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News : Toehider’s Mike Mills to be included on the new Ayreon album

By on February 2, 2013

Mike Mills of Melbourne based rock/metal outfit TOEHIDER will be included on the forthcoming, as of yet untitled AYREON album.

AYREON is a rock opera project conceived by Dutch composer, Arjen Lucassen. The project has included the likes of Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN), Andi Deris (HELLOWEEN), Devin Townsend (SYL, THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT), James LaBrie (DREAM THEATRE), Mikael Åkerfeldt (OPETH), Simone Simons (EPICA) and countless others.

Mike performed the Irish Bouzouki for the upcoming AYREON album. You can check out a sample here!

Arjen Lucassen had this to say –

“I was intrigued by something I saw about Toehider in a magazine, and went to Youtube to check them out. It turns out that Mike is an amazing multi-instrumentalist, and a fantastic singer as well!”

Check out Arjen in action in his home studio.

Stay tuned to the TOEHIDER website and Facebook page for future details.

Check out Toehider’s new EP ‘Smash it Out’, now available via iTunes.


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook