Re: Some more Iced Earth news
- no problem, anything to get the word of Iced Earth to the true metal
fans! Besides, I don't think this is much different then your
previous post from Jon.
--- In icedmetal@y..., barrett_2001 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> This was stolen from a post on Enter the Realm (Haha James!!!!)
> ICED EARTH - http://www.icedearth.com
> For some people, making a pilgrimage happens at least once in your
> life and takes careful planning. Others make multiple pilgrimages
> that take even MORE planning. Guitarist and founding member Jon
> Schaffer likes to get right to the point, take care of things, and
> move on to the next life event.
> Case in point: When given the opportunity to relax in his country
> home after a monstrous European tour and a successful sold-out
> American tour, Jon opted instead to "vacation" in Australia and New
> Zealand (which boasts shooting locations for both Lord Of The Rings
> and Star Wars: Episode 2) under rigorous conditions that closely
> resembled a headlining tour. Then, wasting no time, he boarded
> another plane and came out to California to make his trek to
> Skywalker Ranch in Marin County.
> To see someone tap into their childhood happiness as an adult is to
> have a privileged glimpse into someone's past. While Jon Schaffer
> peered into glass cases that held Star Wars and Indiana Jones movie
> props and reveled at the majesty of the Skywalker Ranch Sound
> it was unmistakable to deny that the man had reached nirvana. All
> while, his imagination ignited itself with more and more ideas with
> everything he witnessed.
> With his fascination for world instruments taking him to Australia,
> New Zealand, and the cultural ports-of-call in Los Angeles and San
> Francisco, it's easy to say that a landmark future ICED EARTH album
> is in the works that may take years to complete. Featuring string,
> percussion, and wind instruments from--among other places--India,
> Turkey, and Thailand, Jon Schaffer is collecting the necessary
> to reveal the depth and beautitudes of ICED EARTH's musical
> What awaits us all will defy expectations.
- You're correct, it kinda is the same thing as my other post, really
the only differance really is that yours is from century media, mine
was a report from Jon off the official website. Keep spreadinjg the