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Metal Female Voices Fest X – jubilee opens with Eve’s Apple

text: Silviapd
photo’s: Monica Duffels

On Friday 19th October the jubilee of the tenth Metal Female Voices Fest opens fanciful. For the first time, a worldwide premiere, fifteen female singers are united on the stage in Wieze.

Some of the vocalists will perform this weekend, but others are traveling over for the Eve’s Apple show from an hour. Since 2010 Eve’s Apple is an international platform for female singers, to support each other in the music business and give advise.

The ladies are writing articles, video blogs, raise money for charity and reflect the goal of MFVF since their beginning: promote female metal bands. More on: http://www.facebook.com/evesapple

Philty the man behind the whole festival, can be proud with such a big spectacle on his stage. Also the ‘Eve Award’ was handed over for the first time. Singer Angela Gossow from Arch Enemy get’s the award “for standing up against just looks and the sterotyping of female musicians/artists in the metal scene.

Songs from Evanescene and Nightwish were performed in trio’s and duets.  For the Dutch fans, Marcela Bovio from Stream Of Passion performed ‘Open Your Eyes‘ together with Maxi Nil from Visions Of Atlantis, accompanied by Angel Wolf on the piano.  Many other surprises on a very special evening!

Vocalists

Maxi Nil (VISIONS OF ATLANTIS)
VK Lynne (VITA NOVA, THE SPIDER ACCOMPLICE)
Kerstin Bischof (XANDRIA)
Gaby Koss (HAGGARD, EQUILIBRIUM)
Iliana Tsakiraki (MEDEN AGAN)
Lindsay Schoolcraft (MARY AND THE BLACK LAMB)
Grace Meridan (CANDLELIT)
Clémentine Delauney (SERENITY, WHYZDOM)
Elina Laivera (SEDUCE THE HEAVEN)
Kassandra Gruszkowski (ENEMY STAR)
Marcela Bovio (STREAM OF PASSION)
Melissa Ferlaak (VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, ECHOTERRA)
Angel Wolf-Black (BARE INFINITY)
Sanna Salou (DIMLIGHT)

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Metal Female Voices Fest – acoustic performance Eve’s Apple on friday

On the tenth edition of Metal Female Voices Fest, on Friday 19th October 2012 a special performance will take place.
Eve’s Apple will perform an acoustic show. For at least one hour fifteen female singers will share the stage in duets and trio ensembles.

The Eve’s Apple project started as a platform on the internet from professional singers and supporting female metal all around the globe.Attending the performance are the vocalists:

Maxi Nil, VK Lynne, Kerstin Bischof, Gaby Koss, Iliana Tsakiraki, Lindsay Schoolcraft, Grace Meridan, Clementine Delauney, Elina Laivera, Kassandra Gruszkowski, Marcela Bovio, Melissa Ferlaak, Angel Wolf-Black and Sanna Salou.

Also it is the premiere of a brand new original song by Lisa Middelhauve. She is well known as former singer of German band Xandria. She left the band in 2008 and toured as a special guest with Serenity.  Currently she is working on her solo project.

Also you can vote on the ‘MFVF fest award 2012’ given to bands who get more than 5000 votes. Go to the official festival website for more information. Also concerning tickets (VIP packages are sold out already) and bus connections. For the daily line-up and program:

http://www.metalfemalevoicesfest.be/