to replace Glen who decided to part ways due to a different vision and mission. Glen starts his new adventure with newly formed power metal band Pridelander.
Indonesian power metal act Lord Symphony have set October 1st, 2011, as the worldwide digital release date for their new single entitled Bima Suci. The single will be available as a digital download on worldwide major online digital stores and it will feature two previously unreleased tracks from the Bharatayudha Pt. 1 album. There is a sample track available at this location.[i]
Indonesian epic power metal band Lord Symphony proudly announce that "Bima Suci" - which was supposed to be included on the Bharatayudha Part 1 album - will now be released as a single.
The Bima Suci single will available only in digital format and will be sold at world's leading online digital music stores.
The cover artwork for the Bima Suci single was designed by Dody YW, who also designed Bharatayudha Part 1's cover.
There will be 2 tracks on the Bima Suci single. Though the band is still working on the second track. "Bima Suci" will be included on the second part of our epic Bharatayudha album. This track was mixed and mastered along with all tracks on Bharatayudha Part 1 album and supposed to be included on the Part 1, but since the playing time of the album with "Bima Suci" exceeded the maximum playing time for a compact disc, the band decided to pull it out from Part 1 and keep it for Part 2.
Java Rockin' Land is an annual 3 day rock/metal festival held at Carnaval Beach Ancol in Jakarta. Other bands confirmed for the festival include Loudness, The Cranberries, Good Charlotte and Thirty Seconds To Mars. Helloween will be headlining Java Rockin' Land with a performance on Sunday July 24th.
Helloween kicked off their festival season last weekend at Rockstad: Falun Festival in Sweden. Get all upcoming shows after the jump.
Indonesian epic power metal band Lord Symphony is scheduled to perform as the only metal band at this year's Bandung Wayang Festival, taking place April 22-30th in Bandung, Indonesia.
Lord Symphony - who opened for Helloween back in February 2008 - will play two festival dates at different venues. On April 24th, the band will perform at Kota Baru Parahyangan, and the next day at Pajajaran University.
Bandung Wayang Festival is an international festival to preserve Wayang, a traditional Indonesian culture which is already claimed as World's Heritage by UNESCO.
Bharatayudha Part 1, the debut album from Indonesian power metal band Lord Symphony, has been released since November. Song samples are available on Amazon.
The band's debut has been described as an epic album containing 11 power tracks (with 80 minutes of playing time), featuring mostly fast/speed tracks with killer guitar riffs and fast drumkicks, rich of melodies with powerful lyrics, symphonic keyboards arrangements, high pitched and clean vocal and beautiful choir arrangements. You can hear a unique mixture of common European Power Metal style blended with Javanese traditional music elements.
The story of this conceptual album is adapted from an ancient Javanese epic story Bharatayudha, the most important part of Mahabharata story written by Empu Sedap and Empu Panuluh during year 1100 AD.
7 Sinners, the forthcoming album from German metallers Helloween, is available for streaming in its entirety at the band's MySpace page.
7 Sinners is scheduled for release in Europe on October 29 via Sony Music (the album will be released in North America on November 9 via The End Records).
7 Sinners cover art] tracklist:
01. Where The Sinners Go
02. Are You Metal?
03. Who Is Mr. Madman?
04. Raise The Noise
05. World Of Fantasy
06. Long Live The King
07. The Smile Of The Sun
08. You Stupid Mankind
09. If A Mountain Could Talk
10. The Sage, The Fool, The Sinner
11. My Sacrifice
12. Not Yet Today
13. Far In The Future
14. I'm Free
15. Faster We Fall