Tommy ReinXeed vocalist, guitarist & producer of Swedish Melodic / power metal band ReinXeed, is back with the 5th studio album by ReinXeed called Welcome To The Theater. The album will be released in the end of next month via Liljegren Records/Doolittle Group. Artwork and tracklist can be viewed below.
ReinXeed is currently in search for a new bassplayer: We’re still in the search of a new bass player for ReinXeed! If you didn’t read the news a couple of days ago, our friend and bass player Nic Steel left the band recently to focus on his studies. And if you’re interested in joining us, please send an email with a short bio, a photo and a video clip to firstname.lastname@example.org
The story of ReinXeed takes place in a town called Vindeln in the north of Sweden. ReinXeed is Tommy ReinXeed’s musical creation and band vision. The band was formed in 2002 and worked very hard since then to develop their own style of melodic power metal and image to create what ReinXeed call adventurous power metal. Big bombastic music.
In late 2007 Christian Liljegren former singer and founder of Narnia also owner of Liljegren Records / Doolittle Group got a demo from Tommy ReinXeed. He was so impressed of what he heard and signed ReinXeed direct to his label.
Highly praised label King Records in Japan licensed ReinXeed and the release of their debut album The Light in 2008 and have since then reached good success with ReinXeed’s releases The Light, Higher, Majestic, 1912 and are excited to release their new album Welcome To The Theater.
The new album is inspired by different movies and works perfect for ReinXeed’s bombastic power metal. The musical inspiration for ReinXeed comes from Gary Moore, Angra, Stratovarius, Robby Valentine, Symphony X and Helloween, & Keeper Of The Seven Keys 1 & 2 era.
ReinXeed have worked hard to develop the songs and the production from album to album and are really excited to show the world the new release Welcome To The Theater. ReinXeed previous albums Majestic & 1912 albums scored 88 & 89 points in Burnn! Magazine when it was released in Japan and charted top positions in the metal charts in Japan!
The bands video’s We Must Go Faster & Terror Has Begun has reached nearly 200000 views on youtube and the ReinXeed fanbase is growing stronger day by day! In 2008 Tommy ReinXeed also formed a new band called Golden Resurrection together with vocalist Christian Liljegren (Divinefire & Narnia).
They have released two albums Glory To My King (2010) & Man With A Mission (2011) delivering melodic neoclassical metal. Great response in metal media all over the world for both these albums and the third album will be out late November 2012.
Along side ReinXeed also get good response in Scandinavia for the concept Swedish Hitz Goes Metal where Tommy ReinXeed has worked out cool metal versions of songs originally written by Abba, Roxette & Ace Of Base. Tommy performed on prime time on national TV in Sweden in front of 2 millions viewers on TV and 30000 in the audience. The videos for the songs Money, Money, Money (ABBA) & The Look (Roxette) have also reached over 100000 views on youtube. Tommy ReinXeed’s services as great composer and producer is now known worldwide and his reputation is growing stronger. Besides the new ReinXeed album he has has also produced the debut albums by power and heavy metal acts PelleK (Norway) and Charlie Shred (Sweden) and he’s got offers all the time worldwide. These three new metal albums will be released the same day May 23 in Japan and the rest of the world May 30.
Tommy’s productions are remarkable with passion and fire and personal touch. These albums will satisfy thousands of metal heads all around the globe.
Sabaton from Sweden one of the biggest metal bands around wanted Tommy ReinXeed’s services as their new leadguitarist. Of course Tommy was flattered but he turned down the offer to focus on his own career with ReinXeed and as metal producer.Yeah, in 5 years you have got 6 albums by Tommy ReinXeed and the band is hungry for more and excited for the upcoming The Power Metal Explosion Tour 2012/2013.
Enjoy the Welcome To The Theater!
The ReinXeed story continues!
Their last effort 1912 was released May 25, 2011 in Japan & June 14, 2011 the rest of the world. 1912is a concept album about the rise and fall of the mighty ship Titanic. The album shows the trademarks of ReinXeed and will take the listnener on an adventure journey where the melodic metal blends with big vocal arrangements and shredding guitars. The lyrical content also shows the turbulence of mankind and it hasn’t changed in 100 years since Titanic sank in the Atlantic Sea. The Japanese 1912 edition includes three bonus track: ReinXeed Alliance, Aces High [an Iron Maiden cover] and Pray for Japan, a song done to support Japan in the aftermath of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Click here for our 1912 review.
1. Welcome [Intro]
2..Life Will Find A Way
3. Follow Me
4. Save Us
5. Stranger Tides
6. Somewhere In Time
8. No Fate
9. Temple Of The Crystal Skulls
10.Welcome To The Theater
The Light (2008)
Swedish Hitz Goes Metal (2011)
Welcome To The Theater (2012)
Alfred Fridhagen – Drums
Calle Sundberg – Guitars
Mattias Johansson – Guitars
Tommy Johansson – Vocals, Guitars, Keyboard