Destinia - the project created by Japanese guitarist Nozomu Wakai - released a video clip for the new single "Take Me Home." Check it out above. The song appears on the upcoming new album "Metal Souls," which is set to drop on July 13th. Pre-order the album at this location.
The album features vocalist Ronnie Romero (Lords Of Black, CoreLeoni, Rainbow), Marco Mendoza (The Dead Daisies) and Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake/David Coverdale).
Japanese guitar hero Nozomu Wakai will blast his way onto the world stage with his project Nozomu Wakai’s Destinia, featuring music composed, written, and produced by Nozomu himself. Hailed in Japan and abroad as an artist who could bring forth a rebirth of authentic and melodic heavy metal in the 21st century, has already released two albums, “Requiem For A Scream” (2014) and “Anecdote Of The Queens” (2015) with his project Destinia. He has been recognized in the Japanese hard rock and heavy metal scene for his contributions on guitar, compositions, and sound directions on releases by the country's leading musicians and anime's.
Nozomu describes the musical direction and aspiration of Destinia as 'classic modern' heavy metal. "The music goes beyond the authentic hard rock and heavy metal in the same vein as Rainbow, Whitesnake and Ronnie James Dio - it is completed with the contemporary, modern sound styles. I am confident that I can create exciting new music with these musicians," says Nozomu.
The track listing and artwork can be found here:
1. Metal Souls 2. Rain 3. End of Love 4. Promised Land 5. Take Me Home (see video clip here) 6. Raise Your Fist 7. Be a Hero 8. Metamorphosis 9. Cross The Line 10. Judgement Day 11. Ready for Rock