SYMFONIA, the new melodic metal project featuring the all-star lineup of vocalist Andre Matos (ex-Angra), guitarist Timo Tolkki (ex-Stratovarius), drummer Uli Kusch (ex-Helloween), bassist Jari Kainulainen (ex-Stratovarius) and keyboardist Mikko Harkin (ex-Sonata Arctica), unleash their debut full-length today via Armoury Records. Titled In Paradisum, the ten-track offering was recorded mainly in Finland, mixed and mastered in Italy and produced by Timo Tolkki.
In celebration of its release, the album is currently streaming in its entirety via AOL Music. To check it out, point your browser HERE.
“…a vital, vibrant, fun album that will thrill power metal fans and classic rock fans alike.” — Sonic Abuse
“…a total triumph, a cracking array of memorable songs and positivity that is gleefully OTT.” — Thrash Hits
“If you’re a fan of the early Stratovarius and Angra albums in particular and the early European progressive power metal sound in general, you have to check out Symfonia if for no other reason than to hear Andre Matos and Timo Tolkki on the same album.” — Hardrock Haven