KAMELOT Issue New Studio Update Video; AMANDA SOMERVILLE, ELIZE RYD Record Guest Vocals
June 21, 2012, 7 years ago
In a new video update from the studio, Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM) and Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE) record guest vocals for KAMELOT's upcoming album. Watch below:
The title of Kamelot’s forthcoming release will be announced at the end of June, together with the name of their new vocalist. However, according to guitarist and composer Thomas Youngblood , one thing is certain: “Our fans can really look forward to our new record, because it represents Kamelot in every way!”
Youngblood on the style and content of the concept album: “The new songs sound more symphonic and melodic than our last two studio recordings. The material brings to mind albums such as Karma (2001) and The Black Halo (2005). In addition, this will be the best production that Kamelot have ever delivered. Because while other acts tend to opt for low-budget productions due to the difficult market situation, we have gone the opposite way: the new album will be a real statement, in terms of our compositions as well as in terms of our sound.”
The eagerly awaited album has been scheduled for release on September 24th (Germany: September 21st; North America: September 25th), and Kamelot are set to play a number of festivals (among them Wacken Open Air and Bang Your Head) as early as July and August before embarking on a US tour alongside NIGHTWISH in September/October and a major headliner tour of Europe in November 2012. The band will headline four very special shows in the US in September and October, as well as a co-headlining show with SYMPHONY X in Mexico City on September 8th
Kamelot's complete live itinerary can be found at this location.