American/Norwegian band KAMELOT have announced their first-ever appearance in Norway. The concert will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway.
"This will be a very special evening for all KAMELOT fans in Norway!" the band write in a statement. "KAMELOT's 'March of Mephisto' video has been the #1 requested on Norway's 'Svisj Metal' video show for and recently was added to normal rotation due to fan demand."
KAMELOT will enter the studio in the summer of 2006 to record the follow-up to their criticially acclaimed 2005 release, "The Black Halo".
KAMELOT recently announced the addition of German keyboardist/guitarist Oliver Palotai (DORO, ULI JON ROTH) as a new and permanent member of the band.
In addition to Palotai, KAMELOT's upcoming U.S./Canadian tour will feature soprano vocalist Mari. Mari appeared on both the "Epica" and "The Black Halo" albums and will be singing live with KAMELOT.
KAMELOT are continuing to promote their latest album, "The Black Halo", released in March through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Epica" was produced by Sascha Paeth and Miro at Gate and Pathway studios in Germany and features guest appearances by Shagrath (DIMMU BORGIR), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS), Simone Simons (EPICA), Mari (MASQUERAID), as well as the KAMELOT choir, featuring Herbie Langhans (SEVENTH AVENUE), Amanda Somerville-Scharf, Miro, Gerit Göbel, Thomas Rettke (HEAVEN'S GATE) and Elisabeth Kjaernes, among others.