ALBUM Fist of the Seven Stars Act 2 (Hokuto Brothers) LABEL ROCKSHOTS RECORDS OUT 2018 Aug 31st
OUR RATING 80/100
GABRIELS is a keyboards' master well known on our pages, ready for his new rock opera out via ROCKSHOTS RECORDS on Aug 31st.
The new album is called “FIST OF THE SEVEN STARS ACT 2 – HOKUTO BROTHERS” Based in Italy, also active as arranger and session-man, he worked in the past with some renowed musicians such as Fabio Lione and Mark Boals. This Rock opera, another fancy job, is dedicated and adapted from to the manga and anime "Hokuto no Ken" by Tetsuo Hara and Buronson.
Gabriels, under his name, has released two singles, an EP and three albums distribuited by SG Records: ”The enchanted wood ” (Electronic Music), ”Call me” (Rock), ”The legend of Prince” (Rock Opera). Other studio works include Gabriels & Alex: ”Non dirmi addio” (Italian Pop), DenieD: ”Seven Stars” (Power Metal), Metaphysics: “Beyond the Nightfall” (Progressive Metal), Platens: “Out of the world” (AOR).
TRACKLIST 01 – The search of water bird 02 – Cobra clan 03 – End of Cobra 04 – I see again 05 – Scream my name 06 – Miracle land 07 – I’m a genius 08 – Looking for your brother 09 – Myth of Cassandra 10 – Reunion 11 – Legend of fear 12 – King of fist 13 - Heart of Madness (Bonus Track)
Cast of characters:
Wild Steel (Shadows of Steel) as Ken Jo Lombardo (Metatrone, Ancestral) as Ray Rachel "Iron Majesty" Lungs as Mamiya Dario Grillo (Platens, Violet Sun) as Toky Alfonso Giordano (Steel Raiser) as Wiggle Iliour Griften (Beto Vazquez' Infinity, Clairvoyant) as Amiba Antonio Pecere (Crimson Dawn) as Raoul Dave Dell'Orto (Drakkar, Verde Lauro) as Jagger Beatrice Bini (Constraint, Vivaldi Metal Project) as Aylee Matt Bernardi (Ruxt) as Cobra Boss Guitars
Antonello Giliberto Francesco Ivan Sante dall'ò Stefano Calvagno (Metatrone) Antonio Pantano (Arcandia) Tommy Vitaly Frank Caruso (Arachnes) Daria Domovik (Concordea) Andrew Spane Stefano Filoramo Bass
Dino Fiorenza (Metatrone) Beto Vazquez (Beto Vazquez's Infinity) Adrian Hansen Fabio Zunino Arkadiusz E. Ruth (Path Finder) Drums
Mattia Stancioiu (ex-Vision Divine, ex- Labirynth) Simone Alberti (Gabriels) Giovanni Maucieri (Gabriels) Michele Sanna (Coma) Salvo Pennisi