Italian bass player & composer Alberto Rigoni (TwinSpirits, Solo Artist) has just signed with Nightmare Records for the release of his new album.

Rebirth shows an extreme variety of tunes, some with voice and some instrumental, it’s a union of experimental research blended with a solid backbone of melody. Bassists around the world will want to witness his elegant simplicity to bring the bass instrument to the forefront without losing the rhythm and foundation of the music.

Alberto successfully combines rock-prog-fusion, with hard-rock-ambient creating a blend that suggests a poetic mix that is free from any defined genre yet remains memorable an even catchy.

Rebirth” features also features well known musicians.  Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Krimson), John Macaluso (Ark, LaBrie, Malmsteen), Michael Manring and Yves Carbonne, swedish singer Jonas Erixon (Alicante), guitarist Tommy Ermolli (Twinspirits) and Simone Mularoni (DGM, Empyrios),  keyboard players Federico Solazzo (Alexia), Andrea Pavanello (Centrica) , Filippo Lui and Emanuele Casali (DGM, Astra)

Lance King, owner of Nightmare Records, says:

I’m excited to try something different and branch out into a little different direction with the label and this artist, Alberto has brought together many brilliant musicians on this great album.

A short preview clip can be found on


AVIAN – From The Depths Of Time (special edition) 2010 reissue Via Blinding Force Recordings

In 2005, AVIAN released their debut album, From The Depths of Time to both fan and critical acclaim. The lineup featured vocalist Lance King known for his work with PYRAMAZE and BALANCE OF POWER, and a very special guest appearance by legendary bassist David Ellefson of MEGADETH fame who played bass on the album. Additional credits include mastering by Tommy Hansen best known for his work with HELLOWEEN and breathtaking artwork created by Mattias Noren.

From The Depths Of Time has been out of print for a while and is now being reissued with 3 previously unreleased tracks via the band’s new label, Blinding Force Recordings: Sentinel On The Horizon features vocals by Brian Hollenbeck who takes over the reigns from the departed Lance King. Two Sides Collide was previously only available on the Japanese version of the album.

From The Depths Of Time (Special Edition) will be available world wide on October 26, 2010. The total run time is over 68 minutes and contains 16 tracks as well as 16 pages of phenomenal artwork created by Mattias Noren.


01. Through the Past and Into Forever 00:45

02. As the World Burns 05:07

03. Black Masquerade 04:56

04. The Fear 04:19

05. Final Frontier 05:08

06. Across the Millions (Instrumental) 01:13

07. Time and Space Part I: City of Peace 06:03

08. Single Blade of Vengeance 04:43

09. Two Sides Collide (Bonus Track) 03:57

10. Blinding Force 04:52

11. Time Is All We Need 04:49

12. Queen of the Insane 06:05

13. Last Moon (Instrumental) 01:32

14. The Depths of Time 05:06

15. Sentinel On The Horizon (Bonus Track) 04:00

16. As The World Burns (Acoustic Bonus Track) 05:00

More details at Blinding Force Records:

New Nightmare Signing -FUTURES END-Debuts as Featured Artist on THE SHOPP this week!

Nightmare is proud to Announce the New signing of FUTURES END for their Debut album, This band is a rare combination of brilliance and amazing musicianship Melodic Prog Power Thrash sounding like a combination of Alice in Chains, Coheed and Cambria and Symphony X.
Hear their final mixes of 4 songs on THE SHOPP (The Sunday Hour of Progressive Power) This week as the FEATURED ARTIST, hosted by vocalist Lance King.

Futures End Left to right
Marc Pattison :: Guitars, Christian Wentz :: Guitars, Fred Marshall :: Vox, Steve DiGiorgio ::Bass, John Allen :: Drums

We’ll also be featuring the new indie release by Seventh Reign (7th Reign) “Falling Empires”

Fallen Empires Another Great Canadian Power Metal Band with light progressive elements, Featuring: former Eidolon vocalist, Brian Soulard. If your a fan of Megadeth or Fates Warning or Eidolon, this band may be your thing! Learn More

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