This power metal project was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, back in 1999, when Rodrigo Gudiña (guitars) and Guillermo De Medio (keyboards) began composing and recording the material that later on would be known as Ariadna Project.
At the end of 2000 the song “Y Las Sombras Quedaran Atras” (“The Shadows Will Remain Behind”) was chosen to be included in the first work of Adrian Barilari (Rata Blanca) as a soloist. All the instrumental parts of this album were recorded in Finland by Jens Johansson (Stratovarius / Yngwie Malmsteen), Emppu Vuorinen, Jukka Nevalainen and Sami Vänskä from Nightwish. This album simply named “Barilari” has already been released in Latin America, Europe and Japan. Also with the release of Barilari’s album the song “Y las Sombras quedarán atrás” was chosen as the first single and its video clip started to be broadcasted throughout all major TV music channels in Argentina.
With the response to Barilari’s album, the label Nems Enterprises offered Ariadna project the opportunity to produce and release it’s first record. The band’s line up was completed with: Javier Yuchechen (vocals), Alexis Espinosa (bass) and Pablo Garrocho (drums).
In June 2004, the band started the recording sessions of “Parallel Worlds” at La Nave de Oseberg studios –Buenos Aires. The album was released in October 2005 for Argentina having a great response from the critic and the public. The song “Aprendiendo a Creer” (“Learning to Believe”)was chosen as the first single of “Parallel Worlds” and its video was airplayed by the CM channel.
“Parallel Worlds” the album’s English version was recorded and mixed between July and August 2006, and it’s about to be released in Europe by Nems Enterprises.
At the same time in 2005 Ariadna Project was part of a tribute album to the legendary British band JUDAS PRIEST “A tribute to the Priest”, with the song “Heart of a lion”. The Priest tribute also features international renowned bands such as: Hammerfall, Primal Fear, Therion y Silent Force among others.
Ariadna Project has been influenced by different music genres ranging from Classical music to Melodic Power Metal, Hard Rock and Progressive Metal, giving as main examples: Yngwie Malmsteen, Stratovarius, Dream Theater, A. Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Queen, Europe and Symphony X amongst many others.
Edited by MelonMan1981 on 1 Jan 2007, 16:11
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