German power metal keep shinning this 2012, not only Primal Fear came out with a new album and Mystic Prophesy will soon release their own. Another Teutonic power metal band also released a new jewel, I am talking about of the brainchild of Piet Sielck (Savage Circus, ex-Helloween) Iron Savior. The band that has been silent since 2007 when they release their 6th studio album Megatropolis, this year returns with The Landing, which was release this past January under AFM records
The Age Of Metal had the chance to speak with vocalist / guitar player and founder Piet Sielck about The Landing, the power metal scene and their touring plans for 2012.
Let’s start by talk about what happened with Iron savior during the last 4 years since the release of your previous album Megatropolis in 2007?
Iron Savior just released a new album. The Landing, what can you tell us about it?
What are the differences between Megatropolis and The Landing?
About the album art, who made it and what is the meaning of it?
Iron Savior is now with AFM records, how has been the relation with the label so far?
You been around the german power metal scene since you start with Helloween back in the 80’s how do you see the scene now in contrast of what it was back then?
As the music industry changed during the past 10 years, what is your opinion on streaming services and digital downloading ?
Are there any touring plans supporting the new album?
Are any of those plans include the US?
What is next for Iron Savior?