February 22 street date. Rhapsody of Fire hold a special position in the exciting and multi-faceted world of heavy metal: Like few other acts, the band from Italy stands for anthemnic symphonic metal presented with lots of speed, great pathos and technical refinement. Their latest studio recording "The Eighth Mountain" combines spirited songs and epic chorus parts with lavish orchestra arrangements. To dress the new material in appropriately lavish sounds to suit its extravagant songwriting, Rhapsody of Fire have worked with a major orchestra again. This time the musicians of the acclaimed Bulgarian National Symphony Orchestra in Sofia, were instrumental in recording the album'ss sublime, atmospherically dense overall sound. Two choirs featuring more than 20 vocalists, as well as a number of soloists playing medieval instruments, also deserve to be mentioned.
Available now. A legend continues in impressive fashion: Italian symphonic power metal kings Rhapsody of Fire have re-recorded their biggest classic songs of the Rhapsody years (1997 - 2002) with enormous effort and a huge results. Mixed and mastered by Seeb Levermann (Orden Ogan). The band has sold more than one million albums with their first four studio albums alone; Legendary Years consists of songs from this period only, now available in re-recorded and sonically supreme versions. Legendary Years marks the first Rhapsody of Fire release featuring their incredibly talented new vocalist Giacomo Voli, whose debut is anticipated by the band's huge worldwide fanbase!
June 4 street date. Italian Symphonic Power Metal Masters Rhapsody Of Fire are returning with the EP "I'll Be Your Hero". Their trilogy, which they kicked off in 2019 with their last album "The Eighth Mountain", will be continued this year which send an innumerable number of fans worldwide into transport of delight. "I'll Be Your Hero" is a musical experience of highest excellence, a journey through realms of symphonic metal and a lesson in how to combine catchy hooks, sophisticated orchestration and a splendid, powerful and outstanding voice in order to create a true metal masterpiece. Beside this new track the EP includes 7 other songs: the Japan bonus track "Where Dragons Fly", 2 live songs ("Rain Of Fury" and "The Courage To Forgive"), and four versions of the ballad "The Wind, The Rain And The Moon", which includes the previously released English version and previously unreleased versions in Italian, Spanish, and French.