Following the release of their latest studio album - “Devil's Dozen” – ROYAL HUNT participated in three widely known Festivals around the globe in the fall of 2015: ProgPower USA, Loud Park Japan and Rockingham UK. They performed their energetic brand of symphonic/progressive yet highly melodic and instantly accessible Royal Rock for thousands of appreciative fans.
While ROYAL HUNT´s next tour – sat to the spring of 2016 – is being announced (see dates below), the band found the time to gather in the studio and pick out the best performances recorded during their festival trek: an hour and a half of ROYAL HUNT´s trademark sonic assault, skillfully captured on tape.
Why live album and why now? "Well, mostly because we haven´t released any live recordings for – roughly – 10 years or so." says keyboard maestro and principal songwriter Andre Andersen, “2006” was great and many fans consider it to be our best (some will pick “1996” or “Closing the Chapter” as their favorite) but anyway – it´s been awhile, so we assumed that it might be interesting for you to check out our “new swing” at this live set. Just think about it: last time we recorded “Paradox” live was almost 20 years ago! Add a few new songs, the excitement of the festival performance, a couple of new faces to the line-up and – all of a sudden – things are sounding quite a bit different. We´d say it sounds fresh but let´s see what´s your opinion on this matter will be."
The album includes a complete rendition of their signature concept album “Paradox”. Royal Hunt released 13 studio albums and their name stands for quality Symphonic / Progressive Metal.
CD1 - The Mission, Half Past Loneliness, River Of Pain, Tearing Down The world, Message To G-D, Long Way Home
CD2 - Time Will Tell, Silent Scream, It’s Over, May You Never, A Life To Die For
European tour dates
March 09, 2016 - Bruggarsalen, Stockholm, Sweden
March 11, 2016 - De Pul, Uden, Netherlands
March 12, 2016 - Corporation, Sheffield, UK
March 13, 2016 - Rock Palast, Bochum, Germany
March 14, 2016 - Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland
March 16, 2016 - RCA Club, Lisbon, Portugal
March 17, 2016 - Sala Chango, Madrid, Spain
March 18, 2016 - Sala Fanatic, Seville, Spain
March 19, 2016 - Sala Apolo , Barcelona, Spain
March 20, 2016 - Circolo Colony, Brescia, Italy
March 22, 2016 - Randal Club, Bratislava, Slovakia
March 23, 2016 - Club Nova Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic
March 24, 2016 - The Rock Cafe - St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany
March 26, 2016 - Riffelhof, Burgrieden, Germany
March 27, 2016 - Foeyr, Burglengenfeld, Germany
March 29, 2016 - Progresjia, Warsaw, Poland
March 30, 2016 - Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 31, 2016 - Jagger Club,St. Petersburg, Russia