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AVANTASIA’s TOBIAS SAMMET’S Talks About New Song “Requiem for a Dream”

In this new video clip, Avantasia‘s, Tobias Sammet talks about the track “Requiem for a Dream” a track taken from their upcoming new rock opera Moonglow.



In this new video clip, Avantasia‘s, Tobias Sammet talks about the track “Requiem for a Dream”. In this exclusive clip the brains behind Avantasia discusses the inspiration behind the song so, if you want to know whether the track was inspired by the book or the film, find out below.

Avantasia, the all-star rock opera spaceship piloted by Edguy singer, songwriter and producer Tobias Sammet, release their eighth full-length album, Moonglow, via Nuclear Blast Records on February 15th.

The new 11 track album sees Sammet reunited with some familiar faces from previous Avantasia albums include original Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate, Pretty Maids frontman Ronnie Atkins, Michael Kiske of Helloween, Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan), Eric Martin (Mr.Big) and Magnum’s Bob Catley. Moonglow also introduces new collaborators Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian, Kreator’s Mille Petrozza and Blackmore’s Night frontwoman Candice Night in a truly spectacular fashion.

Tour Dates:

03/30 – Kaufbeuren – All-Karthalle
03/31 – Milan – Alcatraz
04/02 – Prague – Forum Karlín
04/03 – Berlin – Huxleys Neue Welt
04/05 – Ludwigsburg – MHPArena
04/06 – Bamberg – Brose Arena
04/08 – Fulda – Esperantohalle
04/09 – Saarbrücken – Saarlandhalle
04/10 – Paris – Olympia
04/12 – Osnabrück – OsnabrückHalle
04/13 – Hamburg – Mehr! Theater
04/14 – Oberhausen – König-Pilsener-Arena
04/16 – London – The Forum
04/18 – Offenbach – Stadthalle
04/19 – Pratteln – Z7
04/20 – Pratteln – Z7
04/24 – Bilbao – Santana 27
04/26 – Barcelona – Razzmatazz 1
04/27 – Madrid – Palacio Vistalegre

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.