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AraPacis Release Single Off Upcoming Album "Suburban Mist" Ft. Ex-Rainbow David Stone

Updated: Oct 21, 2022

Canada's AraPacis has released their first single, the title track featuring (Former Rainbow keyboardist) David Stone off their up and coming album "Suburban Mist". Listen below

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The upcoming album by AraPacis "Suburban Mist", their 9th, is a thematic

7-song assortment of classic hard rock, doom, blues rock and prog album

(with a surprise country/prog/metal tune thrown in the mix) and again

features the keyboards of former Rainbow and Max Webster member David

Stone, the versatile guitar playing of leader Jerry Fielden and the

raspy voice of frontwoman Michelle Macpherson

Album will be released on Blackhouse Records in physical format (December

2022) and Bullseye records of Canada, Inc. in digital format (November


AraPacis (Ara-Patches) is a female-fronted metal band hailing from

Montreal, Canada. Formed in 2003 by guitarist Jerry Fielden, fronted by

Scots singer Michelle Macpherson, and supported by the keyboard wizardry

of ex-Rainbow member David Stone, their main goal is to re-create some

of the original aspects of 1970's Hard Rock and Progressive Rock and

fuse it together with 21st Century Prog Metal, Doom Metal & Metalcore to

make an interesting metal hybrid.

AraPacis have shared the stage with

acts such as Blaze Bayley, Uli Jon Roth, Anvil, Raven, the Agonist,

Doro, etc. They have now released 9 albums and 3 EPs. They have had

noted guests on their albums such as Guy LeBlanc (RIP) of Camel, Steph

Honde of Di'Anno and Hollywood Monsters, Don Airey of Deep Purple,

Rainbow, Jethro Tull, etc., Vinny Appice of Black Sabbath and Dio, Kayla

Dixon of Witch Mountain/Dress the Dead, and John Gallagher of Raven,

amongst others. Their last album, "Waterdog" was released in 2021.

Band members:

> Michelle Macpherson- Lead Vocals;

> Jerry Fielden - Lead Guitar, Back Vocals, Mandolin;

> Scott Haskin - Drums;

> Gwendolyne Krasnicki - Violin;

> David Stone - Keyboards;

> Jean Audet - Bass;

> Gillan Macpherson-Briggs - Back Vocals

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