星期二, 9月 27, 2016

Album – Handmade Cities























Tracklist
1 Electric Sunrise 05:05
2 Handmade Cities 04:45
3 Inhale 04:57
4 Every Piece Matters 03:40
5 Pastures 07:33
6 Here We Are, Again 02:37
7 Cascade 06:00

Notes
Troy Wright - Drums
Simon Grove - Bass
Plini - Guitars & Everything Else

Drums recorded at Wright Drum School Studios and mixed at Nerve Studios by Simon Grove.
Composed, arranged, produced & mixed by Plini in a bedroom in Sydney.
Mastered by Ermin Hamidovic at Systematic Productions.
Artwork by Alex Pryle at Esper Visual Co.

Stratovarius – Best Of























Tracklist:
1. Until the End of Days (3:44)
2. My Eternal Dream (Remastered 2016) (6:05)
3. Eagleheart (Remastered 2016) (3:50)
4. Speed of Light (Remastered 2016) (3:06)
5. S.O.S. (Remastered 2016) (4:17)
6. Forever Free (Remastered 2016) (6:02)
7. Wings of Tomorrow (Remastered 2016) (5:08)
8. No Turning Back (Remastered 2016) (4:21)
9. Break the Ice (Remastered 2016) (4:39)
10. Distant Skies (Remastered 2016) (4:10)
11. Will the Sun Rise? (Remastered 2016) (5:07)
12. A Million Light Years Away (Remastered 2016) (5:20)
13. Under Flaming Skies (Remastered 2016) (3:52)
14. Darkest Hours (Remastered 2016) (4:11)
15. Winter Skies (Remastered 2016) (5:41)
16. I Walk to My Own Song (Remastered 2016) (5:03)
17. Maniac Dance (Remastered 2016) (4:32)
18. Halcyon Days (Remastered 2016) (5:32)
19. Will My Soul Ever Rest in Peace? (Remastered 2016) (4:56)
20. Destiny (Remastered 2016) (10:15)
21. Paradise (Remastered 2016) (4:28)
22. Deep Unknown (Remastered 2016) (4:28)
23. Elysium (Remastered 2016) (18:05)
24. Black Diamond (Remastered 2016) (5:41)
25. If the Story Is Over (Remastered 2016) (6:07)
26. Unbreakable (Remastered 2016) (4:38)
27. Forever (Remastered 2016) (3:07)
28. Shine in the Dark (Remastered 2016) (5:06)
29. Hunting High and Low (Remastered 2016) (4:07)

Band members
Current members

Timo Kotipelto - lead vocals (1994–present)
Jens Johansson - keyboards (1995–present)
Lauri Porra - bass, live backing vocals (2005–present)
Matias Kupiainen - guitars, live backing vocals (2008–present)
Rolf Pilve - drums (2012–present)

Hansen & Friends - XXX Three Decades In Metal





















"XXX - Three Decades In Metal" track listing:

01. Born Free
02. Enemies Of Fun (featuring Ralf Scheepers & Piet Sielck)
03. Contract Sun (featuring Dee Snider & Steve McT as The Manger)
04. Making Headlines (featuring Tobias Sammet)
05. Stranger In Time (featuring Michael Kiske, Frank Beck, Tobias Sammet & Roland Grapow - guitar solo)
06. Fire And Ice (featuring Clémentine Delauney, Marcus Bischoff, Richard Sjunnesson & Michael Weikath - guitar solo)
07. Left Behind (featuring Alexander Dietz & Clémentine Delauney)
08. All Or Nothing (featuring Clémentine Delauney)
09. Burning Bridges (featuring Eike Freese)
10. Follow The Sun (featuring Hansi Kürsch & Tim Hansen - guitar solo)

Credits
Bass – Alexander Dietz
Drums – Dan Wilding*
Guitar – Eike Freese
Vocals, Guitar – Kai Hansen


