Originated: São Paulo Country: Brazil Genre: Progressive Metal
Bio: Shining Star is a neoclassical progressive power metal band founded by Brazilian guitarist Fabio Rocha. Lyrically, the band often writes songs with underlying Christian themes. Shining Star was formed in 1999 under the original name of Fabio Rocha's Shining Star. In the year 2000 they released their debut full length album Fatal Mistake on Megahard Records. Following Fatal Mistake, Fabio removed his name from the band name and reformed his band, adding American vocalist Lance King. In 2005 the band released their second album Enter Eternity on Nightmare Records.