XANDRIA Guitarist Interviewed At Belgium's 'Metal Female Voices Fest' (Audio)

Planetmosh conducted an interview with guitarist Philip Restemeier of German symphonic metallers XANDRIA at this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, which was held on October 19-21 at the Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.

Interview (audio):

XANDRIA's new album, "Neverworld's End", was released in North America on March 6 via Napalm Records.

The band in December 2010 announced the addition of Manuela Kraller to the group's ranks.

Commented Manuela: "My musical life started very late, at the age of 23. In a choir in Finland I discovered singing for me and since then it became my passion. I began to take classical singing lessons, sang in church and gospel choirs and soon I was asked to be a solo singer in choirs, at churchly and also at private occasions. But as I have grown up with metal and rock music I soon wanted to combine it with my classical background. So I started singing rock and metal songs with a friend and also wrote own songs for the first time. Soon after that I joined a metal band called NAGOR MAR (Switzerland) and I also became a singer in the German band HAGGARD, where I had great experiences on stage and on tour. And now a 'new age' has begun for me and I am very pleased to be the new singer of XANDRIA!"

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