Oratory was founded in 1994 by guitarist Miguel Gomes and vocalist Marco Alves. After the band recorded two demos, Enchantation and Sarcastic Soul, the band went through line-up changes, ending up with Ana Lara (vocals), Marco Alves (vocals), Miguel Gomes (guitars), Rui Santos (bass), João Rodrigues (drums), and Antonio Silva (keyboards). With this line-up, Oratory played with other Portuguese bands, such as Tarantula, and opened for Stratovarius.
In 1999 Oratory signed to the Portuguese record label Recital, and released a… read more
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