Winterage is a Symphonic Power Metal band with strong influences from classical, irish and medieval music. The band is charaterized by the presence of a violinist, Gabriele Boschi, who is also the founder and the orchestral arranger and by the use of a real symphonic orchestra during the albums recordings.
Winterage debuted with the first full lenght “The Harmonic Passage” in 2015. Before the debut album, the band recorded a semi-instrumental EP produced by Tommy Talamanca (Sadist) and a single “Forest of Consciusness” comissioned as soundtrack for the horror movie “Extreme Jukebox”.
“The Harmonic Passage” is a majestic work, recorded with a real symphonic orchestra and an opera choir, for a total of 40 musicians, very well received by the international critics.
In December of the same year, the band release the single “The Legend of the White Tannenbaum”, a medley of the most famous christmas tunes, arranged in Power Metal key.
In the following years, the band shared the stage with artists like Angra, Moonspell, Dragonland, Dark Moor, Pathfinder, Elvenking, Trick Or Treat. In parallel, the violinist Gabriele Boschi, also recorded and orchestred some tracks for the all stars metal project “Vivaldi Metal Project”.
In 2019 the band recorded his second full lenght “The Inheritance of Beauty”(Scarlet Records), but due the Covid-19 pandemic, it could not be released until 2021.