Ayreon has recently released an all new epic studio album titled “Transitus.” The album spans 2 CDs, and there is also a deluxe edition which contains a CD with instrumental versions, another CD with guide vocals, plus a DVD with bonus footage which includes a behind the scenes video, videoclip, trailer, and even a 5.1 surround mix and 2.0 stereo 24 bit audio versions of the entire album. From the mastermind of Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen, Transitus is inspired by supernatural movies such as The Others, The Changeling and Ghost along with the music of soundtrack composers John Carpenter, Ennio Morricone and Jerry Goldsmith. The album is narrated by Tom Baker, one of the most iconic and recognizable voices in sci-fi series, best known from his eight-year stint as Doctor Who. Ayreon continues their explosive and expansive affair, featuring Tommy Karevik (Kamelot) as Daniel and Cammie Gilbert (Oceans of Slumber) as Abby. The all-star cast also features Simone Simons (Epica), Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Joe Satriani, Marty Friedman, Johanne James (Threshold), Noa Gruman (Scardust), Marcela Bovio (MaYan), Caroline Westendorp (The Charm The Fury), Paul Manzi (Arena), Michael Mills (Toehider) and Amanda Somerville (Avantasia, Trillium) amongst many others.
Released September 25, 2020.
2xCD, 2xVinyl, and Digital Download, Limited special 5-disc edition contains DVD with 5.1 mix, instrumental and guide vocal track CD's. Also available on Streamings Services.
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2-CD Standard Edition
4-CD / 1-DVD Limited Deluxe Edition