Lunatica

Lunatica

Lunatica

Symphonic Metal

Lunatica is a symphonic female fronted metal band that was formed in Suhr, Switzerland in November 1998.

The foundations were placed by Alex Seiberl and Sandro D’Incau but couldn’t find a lead singer for the band. After a long search for a lead singer, the band found Andrea in 2001. She became the lead vocalist and their debut album, “Atlantis”, was released later in the same year.

“Atlantis” was very successful and Lunatica were booked for many concerts and festivals. Playing at Metaldayz festival (the biggest metal open air festival in Switzerland), Lunatica was elected “best newcomer band” and gained a lot of new fans.

For the second album, “Fables & Dreams”, the band worked together with successful producer Sascha Paeth, known for productions of Rhapsody, Kamelot, Angra, After Forever, Edguy, and Heavens Gate. Sascha Paeth created the powerful production Lunatica desired. The songs were developed better and the band had more time to compose and arrange them.

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“Fables & Dreams” was released on February 16, 2004 in Switzerland and climbed directly to place 13 of the Swiss Internet Charts. This continued to be a success over that year.

In 2006 Lunatica released the long awaited successor "The Edge Of Infinity". Again, the well acclaimed team of producers Sascha Paeth and Miro (KAMELOT, RHAPSODY, ANGRA etc.) is responsible for the quality of the new recordings, just as they were on LUNATICA‘S last effort Fables & Dreams, already. This album gained also only positive reactions from fans and press all over the world. Lunatica had found their own style and developed it consequently with their third album. This fact has been appreciated and the album got directly into the Swiss album charts. The single "Who You Are" got a lot of airplay and became a real earwig. Countless live gigs in and outside Switzerland followed the release. The band got also more and more known by various appearances in Swiss radio and television. In Japan they could even surpass their success with "Fables & Dreams". The new album entered this time # 8 of the Japanese HMV-sales charts.

Despite their busy schedule, the guys from Lunatica still kept on working on some great new material. Then there was a change in the line-up. Guitar player André Leuenberger left the band for personal reasons. But Zoltan Daraban was the perfect equivalent. By changing the record company and signing to Napalm Records, Lunatica made another step ahead. They were now ready for a new album. According to the device "Never change a winning team!", Lunatica left Switzerland in August 2008 to start the recordings of the new album in Wolfsburg. The guys have created a masterpiece called "New Shores".

"New Shores" was released by Napalm Records in February 2009….


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