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InfinityHeavy & Metal 1on1 is proud to present a

progressive power metal duo act with their debut

EP release << Cursed Sanctuary >>

FFO: Dream Theater, Axel Rudi Pell, Savatage


Band: Winter Owl

Home: Italy (Verona, Veneto)

Style: Progressive Power/Hard Rock

Title: Cursed Sanctuary

Type: EP

Release: 11th January 2019

Runtime: 21:24

Label: unsigned/independent

PR: InfinityHeavy

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: Epic and melodic/progressive metal riffs, with sharp harmonization & rhythmic chords and solos, with beautiful amazon keyboard/piano inserts

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: Mixture of clean and melodic singing, with additional female vocals

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Classic heavy/power metal drum patterns & beats/simple drum programming

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: Founded by multi-instrumentalist Luigi Iamundo in 2014, initially as a solo project after the disbanding of his previous band, Allegro Vivo Bis. Singer Marco Vantini joined the project in 2016, stabilizing the group as a studio duo.


With only one EP, (hopefully more to come), how do you drag your listeners into your music, and without letting them know they're getting an over-twenty minute epic masterpiece. You give them an open title track entitled 'Jolly 'Roger' that offers the eighties AOR melodic rock intro vibe, with the sound of the ocean, pushed the background, leaving the rest of 'Cursed Sanctuary' five tracks that offers some impressive vocals, keyboard & guitar work if you the one for the love of bands like Dream Theater, Axel Rudi Pell, Savatage & 70s/8 0's hard rock, you will love & enjoy this EP, that just a beautiful filling of atmosphere rarefied and dreamy experimentation of impressive melodies & chorus from the guitar, outstanding vocal rages/tone, thick strong-song structure, brilliant keyboard/piano playing while combing elements of epic metal, progressive metal, power metal, AOR and hard rock, giving the listener overall vibrant & entertaining album, that can be played multiple times without getting boring, with somewhat (kind of) concept story behind the music, what provides the EP that extra memorable sensation, is the last track "Ghost", where two female voices that interpret the 'Ghost' which is so romantic and beautiful composed

**Thoroughly enjoyed the music**

*entertaining* powerful* * a true masterpiece* *mind-blowing*

*lovers of metal and progressive rock*

Romantic Lament


Progressive Power Metal

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: The artwork, is epic and awesome, showing a 17th-century ghostly washed up, could this be a reference to the famous The Flying Dutchman myth or another maritime ghost fable

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: Everything, the music, songs, artwork

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none.


Luigi Iamundo (guitar, bass, keyboards, drum programming)

Marco Vantini (vocals)

Guest Members

Leonardo Porcheddu (guitar solo on track 2)

Alice Benedetti & Valentina Boscaini (vocals on track 5)

Antonino Jamundo (keyboards on track 1)


#01. Jolly Roger (04:01)

#02. Cursed Sanctuary (04:04)

#03. Bad Dream (05:17)

#04. Time’s Up (04:01) (instuemental)

#05.Ghost (04:01)

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