星期一, 8月 29, 2016

Lost Horizon - A Flame to the Ground Beneath























Track listing

1. "Transdimensional Revelation"   2:14
2. "Pure"   6:25
3. "Lost in the Depths of Me"   8:45
4. "Again Will the Fire Burn"   4:08
5. "The Song of Earth"   1:20
6. "Cry of a Restless Soul"   8:22
7. "Think Not Forever"   5:58
8. "Highlander (The One)"   11:56
9. "Deliverance"   3:27
Total length:52:35

Band members
Transcendental Protagonist (Wojtek Lisicki) - guitars (Luciferion, Against The Plagues)
Cosmic Antagonist (Martin Furängen) - bass (Luciferion)
Preternatural Transmogrifyer (Christian Nyquist) - drums
Perspicacious Protector (Attila Pubik) - keyboards

Official former members
Ethereal Magnanimus (Daniel Heiman) - vocals (ex-Fierce Conviction, ex-Crystal Eyes, ex-Destiny (Swe), Heed)
Equilibrian Epicurius (Fredrik Olsson) - guitars (ex-Destiny (Swe), Heed)
Jeremy Neal Hoffman - pan flute (ex-Hammersfall (Mex))
Christopher Andres Schimke - hair combs (ex-Wind Chime Dismemberment)

Lost Horizon - Awakening the World























Track listing
All words and music by Wojtek Lisicki, except "Welcome Back" by Wojtek Lisicki and Baskim Zuta.

"The Quickening" – 1:06
"Heart of Storm" – 6:16
"Sworn in the Metal Wind" – 5:44
"The Song of Air" – 0:59
"World Through My Fateless Eyes" – 5:09
"Perfect Warrior" – 3:56
"Denial of Fate" – 3:39
"Welcome Back" – 5:41
"The Kingdom of My Will" – 9:15
"The Redintegration" – 1:42

Band members
Transcendental Protagonist (Wojtek Lisicki) - guitars (Luciferion, Against The Plagues)
Cosmic Antagonist (Martin Furängen) - bass (Luciferion)
Preternatural Transmogrifyer (Christian Nyquist) - drums
Perspicacious Protector (Attila Pubik) - keyboards

Official former members
Ethereal Magnanimus (Daniel Heiman) - vocals (ex-Fierce Conviction, ex-Crystal Eyes, ex-Destiny (Swe), Heed)
Equilibrian Epicurius (Fredrik Olsson) - guitars (ex-Destiny (Swe), Heed)
Jeremy Neal Hoffman - pan flute (ex-Hammersfall (Mex))
Christopher Andres Schimke - hair combs (ex-Wind Chime Dismemberment)

星期一, 7月 18, 2016

Europe - War of Kings




Track listing

1. "War of Kings"   Tempest, Levén, Dave Cobb 4:36
2. "Hole in My Pocket"   Tempest, Levén 3:42
3. "The Second Day"   Tempest, Michaeli 5:23
4. "Praise You"   Tempest, Michaeli, Cobb 4:34
5. "Nothin' to Ya"   Tempest, Norum, Michaeli, Levén, Haugland 3:54
6. "California 405"   Tempest, Michaeli 4:31
7. "Days of Rock 'n' Roll"   Tempest 3:05
8. "Children of the Mind"   Tempest, Michaeli, Cobb 4:30
9. "Rainbow Bridge"   Tempest, Michaeli 3:16
10. "Angels (With Broken Hearts)"   Tempest, Michaeli, Norum, Levén, Haugland, Cobb 5:19
11. "Light It Up"   Tempest, Norum, Levén 6:10
CD digipak/Japanese edition bonus track
12. "Vasastan" (instrumental) Michaeli, Norum 5:11

Personnel
Europe
Joey Tempest – lead vocals
John Norum – guitars
John Levén – bass
Mic Michaeli – keyboards
Ian Haugland – drums

Production
Produced by Dave Cobb
Engineered by John Netti

星期四, 7月 14, 2016

Serenity - Codex Atlanticus (Japanese Edition)























