ADAGIO Guitarist Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Guitarist Stphan Fort of French neo-classical metallers ADAGIO has signed a worldwide deal with Listenable Records for the release of his first instrumental solo album, "The Shadows Compendium". The CD features several guests such as Jeff Loomis, Mattias Eklundh, Glen Drover, Daniele Gottardo and Derek Taylor.

Commented Stphan: "I am very happy to sign with Listenable for 'The Shadows Compendium'. The label did a great job for ADAGIO's latest album, 'Archangels In Black', and I am really pleased to have such a strong metal label supporting an instrumental album worldwide. I've been working on the writing for more than four years and I'm glad to finally be ready to share this music with you guys.

"This album reflects my very personal vision of guitar. It is, of course, a metal album, featuring some insane guitar chops, but still very melodic.

"Right now, I am practicing the songs in order to be ready to play them perfectly for the showcase tour in October. As far as the guests, I am lucky to have such talented friends; they all did amazing solos.

"Jeff, Glen, Mattias, Daniele and Derek, guys you kick serious asses, thanks again, buddies!!"

The artwork for the album was created by Ludovic Cordelires at Rusalka Design and can be seen below.

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