Swiss melodic metal Gods Crystal Ball are set to issue LifeRider, their 8th album. The band began originally in 1995, releasing six albums up to 2007. After a creative break, Crystal Ball came back stronger than ever in 2013 with the Dawnbreaker album and playing 40 shows in six countries. Original members Scott Leach (guitars) and Marcel Sardella (drums) are joined by a great new frontman, Steven Mageney from Wuppertal, Germany as well as Cris Stone (bass) and Markus Flury (guitars). LifeRider was produced, mixed and mastered by Stefan Kaufmann (U.D.O.) at ROXX Studio in Solingen, Germany and the cover artwork design by Thomas Ewerhard (Kissin’ Dynamite, Shakra, Rage, Avantasia, Volbeat, Edguy).
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