The new singer is weak, that alone makes the new album unlistenable for me, but the weak/generic songwriting and thin production doesn't help. The real Rhapsody is back in case anyone doesnt know - "Turilli/Leone Rhapsody" (yet another stupid band name, but I digress, its a great album).
Next single out, another highly average power metal song. Yes, it's good, but nothing special. Rhapsody are becoming a parody of themselves, joining the ranks of 500 mediocre impersonator bands they themselves spawned with their masterpieces in the '90s and '00s.
Яркий представитель испано-итальянской школы павера и тут, конечно, можно сильно удивиться, но мне они, несмотря на зашкаливающую пафосность, очень-очень нравятся, даже стыдно писать об этом. Вот далек я от всех этих фэнтези, толкиенизмов и прочих непонятных для меня вещей, но уже лет 15 они мне нравятся, да.
Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione join forces for a studio recording again. This is every fan's dream come true, I can't wait. Let's show them our love and support. www.indiegogo.com/projects/turilli-lione-rhapsody
They don't want to work with Staropoli anymore, and Staropoli owns Rhapsody Of Fire now. I guess they could choose a different band name, which really is the only point why people are confused and complaining.
That new song is really fucking catchy. Nice melody, too. But it is lacking the Rhapsody trademarks like Lute or Violin, and Giacomo's voice seems a bit stretched for all those high parts. I imagine he's great in lower registers though,
i'm going to miss that really dense sound they had on Frozen Tears / From Chaos. Dark Wings was such a borefest after that. Into the Legend is only an improvement as far as production goes, along with a few bangers.
From Chaos To Eternity was the last album with Luca turilli, before the band split into 2 parts. Rhapsody of Fire is just trying to mimic his songwriting, whereas LT's Rhapsody is much more intricate and harder to grasp than what old Rhapsody used to be.
I'm shocked decision Fabio, that he leave Rhapsody Of Fire after 20 years work with this band. It makes for me sadness and cry, that without beautiful voice there is no great Rhapsody. But I hope, that guys will find new amazing vocalist and they will have always from me support. I'm will not be surprised and everything is changed. Generally Fabio will be always for me the best male voice ever and he will have my support too. And Rhapsody Of Fire will be always for me the best symphonic metal band. Good luck for Fabio and hope, that I will see him someday in other bands. I still feel, that Rhapsody Of Fire will be always in my heart.
Hell Yeah "Into the legend" is so beautiful, majestic and love it <3 I'm happy listen it and Rhapsody Of Fire will be for me the best symphonic metal band, that it will be in my heart <3 Rhapsody forever <3
The top tracks are puzzling. "Il Canto Del Vento", "Bloody Red Dungeons"? I would have expected "Triumph or Agony", "Sea of Fate", and "From Chaos to Eternity". These are not necessarily the best tracks since the name change, but simply the first full length song on each album. Although, honestly I think "The Cold Embrace of Fear" is the best album they put out. Even though there's no single track that's noteworthy, it's a great album that tells a story in a way that hasn't happened since "Power of the Dragonflame". I can't believe I'm saying this, but I hope they call it quits... with Luca gone and Fabio in Angra, there's no way to focus on this.