|Time To Be Free
|Studio album by
| Heavy metal
|Sascha Paeth & Roy Z
|Andre Matos chronology
Time To Be Free is the debut solo album of Brazilian vocalist/pianist Andre Matos. He is joined with Hugo Mariutti and his brother Luís Mariutti, with whom he played in Shaaman. The title of the album refers both to the album being Andre getting his chance to have full creative control, as well as the concept of having free time.
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André Coelho Matos was a Brazilian vocalist, producer, pianist and composer. He was involved in the heavy metal bands Viper, Angra, Shaman and Symfonia and sold million of copies worldwide. Since October 2006 Matos had been dedicating his time to his solo career. In 2012, he was ranked #77 at the list of 100 Greatest Voices of Brazilian Music by Rolling Stone Brasil.
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All lyrics written by Andre Matos except "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Jonathan Cain & Steve Perry
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Henceforth is a Brazilian progressive metal band. Formed in 1993, they released their first album in Brazil in December 2005 via Voice Music. The current line-up is made up by Frank Harris (vocals), Hugo Mariutti (guitar), Luis Mariutti (bass), Fabio Elsas (drums) and Cristiano Altieri (keyboard). Luis and Hugo were former members of another band called Shaman, and Luis is a former member of power metal band Angra - as of 2007 they are no longer in Shaaman having left the band with singer Andre Matos in order to pursue new projects. Fabio has played in the past with Skyscraper and Firebox, besides his 1st band with Hugo Mariutti, Wardeath.
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Aqua is the seventh full-length studio album by Brazilian progressive/power metal band Angra. It was released on August 11, 2010 and August 17, 2010 in Japan and Brazil, respectively. It is their last recording to feature Edu Falaschi on lead vocals, and their only studio album on which drummer Ricardo Confessori returns.
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