Kiko Loureiro has just revealed the official cover artwork of his first solo DVD "The White Balance" which is planned to be released this month. The concert was recorded live at Auditorio Ibirapuera, São Paulo – Brazil, last June, 14th. The tickets were sold out and Kiko Loureiro shared the stage with many special guests such as Virgil Donati, Rafael Bittencourt, Yaniel Matos and Carlinhos Noronha, among others.
On the last weekend, Angra performed live to record the DVD celebrating the 20 years of their debut album "Angels Cry” release. With over two hours long, the show was attended by Tarja Turunen, Uli Jon Roth, Amilcar Christofaro and Família Lima. The set list was made up to cover the entire career of the group, featuring Fabio Lione as guest vocalist. In September, the members will be at Expomusic in individual activities, and in October the group will go to Japan to perform live at the Loud Park Festival.
After finishing the first part of the tour in celebration of 20 years of "Angels Cry" release, having performed in Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Uberlândia and Belo Horizonte, Angra goes to Argentina, Chile and Mexico for three shows on 6, 8 and 13 August respectively. After that, the band returns to Brazil for concerts in Recife, Salvador, Fortaleza and São Paulo.
Next Sunday, July 28th, Angra starts a new tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of the debut album, "Angels Cry". Released in 1993, the record was very well accepted, especially in Japan. At that year, the band started a successful career becoming the biggest Heavy Metal band in Brazil recognized worldwide.
The group will tour throughout several cities in Latin America and Japan. The Italian Fabio Lione will be performing as guest vocalist and the band will record a DVD during the concert in São Paulo (Brazil) on August, 25th featuring great names as Tarja Turunen, Russel Allen and Uli Jon Roth, among others.
Tour dates confirmed so far:
Rio de Janeiro/RJ - 28/jul/2013 Porto Alegre/RS - 01/aug/2013 Uberlândia/MG - 03/aug/2013 Belo Horizonte/MG - 04/aug/2013 Buenos Aires/Argentina - 06/aug/2013 Santiago/Chile - 08/aug/2013 Mexico City/Mexico - 13/aug/2013 Recife/PE - 17/aug/2013 Salvador/BA - 18/aug/2013 Fortaleza/CE - 24/aug/2013 São Paulo/SP - 25/aug/2013 Japão – 19/oct/2013