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Missa Mercuria

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Missa Mercuria (check MissaMercuria.com or their Myspace) is a progressive metal opera which was released in 2003. All lyrics are by D.C. Cooper (Silent Force), the music was written by Gunter Werno, Stephan Lill (both Vanden Plas), Alex Beyrodt (Silent Force) and Alfred Koffler (Pink Cream 69). A great progressive album with a lot of melody featuring both easy and heavy songs and also some instrumentals.

Vocalists and their characters
D.C. Cooper: Firegod (Silent Force)
Sabine Edelsbacher: Watergoddess (Edenbridge)

Lori Williams: Earthgoddess (Black Session Soul singer)
Andy Kuntz: Airgod (Vanden Plas)
Isolde Groß: Mercuria (Classical Opera singer, soprano)
David Readman: Narrator (Pink Cream 69)

Songwriting
All lyrics: D.C. Cooper (SILENT FORCE)
Music: Günter Werno (VANDEN PLAS)
Stephan Lill (VANDEN PLAS)
Alex Beyrodt (SILENT FORCE)
Alfred Koffler (PINK CREAM 69)

Recordings
Drums: Andreas Lill (VANDEN PLAS)
Bass: Dennis Ward (PINK CREAM 69)
Guitars: Stephan Lill (VANDEN PLAS)
Alfred Koffler (PINK CREAM 69)
Alex Beyrodt (SILENT FORCE)
Keyboards: Günter Werno (VANDEN PLAS)
Percussion: Pedro Weiss (Session Percussionist)

Story and all rights by Karin Forstner, Mercuria Media Enterprises.
Produced and engineered by Dennis Ward (Angra, Pink Cream 69, Vanden Plas, D.C. Cooper) at the House of Audio Studios in Karlsdorf/Germany.
Mixed by Achim Köhler (Primal Fear, Silent Force, Sinner) at the House of Music Studios in Winterbach/Germany.

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  • RealIronAlex

    Афигенно классная рок-опера

    6 Sep 2009 Reply
  • hurricane_mario

    geez massively underrated much?

    8 Jul 2009 Reply
  • neillydun

    Divine Spark is brilliant.

    16 Mar 2009 Reply
  • r_ocelot

    I realized my favorite singer DC Cooper is here. Well, I'll give it a try.

    2 Mar 2009 Reply
  • MPrimitive

    this sounds really damn good =p wonder why it's not well-known

    31 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Merriya

    OH.MY.GOD. total and complete eargasm! Why is this so unheard off!?

    26 Nov 2008 Reply
  • Argaalofthemyst

    An absolute masterpiece. It really is such a shame that it is so unheard of.

    13 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Deadmaker666

    This is a really amazing album... too bad so few people know 'bout it. I agree with _se_bas this album is really unique. A masterpiece indeed.

    12 Jul 2008 Reply
  • _se_bas

    It's sad so few people know about Missa Mercuria. It's a unique album and a must have for many fans of progressive metal or metal operas.

    7 Mar 2008 Reply
  • guitarman_666

    divine spark rocks

    8 Dec 2007 Reply

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