Performing to a jam-packed, sold out venue, Tobias Sammet and his Avantasia Moonglow tour ensemble made this corner of London theirs for one very special night.
to me, it’s about musicians who are passionate about their instrument and making something exciting which blossoms when they play live. It’s not an intellectual message, it more emotional and powerful.
Mr. Big delivered a passionate performance dripping with killer riffs and blazing guitar & bass shredding at the Newton Theater in NJ on Wednesday, June 7th.
I’ve rarely seen so much playfulness, funny and talented people together on one stage. Avantasia are still a household number when it comes to live performances.
Well if Eric’s vocal talents come across well on recorded mediums-to actually hear and witness it live escalates the songs to completely another dimension
While the fire was still burning hot the band decided to get some recording gear together, head to Japan and host an intimate acoustic-based gig, to be recorded and released as an unplugged album of sorts.
The simple fact here is that this album never stood a chance of really working. Sure these are absolute classic songs that may well get a re-introduction to a new audience via this release, but the approach taken with some of these songs falls flat. I guess the biggest surprise for me personally when I listened to this album was that I never realized just how many Frank Sinatra songs I actually knew all the words to! (Basically every song on this collection if you were wondering)…