Symphony X - Live in Istanbul

Friday 30. August at 21:00

Doors open at 20.00

IF Performance Hall Besiktas • Hasfirin Caddesi 26, 34353 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Legendary Beginning

Formed in New Jersey in 1994, Symphony X established their place in the progressive metal scene with an innovative and sophisticated sound. Founded by Michael Romeo, the band quickly drew attention with their technical skills and creative music. They made an impressive debut in the metal world with their first album "Symphony X" and expanded their audience with the subsequent album "The Damnation Game."


Legendary Albums and Rising Success

Symphony X revolutionized the progressive metal scene with their 1997 album "The Divine Wings of Tragedy." The epic compositions and complex musical structures in this album made them one of the leading bands in the genre. Their 2002 album "The Odyssey" and the 2007 album "Paradise Lost" solidified their success and expanded their fan base worldwide.

Surprising Listening Statistics

Symphony X has also achieved great success on digital platforms. The band has reached millions of streams on Spotify, with one of their most listened-to songs, "Set the World on Fire (The Lie of Lies)," garnering millions of plays. On YouTube, their epic songs "The Odyssey" and "Sea of Lies" have achieved millions of views, indicating their appeal to a broad audience.


The Power of Live Performances

Symphony X has earned a legendary reputation not only with their studio albums but also with their live performances. Their world tours and concerts have left unforgettable impressions on their fans with their technical excellence and energetic stage shows. Their performances at major festivals like Wacken Open Air and ProgPower USA have showcased the band's stage presence and musical talents.

Innovation and Progress

The 2015 album "Underworld" marked a new era in Symphony X's musical journey. This album showcased both their technical mastery and emotional depth. The band continues to evolve with each album, incorporating new elements into their music.



Black Label Events is a new organization formed by an experienced team that has organized concerts, festivals, and university roadshow events for many years.

As before, this new formation aims to bring a different breath of fresh air to the Turkish audience in terms of events, with artists and bands from different genres. The primary goal is to introduce Turkish audiences to groups that have not performed much in our country before but have been eagerly awaited, in genres such as Rock, Metal, Jazz, Fusion, and Electronic. Good music, great stage performances, new excitement, and experiences...

The never-fading enthusiasm of the Black Label Events team will also be reflected in the attendees of the events!

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  • There is an age limit of 18. Those under 18 cannot enter.
  • Doors Open: 20:00
  • The specified time is the event start time.
  • Tickets will be checked at the event entrance, and you must show your ticket on your phone.
  • The organizing company reserves the right to deny entry to anyone deemed unsuitable at the venue entrance, with a ticket refund, to provide a comfortable environment for guests to enjoy.
  • It is strictly forbidden to bring professional cameras into the venue, except for authorized photographers.

IF Performance Hall Besiktas • Hasfirin Caddesi 26, 34353 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Google Map of Hasfirin Caddesi 26, 34353 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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