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KAMELOT: New Album Title Revealed

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT have set "Silverthorn" as the title of their new album, due on September 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Steamhammer/SPV. The CD will mark the band's first release with new singer Tommy Karevik, the 30-year-old Swede who previously fronted SEVENTH WONDER (a group that he is still a member of). In ...

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KAMELOT Performs Brand New Song At Czech Republic's MASTERS OF ROCK Festival; Video Available

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT played a brand new song during their first-ever full live concert with new singer Tommy Karevik on July 12 at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. The general public may not be overly familiar with the 30-year-old Swede ...

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New KAMELOT Singer Is 'Strongly Confident' In The Band's Future

American/German symphonic metallers KAMELOT last week announced the addition of Scandinavian singer Tommy Karevik to the group's ranks. The general public may not be overly familiar with the 30-year-old Swede Karevik, but people in the industry know him as the immensely talented frontman of the Swedish band SEVENTH WONDER. Commented Tommy: "I am truly happy ...

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New KAMELOT Singer Has No Intention Of Leaving SEVENTH WONDER

Swedish singer Tommy Karevik (SEVENTH WONDER), who recently joined American/German symphonic metallers KAMELOT as the replacement for Roy Khan, has released the following statement regarding his addition to the band: "It is not a secret that I have been in close contact with the KAMELOT crew for some time now. I played with them on ...

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KAMELOT Announces New Singer

American/German symphonic metallers KAMELOT have announced the addition of Scandinavian singer Tommy Karevik to the group's ranks. The general public may not be overly familiar with the 30-year-old Swede Karevik, but people in the industry know him as the immensely talented frontman of the Swedish band SEVENTH WONDER. Commented KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood: "We had ...

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KAMELOT: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Video footage of Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM) and Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE) recording backing vocals for KAMELOT's new album at Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios under the direction of producer Sascha Paeth (EDGUY, AVANTASIA, RHAPSODY) can be seen below. KAMELOT laid down the drums for the new CD at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida with renowned engineer Jim ...

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VISION DIVINE To Release 'Destination Set To Nowhere' In September

Italian power/progressive metallers VISION DIVINE, founded by guitarist/songwriter Olaf Thorsen (LABYRINTH) and singer Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE), has inked a deal with Germany's earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based rock branch of Edel Group. The band's seventh studio album, "Destination Set To Nowhere", will be released on September 14. "Destination Set To Nowhere" is a melting ...

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KAMELOT: New Video Update From The Studio

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted a new three-minute video update from Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida where they are currently laying down drum tracks with renowned engineer Jim Morris for their new album, to be released on September 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Steamhammer/SPV. KAMELOT will then head to Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios ...

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KAMELOT: Video Update From The Studio

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted a one-minute video update from Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida where they are currently laying down drum tracks with renowned engineer Jim Morris for their new album, to be released on September 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Steamhammer/SPV. KAMELOT will then head to Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios to ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Philadelphia Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of RHAPSODY OF FIRE's May 25 performance at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The first official photo of the new lineup of RHAPSODY OF FIRE can be seen below. RHAPSODY OF FIRE 2012 is: Fabio Lione - Vocals Alex Staropoli - Keyboards Roberto De Micheli - Guitar ...

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THY MAJESTIE Completes Work On Long-Awaited Fifth Album

Italian "symphonic power epic" metal band THY MAJESTIE will release its long-waited fifth album, "ShiHuangDi", later in the year via Scarlet Records. The CD, which marks the first THY MAJESTIE release since 2009's "Dawn", was recorded at Wreck Studios in Palermo, Italy, mixed by Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE) at Outer Sound Studios in Rome, Italy and ...

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KAMELOT Signs New Deal With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have inked a new deal with Steamhammer/SPV. The agreement covers the entire world except Japan, where KAMELOT will remain with King Records. KAMELOT is currently recording the drums for its new album at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with renowned engineer Jim Morris before travelling to Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios to ...

