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Ayreon

Country of origin:
Netherlands
Location:
Waalwijk, North Brabant
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1994
Genre:
Progressive Metal/Rock
Lyrical themes:
Space, Sci-Fi, Emotions, Time
Current label:
Music Theories Recordings
Years active:
1994-present
The Ayreon project was formed after Arjen Lucassen left his tenure in the Dutch metal act Vengeance and a failed attempt at a solo career. With nothing to lose, he decided to record a "rock opera" featuring many guest vocalists, musicians, and styles, something many of his friends and peers felt would be considered commercial suicide.
After many record labels flat-out refused to sign him and ...
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: ColdVoice
Added on: 2002-08-12 00:33:40 Last modified on: 2020-09-18 11:14:50