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KAMELOT: Video Interview With OLIVER PALOTAI

KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai and backing singer Elize Ryd (also of the Swedish band AMARANTHE) were interviewed by Romania's Metalhead webzine in August 2010. You can now watch the chat below. "Poetry For The Poisoned", the ninth studio album from KAMELOT, sold around 6,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. ...

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AMARANTHE: Fifth Studio Video Report Posted Online

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — has entered Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, NIGHTRAGE) to begin recording its debut ...

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AMARANTHE: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — has entered Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, NIGHTRAGE) to begin recording its debut ...

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AMARANTHE: Footage From Gothenburg Concert Posted Online

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — has posted professionally filmed performance and behind-the-scenes footage from the band's September 25, 2010 concert at Brewhouse in Gothenburg, ...

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UNIVERSUM: New Album Details Revealed

Australian melodic death metallers UNIVERSUM are putting the finishing touches on their sophomore album, "Mortuus Machina", for a tentative early 2011 release. The follow-up to 2008's "Leto Destinatus" will be mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren of Sweden's Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, SOILWORK, AMON AMARTH, KATATONIA) and will feature guest appearances by the following musicians: ...

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AMARANTHE: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — has entered Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, NIGHTRAGE) to begin recording its debut ...

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INDRAMA: New Lineup Announced

Drummer Morten Lowe Sorensen (MERCENARY, THE ARCANE ORDER, AMARANTHE), bassist Loic Colin (SCARVE, ONE-WAY MIRROR, WATCHA) and guitarist Ben Antonio (NO RETURN) have joined INDRAMA, the French metal band led by guitarist/vocalist Gwen Kerjan. The group will enter Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark in late October to begin recording its full-length debut with producer Jacob ...

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AMARANTHE To Enter Studio In October

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — will enter Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark in October with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, NIGHTRAGE) to begin recording ...

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AMARANTHE Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records for the release of its debut album, tentatively due in early 2011. ...

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AMARANTHE: Performance Footage From Tampere Available

Video footage of AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — performing the song "Automatic" live in front of a sold-out crowd at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland ...

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AMARANTHE Singer On Tour With KAMELOT; Video Footage, Photos Available

AMARANTHE singer Elize Ryd is providing backing vocals on KAMELOT's current European tour, which kicked off on Thursday, March 25 in Charleroi, Belgium. Fan-filmed video footage of "The Haunting" performance from last night's (Saturday, March 27) concert in Amsterdam, Holland can be viewed below. Commented AMARANTHE: "[Elize] joins a prestigious line of guest singers to ...

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AMARANTHE: New Song Posted Online

"Automatic", a brand new track from AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The group ...

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MY DARLING DISMAY: First Video Released

MY DARLING DISMAY, the new Swedish project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, AMARANTHE, DRAGONLAND) and Johan Ericsson (DREAMLAND), has released its first video — for the song called "My Darling Dismay". The clip, which was shot last summer in Gothenburg, can be viewed below. Mörck previously stated about MY DARLING DISMAY: [The band] was born through ...

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KAMELOT Members Discuss Upcoming Album, Tour

KAMELOT's official web site recently conducted an interview with frontman Roy Khan and guitarist Thomas Youngblood. The question-and-answer session follows below. Kamelot.com: So we're getting very excited about the upcoming tour and new album. Can you tell us something about the new CD and maybe some of the song titles? Thomas: It's going great, and ...

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AMARANTHE Singer To Tour With KAMELOT

AMARANTHE singer Elize Ryd (pictured below) has been selected to fill the female singer spot on KAMELOT's upcoming European tour in April/May. Commented AMARANTHE: "[Elize] joins a prestigious line of guest singers to tour with KAMELOT over the years. And, of course, AMARANTHE will be joining forces with KAMELOT and our eminent vocalist on the ...

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LEAVES' EYES To Support KAMELOT In Europe

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — will support KAMELOT on their upcoming European tour in March/April 2010. Commented Liv Kristine: "I am really looking forward to tour with KAMELOT again! The last tours with KAMELOT were very successful for both ...

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AMARANTHE Announces New Bassist

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE), the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has announced the addition of bassist Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) to the group's ranks. Commented Mörck: "At last the lineup is completed and rock solid! ...

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AMARANTHE To Support KAMELOT In Finland, Norway

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE), the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), will support KAMELOT on the following dates: April 13 - Helsinki, FIN - Nosturi April 14 - Tampere, FIN - Pakkahuone April 16 - ...

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MY DARLING DISMAY: Another Song Posted Online

MY DARLING DISMAY, the new Swedish project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, AMARANTHE, DRAGONLAND) and Johan Ericsson (DREAMLAND), has posted a new song on their MySpace page. Commented singer Anna Mariann: "During the last months of silence we've been working very hard finishing up the new songs, and most of all, refining a sound ...

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LORD: 'New Horizons' Video Released

"New Horizons", the new video from Australian metallers LORD, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Set In Stone", which was released in the band's home country in late August via Riot! Entertainment. According to frontman Lord Tim, the clip "has footage from all of the touring we've done this ...

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LORD's New Album To Feature Members Of DIO, MEGADETH, ANGRA

Australian metallers LORD have revealed a list of guest musicians who appear on their forthcoming album, "Set In Stone", due in the band's home country in late August via Riot! Entertainment and in Japan in October through Soundholic Records. Release dates for the rest of the world will be announced soon. "Set In Stone" guest ...

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CIPHER SYSTEM Parts Ways With Singer, Seeks Replacement

Bassist Henric Carlsson of Swedish progressive metallers CIPHER SYSTEM has issued the following update: "CIPHER SYSTEM are in a little bit of trouble. I had a chat with Andreas Solveström [vocals] and he doesn't have time to focus on CIPHER SYSTEM no more. Being in a band is something you either do 100% or not, ...

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AVALANCHE Changes Name To AMARANTHE

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has changed its name to AMARANTHE. Commented Mörck: "Due to a legal dispute and copyright claims, we have decided to change our name to AMARANTHE. The ...

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