Track listing

1. "Codex Atlanticus"   01:56
2. "Follow Me"   03:52
3. "Sprouts of Terror"   05:14
4. "Iniquity"   05:45
5. "Reason"   04:13
6. "My Final Chapter"   04:11
7. "Caught in a Myth"   05:33
8. "Fate of Light"   04:43
9. "The Perfect Woman"   05:04
10. "Spirit in the Flesh"   05:00
11. "The Order"   05:23
12. "Forgive Me" (Bonus track) 05:32
13. "Sail" (Bonus track) 04:13
14. "My Final Chapter (Orchestral version)" (Bonus track) 04:13
Total length:01:04:52
Japanese bonus track
15. "My Final Chapter (Instrumental)"   04:11
Total length:01:09:03

Personnel
Band members
Andreas Schipflinger - drums, backing vocals
Georg Neuhauser - lead and backing vocals
Fabio D'Amore - bass, lead and backing vocals
Cris Tían - guitars (electric and acoustic), backing vocals

Guest/session musicians
Amanda Somerville - female vocals (tracks 1, 9)
Simon Huber - cello (track 1)
Natascha Koch - female vocals (track 13), backing vocals (tracks 4, 7)

A-Ha - Time and Again: The Ultimate a-ha




Track listing

Disc 1: Hits

1. "Take On Me"   Hunting High and Low 3:47
2. "The Sun Always Shines on T.V."   Hunting High and Low 5:06
3. "Hunting High and Low"   Hunting High and Low 3:47
4. "I've Been Losing You"   Scoundrel Days 4:24
5. "Cry Wolf"   Scoundrel Days 4:06
6. "Manhattan Skyline"   Scoundrel Days 4:47
7. "The Living Daylights"   The soundtrack to The Living Daylights 4:14
8. "Stay on These Roads"   Stay on These Roads 4:48
9. "You Are the One"   Stay on These Roads 3:45
10. "Crying in the Rain"   East of the Sun, West of the Moon 4:23
11. "Move to Memphis"   Headlines and Deadlines 4:15
12. "Dark Is the Night for All"   Memorial Beach 3:45
13. "Summer Moved On"   Minor Earth Major Sky 4:37
14. "Forever Not Yours"   Lifelines 4:03
15. "Lifelines"   Lifelines 4:15
16. "Celice"   Analogue 3:40
17. "Analogue (All I Want)"   Analogue 3:49
18. "Foot of the Mountain"   Foot of the Mountain 3:56
19. "Under the Makeup"   Cast in Steel 3:22

Disc 2: Remixed

1. "Take on Me" (Kygo remix) Kygo 3:45
2. "The Sun Always Shines on T.V." (Future Funk Squad's 'Radiant 4K' remix) Glen Nicholls 5:38
3. "Cry Wolf" (Jellybean mix) John "Jellybean" Benitez 5:14
4. "Touchy!" (house mix) Paul Simpson 5:21
5. "You Are the One" (dub mix edit) Justin Strauss 5:21
6. "The Blood That Moves the Body" (Three-Time Gun mix) Alan Tarney 5:10
7. "Summer Moved On" (remix) Boogieman, Roland Spremberg 6:00
8. "Minor Earth Major Sky" (Black Dog mix) Island Brothers, R.A.S. 4:07
9. "Velvet" (New York mix) John Agnello 5:18
10. "Lifelines" (Boogieman remix) Andreas Herbig 4:53
11. "Did Anyone Approach You?" (reamped) Achim Lindermeir 4:51
12. "Celice" (Mauracher remix) Martin Terefe 3:56
13. "Analogue" (CG's Electrosphere edit) Christian Geller 4:09
14. "Cosy Prisons" (Aural Float remix) Aural Float 5:48
15. "Foot of the Mountain" (Erik Ljunggren remix) Erik Ljunggren 4:49
16. "Butterfly, Butterfly (The Last Hurrah)" (Steve Osborne version) Steve Osborne 4:27

Chart positions
Belgium #96
Czech Republic #43
France #25 (top compilation)
Germany #22
Hungary #25
South Africa #40
Switzerland #38
UK #75

