Bekasi-based independent record company Interlude Records has inked a deal with Jakarta’s symphonic progressive/Gothic metal band Crystal Dream, on May 31, 2017.
The label Facebook page announced today: “OUR NEW ROSTER CRYSTAL DREAM (Jakarta Power Metal). 3rd album will release via Interlude Records”.
Crystal Dream was founded in 2006 in North Jakarta as Letter from Within. The band dropped Letter from Within a year later and adopted the current name. Although the band has undergone several changes in its lineup, two original members Imam Agustine Ferdinand (drums) and Rudi ‘Asen’ Sentosa (guitars) remains together along with current band mates Bobby Angga Lesmana (keyboards), Agnes Meghan (vocals), and Ian Gonya (bass).
To date, the band has self-released two full-length albums Diary of Fallen Angel (2013) and Reaching the Dream (2016).
The band’s Facebook page cited bands like Helloween, Rhapsody, Epica, Kamelot, and many more have been inspired them.
Interlude Records is a label focusing in producing and releasing power metal and thrash metal music only. Founded in 2015 as Metal Force Records by guitarist Fauzi Nurul Amin a.k.a Ucik.
The label current roster consists of Ambalat, Batosay, Corvus Java, Crystal Dream, Jayabaya, Lentera, Nagantaka, and Valerian.