PHANTOM ELITE : ‘Titanium’ – new album by progressive/symphonic metal act out 22.01.21 via Frontiers


new album
out 22.01.21

pre-order link

includes the single

Phantom Elite is a metal band fronted by Brazilian singer Marina La Torraca (Exit Eden, live vocalist for Avantasia), which also features songwriting and production from Dutch guitarist and producer Sander Gommans (ex-After Forever). Together with Max van Esch (guitars) and Joeri Warmerdam (drums), they are set to unleash their incredible second album,’ Titanium’, which sonically is a fresh sounding combination of symphonic, progressive, alternative and heavy metal.

As for its first single, Marina explains, “‘Diamonds and Dark’ was one of the first songs we worked on for the album. It was one of those cases where everything just clicked magically and we were wowed by it from the very start. Although it probably has more symphonic touches than the other songs, it is a good showcase of the quality and heaviness level of the whole record. We are really proud of what we have achieved in writing, producing and developing the concept together as a band, as well as the contributions of wonderful professionals like Sander Gommans, Amanda Somerville and Hannes Braun.”

Originating in 2014, the seed of Phantom Elite sprang from the HDK project of Sander Gommans. In producing the HDK album ‘Serenades of the Netherworld’, he had brought together a group of young musicians with the intent of performing its songs in a live setting. The natural and passionate chemistry between them sparked a wealth of new and exciting musical ideas and thus Phantom Elite was born. A debut album, ‘Wasteland’ (2018), plus a well received European tour showed that Phantom Elite were ready to take flight.

“With the support of Frontiers and their decades of history in the music business, we are proud to present the release of our second album with them in 2021,” state the band. “Listeners can expect songs where modern meets symphonic and progressive, (very!) heavy riffs meet epic melodies, all overloaded with a wide spectrum of emotions and love for music. This is a high note in our careers!”

1  Conjure Rains
2  The Race
3  Diamonds And Dark
4  Worst Part Of Me
5  Glass Crown
6  Titanium
7  Bravado
8  Silver Lining
9  Haven
10  Deliverance
11  Eyes Wide Open

Marina La Torraca – vocals
(except ‘Silver Lining’ guest vocals by Amanda Somerville
‘Eyes Wide Open’ choir backing vocals with Amanda Somerville
‘Worst Part of Me’ guest vocals by Stef Rikken)
Max van Esch – guitars & bass
Joeri Warmerdam – drums
Koen Stam – keyboards

Originally founded in Naples, Italy in 1996 by Serafino Perugino and his father Fernando as a distribution company, Frontiers has developed into one of the premiere independent rock labels in the world. Synonymous with quality music across a broad spectrum of rock and metal genres, the company works with multiple genre heavyweights and fan favourites. However, in addition to providing an outlet for classic and established acts, it has also become home to a wealth of young, up and coming talent whose musical prowess, when combined with the label’s savvy and forward thinking A&R and marketing approach, will be developed into the future of rock and metal. With a deep commitment to and passion for THE MUSIC and the artists who create it, plus massive global distribution, sales, marketing and promotion channels, Frontiers is the leading home for both established and emerging rock and metal artists.
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