Italian folk/power metal band ELVENKING has launched a YouTube channel at this location. "At the moment there is only one video shot during an improvised acoustic show the band played during their European tour supporting JON OLIVA'S PAIN in 2006," the group writes on its web site. "More videos from that tour will be uploaded together with an extended report from the recordings of the new album and more."ELVENKING recently finished mixing its new album at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland. The mastering took place on April 10 at Finnvox Studios with Mika Jussila and Nino Laurenne. Due this fall via AFM Records, the CD will feature a guest appearance on two tracks by Swedish guitarist Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, FIREGOD, ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA, CANDLEMASS).
Upcoming ELVENKING shows: May 04 - Rock Club - Ronchi dei Legionari (GO) - Italy
May 26 - Urban (Epic Fest) - Perugia - Italy
Jun. 25 - Midsummer Festival @ Ippodromo Tor di Valle - Rome, Italy ELVENKING released its third album, "The Winter Wake", in Europe in January 2006 via AFM Records. The CD was issued in the U.S. in March. The follow-up to 2004's "Wyrd" was recorded at Sherpa Studios (Italy), mixed at Sonic Pump Studios by Nino Laurenne and was mastered at Finnvox Studios by Mika Jussilla.