American singer-songwriter Amanda Somerville will perform at this year's Sirens of Metal II festival on August 13 at Blondies nightclub in Detroit, Michigan. Joining Amanda on stage will be Sander Gommans of AFTER FOREVER and Paulo of MILES BEYOND. Other acts scheduled to appear include KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, MAXINE (featuring Maxine Petrucci of MADAM X), DES DEMON, PUBLIK PARKING and MOUND ROAD ENGINE.For more information, visit www.myspace.com/sirensofmetaldetroit. Somerville is the American singer-songwriter and vocal coach who was tapped to replace EPICA vocalist Simone Simons on the band's North American tour with SYMPHONY X due to Simons' health issues. Amanda was featured on KAMELOT's latest release, "Ghost Opera", and toured with AVANTASIA. She released her solo album, "Windows", in 2008. A Michigan native, Amanda has resided and worked mainly in Germany and the Netherlands since 1999. She has collaborated with several other bands in the metal scene along with producers Sascha Paeth and Miro, and co-wrote the rock opera "Aina". Her own music is of the pop-rock genre.