Avantasia is a symphonic metal project by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of Edguy. Official Website The Metal Opera: Part I: The Metal Opera Part I - 2001 Part II: The Metal Opera Part II - 2002 The Wicked Trilogy: Part I: The Scarecrow - 2008 Part II: The Wicked Symphony - 2010 Part III: Angel of Babylon - 2010 The Mysteries of Time - 2013 Ghostlights - 2016 Two albums ,The Metal Opera, two EPs called Lost in Space, and second studio album The Scarecrow. The Wicked Symphony and Angel of Babylon are to be released in early 2010. Tobias Sammet began to write ideas for a concept album with many guest musicians. When the tour was finished, he was recruiting well-known metal stars like Kai Hansen and ex-Helloween singer Michael Kiske. The project was recorded with Sammet playing keyboards/orchestration, Henjo Richter/guitar, Markus Grosskopf/bass, and Alex Holzwarth/drums. In 2001 The Metal Operas were released. The project was completed in September 2002 with the release of The Metal Opera Part II.