Swedish heavy/progressive/neo-classical metal band/project created by renowned singer Peter Sandberg (Midnight Sun, Silver Seraph...) in 2002. They released Opus Atlantica in 2003, featuring Johan Reinholdz (Andromeda, NonExist, Skyfire) on guitars.
A Hungarian band formed during 2005.
Papp Béla - Guitars
Dobosi István "Dobozi" - Vocals
Gábor Zsigmond "Farkas" - Guitars
Pál Dániel "Dana" - Drums
Vaskó András "Fufi" - Bass
Csurgai Sándor "Nyanyi" - Keyboards
Ivory Moon are an epic symphonic metal band from Italy, with progressive and gothic influences. The band was formed in Summer 2000 and released their first promotional CD in May 2002. They released their debut album, "On the Edge of Time", in early 2004 through Battle Hymns records.
Female-fronted symphonic power metal band from Hyvinkää, Finland. BIOGRAPHY It was year 2005 when a group of friends decided to form a band that was to be THE power metal band of all time. The idea to the lyrics lay deep within the mysteries of The Middle Ages, you know, in the time when the wild era of mighty dragons still prevailed.
Somos una banda de power metal sinfónico formada a finales de 2003 en Alicante. Nada más formar el grupo, comenzamos a componer temas intentando encontrar un sonido propio. Entre febrero y abril de 2005 grabamos nuestra primera demo titulada “Demo 2005” y compuesta
Thalion is a female fronted power metal band formed in São Paulo, Brazil in 2001, consisting of Alexandra Liambos (vocals), Rodrigo Vinhas (guitar), Fabio Toledo (guitar), David Shalom (bass), Gian Scairato (drums).
here is something copy/pasted from moondive's official myspace :) In the spring of 2001, Moondive was founded by Smiljka (female lead vocal), Marko (guitar) and Bojan (male lead vocal). In that period songs "End The Night" i "Red" were written, and they represented the basic concept of the band - power metal with gothic and heavy influences, with equal involvement of both male and female vocals.
05.08.2008 - BACK IN THE SADDLE Four years since 'St. Matthieu' , Jon Hoare, Sonia Porzier, and Rich Shillitoe have reformed Mercury Rain
They are currently working on a brand new album 'Sands of Time' to be released in 2009. Work is progressing well, and the disc is about 1/3 done. It will be different to previous material, but it will still be MR. Stay tuned for more!