Det nya svenska AOR/Melodic Rock-projektet Gathering Of Kings, har idag presenterat två nya sångare!
Från bl.a Masterplan och At Vance hämtas, Rick Altzi och från bl.a Spiritual Beggars, Firewind och Evil Masquerade hämtas Apollo Papathanasio.
Sedan tidigare är även Björn Strid (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra), Tobias Jansson (Saffire, Evil Masquerade), Stefan Helleblad (Within Temptation, Jono), Chris Laney (Randy Piper’s Animal, Shotgun), Victor Olsson (Saffire), Nalle Påhlsson (Treat, Therion, Last Autumn’s Dream), Robban Bäck (Mustasch, Eclipse, Sabaton, W.E.T.) och Jonas Källsbäck (The Night Flight Orchestra, Mean Streak, Orchid) klara för Gathering Of Kings.
Gathering Of Kings kan kanske lättast beskrivas som ett svenskt typ av Phenomena-projekt.
Gathering Of Kings ännu obetitlade debutalbum kommer att produceras, mixas och mastras av Thomas ”Plec” Johansson (Watain, Scar Symmetry, Onslaught, Solution. 45, The Night Flight Orchestra, Dynazty, Mean Streak) på The Panic Room i Skara.
Gathering Of Kings är:
* Björn Strid – vocals (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra)
* Tobias Jansson – vocals (Saffire, Evil Masquerade)
* Rick Altzi – vocals (Masterplan, At Vance, Herman Frank)
* Apollo Papathanasio – vocals (Spiritual Beggars, Firewind, Evil Masquerade)
* Stefan Helleblad – guitars (Within Temptation, Jono)
* Chris Laney – guitars (Randy Piper’s Animal, Shotgun)
* Victor Olsson – guitars (Saffire)
* Nalle Påhlsson – bass (Therion, Treat, Last Autumn’s Dream)
* Robban Bäck – drums (Mustasch, Eclipse, Sabaton, W.E.T)
* Jonas Källsbäck – drums (The Night Flight Orchestra, Mean Streak)
* Thomas Plec Johansson – producer (Watain, Onslaught, Scar Symmetry, Solution. 45, The Night Flight Orchestra)
Imorgon släpps ytterligare en konung!
RICK ALTZI & APOLLO PAPATHANASIO JOINS NEW MELODIC ROCK PROJECT GATHERING OF KINGS
It is with great pleasure that we can announce two new kings, two new vocalists, please welcome Mr. Rick Altzi and Mr. Apollo Papathanasio!
Rick Altzi is most known as the singer in bands like Masterplan and At Vance. Rick became a singer 2007, he did his first album as a singer on the At Vance album “VII”. Since then he has recorded albums with Herman Frank, Thunderstone, Epysode, Magnus Karlssons “Freefall” among others and is currently writing and recording his second album with Masterplan whom he joined 2012. Rick has just finished touring South America and Europe with Masterplan, and is now looking forward to put his hand on some songs from Gathering Of Kings!
Apollo Papathanasio is most known as the vocalist in bands like Spiritual Beggars and Firewind. Apollo started as a Singer with his first rock band Faith Taboo. They released the album Psychopath 1996. Since then he has been a member in bands like Majestic, TIme Requiem, Firewind, Evil Masquerade and has been the lead singer of Spiritual Beggars since 2009. He is a Singer/songwriter and has been working in many projects around the world. Apollo is very honored and excited to join the kings!
Gathering Of Kings can best be described as a swedish AOR/Melodic Rock Phenomena-type-project. The yet untitled debut album will be produced, mixed and mastered by Thomas ”Plec” Johansson (Watain, Onslaught, Scar Symmetry, Solution. 45, The Night Flight Orchestra).
More members will be announced soon!! Until that… don’t forget to spread the word. Make sure 2 follow GOK on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/gatheringofkingssweden and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gathering_of_kings/