According to a posting on the web site of the German metallers AT VANCE, the group's previously announced South American tour with RAGE "was cancelled by the promoters." The band adds, "We are truly sorry for all our South American fans! However, it's beyond our powers if promoters don't do their jobs in a professional way and thereby prevent concerts of foreign bands from happening. We are confident that the future will bring better conditions, so we can work with trustworthy promoters and be able to play shows for our South American fans!"AT VANCE released its new album, "VII", in the U.S. on August 28 via Locomotive Records. The CD was issued in Europe in June through AFM Records. The group's seventh effort marks the debut of new singer Rick Altzi and features the band's "very own interpretation on neo-classical power metal that crosses elegantly with the true spirit of '80s hard rock," according to a press release. AT VANCE recently announced the addition of bassist Manuel Walther and drummer Alex Landenburg to the group's ranks. AT VANCE live in Porto (2003):
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