Ready to rock the world, in 2019 Adrian enlisted the talents of his dream team of highly respected musicians and vocalists to bring his songs to life, such us Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear), Herbie Langhans (Firewind, Avantasia, Radiant), Henning Basse (ex Firewind, Mayan), Zuberoa Aznarez (Diabulus in Musica, Tragul) together with a base line up from Paraguay that includes Sebastian Ramirez (d) and Diego Bogarín (g, Tragul).
“THE REVENANT” was produced entirely by Adrian Benegas. The recording process was all over the word. It was recorded everywhere from Paraguay to thousands of miles apart in Spain and in Germany. The production is top-notch making huge the sound of the album. The mix and master was in charge by danish grammy nominated producer Jacob Hansen, except for track 1, “Servants of The Death” which was mixed by italian producer Alberto Bravin and mastered by worldwide mastering engineer Maor Appelbaum. The artwork was designed by renowned brasilian artist Carlos Fides @ Artside Studio.
MAKING OF - PRODUCTION
THE REVENANT, it’s an emotionally charged conceptual album.
The lyrics deal with introspection and self-transcendence presented in a metaphorical/ surreal way about the tale of an unredeemed soul's journey from the depths of its own hell to the edge of self-realization.
This album gives an insight into the human journey itself, the ups and downs, about trying to find the light at the end of the tunnel.
Musically, the album serves a mix of power and symphonic metal. The Revenant combines a straight-forward sound, catchy vocal lines and sing along choruses. Each track has its own atmosphere.
I’m very happy about the album. It’s exciting to show another side of what I usually have been doing musically in Tragul and previous projects. All the songs on “THE REVENANT” have a connection and it’s meant to be listened progressively to understand the full meaning of the album. I can’t be more satisfied and happier about it
- Adrian Benegas-
LYRICS CONTENT AND MUSIC
SOME PRESS, NATIONAL TV AND MAGAZINE APPEARANCES
The Revenant is both an impressive and entertaining album of melodic and symphonic power metal. Recommended.
DANGERDOG - EE.UU
Nice surprise from Paraguay. Symphonic power metal
is the order of the day here.
Rockreport - BELGIUM
A modernized power metal that still holds on to the old school roots while also having a fair bit of symphonic mixed in and maybe a hint blackened. Uber Rock - UK
An epic concept of a wandering soul from hell to salvation in paradise. Great compositional and musical work
Stormbringer - AUSTRIA
With several songs having epic melodies, heavy riffs and special guest appearances, Adrian managed to gather great ideas and good production.
Rock Vibrations - BRAZIL