NERGARD DEBUT OUT NOW:
The Norwegian all-star Melodic Metal-project Nergard released the debut album Memorial for a Wish through Australian Battlegod Productions on April 17. Memorial for a Wish is the first album of a two act Metal Opera and features a string of well-known names from the rock/metal industry:
- Andreas Nergård (Rudhira) - Composer/Drums/Bass/Keyboards
- Åge Sten Nilsen (Wig Wam) - Vocals
- Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear, Ex Gamma Ray) - Vocals
- Göran Edman (Ex Yngwie Malmsteen) - Vocals
- Mike Vescera (Ex Yngwie Malmsteen) - Vocals
- Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind) - Vocals
- Michele Luppi (Secrets Sphere) - Vocals
- Andi Kravljaca (Silent Call, Aeon Zen) - Vocals
- David Reece (Power World, Ex Accept) - Vocals
- Tony Mills (Tnt, Ex Shy) - Vocals
- Helge Engelke (Fair Warning) - Guitar solos
- Stig Nergård (Tellus Requiem) - Guitar solos
- Ole Martin Moe Thornæs (Rudhira) - Vocals
- Sunniva Unsgård - Vocals
The album has been in the making since 2010 and is the very debut of the young composer Andreas Nergard (24). The music video for the lead single "A Question of God" feat Tony Mills was released in February 2013 and gained a lot of attention from world-wide media. The video can be seen on this link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TqV1A4OrnI.
The music video for "An Everlasting Dreamscape"
has just been recorded on an icy lake in Norway and featured the great
Andi Kravljaca (Aeon Zen, Silent Call). It will be released in late
August. The follow-up album is being recorded right now and will most
likely see its release sometime during 2014. It will be a darker and
heavier album but it will still provide a lot of melodies. A lot of
well-known guest singers will appear this time as well, stay tuned on
Nergard's Facebook page for updates: www.facebook.com/nergardmusic.
Memorial for a Wish is also available on Spotify/Wimp/iTunes/Amazon and many other places.