Simon Oberender RIP

Simon Oberender DPRP wishes to express its condolences for the tragic passing of Beyond The Bridge guitar and keyboard player Simon Oberender.

Oberender was also the keyboardist for Amanda Somerville’s band Trillium and worked in the Gate Studios in Wolfsburg as a sound engineer and producer. He recorded, mixed, mastered (together with Sascha Paeth) and produced Beyond The Bridge’s debut album ‘The Old Man And The Spirit.’

Oberender appeared on several other albums, including Avantasia’s 2010 releases ‘The Wicked Symphony’ and ‘Angel of Babylon,’ Edguy’s ‘Age of the Joker’ (2011), Epica’s ‘Requiem for the Indifferent’ (2012), Rhapsody of Fire’s ‘The Frozen Tears of Angels’ (2010) and Kamelot’s ‘Silverthorn,’ which will be released next month.

As an engineeer, Oberender worked on albums by Avantasia, Destination’s Calling, Edguy, Epica, Mayan and others. May he Rest In Peace.

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