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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE (ITALY) - Live in Singapore - 31st Aug 2016, Aliwal Arts Centre!
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE was formed in 2007 at the vanguard of Italy’s extreme metal movement. No other band in the country’s history has taken ownership of and innovated on death metal quite like the Italians. Inspired by greats Morbid Angel, Deicide, and Cannibal Corpse as well as renowned composers Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig Van Beethoven, Fleshgod Apocalypse have fused disparate genres and crafted a sound that’s powerful, impressive, and unique across three full-lengths, the latest of which was 2013’s critically-acclaimed Labyrinth effort. However, the group are only getting stronger. Add in film score composers such as John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Howard Shore and melodic death metal—Carcass and At the Gates—and there’s clearly no stopping Fleshgod Apocalypse’s creative ambitions.
“Fleshgod Apocalypse’s music is orchestral music,” says frontman/guitarist Tommaso Riccardi, blurring the lines between classical refinement and metallic bombast. “This means that drums, bass, guitars, and vocals are elements of the orchestra, together with all the other sections, [such as] strings, brass, etc. This means that in the process of composing new songs we always consider all these elements together. Of course, sometimes a guitar riff could be the starting point, while sometimes the song could come to life with the idea of a main orchestral theme or a drum rhythm, but it’s going to be a very organic process in which all these elements are written and arranged together during the evolution of the songwriting.”
What Riccardi is saying is that when it comes to writing music for Fleshgod Apocalypse, the spark of inspiration can come from anywhere on any instrument. For new album, King, a song like “Gravity” started with a riff, while a song like “In Aeternum” kicked off with an orchestral motif. Then again, “The Fool” was informed by both Classical and death metal. As with Labyrinth so too with King, the Italians focused first on melding their influences and second on writing songs that would be immediately recognizable yet have a wider and deeper cinematic scope.
Come 31st August 2016, they will be touring Singapore for the very first time!
Our very own boys "TBA" will be opening!
- FLESHGOD APOCALYSE (ITALY)
Tommaso Riccardi: Vocals & Guitars
Paolo Rossi: Vocals & Bass
Cristiano Trionfera: Vocals & Guitars
Francesco Paoli: Drums, Guitars & Vocals
Francesco Ferrini: Piano, Orchestra
Venue : Aliwal Arts Centre
Date : 31st August 2016 (Wednesday)
Time : 7.00pm till end
Doors open : 6.30pm
Ticketing Details :
Advanced - $58 (Online only)
Standard - $68
Door - $78
Ticketing Outlets :
Online via FLESHGOD.peatix.com
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Wed Aug 31, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
- Aliwal Arts Centre
EARLY BIRD - Fleshgod Apocalypse $58.00 STANDARD - Fleshgod Apocalypse $68.00 DOOR - Fleshgod Apocalypse $78.00 *DOUBLE TROUBLE DEAL - (Fleshgod Apocalypse Early bird $58 + Skull Fist $45) - LAST DAY 11th July $98.00
On sale until Aug 31, 2016, 2:00:00 PM
- Venue Address
- Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918 Singapore
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