Five years in the making, the third installment of Timo Tolkki's Avalon, the outstanding metal opera which saw the return of the highly talented Finnish musician to the heavy metal scene, is ready for release.
"Return To Eden" took a few years to be completed as Tolkki had to battle his personal demons during the process. He enlisted the outside help of Aldo Lonobile of Italian power/prog metal masters Secret Sphere, who co-produced the album and helped him with the recording of the various musicians who guest on the album. The result is convincing, inspired and stronger than ever. [...more...]