RAINTIME

RAINTIME

 Pordenone, Friuli Venezia Giulia, ITA
BandRockMetal

Having played the legendary Prog-power Festival USA and being nominated as one of the “best opening acts” who ever played it, Italy’s RAINTIME already left their mark on the world of metal and gained worldwide attention. 2010 sees the release of the band’s 3rd album. “Psychromatic” is right in between melody, power and technical mastery. Just think of In Flames’ melo-death spirit combined with the energy of Evergrey, the aggression of Children Of Bodom, the technical prowess of Dream Theater and

Biography

In November 2010 RAINTIME has supported W.A.S.P. on their European tour.

The last offering "Psychromatic" has been recorded in summer 2009 by Nick Savio (Italy), mixed and mastered by Logan Mader in L.A. (Machine Head, Cavalera Conspiracy, Roadrunner United, Gojira, Soulfly...). Raintime is proud to introduce you this album as the most mature record the band's ever done. The sound is powerful, the songs are catchy, with a clever attitude that never lets the listener getting bored.

"Psychrmatic" has been realeased:

in U.S.A. & Canada by Bielerbros Records in Europe by Lifeforce Records (April the 27th) in Japan by Radtone Music/Media Factory (April the 10th)

RAINTIME received a lot of attention in the States with their amazing cover of "Beat It", from their previous released "Flies & Lies". RAINTIME has received millions of hits on youtube an other web sites, and a huge tour would increase their popularity vastly.

Raintime has been the opening act for the 8th edition of the prestigious Progpower Festival USA in Atlanta (Georgia) together with Sonata Arctica, After Forever, Primal Fear, Virgin Steel, FireWind, Redemption: they are nominated the band “best opening act” ever! They have taken part also to
many important gigs in Italy and in Europe like Hellfest in France with Helloween, GammaRay, Motorhead, Testament, In Flames, Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon, At The Gates, Carcass, Messuggah etc; Dong Open Air in Germany with Dark Tranquillity, Sadist and Sabaton; Delirium Fest in France with God Dethroned, Dew Scented, Textures; Sun Valley in Rock with Extrema; Badia Rocks with Rage and PinkCream 69.
In 2009 Raintime played at the Fest Basinfire, with Vader, Sbaton, Sonic Syndicate, Dagoba and more..
and they also had gigs as headliner throughout Europe (Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, France, etc. ...)

May 2005: Raintime releases their debut album “Tales from Sadness”, recorded at New Sin Studio of the renowned Italian producer Luigi Stefanini (Labyrinth, Eldritch, Lacuna Coil, Elvenking…) obtaining a worldwide distribution with Arise Records.

August 2006: Raintime start the recording session of their second full-length “Flies & Lies” at the JAILHOUSE STUDIOS in Denmark under the guiding eyes of the legendary producer Tommy Hansen (Helloween, Hatesphere, TNT...).
“Flies & Lies” is released :
• 20th of March in Japan for SOUNDHOLIC RECORDS
• 21th of May in France for REPLICA RECORDS (Sonata Arctica, Angra…) Sony Distribution
• 28th of May in Europe for LIFEFORCE RECORDS (Trivium, Caliban…)
• 21th of August in the U.S.A and U.K. for BIELER BROS RECORDS

June 2007: Raintime shoot the video of their first single “Rolling Chances” directed by Bob Katsionis (Firewind).

The website MetalStorm (http://www.metalstorm.ee) nominated “Flies & Lies” as one of the top 10 melodeath albums of 2007 http://www.metalstorm.ee/awards/categories.php?cat_id=13 and the Michael Jackson’s cover “Beat-it” one of the 10 best coversongs of 2007! http://www.metalstorm.ee/awards/categories.php?cat_id=15

Discography

- PSYCHROMATIC, 2010 (LifeForce, BielerBros, RadTone)

- FLIES & LIES, 2007 (LifeForce, BielerBros)

- TALES FROM SADNESS, 2005 (Arise)