Japan's Metal Moment podcast has uploaded an audio recording of AVANTASIA's press conference at this year's Masters Of Rock festival on July 14 in Vizovice, Czech Republic. Taking part in the question-and-answer session, which can be streamed using the audio player below, were Tobias Sammet (EDGUY), Amanda Somerville (AINA, HDK, KISKE/SOMERVILLE, TRILLIUM) and Eric Martin (MR. BIG).
AVANTASIA made its North American debut on July 7 at the Quebec City Summer Festival (Festival D'été De Québec) in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
AVANTASIA's new album, "The Mystery Of Time", was released on March 30. The effort was made available as a regular CD, limited-edition vinyl and limited-edition hardcover book with a 28-page booklet containing ten regular songs and two bonus tracks ("The Cross And You", "Death Is Just A Feeling"). The cover artwork was hand-painted by world acclaimed British fantasy artist Rodney Matthews. Among Rodney's most famous artworks are not only album covers for rock legends such as MAGNUM, THIN LIZZY, ASIA and NAZARETH, he has also designed the characters for the TV series "Lavender Castle" and created the covers for novels by British fantasy author Michael Moorcock and many more.
Press conference (audio):
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