Metal meets classic a feast for all music fans as a whole rock ten metal bands from Austria, Germany, Belgium and the Czech Republic nine hours. It newcomers are as well as well-known and renowned bands. This exceptional concert with his interesting line up is a feast for all rock and metal fans. THE roots of HEAVY metal as the fathers of heavy metal come to classical composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Richard Wagner in mind. It embarks but on the search for the roots of heavy metal, you will find it also in the classical period. In many deep structures of this noisy, distorted, partially multi instrumental compositions one always finds elements of classical music. Metal with Orchestra is not only in the great Guild, (including Metallica & the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra) again a topic, but in the meantime a not unimportant sub genre of metal (symphonic metal). More and more bands make the connection to this style of classical music and metal.
RAGE SET MILESTONE IN THE CLASSIC METAL Symphonic metal excels musically in addition to the obligatory, symphonic arrangements also often very complex song structures, the dominance of classical harmonic and melodic elements and a clear tendency to the conceptual music. The classical influences are often in Baroque music, occasionally in the romantic era. Some bands write songs with specifically tailored to an orchestra passages, such as RAGE, Nightwish, EpicA and Therion.