The Metal Opera Part II

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The Metal Opera Pt. II
Studio album by Avantasia
Released October 27, 2002
Recorded May 2001-April 2002, Rhoen Studio, Germany
Genre Power metal, symphonic metal
Length 59:12
Label AFM Records
Producer Tobias Sammet, Norman Meiritz
Avantasia chronology
The Metal Opera
(2001)
The Metal Opera Pt. II
(2002)
Lost in Space Part I
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Metal Opera Pt. II is the second full-length album by Tobias Sammet's supergroup project, Avantasia. It is a concept album and a rock opera, and further information on the story can be found here. The songs carry on the story begun in The Metal Opera, with the same characters. Much like other power metal albums, the compositions draws aesthetic and lyrical influences from early fantasy literature such as The Lord of The Rings and the Red Sonja series.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tobias Sammet

No. Title Guest Vocalist Length
1. "The Seven Angels"   Michael Kiske, Oliver Hartmann, Kai Hansen, David DeFeis, Rob Rock, Andre Matos 14:17
2. "No Return"   Michael Kiske, Andre Matos 4:28
3. "The Looking Glass"   Bob Catley 4:53
4. "In Quest For"   Bob Catley 3:53
5. "The Final Sacrifice"   David DeFeis 5:01
6. "Neverland"   Rob Rock 5:00
7. "Anywhere"     5:28
8. "Chalice Of Agony"   Andre Matos, Kai Hansen 6:00
9. "Memory"   Ralf Zdiarstek 5:43
10. "Into The Unknown"   Sharon den Adel 4:29
Total length:
59:12

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Avantasia The Metal Opera, Vol.2 review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-28.