The Phantonauts (digipack)
With the release of its first album The Cosmocinesy (Brennus) in 2009, QANTICE received a warm welcome from the Prog & Metal press and fans, but also extended its reach beyond Metal, selling over 1500 copies. In 2010, QANTICE hit the stages in their home country, France. Meanwhile, Tony and author Marie Fontaine put the finishing touches on the book La Cosmocinsie, a novelization of the first concept album, released through Editions Argemmios in 2012. New album : The Phantonauts For their awaited new release recorded in 2013, QANTICE to go into hyperdrive and aim for the stars, recruiting Norwegian vocal sensation PelleK: 8 million views on YouTube and 100000 subscribers, solo album charting No2 on iTunes Norway, also singer in Damnation Angels who played at the last ProgPower (Atlanta USA). This follow-up to the The Cosmocinesy gathers other big names: produced again by Kevin Codfert, The Phantonauts was mastered by Jens Bogren (D. Townsend, Symphony X) and features guest appearances from Zaher Zorgati (Myrath) and Yossi Sassi (Orphaned Land). The result is 11 tracks of other-worldly epicness in which fantasy atmospheres meet jaw-dropping virtuosity and where a whole new meaning is given to the genre "Movie Metal".