Alexandra Zerner: With colorful, melodic, and emotional guitar-oriented progressive rock album

She impress me as a progressive folk guitar player with a conceptual album and she is a story teller and much more. She is from Brno Czech Republic and is a guitar player and multi-instrumentalist.

She releases her debut instrumental album "9 Stories" in 2014, followed up by "Aspects&quot in 2015, the acoustic EP "An Evening Walk&quot in 2016, and the double CD album with a book Opus 188 in 2018.

She took part in several different projects as a guest musician, as the most notable ones are
her guitars and keyboards contribution to &quot Odd Times & quot by Alberto Rigoni together with the
drummer Marco Minnemann, and a lead guitar in &quot The Four Seasons &quot by Vivaldi Metal
Project.

Her album Silhouette will be released 20th of March, 2021. But this effort comes with a cost and therefore the album is currently being crowdfunded on GoGetFunding by pre-orders of a wide variety of merchandise items as the campaign runs all the way until the release date on the 20th of March.

The new album Silhouette is a conceptual work based on a personal story about conquering inner demons. It consists of 12 tracks divided into 3 scenes, containing 4 parts each, as the total length is 47:17. The track Shattered,

Silhouette is a colorful, melodic, and emotional guitar-oriented progressive rock album, influenced by bands like Pink Floyd, Yes, Marillion, Jethro Tull, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, and Opeth, and it’s mostly instrumental work with the exception of the song Perspectives where the listeners can enjoy the captivating vocals of Maja Shining from the Danish metal band Forever Still. The track Elusive As The Night,

Another notable guest-appearance to the album is the guitar hero Jeff Loomis, currently a member of Arch Enemy and well-known for his work with the iconic metal band Nevermore.

Alexandra Zerner states, «Dream Theater are one of my favorite bands (I had the honor of opening for them!» The track Coniunctio & Semisextilis was the opening track for DreamTheater? in NDK Hall 1 in Sofia, Bulgaria on 3rd of July 2019. The tracks are from Alexandra Zerner`s second solo album Aspects.

«Awake is in my top 3 of their albums. Erotomania has always been an interesting challenge for me and I teamed up with my friends Franck Hermanny and Alfonso Mocerino to do a cover of this track».

In the Silhouette album Alexandra Zerner recorded almost all of the instrument parts, as her musical palette, besides the guitar, also incorporates keyboards, bass, mandolin, lap steel guitar, fretless guitar, electric sitar, and flute. The drums are recorded by Victor Alexandrov with whom Alexandra Zerner has played as a support act for artists like Stu Hamm, Greg Howe, and Dream Theater.

2/11/2021
 




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