AYREON: 'The Final Experiment' Bonus Disc Guest Vocalists Announced

AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), have announced the guest singers who will appear on the semi-acoustic bonus disc that will go with "The Final Experiment" re-issue. The singers and the tracks they will appear on are as follows:

Astrid van der Veen (THE ENDORPHINS) – "Dreamtime"
Ruud Houweling (CLOUD MACHINE) - "Eyes of Time"
Rodney Blaze - "The Accusation"
Esther Boer-Ladiges - "Ye Courtyard Minstrel Boy"
John JayCee Cuijpers (COOPER INC.) - "Sail Away to Avalon"
Peter Daltrey - "Nature's Dance"
Marcela Bovio (ELFONIA) - "Waracle"
Irene Jansen - "Merlin's Will"
Valentine - "Charm of the Seer"

The instrumentalists that will perform on the album are as follows:

Arjen Lucassen - guitars, drums and percussion
Lori Linstruth – electric guitar solos [website]
Davy Mickers – drums
Marieke van der Heyden – cello
Ewa Albering – Flute
Jeroen Goossens – Wind instruments [website]
Valentine – piano
Peter Vink – acoustic bass guitar
Dewi Kerstens – cello

The 10th anniversary, double-CD edition of "The Final Experiment" will be released on February 28, 2005 via InsideOut Music.


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