Cristina Scabbia from Lacuna Coil is set to rock the holidays in style at the second annual "Christmas Metal Symphony" on Sunday December 20th in Tilburg, Holland. Scabbia will have a six-piece band and a 30-piece orchestra as her accompaniment as she performs the most beloved songs of all time.
They will span every sub-genre of the rock world including heavy metal, hard rock, speed, progressive and death metal as well as industrial to symphonic. Covers aren't the only thing she'll be doing, Cristina will also be performing some of her own material as well. "I'll be performing some Lacuna Coil songs and other rock and metal classics with other artists and musicians backed up by a FULL orchestra!! You can't miss it; it's gonna be FUN!"
Other artists confirmed to rock out this holiday season are:
- Charlotte Wessels-Delain
- Damian Wilson-Threshold
- Joakim Broden-Sabaton
- Jorn Lande-Masterplan
- Mats Leven-ex-Therion
- Simone SImons-Epica
- Udo Dirkschneider-U.D.O., ex Accept
Last year's first ever event featured several appearances by top notch rockers including: Doro Pesch (Testament), Russel Allen (Symphony X), Ian Parry (Consortium Project, Elegy) , and Macela Bovio (Stream of Passion, Ayreon).
Below is a fan made video from the show in 2008, enjoy!