ANGRA Posts “Stand Away” Clip From “Angel’s Cry: 20th Anniversary Tour” DVD

Friday, 15th November 2013

Brazilian power metal heroes ANGRA have posted a performance clip of “Stand Away,” featuring former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen from their Angel’s Cry: 20th Anniversary Tour DVD. The clip can be viewed below.

As a means of celebrating its successful trajectory, the band took the opportunity to schedule a small tour through Brazil and Latin America, which culminated with the show in São Paulo, after 11 dates. If there was any aura of uncertainty towards the future, ANGRA shook it off for good with a very special concert, truly a night to remember. As guitar player Rafael Bittencourt put it, “For those who think we should quit, I tell you: we’re just getting started”. That pretty much summons up the very apparent joy that the band showed onstage, not only that night, but on the whole tour.

A stellar team of guests made everything even more special. Tarja Turunen, formerly of NIGHTWISH, lends her talent and angelic voice on two songs: “Stand Away” and Kate Bush’s “Wuthering Heights”. On the latter, the legendary Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS) is also featured, and shows why he is such a reference for the majority of guitar players around the world. The Brazilian string quartet FAMILIA LIMA appears in three songs, and drummer Amilcar Christopharo, from the band TORTURE SQUAD, grabs the sticks on “Evil Warning”, representing the metal bands from Brazil.

Angels Cry 20th Anniversary Tourwill be released as a separate DVD and a double CD, containing over 20 tracks in total and extra behind-the-scenes footage captured during the latest tour.

ANGRA’s setlist was as follows:

1. Angels Cry
2. Nothing to Say
3. Waiting Silence
4. Lisbon
5. Time
6. Millennium Sun (intro w/ Kiko Loureiro on keyboards)
7. Winds of Destination (intersection w/ Kiko Loureiro on keyboards)
8. Gentle Change
9. The Voice Commanding You (Rafael Bittencourt on vocals)
10. Late Redemption
11. Silence and Distance (intro w/ Kiko Loureiro on keyboards)

Acoustic set

12. Reaching Horizons (Rafael Bittencourt on vocals)
13. Unholy Wars / Caça e Caçador (Rafael Bittencourt and Kiko Loureiro on vocals)
14. A Monster in Her Eyes (Rafael Bittencourt and Kiko Loureiro on vocals)
15. Make Believe (Rafael Bittencourt and Kiko Loureiro on vocals)

Encore:

16. No Pain for the Dead (with Familia Lima on strings)
17. Stand Away (Tarja Turunen on vocals and Familia Lima on strings)
18. Wuthering Heights (Kate Bush cover) (Tarja Turunen on vocals and Uli Jon Roth on guitar)
19. Evil Warning (Amílcar Christófaro on drums)

Encore 2:

20. Unfinished Allegro (Familia Lima on strings)
21. Carry On
22. Rebirth
23. The Sails Of Charon (SCORPIONS cover) (Uli Jon Roth on guitar and Rafael Bittencourt on vocals)
24. In Excelsis
25. Nova Era

ANGRA is currently utilizing RHAPSODY OF FIRE vocalist Fabio Lione after the departure of Edu Falaschi in 2012.

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