Talisman

This Swedish melodic heavy metal band was founded in 1989 by ex-Rising Force bass player Marcel Jacob. Recruiting vocalist Jeff Scott Soto and guitarist Christopher Stahl, they joined Airplay Records…
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This Swedish melodic heavy metal band was founded in 1989 by ex-Rising Force bass player Marcel Jacob. Recruiting vocalist Jeff Scott Soto and guitarist Christopher Stahl, they joined Airplay Records and made their debut the following year with a self-titled album, incorporating elements of Europe, Yngwie Malmsteen and TNT. High-pitched vocal harmonies and bursts of fiery guitar were the band’s trademarks, but they failed to make an impression outside Sweden.