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9 minutes ago, KarpetRydOFunk said:

Does this mean they're done with gathering more kings?

Funny you should mention that:

"It is with great pleasure that we can announce..."

 

;)

 

Seriously though, I dig the song.

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Not bad!

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13 hours ago, heavyharmonies said:

Funny you should mention that:

"It is with great pleasure that we can announce..."

 

;)

 

Seriously though, I dig the song.

 

Well,  wait for it... (announced in August).....

:)

JENS WESTIN & ERIK WISS JOINS GATHERING OF KINGS

JENS WESTIN is most known as the vocalist and lead guitarist in Corroded. Jens also plays guitar and sings in the rock'n roll band Dr. Booster and Blowball, a skate punk band. Jens began his musical career in the mid eigthies, so he is really happy to have the opportunity to be a part of a band that celebrates those days. All hail the Kings!

Besides co-writing and handling the keyboard duties in Swedish prog/fusion group Cap Outrun, ERIK WISS is mainly known as a record producer working with bands such as Eleine, Creye, VA Rocks, Cruzh, Eastern High, Grand Slam, Wasted Shells, Through The Noise, Wolves Within, Ograth and many more. On his free time, Erik writes and produces pop/rnb together with young and promising artist Xhelili.

The yet untitled debut album will be produced, mixed and mastered by Thomas ”Plec” Johansson (Watain, Soilwork, Scar Symmetry, The Night Flight Orchestra, Nocturnal Rites).

Gathering Of Kings is:

Lead Vocals:
* Apollo Papathanasio (Spiritual Beggars, Firewind)
* Tobias Jansson (Saffire)
* Björn Strid (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra)
* Rick Altzi (Masterplan, At Vance, Herman Frank)
* Jens Westin (Corroded)

Guitars:
* Victor Olsson (Saffire)
* Erik Mårtensson (Eclipse, W.E.T, Nordic Union)
* Stefan Helleblad (Within Temptation, Jono)
* Martin Sweet (Crashdïet, Sister)
* Niclas Engelin (In Flames, Engel)

Bass:
* Nalle Påhlsson (Treat, Therion)

Keyboards:
* Richard Larsson (The Night Flight Orchestra)
* Chris Laney (Pretty Maids)
* Erik Wiss (Cap Outrun)

Drums:
* Robban Bäck (Mustasch, Eclipse, W.E.T)
* Jonas Källsbäck (The Night Flight Orchestra)

Producer:
* Thomas "Plec" Johansson (Watain, Scar Symmetry, Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra, Nocturnal Rites)

More news soon!

 

 

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anyone heard the new song Out Of My Life.

Very good. 

Album due before the summer :)

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14 hours ago, Glen said:

anyone heard the new song Out Of My Life.

Very good. 

Album due before the summer :)

Nice indeed.

 

 

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I've liked both so far. 10 songs like this and it could be a top 10 challenger.

fingers crossed 

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Not bad at all!

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Very nice, I'll be adding this to my list of releases to watch for

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One song a year. Slow and steady, I suppose. 

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New song. Me likey.

 

 

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weakest so far but still pretty good.

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Definitely interested in this one as a full album......

 

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From FB:

Album update! We have about 10 more days of recording left before Thomas Plec Johansson will start mixing the debut album. The yet untitled album will be released on CD and strictly limited 180g gatefold vinyl after the summer. Follow this link, register your name and e-mail if you are interested in buying a copy and get notified when the album is available for pre-order.

https://www.gatheringofkings.se/#cd&vinyl

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From FB:

Guess what? THE COVER ARTWORK IS DONE!, THE LOGO IS DONE! & THE ALBUM IS DONE! Cheers and STAY TUNED!

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The two tracks I just listened to sound good.  Definitely want to check out the full album when it's released.

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51 minutes ago, Tabe said:

The two tracks I just listened to sound good.  Definitely want to check out the full album when it's released.

 

Which at this rate should be April of 2023... seriously, look at the timeline from the beginning of this thread.

I'm officially disinterested. Too much bullshit, not enough music. Just go away now.

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4 hours ago, heavyharmonies said:

 

Which at this rate should be April of 2023... seriously, look at the timeline from the beginning of this thread.

I'm officially disinterested. Too much bullshit, not enough music. Just go away now.

? strange comment

They've released 3 singles.

The album is done. 

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For those of you who haven't given up all hope on this, a fourth single/video "Love Will Stay Alive" should be out during November with the album now scheduled for release in January 2019.  

FB

 

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Past the point of caring. All hype, no delivery. Wake me when the album actually shows up. At this rate, who's to say there might not be another delay or seven?

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Harsh.

In fairness to the band the announcements of members ended a while ago and they have released 3 to 4 singles like most other bands these days.

Logistically this was probably quite a difficult album to put together given all the personnel involved.

2 or of 3 of the songs so far and been really good.....the Strid sung song was a killer imo and right up there with any NFO song. I'm hoping for at least another song or 2 featuring him on vocals. 

:)

 

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Just catching up on this thread now... sounding pretty good. I had no idea it had been so long since this all commenced, but I hope they get this released in January. 

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'First Mission' out January 2019.

Maybe.


The Album was produced, mixed, and mastered by Thomas "Plec" Johansson (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra, Nocturnal Rites, Dynazty) at The Panic Room in Skövde, Sweden.

All songs written by hugely talented Victor Olsson except "The Runaway", which was written by Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb from Bee Gees. The song is a cover of Carolas hit single from 1986. So that's our tribute to the best swedish female singer of all time!
The amazing cover artwork was created by the German artist Markus Vesper Art.

An official video for our next single "Love Will Stay Alive" to be released next week. More details and pre-order info coming soon, stay tuned!

The album is featuring following artists:

*Rick Altzi - Vocals (Masterplan, Herman Frank, At Vance)
*Björn Strid - Vocals (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra)
*Apollo Papathanasio - Vocals (Spiritual Beggars, Firewind)
*Tobias Jansson - Vocals (Saffire)
*Jens Westin - Vocals & Guitar (Corroded)
*Alexander Frisborg - Vocals (Helldog)
*Victor Olsson - Guitar & Keyboards (Saffire)
*Stefan Helleblad - Guitar (Within Temptation, Jono)
*Martin Sweet - Guitar (Crashdiet, Sister)
*Erik Mårtensson - Guitar (Eclipse, W.E.T, Nordic Union, Ammunition)
*Nalle Påhlsson - Bass (Therion, Treat)
*Richard Larsson - Keyboards (The Night Flight Orchestra)
*Chris Laney - Keyboards (Pretty Maids)
*Erik Wiss - Keyboards (Cap Outrun)
*Jonas Källsbäck - Drums (The Night Flight Orchestra)
*Efraim Larsson - Drums (Streamline, Diamond Dawn)
*Robban Bäck - Drums (Mustasch, Eclipse, Sabaton, W.E.T, Ammunition)
*Henrik Sethsson - Backing Vocals (Casanovas)

 

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01. The Gathering
02. Forever And A Day
03. Love Will Stay Alive
04. Endless Paradise
05. Saviour
06. Passing Rain
07. Out Of My Life
08. Lonely Road
09. Angels
10. Long Way From Home
11. The Runaway (Carola cover)
12. Battle Cry (Bonus Track)

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Such a random album cover and band logo... looks more like Saga... or something like that..

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31 minutes ago, phaffas said:

Such a random album cover and band logo... looks more like Saga... or something like that..

It's a blatant ripoff of Roger Dean and his work for Yes and Asia like "Union" and "The Ladder". 

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