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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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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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