星期五, 12月 23, 2016

Sting - 57th & 9th




Track listing
Ten new tracks were announced and officially revealed on 31 August 2016 as:

Standard edition

1. "I Can't Stop Thinking About You"   Sting 3:30
2. "50,000"   Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese 4:17
3. "Down, Down, Down"   Sting, Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta 3:48
4. "One Fine Day"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:14
5. "Pretty Young Soldier"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:06
6. "Petrol Head"   Sting, Miller, Workman, Freese 3:32
7. "Heading South on the Great North Road"   Sting 3:18
8. "If You Can't Love Me"   Sting, Miller, Colaiuta 4:34
9. "Inshallah"   Sting 4:56
10. "The Empty Chair"   Sting, J. Ralph 2:49

Deluxe and Super Deluxe editions

11. "I Can't Stop Thinking About You" (LA version) Sting 3:38
12. "Inshallah" (Berlin sessions version) Sting 4:58
13. "Next to You" (with The Last Bandoleros (live at Rockwood Music Hall)) Sting 2:54

Personnel

Sting - vocals, bass, guitar, piano, percussion
Dominic Miller – guitar, 12-string, shaker
Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
Rhani Krija – percussion
Martin Kierszenbaum – organ, piano, mellotron, keyboards
Rob Mathes – piano
Lyle Workman – guitar
Josh Freese – drums
Jerry Fuentes (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals, vocals, guitar
Diego Navaira (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals, vocals, bass
Derek James (of The Last Bandoleros) – backing vocals
Zach Jones – drums
Razan Nassreddine – additional vocals
Hazem Nassreddine – Turkish zither
Marion Enachescu – violin
Jean-Baptiste Moussarie – guitar
Salam Al Hassan – percussion
Accad Al Saed – percussion
Thabet Azzawi – oud
Nadim Sarrouh – oud
Nabil Al Chami – clarinet


Freedom Call - Master Of Light (Limited Edition)




1. Metal Is For Everyone 4:52
2. Hammer Of The Gods 3:11
3. A World Beyond 5:54
4. Masters Of Light 5:29
5. Kings Rise And Fall 4:02
6. Cradle Of Angels 5:03
7. Emerald Skies 3:39
8. Hail The Legend 3:58
9. Ghost Ballet 3:07
10. Rock The Nation 3:11
11. Riders In The Sky 4:15
12. High Up 3:03

Bonus CD:
1. Beyond 4:45 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Beyond" 2014 / Lead vocals performed by Ramy)
2. Paladin 3:35 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Beyond" 2014 / Lead vocals performed by Lars)
3. Emerald Skies 3:30 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Master of Light" 2016 / Lead vocals performed by Chris)
4. Hymn To The Brave 3:15 (grand piano version)
(taken from the album "Stairway to Fairyland" 1999 / Lead vocals performed by Ilker)

Current lineup
Chris Bay – Vocals & Guitar (1998–present)
Ilker Ersin – Bass (1998–2005, 2013–present)
Lars Rettkowitz – Guitar (2005–present)
Ramy Ali – Drums (2013–present)

星期三, 11月 02, 2016

Theocracy - Ghost Ship























01. Paper Tiger
02. Ghost Ship
03. The Wonder Of It All
04. Wishing Well
05. Around The World And Back
06. Stir The Embers
07. A Call To Arms
08. Currency In A Bankrupt World
09. Castaway
10. Easter

Line-up
Current members:
2002- Matt Smith - vocals, guitars, keyboards, orchestrations
2006- Jonathan "Jon" Hinds - guitars
2009- Val Allen Wood - guitars
2009- Jared Oldham - bass

Former musicians:
2003-2014 Shawn Benson - drums
2004-2006 Seth Filkins - bass
2005-2007 Josh Sloan - bass
2007-2008 Patrick Hoyt Parris - bass
2014-2015 Patrick Nickell - drums

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.