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Arjen Anthony Lucassen (Ayreon)

Arjen Anthony Lucassen (Ayreon)
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Ayreon is a musical project by Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist musician and record producer Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Ayreon's music is mostly heavy metal and progressive rock but combines them with genres like folk, classical and electronica. The majority of Ayreon's albums are dubbed "rock operas" (or "metal operas") because the albums contain complex storylines featuring a host of characters, usually with each one being represented by a unique vocalist.
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http://www.arjenlucassen.com
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Releases on file (11)
Ars Nova Biogenesis Project — Biogenesis Ars Nova Biogenesis Project — Biogenesis
(Musea FGBG 4532.AR, 2003, CD)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles
(Verglas VGCD022, 2002, CD)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen's Star One — Space Metal Arjen Anthony Lucassen's Star One — Space Metal
(Inside Out Music IOMACD-2036, 2002, CD)
Glass Hammer — Chronometree Glass Hammer — Chronometree
(Arion SR9000, 2000, CD)
Erik Norlander — Into the Sunset Erik Norlander — Into the Sunset
(Transmission Recordings TM-022, 2000, CD)
Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer
(Inside Out Music IOAMCD 2015, 2000, CD)
Ayreon  — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator
(Inside Out Music IMOACD 2016, 2000, CD)
Ayreon  — Into the Electric Castle: A Space Opera Ayreon — Into the Electric Castle: A Space Opera
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 4006, 1998, 2CD)
Ayreon — Actual Fantasy Revisisted Ayreon — Actual Fantasy Revisisted
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 194, 1996/2004, CD+DVD)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen — Strange Hobby Arjen Anthony Lucassen — Strange Hobby
(Aluca ALM001CD, 1996/2016, CD)
Ayreon — The Final Experiment Ayreon — The Final Experiment
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 202, 1995/2010, 2CD)

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