‘Beyond The Bridge’ ‘Come, O Night’ A Tribute To Keyboard Player ‘Simon Oberender’


beyondthebridgebandGerman progressive metal band Beyond The Bridge have released a video tribute to its keyboardist/guitarist Simon Oberender, who passed away last September. The video can be seen below.

Oberender, who was also the keyboardist for Amanda Somerville‘s band Trillium, worked at the Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, Germany as a sound engineer and producer. He recorded, mixed, mastered [along with Sascha Paeth] and produced Beyond The Bridge‘s debut album, The Old Man And The Spirit. He also appeared on several other recordings, including Avantasia‘s 2010 releases The Wicked Symphony and Angel Of BabylonEdguy‘s Age Of The Joker [2011], Epica‘s Requiem for the Indifferent [2012], Rhapsody Of Fire‘s The Frozen Tears Of Angels [2010] and Kamelot‘s Silverthorn.

As an engineeer, Oberender worked on albums by Avantasia, Destination’s Calling, Edguy, Epica, Mayan and others.

Last September, Oberender performed with Beyond The Bridge at ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, Georgia in what was the band’s first-ever appearance in the United States.

Beyond The Bridge‘s debut album, The Old Man And The Spirit, was released in January 2012 via Frontiers Records.

Recently [January] we did an interview with guitarist & founder Peter Degenfeld-Schonburg. If you have missed this, read the interview at this location.

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Related Articles:
‘Beyond The Bridge’ Keyboard Player Dies [Sept. 2012]
In Memoriam Video Available: ‘Beyond The Bridge’ Keyboard Player ‘Simon Oberender’ [Oct. 2012]
‘Beyond The Bridge’ ‘What Lies Ahead’ [Oct. 2012]
Interview With ‘Peter Degenfeld-Schonburg’ Of ‘Beyond The Bridge’ [Jan. 2013]

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