The Songs

1. Epilogue (Storyteller) 1:25
2. Life On Earth 3:50
3. Origins Of Mankind 3:58
4. The Worst Has Yet To Come 4:24
5. An Untold Message 3:40
6. To The Earth And Back 6:00
7. Sirens 3:31
8. Pitch Black 3:46
9. Silence Calling 4:08
10. Species 5:22
11. Enemy Within 3:02
12. Oracle 5:13

Quote Ian ” CV is a killer album and the strongest of all 5 Consortium albums and an incredible mix of everything that is powerful in Prog Rock and Gothic Power Metal“.

Wishing to complete his inspirational concept, Ian Parry has written & produced the final chapter from his Consortium Project concept entitled C-V “Species”.

A classic epic Sci-fi scenario combining a selection of the best musicians in rock & metal and some who have performed on the 4 previous consortium albums such as; Stephan Lill (Vanden Plas) Casey Grillo (Kamelot) Kris Gildenlöw (ex-Pain of Salvation) to newcomers from the gothic metal scene Lene Petersen (Infinity Overture) & Jens Faber (from the German power metal band Dawn of Destiny)



Consortium Project V – ‘SPECIES′ 2011

“Species” is a culmination of brutal and melodic Symfo-gothic-power metal at its best. It is already the 21st worldwide album release from Ian celebrating a career of over 25 years in the world of rock & metal.

A detailed list of musicians performing Species

Ian Parry – lead & harmony vocals (Elegy, Ayreon,Vengeance)
Stephan Lill – guitars (Vanden Plas)
Niels Vejlyt – guitars (Infinity Overture)
Lene Petersen – Female vocals (Infinity Overture)
Casey Grillo – Drums (Kamelot)
Kris Gildenlöw – Bass (Pain of Salvation)
Jens Faber – Bass (Dawn of Destiny)
Veith offenbaecher (Dawn of Destiny)

Special guest:
Markus Teske – Keyboards (Red Circuit)

Introducing newcomers:
Ani Lozanova – Female vocals (Ani Lozanova Project)
Kalin Jechev – Piano & keyboards (Ani Lozanova Project)
Peter-Jan Kleevens – Keyboards (Hammerhead)

Recorded and mixed by Marcus Teske & Ian Parry at the Bazement Studios in Germany.