Laser’s Edge signs Germany’s Eloy for 40th Anniversary Release
Ken Golden, President of Laser’s Edge Group, announces the addition of
historic German Progressive Rock band Eloy to the Laser’s Edge label.
Laser’s Edge Records will exclusively release Visionary in North
America, the band’s first studio album in over 10 years, on January 12,
2010. Visionary celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Eloy, Germany’s most
successful and prized progressive rock group.
Eloy was formed in 1969 by Hanover guitarist Frank Bornemann. The band
has released numerous albums but are best known for 1977’s Ocean, which
remains its best selling album. Although Eloy have not been active as a
band since 1998, the demand for their music is still remarkable. Their
work has had a significant impact on the history of rock, and many a
journalist, as well as numerous fans, consider them to be one of the
best progressive rock bands ever.
The band’s music continues to be rediscovered. It fascinates and
touches many fans with its emotional, complex symphonic rock-music with
atmospheric sound creations, pulsating rhythms and massive guitars,
combined with lyrics which escape irrelevance, performed in a way to
transport the listener to another world.
The strong feedback from all parts of the world eventually reached the
musicians themselves. It encouraged Bornemann, lead singer, guitarist
and producer of ELOY, to bring the band together again for a 40th
anniversary reunion. After a break of eleven years, they have launched
the new album Visionary, which recaptures the spirit of the early
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