Jeremias - Foreshadow of Forgotten Realms

by Circle of Illusion

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Overture 03:55
The Run 09:46
The Party 02:16
New Age 08:08
Continuum 09:51
13th Floor 06:25
Nightmare 16:17


In 2006 the keyboardist, arranger and composer Gerald Peter produced the demo record „Closing Doors“ with which his vision of a progressive rock-concept album was born. With „Closing Doors“ as his point of departure he has been working on the concept-album “Jeremias - Foreshadow of Forgotten Realms“ since 2008. In 2009 he met the guitar player Rupert Träxler with whom he started the recordings of the guitar tracks. In 2010 he met the singer and writer Taris Brown with whom he worked on a solid story for the mentioned concept album. Gerald formed Circle of Illusion in 2011 with further 7 excellent musicians including Rupert Träxler on guitar, Stephan Först on bass, Aaron Thier on drums and Ulrike Müllner on the electric violin. Taris Brown, Cara Cole and Elgar Shafran provide the vocals for the voices of the prog opera’s Jeremy, Jelena and Sarah. 


released September 9, 2013

Band members: Gerald Peter (keyboards, composition, production), Rupert Träxler (lead and rhythm guitars), Aaron Thier (drums), Stephan Först (bass), Taris Brown (vocals, lyrics), Cara Cole (vocals), Elga Shafran (vocals), Ulrike Müllner (violin)
Additional Lyrics: Markus Kofler
Artwork: Florian Solly


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Circle of Illusion Vienna, Austria

Circle of Illusion released their first symphonic-progressive-rock-concept-album in 2013 by Generation Prog Records. An epic piece of music, which tells the story of "Jeremias - Foreshadow of Forgotten Realms" which deals with the ambivalence of human emotion. Hence the borders between various progressive influences of the rock/metal genre, the jazz-funk-soul and the cinematic music get blurred. ... more

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