Def Leppard - Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection




Track listing
Disc one

1. "Pour Some Sugar on Me" (Historia video edit) Hysteria, 1987 4:52
2. "Photograph"   Pyromania, 1983 4:08
3. "Love Bites"   Hysteria 5:47
4. "Let's Get Rocked"   Adrenalize, 1992 4:56
5. "Two Steps Behind" (Acoustic version) Retro Active, 1993 4:19
6. "Animal"   Hysteria 4:03
7. "Heaven Is"   Adrenalize 3:34
8. "Foolin'"   Pyromania 4:34
9. "Rocket" (Visualize video edit) Hysteria 4:07
10. "When Love & Hate Collide"   Vault, 1995 4:17
11. "Armageddon It"   Hysteria 5:22
12. "Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad"   Adrenalize 5:19
13. "Rock of Ages"   Pyromania 4:08
14. "Hysteria"   Hysteria 5:56
15. "Miss You in a Heartbeat"   Retro Active 4:04
16. "Bringin' On the Heartbreak"   High 'n' Dry, 1981 4:33
17. "Switch 625"   High 'n' Dry 3:04

Disc two

1. "Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)"   Pyromania 3:55
2. "Let It Go"   High 'n' Dry 4:44
3. "High 'n' Dry (Saturday Night)"   High 'n' Dry 3:28
4. "Too Late for Love"   Pyromania 4:29
5. "No Matter What"   New song; later released on Yeah!, 2006 2:53
6. "Promises"   Euphoria, 1999 3:59
7. "Mirror, Mirror (Look into My Eyes)"   High 'n' Dry 4:07
8. "Women"   Hysteria 5:42
9. "Another Hit and Run"   High 'n' Dry 4:59
10. "Slang"   Slang, 1996 2:39
11. "Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)"   Adrenalize 4:33
12. "Rock Brigade"   On Through the Night, 1980 3:08
13. "Now"   X, 2002 3:58
14. "Paper Sun"   Euphoria 5:27
15. "Work It Out"   Slang 4:49
16. "Die Hard the Hunter"   Pyromania 6:17
17. "Wasted"   On Through the Night 3:44
18. "Billy's Got a Gun" (Edited version) Pyromania 5:00

The edited version of "Billy's Got a Gun" removes the 56-second coda at the end.

Tears for Fears - Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82–92)




Track listing
"Sowing the Seeds of Love" – 6:19 from The Seeds of Love
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" – 4:11 from Songs from the Big Chair
"Woman in Chains" – 6:28 from The Seeds of Love
"Shout" – 6:33 from Songs from the Big Chair
"Head over Heels" – 4:14 from Songs from the Big Chair
"Mad World" – 3:29 from The Hurting
"Pale Shelter" – 4:39 from The Hurting
"I Believe" – 4:50 from Songs from the Big Chair
"Laid So Low (Tears Roll Down)" – 4:44 Previously unreleased
"Mothers Talk" – 4:59 from Songs from the Big Chair
"Change" – 3:54 from The Hurting
"Advice for the Young at Heart" – 4:54 from The Seeds of Love

Tracks 1 and 5 written by Roland Orzabal/Curt Smith.
Track 2 written by Orzabal/Ian Stanley/Chris Hughes.
Tracks 3, 6, 7, 8, and 11 written by Orzabal.
Tracks 4 and 10 written by Orzabal/Stanley.
Track 9 written by Orzabal/Dave Bascombe.
Track 12 written by Orzabal/Nicky Holland.

