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Tragedy in Steel II, A: Shakespeare’s King Lear

Synopsis
Heavy metal album by the German band Rebellion telling the story of King Lear in song with parts of the dialogue also spoken. The album is made up of 12 tracks, all in English. Rebellion is made up of: Tomi Göttlich (on bass), Michael Seifert (vocals), Oliver Geibig (guitar), Stephan Karut (guitar) and Tommy Telkemeier (drums). The tracklist is as follows:
1. A Fool’s Tale
2. Dowerless Daughter
3. Thankless Child
4. Stand Up for Bastards
5. Storm and Tempest
6. Demons of Madness
7. The Mad Shall Lead the Blind
8. Black Is the World
9. Battle Song
10. Blood Against Blood
11. Truth Shall Prevail
12. Farewell
Language
English
Country
Germany; Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2018
Duration
63:42

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
This is a follow-up to the band’s 2002 album, Shakespeare’s Macbeth - A Tragedy in Steel.

Production Company

Name

Massacre Records

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

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