The new album “The Forbidden City” is set for release on September 11th 2009 and builds upon the sound heard on the bands 2007 debut “The Music That Will Heal The World” (Lion Music). “The Forbidden City” takes the progressive metal approach of the debut and adds more musical depth, more memorable songs along with the ever present sublime musicianship featuring some of the genres best musicians. A key feature of the new album is the band’s new Swedish vocalist Göran Nyström, whose stunning range, power and projection has propelled the bands trademark mix of technical progressive metal with strong song structures and melodic elements onto a higher level.
Once again Twinspirits keyboard genius and musical mastermind Daniele Liverani (Genius / Khymera / Cosmics) wrote all the music and lyrics, yet its the first class interplay from guitarist Tommy Ermolli, bassist Alberto Rigoni and drummer Dario Ciccioni which bring the music alive. The Twinspirits sound has been energised and tightened by gigs in support of the debut album and this comes through on the new album. In addition “The Forbidden City” possesses a darker edge to it than its predecessor, something Göran Nyström’s voice was instrumental in bringing out.