SEBASTIEN New Album 'Dark Chambers Of Deja-Vu' Out Via Pride & Joy Music

Friday, September 25, 2015

SEBASTIEN is a melodic power metal band with symphonic and progressive influences. The band was born on roots of another heavy metal group, NAVAR, with an ambition to catch the worldwide interest, in 2008.

In November 2009 the band went to Grapow Studios (Slovakia) to record the album "Tears Of White Roses" which was produced by Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, ex-HELLOWEEN) himself! The album feat. various guest performances incl. Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, KISKE/SOMERVILLE), Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND), Doogie White (ex-RAINBOW), Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE), Mike DiMeo (ex-MASTERPLAN, ex-RIOT), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, ex-HELLOWEEN) and Tore Moren (ex-JORN LANDE)

During Autumn 2011, SEBASTIEN went on the first real tour (in the Czech Republic and Slovakia) with EAGLEHEART (CZ) and FLOWERWHILE (CZ). They also appeared on more gigs with SERENITY, ELVENKING, VICIOUS RUMORS, FATES WARNING and at MASTERS OF ROCK in July 2012. One live-song was also released on the official Masters of Rock DVD 2012. In August 2012 the band started its first European tour withCIRCLE II CIRCLE and played some more shows with AXXIS and with JORN LANDE. The band found a new permanent drummer - Lucas R. - and played the first show with the new line-up at METALFEST 2013 before they went on tour in 2013 with MASTERPLAN, MYSTIC PROPHECY & SIREN'S CRY.

The first half of 2014 was spent with finishing the upcoming second album, concert activities in the Czech Republic and Austria,and also with preparations for the next big gig on MASTERS OF ROCK's main stage ' this time with Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH) as a special guest! This huge show happened in July and, besides the legend - Tony Martin, also Roland Grapow, Martin 'Marthus' Skaroupka and Marlin Rya Poemy showed themselves. The band performed two of legendary BLACK SABBATH songs: 'Headless Cross' and 'Nightwing'!
InNovember 2014 SEBASTIEN went to Grapow Studios again to finish the mix of the new album 'Dark Chambers of D'j' vu' which will be released on Pride & Joy Music/ Edel on September 25th, 2015 and includes guest performances by Tony Martin (Black Sabbath), Sergey Baidikov (Inner Fear), Zak Stevens (CircleIICircle, Savatage), Roland Grapow (Masterplan) and Aylin Gimenez (Sirenia)
Sebastien is: George Rain' vocals, Andy Mons - guitars, backing vocals, Petri Kallio - bass, backing vocals, Pavel 'Dvorkys' Dvorak ' keyboards, Lucas R. - drums
Out September 25 via Pride & Joy


Monday, November 24, 2014
SEBASTIEN proudly presents a brand new live-video from this year's MASTERS OF ROCK festival!!! It's an exclusive version of one of BLACK SABBATH highlights, "Headless Cross", which was performed with an unforgettable line-up:
Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH) - vocal
Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, ex-HELLOWEEN) - guitar, backing vocal
George Rain (SEBASTIEN) - guitar
Petri Kallio (SEBASTIEN) - bass
Pavel Dvořok (SEBASTIEN, WARHAWK) - keyboards
Martin 'Marthus' Skaroupka (CRADLE OF FILTH, MASTERPLAN) - drums 
"The mix and mastering of the live recording was made by Roland Grapow himself in GRAPOW STUDIOS! That's also where final mixing-works of SEBASTIEN's second album, "Dark Chambers of Deja vu", are made nowadays. The long promised new album - including some great guest-appearances - is going to be released in 2015"
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