American/Norwegian power metallers KAMELOT have announced that German keyboardist/guitarist Oliver Palotai will be joining then for The Black Halo Tour 2005.
As previously reported, several screenshots from KAMELOT's video for the track "March of Mephisto", featuring a special appearance by DIMMU BORGIR frontman Shagrath, have been posted online at the group's official web site.
The clip, the group's second off the group's upcoming album "The Black Halo", was shot by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES) of Revolver Films. KAMELOT had previously shot a video for the track "The Haunting" with Ullaeus. That clip also includes an appearance by EPICA singer Simone Simons. Mari also appears as Helena from the storyline of the "The Black Halo".
"The Black Halo", is scheduled for release on March 15 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), Simons, 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.
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