With sales in excess of 8 million, Trans-Siberian Orchestra is among the most popular groups of the modern era. TSO debuted in 1996, since then, all three of the Orchestra's Holiday-themed albums have proven enduring blockbusters, returning annually to the top 10 on Billboard's "Top Chart Albums" and "Top Holiday Albums" charts.
"O'Neill's vision for TSO and how he created the "Rock Theater" art form were propelled from the stage to the television screen with the support of PBS. The PBS special titled "The Birth of Rock Theater,” features live performances from "Beethoven's Last Night" along with music from their most recent album "NightCastle," which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Charts. "The Birth of Rock Theater" is a must see for any TSO fan.Here is what other people are saying about Trans-Siberian Orchestra:
“The show is a symphonic slam…with its intricate plot and dazzling stylistic breadth, it’s without a doubt entertaining.” – BOSTON HERALD “A stunning symphonic metal group.” – am NEW YORK “It was part rock symphony, part Broadway play and a big dose of arena rock from the 1970s and ‘80s. Imagine Queen, The Who, Yes all on the stage together playing souped up classical music.” – HUNTSVILLE TIMES