American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT will embark on their first North American tour in two years this fall. Support on the trek will come from LEAVES' EYES and BLACKGUARD.
KAMELOT's upcoming tour will finally bring the band to cities it never played before in its career, including Philadelphia and Milwaukee. As an added treat, KAMELOT will offer special VIP ticketing in select cities. These tickets will include:
* Meet-and-greet with the band
* Early entrance to venue 60 minutes prior to door
* VIP laminate
* Signed poster
* VIP t-shirt
* One special VIP item yet to be determined
Fans with VIP tickets will gain entrance one hour prior to door times and will be permitted to stay in the venue once the meet-and-greet is finished.
The dates are as follows:
Sep. 08 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues *
Sep. 11 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx *
Sep. 14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Sep. 15 - New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre *
Sep. 17 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium *
Sep. 18 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda *
Sep. 19 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Sep. 21 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
Sep. 22 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Sep. 24 - Chicago, IL @ Logan Square Auditorium *
Sep. 25 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
Sep. 27 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
Sep. 29 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Oct. 01 - West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues *
Oct. 02 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
* VIP tickets available
Tickets go on sale today exclusively at EnterTheVault.com until February 27, at which point they will be made available through all normal ticketing systems.
KAMELOT recently spent time at various studios — including the Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany — under the watchful eye of Sascha Paeth and Miro as producers working on the highly anticipated follow-up to "Ghost Opera". A spring release is expected.
"The new songs are really inspiring," stated guitarist Thomas Youngblood. "We feel the long touring and time away from writing has been perfect for new ideas and an aggressive approach to the new songs."
Bassist Glenn Barry left KAMELOT in December and was replaced by Sean Tibbetts.
KAMELOT will tour Europe with LEAVES' EYES in March and April 2010.