Jun 192017

Dark Sarah (Gothic Metal from FIN), Death Therapy (Industrial groove metal from the USA), Wind Rose (Dwarven Metal from ITA), Sleeping Romance (Symphonic Metal from ITA) – have been added to the festival lineup for the 10th edition of Brainstorm Festival. The cultural rock and metal festival will be held this year on 3 and 4 November as usual in the Gigant in Apeldoorn (NL).

Check out the new promo video below.

** The arrival of Dark Sarah (FIN) may be considered as a big surprise. The band around ex-Amberian Dawn singer Heidi Parviainen performed in 2014 at the Metal Female Voices Fest in Belgium, but after that show the performances were limited to Finland. Extra special is that guest singer JP Leppäluoto (Charon, Northern Kings) also will be there at the festival.. As previously reported Leppäluoto has joined Dark Sarah‘s lineup for the third album, scheduled to be released in 2018. Leppäluoto was also featured in Dark Sarah’s previous album “The Puzzle” that was released in November last year, playing the character The Dragon. Continue reading »

Mar 192017

Italian symphonic metallers Sleeping Romance checked in with the following announcement:

We are proud to announce that Federica and Federico will play an acoustic Sleeping Romance set supporting Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion, Vuur) at Willemeen in Arnhem, Netherlands on April 7th! February Moon will perform as well. Don’t miss this great event if you’re in the area! (Facebook event).

The second acoustic show confirmed for the Netherlands, will be held on April 9th at In The Room studio, Kaatsheuvel. The tickets are very limited for this one , so it’s definitely going to be a very special and intimate show with Federica and Federico. Don’t miss out if you’re in the area! Continue reading »

Dec 052016

cecilia_sleeping_romance_700Italian symphonic metallers Sleeping Romance checked in with the following announcement:

“We are very happy to announce that we will be joined by the very talented violinist Cecilia on both shows at Christmas Rock Night this weekend!
We will perform a full set at the mainstage on Friday and an acoustic show on Saturday. We hope to see many of you there!”

Other performing bands will beWolves At The Gate, Phinehas, Attalus, Ilia, Disciple, Signum Regis, Staryend, Fit For a King, HB, Darkness Divided, Veridia, Random Hero, Safemode, Normal Ist Anders. (+ SideStage-Program & TalkStage-Program).

The annual two day winter-festival Christmas Rock Night will be held this weekend December 9 & 10, as usual in “Haus Ennepetal”, Ennepetal, Germany.

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Nov 142016

Sleeping Romance (2015)Last weekend was the ninth edition of the annual Brainstorm Festival. The Italian female fronted metal band Sleeping Romance played an acoustic set in the theater of the Gigant. Watch the videos below:

Frontwoman Federica Lanna says:So guys this is a little memory of our acoustic gig at Brainstorm! It’s the cover of the heartbreaking ‘You learn about it’, a song of the dutch band The Gathering. Hope you’ll like it! I want to thank the audience, because you gave us the energy we needed after the long trip. Metal kisses to all of you! Il metallo \m/”

Initially Sea + Air would perform but due to illness they had to cancel their performance. Even though it was very last minute, Federico Truzzi (guitar) & Federica Lanna (vocals) of Sleeping Romance were willing to replace them. Respect for them. Continue reading »

Sep 132016

sleeping_romanceUlterium Records will release a LP edition of “Enlighten”, the debut album from the symphonic metal band Sleeping Romance. The LP will be strictly limited to 300 copies and the release date is set to October 7th.

Sleeping Romance will embark on a European tour in September that kicks off at the FemME festival in Eindhoven NL. Check out the list of confirmed shows below.

“Enlighten” was released in Nov/Dec 2013 through Ulterium Records. “Enlighten” was mastered by Roberto Priori [Los Angeles, Danger Zone, Vision Divine] and the artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth]. Continue reading »