Fates Warning is an American progressive metal band from Hartford, Connecticut. Formed in 1982 by singer John Arch, guitarists Jim Matheos and Victor Arduini, bassist Joe DiBiase, and drummer Steve Zimmerman, Fates Warning has made many changes in his training. Between 1982 and 1996 - and temporarily in 2010 - Matheos and DiBiase are the only remaining first members of the group. Their current band consists of guitarists Jim Matheos and Frank Aresti, singer Ray Alder, bassist Joey Vera, and drummer Bobby Jarzombek. A pioneer of the progressive metal scene, Fates Warning became internationalized in the 1980s, and ranked as one of the "progressive metal founding bands" among Queensrÿche and Dream Theater, responsible for the creation, development and popularization of this musical genre.
Since its creation, Fates Warning has eleven studio albums, two live albums, a compilation, a videotape, three DVDs (each featuring a live concert) and four audio cassettes (demos). the band is a commercial hit in the United States in 1986 with their third album, Awaken the Guardian , which reached 191> Billboard 200 > and becomes the first album distributed by the Metal Blade label to enter the musical rankings. Their next three albums, No Exit (1988), Perfect Symmetry (1989) and Parallel (1991), are also commercial successes; the first two reach 111> and 141> on Billboard 200, respectively. The band's latest album is entitled Theories Of Flight , published in 2016.
Their first album, Night on Bröcken , was released in 1984 at the Metal Blade label, with a strong influence for Iron Maiden >>>.
The Specter Within, with a more progressive sound, is published in 1985. In 1986, the guitarist Victor Arduini left the band and was replaced by Frank Aresti. Their third album, Awaken the Guardian is published the same year>.