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Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo teases new solo music

Michael Romeo
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Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo has signed a brand new record deal with InsideOut Music and will release his new album, War Of The World’s, Part II, on February 4. The album is a follow-up to 2018's War Of The World’s, Part I.

For the new album Romeo welcomed a couple of returning musicians including drummer John Macaluso and bassist John “JD” DeServio – but the album marks the first time he worked with Croatian singer Dino Jelusick.

“I go way back with John and JD, so they were the obvious choices, but this time I wanted to try something different with the vocals”, says Romeo. “Dino came highly recommended, and he totally nailed it! He really brought an exciting element to the music.”

Symphony X released their last album, Underworld, in 2015

You can hear a short teaser of Romeo's new music below.

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.