Symphonic Metal / Opera Metal band ‘Aldaria’ Drops Christmas Single & Lyric Video – ‘When The Time Has Come’


This is the 2017 Christmas single from the band Aldaria called ‘When The Time Has Come’. 100% of all income of this single will be donated to Cancer Research. The lyric video can be seen below.

Aldaria‘s mastermind Frode Hovd comments: “This is a very important cause for me, as I lost my mother to this horrible disease in 2010. The single will be available across all streaming and digital platforms, and on the official webstore, where you will get a special edition with a lossless audio file, instrumental, high resolution cover art, and lyrics.”

Line-up: Vocals: Chris Bay (Freedom Call), Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear), Ola Halen (ex Insania Stockholm), Yannis Papadopoulos (Beast In Black), Mike Livas, Victor Emenka (Soulspell), Terje Harøy (Pyramaze), Siegfried Samer (Dragony), Todd Michael Hall (Riot V), David Åkesson (Qantize)
Guitars: Frode Hovd (Aldaria), Christer Harøy (Divided Multitude), Thobbe Englund (ex Sabaton), Lars Rettkowitz (Freedom Call), Jimmy Hedlund (Falconer)
Bass: Ronnie König (Signum Regis)
Orchestration: Peter Crowley’s Fantasy Dream & Frode Hovd
Drums: Morten Gade Sørensen (Pyramaze)

Mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios

“Land Of Light”, the debut album by Aldaria which is released through Pride & Joy Music on March 24th. Featuring Yannis Papadopoulos, Eli Prinsen, Ronnie König, Jimmy Hedlund, Christer Harøy, Frode Hovd, Paolo Campitelli, David Åkesson & Uli Kusch. Mixed by Roland Grapow. Mastered by Jacob Hansen.

“Land Of Light” is the highly anticipated debut release by the new all-star metal opera Aldaria! The album contains 11 epic tracks in the vein of old Helloween & Avantasia, with fast-paced hymns to beautiful ballads. The band is masterminded by guitarist Frode Hovd from the Norwegian metal group Memorized Dreams who was joined by a host of world known guests from the metal community such as Fabio Lione (Rhapsody Of Fire, voc), Todd Michael Hall (Riot V, voc), Rick Altzi (Masterplan, voc), Mathias Blad (Falconer, voc), Jonas Heidgert (Dragonland, voc), Jimmy Hedlund (Falconer, guit.), Roland Grapow (Masterplan, guit.),Mike LePond, (Symphony X, bass), Uli Kusch (ex Helloween, dr.), Peter Danielsen (Darkest Sins, synths) and Mistheria (Vivaldi Metal Project, keys).

The album has been in production for over two years.

Produced and fully written by Hovd himself, this conceptional album was mixed by Roland Grapow(Masterplan) at Grapow Studios and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Primal Fear, Volbeat, Doro etc) at Hansen Studios. Artwork by Stan W. Decker (Jorn, Serious Black…).

Our review of “Land Of Light” can be found here.

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Lyric video for  ‘When The Time Has Come’

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