December 16, 2007

"We Never Saw This Coming, Pride Comes Before Our Fall."

OH! I almost forgot! A day or so before my computer brokc (by-the-by, I'm on a family member's computer currently, which is why I'm able to post) I was looking up stuff on stuff (you know, general time-wastery) and I found out that Ayreon's new album, 01011001, is soon to be released! Jan. 23rd or 29th depending on where ya live. Can anyone say best album of 2008? because I can. seriously, look at the cast for this opera:
Vocals:
Anthony Lucassen (duh)
Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian, Demons & Wizards)
Daniel Gildenlöw (Pain of Salvation)
Tom S. Englund (Evergrey)
Jonas Renkse (Katatonia)
Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan, ARK)
Anneke van Giersbergen (Agua de Annique, ex-The Gathering)
Steve Lee (Gotthard)
Bob Catley (Magnum)
Floor Jansen (After Forever, Star One)
Magali Luyten (Beautiful Sin, Virus IV)
Simone Simons (Epica)
Phideaux Xavier
Wudstik
Marjan Welman (Elister)
Liselotte Hegt (Dial)
Ty Tabor (King's X)
Instrumentalists:
Arjen Anthony Lucassen - Guitar, keyboards, synths, bass guitar, programming
Ed Warby (Gorefest) - Drums and percussion
Lori Linstruth (ex-Stream of Passion) - Guitar solo
Michael Romeo (Symphony X) - Guitar solo
Derek Sherinian (Planet X, Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Dream Theater) - Keyboard solo
Tomas Bodin (The Flower Kings) - Keyboard solo
Joost van den Broek (After Forever) - Piano and Keyboard solo
Jeroen Goossens (Flairck) - Flutes Ben
Mathot (Dis) - Violins
David Faber - Cellos
CanNOT wait for that shit.

2 comments:

I Am Not Ghengis Kahn said...

shame that the best album of 2008 may come out within weeks of the beginning of it...

all downhill from there...

Luke Hunter said...

It's weird to be both hoping it's true and hoping it's not