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Serenity

Serenity in June, 2007.
Background information
Origin Tyrol, Austria
Genres Power metal
Progressive metal
Symphonic metal
Years active 2001−present
Labels Napalm
Website serenity-band.com
Members
Georg Neuhauser
Thomas Buchberger
Mario Hirzinger
Andreas Schipflinger
Simon Holzknecht
Former members
Matthias Anker
Stefan Schipflinger
Stefan Wanker

Serenity is a melodic power metal band from Austria with progressive, power and symphonic influences.

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Biography

Serenity was founded in Tyrol, Austria in January 2001 receiving "fine reviews" for their first demo "Starseed V.R.". In 2003/2004, three of the original members left the band. The replacement members were contacted throughout February to March 2004. The band's next demo, "Engraved Within", was released in April 2005 and was met with positive reviews from such reputable magazines as Germany's Metal Hammer. Their first full album, "Words Untold and Dreams Unlived", was released in Europe on April 27, 2007 and May 8 in the USA and Canada through Napalm Records. The band toured Europe in support of "Words Untold and Dreams Unlived" with Morgana Lefay, Threshold and later Kamelot. The second full length album entitled "Fallen Sanctuary" was produced from December 2007 to April 2008 and was released August 29, 2008 in Europe and September 9 in the USA.[1] The CD contains the band's first video clip "Velatum" which was shot by director Robert Geir and "Wildruf" camera crew from July 2nd to 5th. Launched online on July 17th to promote the upcoming album, the video has been receiving overwhelming reactions from all over the world.

Line-up

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Current members

  • Georg Neuhauser - lead vocals (2004 -)
  • Thomas Buchberger - lead/rhythm guitar (2004 -)
  • Mario Hirzinger - keyboard/backing vocals (2001 -)
  • Andreas Schipflinger - drums/backing vocals (2004 -)
  • Simon Holzknecht - bass guitar (2004 -)

Former members

  • Matthias Anker - guitar/vocals (2001 - 2003)
  • Stefan Schipflinger - guitar (2001 - 2004)
  • Stefan Wanker - bass guitar (2001 - 2004)

Discography

Studio albums

Demos

  • Starseed V.R. (2002)
  • Engraved Within (2005)

Music Videos

References

  1. ^ [1] Serenity Official Site

Official website

Serenity at online databases


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