Category: AYREON

AYREON – Into The Electric Castle [20th Anniversary Edition / 2018 Remix]

20 years ago, renowned Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen with his project AYREON released his universally lauded ‘Into the Electric Castle’ album, and a 20th anniversary edition of the album has just been released on various formats under the title “Into The Electric Castle [20th Anniversary Edition / 2018 Remix]“. Lucassen himself re-mixed the audio to 21st century standards. He made...

AYREON – Ayreon Universe ; Best Of Ayreon Live (2018)

AYREON Universe ; The Best of Ayreon Live, alternatively known as simply Ayreon Universe, is an upcoming live album and DVD / Blu-ray by Arjen Anthony Lucassen’s progressive rock / metal rock opera project Ayreon, to be released on March 30, 2018.Unlike Ayreon’s first live album The Theater Equation, which was a stage performance of the album The Human Equation,...

AYREON – The Source (2017)

AYREON – The Source (2017)

Commanded by Dutch musician Arjen Anthony Lucassen, “The Source” is the brand new creation of AYREON – to be released next April 28 on various formats – featuring an impressive cast of musicians including James LaBrie (Dream Theater), Simone Simons (Epica), Tobias Sammet (Avantasia), Russell Allen (Symphony X), Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus), Floor Jansen (Nightwish), Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) and...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases April-May 2017 – Vol.1

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases April-May 2017 – Vol.1

Let’s go with new advanced singles from interesting albums to be released in forthcoming months. “Only Broken Heart” is the new single from WARRANT, the first track from the band’s long awaited new studio album ‘Louder Harder Faster’ which will be released on May 12 via Frontiers Music. It sounds fabulous.From the label as well we have a new LABYRINTH...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases March-April 2017 – Vol.2

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases March-April 2017 – Vol.2

Here’s more advances from some great baands / albums to be released later this month / April. On Frontiers Music, melodic hard rock greats NIGHT RANGER are ready to release their new album “Don’t Let Up”. We have already featured two tracks, now taste the rocking ‘Comfort Me’.Also on the label, CRAZY LIXX will release a new album in April....

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Feb-March 2017 – Vol.2

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Feb-March 2017 – Vol.2

Between February / March there will be really great new releases, here’s a little look at advances to taste ’em all.Frontiers Music has announced a new albums in March melodic hard rock fan favorites NIGHT RANGER. The first single rocks And also with the label there’s the debut of ONE DESIRE, a fan-tas-tic new band from Finland playing classy melodic...

AYREON – The Theater Equation (2016)

AYREON – The Theater Equation (2016)

At the end of past year over the course of four sold-out shows, AYREON’s legendary progressive rock concept album ‘The Human Equation’ was brought to life as a full-blown musical production at the Nieuwe Luxor Theater in Rotterdam. This limited run of performances was witnessed by die-hard fans from across the world, but now Arjen Lucassen’s story can be witnessed...

THE GENTLE STORM – The Diary [Special Edition] (2015)

* The Dutch pair of renowned composer / multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen and vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen have worked together several times over the last fifteen years, but now both are fully involved into a fantastic project called THE GENTLE STORM, and “The Diary” is the fruit of their accomplished talents. As you might expect from a Lucassen project, the album...

AYREON – The Theory Of Everything [Limited Edition] (2013)

* Mastermind Arjen Anthony Lucassen is back with his grandest of all projects; the celebrated AYREON and “The Theory Of Everything”, a new terrific progressive masterpiece.As on all Ayreon albums, this is a conceptual double-CD, but unlike the previous sci-fi storylines it’s set in a more grounded, realistic world, yet fascinating as as usual. First of all, don’t be afraid...