Already for the second time The Fuse came all the long way from London / UK to Kempten in order to work on their new songs together with producer Sebastian "Basi" Roeder. 2 new killer songs got recorded during the past two weeks here - in addition to the 3 songs we already produced together during the last winter. The mix will take place in september in the Backyard Studios and all 5 songs together will be released as an EP in november. The picture shows singer Alex Lato and producer Sebastian "Basi" Roeder having successfully finished the recording sessions.


Last sunday Basi had the pleasure to fly out to the island of Norderney working as the TM for Manfred Mann´s Earth Band on their open air show at the beach.


Last friday Basi had the great pleasure to fly out on a short trip with the extremely successful thrash metal legend KREATOR to hungary, working as the TM and FOH for the band headlining the Fezen festival near Budapest.


This weekend Basi was working as the FOH and TM for two band projects of the german Heavy Metal legend Mat Sinner.On friday with SINNER at the Headbangers Open Air near Hamburg and on saturday with PRIMAL FEAR at the small Roadgrill Festival in Rotterdam / Netherlands.


This weekend Basi was working as the FOH engineer and TM for the thrash metal cult band KREATOR at Zwarte Cross - one of the biggest festivals in the netherlands.


Last weekend Basi did two shows as a FOH engineer for the german melodic rock band BONFIRE.On thursday we were at the Bang Your Head festival and on sunday they played at the Munich Harley festival.


This weekend Basi had the great pleasure to fly out for a short trip to Romania, working as the tourmanager and FOH engineer for the german thrash metal legend KREATOR at the BestFest festival in Bucharest.


We are proud to announce that his week the new Rhapsody album "Ascending to Infinity" entered the german charts on 32 !!!
Recorded and mixed by Sebastian "Basi" Roeder at Backyard Studios !
The album is successful in other countries as well with chart entries in switzerland (55) and italy (56) for example !


16 countries, 3 continents, 38 shows - this is the resumé of this year´s world tour of the italian/german/american power metal band rhapsody of fire.sebastian roeder just toured again with them around the globe, starting on april 1st and coming home again on july 2nd ... now basi is finally back in the backyard studios.


finally: the new rhapsody album "ascending to infinity" gets released today all over europe by nuclear blast. recorded and mixed by basi at backyard studios.