Spinefarm Records has announced an exciting and unlikely partnership between Swedish metallers MACHINAE SUPREMACY and The Royal Symphonic Philharmonic Orchestra.

"PLAY! A Video Game Symphony" is a ground-breaking world tour extravaganza, which sees classical music, video games and heavy metal collide to create an exciting musical experience. MACHINAE SUPREMACY will perform live at the prestigious Stockholm Concert Hall on June 2 under the guidance of London Symphony Orchestra conductor Arnie Roth.

Performed by full orchestra and choir, "PLAY! A Video Game Symphony" features award-winning music from a catalogue of blockbuster video game titles. Outstanding graphics on large screens above the orchestra accompany the scores, highlighting memorable moments from the video games.

"This spectacular concert attracts people of all generations to some of the worlds greatest concert halls,., says Maestro Arnie Roth, Principal Conductor and Music Director of "PLAY! A Video Game Symphony".

MACHINAE SUPREMACY has already made their place in history by being one of the first bands to successfully embrace and utilize the Internet and filesharing to gain a huge fan base before ever having signed a record deal, received airplay or any form of sponsored promotion. They have reached out to all corners of the world, from Israel and China to the USA and Australia, and today this web site has over 100,000 song downloads every month. Their unique blend of metal, soundtrack and video game music has earned them even more praise and elevation in the underground music scene, and today MACHINAE SUPREMACY receives fanmails from all over the planet on a daily basis.

Jason Michael Paul, "PLAY!" 's producer stated in a press release, "We are looking forward to a performance with The Royal Symphonic Philharmonic Orchestra and MACHINAE SUPREMACY. The goal is to create a different and unique show every time and with such collaborations we are doing just that."

He went on to say, "We are working with distinguished orchestras that are concerned with providing quality programming for their fans all over the world. They all know about the success of our previous productions and are extremely pleased with the idea of presenting 'PLAY!'"

The video games that these orchestras will be showcasing are as follows:

Final Fantasy
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario World
Metal Gear Solid
Blue Dragon
Lost Odyssey
Sonic The Hedgehog
Shadow Of The Colossus
The Legend Of Zelda
Chrono Trigger
Chrono Cross
World Of Warcraft
Kingdom Hearts
Silent Hill
Battlefield 1942
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Stella Deus
Daytona Usa
The Chronicles Of Riddick
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion


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