Preview NERGARD 'A Bit Closer To Heaven'

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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The new album from Norwegian Melodic Metal-act NERGARD is in the final mixing stages. The hightly anticipated follow up to 2013's critical acclaimed "Memorial for a Wish" will see its release in April. "A Bit Closer To Heaven" is the brainchild of composer and mastermind of the NERGARD-project: Andreas Nergård.

The first albumtrailer has been released and features a sneak peek from the leadsingle "On Through The Storm" which features the singers Elize Ryd & Andi Kravljaca. Go to this link to watch it:

The line-up on "A Bit Closer To Heaven" looks like this:

Andreas Nergård - drums/bass/keyboards
Elize Ryd (Amaranthe) - vocals
Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind) - vocals
Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear, ex Gamma Ray) - vocals
Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus) - vocals
Andi Kravljaca (Aeon Zen) - vocals
Thomas Løseth (Tempo) - vocals
Sunniva Unsgård - vocals
Ole Martin Moe Thornæs (Rudhira) - vocals
Jostein Svarstad (Tony Carey, The Jan Holberg Project) - guitar solo
Stig Nergård (Tellus Requiem) - guitar solo
Jørn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan's Mind) - guitar solo
Øyvind Voldmo Larsen (Withem) - guitar solo
Henrik Karlsvik - rhythm guitar
Martin Aas - bass
Øyvind Wærnes - guitar
Raymond Hellem - acoustic guitar

"A Bit Closer To Heaven" will be out on Battlegod Productions in April. Date will follow.

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Norwegian Melodic Metal Project NERGARD Add Ralf Scheepers to Album

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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The Norwegian Melodic Metal project NERGARD is currently working on their follow-up to 2013's Memorial for a Wish. The new album is called "A Bit Closer To Heaven" and will include a string of well known names from the industry. A new name has been added to the line-up and this is nonn other than one of the power metal godfathers, Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear.
"Im thrilled to work with Ralf once again" says Andreas. "He delivered an amazing performance on my debutalbum and always deliver quick and awesome results. He's the definition of german effectiveness."

The release of "A Bit Closer To Heaven" is set for an early 2015 release and so far does the line-up include: Elize Ryd (Amaranthe), Nils K. Rue (Pagan's Mind), Andi Kravljaca (Aeon Zen) ++ more names will be announced throughout the coming months. 
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