The sound carries the influence of artists that best represent the main genre (Nightwish, Epica, Within Temptation, Sirenia...), as well as of other metal subgenres, approaching classical music
(orchestral instruments, choir and operatic vocals), not just as a flavor, but with a structural presence in songwriting and arrangement.
Cooperation between Rachele Olympia Manfredi and Tapani Rauha, both vocal coaches and polyhedric minds, results in an album that fully represents the project’s artistic vision. There was no
will to follow what has already been done, or copy “what works”, from the standards. With “Pain and Fiction”, Bleeding Zero does not invent a new subgenre, but aim to mix the numerous and
different styles influencing the band, with a style as iridescent as the moods and events narrated
by the lyrics, surprising the listener with unexpected but emotionally expressive elements.
1. Terra Nova
2. Life and death of Sybil Vane
4. Sappho’s leap
6. In somnium Ars clamavit
7. Ecce ancilla Musae
8. Bliss of the sea
10. The seal and the siren
12. Quest for myself
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