2004 Bonus Disc
Memories Fade - 5:08
Start Of The Breakdown - 4:58
The Hurting - 4:16
The Marauders - 4:10
The Working Hour - 6:33
Shout (US Remix) - 8:02
Standing On The Corner Of The Third World - 5:30
Johnny Panic & The Bible Of Dreams - 4:19
Break It Down Again - 4:32
Elemental - 5:31
Bloodletting Go - 4:13
The Body Wah - 5:17

2005 Bonus Remix Disc
"Shout" (Skylark 12" Extended Club Mix) – 9:07
"Change" (Joey Negro Punkdisco Mix) – 7:42
"Head Over Heels" (Dave Bascombe 7" N. Mix) – 4:17
"Pale Shelter" (New Extended Version) – 7:09
"Laid So Low" (Tears Roll Down) (US Dance Mix) – 3:18
"Mothers Talk" (Beat of the Drum Mix) – 8:57
"Sowing the Seeds of Love" (Wen's Overnight Mix) – 6:48
"Shout" (Jakatta Thrilled-Out Mix) – 5:36
"Woman in Chains" (Jakatta Awakened Mix Radio Edit) – 3:45
"Mad World" (Afterlife Remix) – 5:18
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (The Chosen Few Remix) – 6:34

Notes
Track 3 is the "Remix" from the original 7" (1985).
Track 4 is the "Extended Version" from the re-released 12" (1983).
Track 5 is the original "Sowing the Seeds of Love" (1989) B-side "Tears Roll Down", the same version can be found on the Saturnine Martial & Lunatic compilation.
Track 7 is the "Full Version" from the 12" and CD single (1989).

Video and DVD
The video compilation of Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82–92) was released in 1992 in conjunction with the album, featuring an identical track list. It was reissued on DVD in 2003 with a different cover featuring a still from the "Sowing the Seeds of Love" promo video under Universal Music's "Classic Clips" imprint. After the Tears Roll Down album made a return to the UK top 10 in 2004, the DVD was reissued with the original white "sunflower" cover. The DVD release includes a 5.1 surround sound audio option as well as 2.0 stereo.

DVD listing
"Sowing the Seeds of Love" – 6:19
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" – 4:11
"Woman in Chains" – 6:28
"Shout" – 6:33
"Head over Heels" – 4:14
"Mad World" – 3:29
"Pale Shelter" – 4:39
"I Believe" – 4:50
"Laid So Low (Tears Roll Down)" – 4:44
"Mothers Talk" – 4:59
"Change" – 3:54
"Advice for the Young at Heart" – 4:54

星期日, 6月 26, 2016

Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!























Track listing

1. "LUV XXX"   Steven Tyler Tyler, Joe Perry 5:17
2. "Oh Yeah"   Perry Perry 3:41
3. "Beautiful"   Tyler, Marti Frederiksen Tyler, Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton 3:05
4. "Tell Me"   Hamilton Hamilton 3:45
5. "Out Go the Lights"   Tyler Tyler, Perry 6:55
6. "Legendary Child"   Tyler Tyler, Perry, Jim Vallance 4:15
7. "What Could Have Been Love"   Frederiksen, Russ Irwin, Tyler idem 3:44
8. "Street Jesus"   Tyler Tyler, Whitford, Perry 6:43
9. "Can't Stop Lovin' You" (featuring Carrie Underwood) Tyler, Frederiksen Tyler, Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Hamilton 4:04
10. "Lover Alot"   Tyler Tyler, Frederiksen, Perry, Hamilton, Whitford, Kramer, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir 3:35
11. "We All Fall Down"   Diane Warren Warren 5:14
12. "Freedom Fighter"   Perry Perry 3:19
13. "Closer"   Tyler Tyler, Frederiksen, Kramer 4:04
14. "Something"   Perry Perry 4:37
15. "Another Last Goodbye"   Tyler, Desmond Child Tyler, Child, Perry 5:47
Total length:67:59

Wal-Mart (U.S.) bonus track
16. "Shakey Ground" (The Temptations cover) Jeffrey Bowen, Al Boyd, Eddie Hazel Bowen, Boyd, Hazel 4:39
Total length:72:32

Japanese edition bonus tracks
16. "Shakey Ground" (The Temptations cover) Jeffrey Bowen, Al Boyd, Eddie Hazel Bowen, Boyd, Hazel
17. "I'm Not Talkin'" (Mose Allison cover) Mose Allison Allison 3:16
Total length:75:48

