AMARANTHE Screamer Forced To Sit Out STRATOVARIUS Support Tour, SCARPOINT Vocalist Tapped As Replacement

March 25, 2013, 4 years ago

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Metal sextet AMARANTHE - featuring vocalist Elize Ryd, who is also known for her work as a backing vocalist for KAMELOT - are currently on a European tour as direct support for STRATOVARIUS. They checked in with the following update right before the tour kick-off in Munich, Germany on March 20th:

"Due to conflicts of schedule and for family reasons, Andy (Solvestrom/screams) will unfortunately not join us on the EU tour with Stratovarius. We are obviously sad about this, but the show must go on! Henrik Englund from Swedish band SCARPOINT will be joining us instead. We are stoked by having our good friend along, and you will not be disappointed with the show we will put on!"

Amaranthe's complete 2013 tour schedule is as follows:

March (with Stratovarius)

26 - Szene - Vienna, Austria
27 - Hirsch - Nürnberg, Germany
28 - Matrix - Bochum, Germany
29 - Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
30 - De Pul - Uden, Netherlands
31 - La Cigale - Paris, France

April (with Stratovarius)

2 - La Laiterie - Strasbourg, France
3 - Le Kao - Lyon, France
5 - Razzmatazz 2 - Barcelona, Spain
6 - Arena - Madrid, Spain
7 - Rock Star - Bilbao, Spain
9 - Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
10 - Alcatrazz - Milan, Italia
11 - Rockfabrik - Ludwigsburg, Germany
13 - PPM Fest (Festival) - Mons, Belgium

April

26 - Arctica Club - Saint Petersburg, Russia
27 - Moscow Hall - Moscow, Russia

May

14 - Club Quattro - Tokyo, Japan
15 - Club Quattro - Tokyo, Japan
17 - Club Quattro - Osaka, Japan
24 - Bandit Boat 15 - Stockholm, Sweden

June

7 - Sweden Rock - Solvesborg, Sweden
15 - Nova Rock - Nickelsdorf, Austria
29 - Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, Belgium
30 - Tuska Open Air - Helsinki, Finland

July

6 - Metaltown - Gothenburg, Sweden

August

3 - Satama Open Air - Kemi, Finland
9 - ARTmania Festival - Sibiu, Romania
10 - Getaway Rock Festival - Gävle, Sweden
24 - Falkenbergs Rockfest - Falkenberg, Sweden

Amaranthe will release their new album, The Nexus, this month via Spinefarm Records. Check out the album artwork by Gustavo Sazes below:

The album was recorded, mixed and mastered once again by Jacob Hansen in Ribe, Denmark.

The Nexus tracklisting:

'Afterlife'

'Invincible'

'The Nexus'

'Theory Of Everything'

'Stardust'

'Burn With Me'

'Mechanical Illusion'

'Razorblade'

'Future On Hold'

'Electroheart'

'Transhuman'

'Infinity'

The Nexus is currently streaming in it's entirety, ahead of it's release at this location.

'The Nexus' single is available on iTunes and the video (directed by Patric Ullaeus ) can be seen below:

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