Adrian Benegas, is a self-taught songwriter, composer and producer based out of Asuncion - Paraguay. Mostly known for being the founder of the international symphonic metal act TRAGUL and his debut power metal album The Revenant.
Adrian’s musical journey started when he was 15 years old. When he finished school, he decided to pursue a career in the music business and spent most of his free time making and writing music by himself. In the following years, he attended some composition courses and continue to develop music lessons on his own. Although performing on the keyboards and piano, it is composition that has become Adrian's most chosen path, he loves writing and producing music.
Adrian has worked with a wide range of acclaimed artists from all over the world including german singer Herbie Langhans (Firewind, Avantasia), hollywood engineer John Rodd (Elysium, Get Out, Breaking Bad, Better Call Soul), grammy nominated Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Pretty Maids), Maor Appelbaum (Sabaton, Hallford, Malmsteen), Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear, Gamma Ray), Zuberoa Aznarez (Diabulus in Musica), Steve Conley (Flotsam and Jetsam), Sander Zoer (Delain), Alex Holzwarth (Rhapsody of Fire), Oliver Holzwarth (Blind Guardian, Tarja), Emilie Ragni (Luca Turilli), Mika Jussila (Nightwish, Stratovarius, Sonata Artica), producer Alberto Bravin (Rhapsody of Fire), Henning Basse (Metallium, Mayan), and recently with german producer Sascha Paeth (AVANTASIA, KAMELOT, RHAPSODY, EPICA) and more.
A win for the genre with a refreshing approach.
ROCK HARD - GERMANY
Strong, Catchy and Earnest Tunes, no real filler tracks.
ANGRY METAL GUY - USA
Flawless melodic and high-quality power metal. Great compositional and musical work.
STORMBRINGER - AUSTRIA
A musical gem that leaves a deep impression. The Revenant impresses with its excellent, almost orchestral instrumental work and of course, exceptional vocals.
POWERMETAL.DE - GERMANY
Benegas manages to impress with this album and his compositions. What a pleaseant surprise! Candidate for the year's list!
ARROW LORDS OF METAL - NETHERLANDS