Deluxe edition bonus tracks (Disc 2)
1. "Up on the Mountain"   Hamilton Hamilton 5:06
2. "Oasis in the Night"   Perry Perry 4:06
3. "Sunny Side of Love"   Tyler Tyler, Frederiksen 3:28
Total length:12:39

Deluxe edition DVD (Disc 3)

1. "Same Old Song and Dance" (live concert performance from Tacoma) 6:13
2. "Oh Yeah" (live concert performance from Tacoma) 3:49
3. "Rats in the Cellar" (live concert performance from Tacoma) 10:15
4. "Train Kept A-Rollin'" (live concert performance from Hollywood with Johnny Depp) 5:46
5. "A Conversation with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry"   4:43
6. "Brad Whitford Interview"   2:18
7. "Joe Perry Interview"   2:44
8. "Joey Kramer Interview"   4:02
9. "Steven Tyler Interview"   2:41
10. "Tom Hamilton Interview"   1:44

星期五, 6月 17, 2016

Ayreon - The Theater Equation























Track listing
All lyrics written by Arjen Anthony Lucassen except where noted, all music composed by Lucassen.

CD I

1. "Day One: Vigil"   1:45
2. "Day Two: Isolation"   8:12
3. "Day Three: Pain"   Lucassen, Devin Townsend 4:50
4. "Day Four: Mystery"   6:05
5. "Day Five: Voices"   6:52
6. "Reprise Pain 1"   0:34
7. "Day Six: Childhood"   5:10
8. "Day Seven: Hope"   2:22
9. "Day Eight: School"   Lucassen, Townsend 4:27
10. "Reprise Childhood"   1:08
11. "Day Nine: Playground" (Adaptation of Edvard Grieg's Morning mood) 2:06
12. "Day Ten: Memories"   3:52
13. "Reprise Pain 2"   1:39
14. "Day Eleven: Love"   4:07

CD II

1. "Day Twelve: Trauma"   9:41
2. "Day Thirteen: Sign"   Lucassen, Heather Findley 5:06
3. "Day Fourteen: Pride"   4:46
4. "Reprise Vigil"   1:09
5. "Day Fifteen: Betrayal"   5:09
6. "Reprise School"   1:24
7. "Day Sixteen: Loser"   Lucassen, Townsend 4:15
8. "Day Seventeen: Accident?"   Lucassen, Devon Graves 5:16
9. "Reprise Pain 3"   0:53
10. "Day Eighteen: Realization"   3:05
11. "Reprise Trauma"   2:14
12. "Day Nineteen: Disclosure"   3:49
13. "Day Twenty: Confrontation"   7:27
14. "Dream Sequencer System Offline"   1:15


Personnel
Cast
Returning from The Human Equation
James LaBrie (Dream Theater) as Me
Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion) as Wife
Irene Jansen as Passion
Magnus Ekwall (The Quill) as Pride
Heather Findlay (ex-Mostly Autumn) as Love
Devon Graves (Dead Soul Tribe / ex-Psychotic Waltz) as Agony
Eric Clayton (Saviour Machine) as Reason

New
Jermain "Wudstik" van der Bogt as Best Friend
Anneke van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering) as Fear
Mike Mills as Rage and Father
Anita van der Hoeven as Mom
Peter Moltmaker as Doctor
Nienke Verboom as Nurse
Katinka van der Harst as Nurse
Arjen Anthony Lucassen as Forever of the Stars
Epic Rock Choir - backing vocals

Instrumentalists
Returning from The Human Equation
Joost van den Broek (ex-After Forever) - musical director
Ed Warby (Gorefest, Hail Of Bullets) - drums
Jeroen Goossens - flutes and woodwinds

New
Marcel Coenen (Sun Caged) - guitar
Freek Gielen - guitar
Johan van Stratum (Stream of Passion) - bass
Erik van Ittersum - keyboards
Ruben Wijga (ReVamp) - keyboards
Ben Mathot - violin
Maaike Peterse (Kingfisher Sky) - cello