Time’s Forgotten

Short Bio

Time’s Forgotten is a progressive rock/metal band from Costa Rica that has its origins back in 2004 when they formed under founder and keyboardist Juan Pablo Calvo. After that, they’ve released three studio albums as a proper band: A Relative Moment of Peace (2006), Dandelion (2009), and The Book of Lost Words (2012) co-written by Calvo and Ari Lotringer, the band’s lead guitarist. During that time, they played the most important theaters in the country, ranging from 500 to 1000 in attendance, quite an accomplishment for a band in a very small country. They have opened for Angra and Avantasia and played the acclaimed Baja Prog Fest back in 2007.

They have also won the ACAM award two times for prog record of the year and Juan Pablo won best audio engineer in 2018. They have had great national and international reviews of their work, during the years, including being on the cover of Costa Rica’s most important newspaper twice.

In 2015, due to burn out, they decided to go on hiatus and returned in 2019 to start a new chapter in the band, this time changing vocalist from male to female. Former vocalist Francisco Longhi was replaced by newcomer Priscilla Ruiz, who brings more versatility and vocal tools to the mix.

Their fourth album will be called “Shelter” and will be released in 2022 under the US label Melodic Revolution Records, and will be supported with a live tour and multi-media releases.

Band Members

Juan Pablo Calvo
Keyboards, Vocals & Rhythm Guitars

Priscilla Ruiz
Lead Vocals

Ari Lotringer
Lead & Rhythm Guitars and Backing Vocals

Gonzalo Trejos
Bass & Backing Vocals

Jorge Sobrado
Acoustic & Electronic Drums

MRR Discography

Shelter (March 16, 2022) CD, Digital & Streaming


Outsider (December 23, 2021) Digital Single

Moment of Clarity (June 4, 2022 ) Digital Single

City (January 17, 2020) Digital Single

Self Released Discography

The Book of Lost Words (June 16, 2012) CD & Digital
Dandelion (July 7, 2009) CD & Digital
A Relative Moment of Peace (August 12, 2006) CD & Digital


ACAM award two times for prog record of the year and Juan Pablo won the best audio engineer in 2018.

Time’s Forgotten Online

Website: www.timesforgotten.band
Facebook: www.facebook.com/timesforgotten
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timesforgottenband/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/timesforgotten
Bandcamp: http://www.timesforgotten.bandcamp.com

Style of Music

Progressive Rock & Metal, ranging from technical to ambient, folk and neo-prog. Lots of attention to melody and songwriting.

For Fans Of

Dream Theater, Anathema, Opeth, and Haken with some Vangelis thrown in.

Current Location

San Jose, Costa Rica

Contact Info

Booking and Media
Juan Pablo Calvo


Released Feb 3, 2020

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Released Dec 20, 2006


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