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KAMELOT Signs Japanese Deal For New Album

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have inked a deal with King Records for the Japanese release of their next album, tentatively due in the fall. Commented KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood: "We are very excited about working again with King on the new album! We are also planning to return to Japan for some very special concerts ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Italian Language TV Report Available

A two-minute Italian-language TV report on the current European headlining tour by Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE can be seen below. RHAPSODY OF FIRE will embark on the North American leg of its "From Chaos To Eternity" world tour in late May. The first official photo of the new lineup of RHAPSODY OF ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Second Behind-The-Scenes Video Posted Online

Drummer Alex Holzwarth of Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE takes you behind the scenes before the band's 2012 North and South American tours. In the two-and-a-half-minute clip below, you will be taken into Holzwarth's private rehearsal studio where he talks about the upcoming tour and plays some killer drums. RHAPSODY OF FIRE will ...

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XANDRIA: New Video Interview With MANUELA KRALLER

HeavyWorlds.com recently conducted an interview with singer Manuela Kraller of German symphonic metallers XANDRIA. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Nils Middelahauve is sitting out XANDRIA's current European tour with EPICA and STREAM OF PASSION after undergoing surgery. He is being temporarily replaced by SERENITY's Fabio D'Amore. XANDRIA's new album, "Neverworld's End", was ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Preparing For North American Tour (Video)

Guitarist Roberto De Micheli of Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE takes you behind the scenes before the band's 2012 North and South American tours. In the two-minute clip below, you will be taken into De Micheli's private rehearsal studio where he talks about the upcoming tour and plays a RHAPSODY OF FIRE guitar ...

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KAMELOT Taps AMARANTHE Singer For North American Tour

Swedish vocalist Elize Ryd of AMARANTHE has once again been selected to fill the female singer spot on KAMELOT's upcoming North American tour with NIGHTWISH in September/October. Commented KAMELOT: "Elize has been touring with KAMELOT since 2010 and will once again join the band for a very special tour throughout North America." AMARANTHE's self-titled debut ...

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NIGHTWISH To Tour North America With KAMELOT

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will embark on a North American headlining tour in September with support from KAMELOT. The dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA Sep. 13 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA Sep. 15 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY Sep. 16 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, ...

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XANDRIA Bassist Forced To Sit Out European Tour

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA have issued the following update: "Bad luck for our bass guitar player Nils [Middelahauve]. Whilst we were playing the most recent shows with EPICA, Nils severely hurt his right forefinger on stage which eventually led to a serious blood poisoning after the last show. Due to this sepsis, he had ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: North American Tour Announced

Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE have announced the details of the North American leg of their "From Chaos To Eternity" world tour. Commented RHAPSODY OF FIRE keyboardist Alex Staropoli: "American and Canadian RHAPSODY OF FIRE fans have been waiting a long time for our return to North America. We've heard your demands and ...

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KAMELOT: '70000 Tons Of Metal' Video Recap

Florida-based melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted a four-and-a-half-minute recap of their appearance on this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set sail on January 23 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, Florida to George Town, Cayman Islands and returned four days later. You can now watch the footage below. ...

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KAMELOT Announces European Tour

Florida-based melodic metallers KAMELOT have announced their highly anticipated return to Europe on the heels of their new album. The trek takes off in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on November 2, taking the band's spectacular show to over 20 top venues and cities in Europe. KAMELOT has a flair for the theatrical, as well as their ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: New Album Title Revealed

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have set "Ethera" as the title of their fifth album, due later in the year via Napalm Records. The CD is currently being recorded at Artesonika Studios in Pordenone (near Venice), Italy. Regarding the new album title, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS said, "'Ethera' is a word mix out of 'ether' ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have issued the following update: "VISIONS OF ATLANTIS is proud and excited to notify all of you: We will enter the Artesonika Studios in Pordenone (near Venice), Italy tomorrow to start the recordings for our next album! The main producer for this most ambitious VISIONS OF ATLANTIS output so ...

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KAMELOT To Kick Off Next European Headlining Tour In The Netherlands

American melodic metallers KAMELOT will kick off their next European headlining tour in November in The Netherlands. KAMELOT's recently completed North American, South American and European tours featured guest singer Fabio Lione of RHAPSODY OF FIRE following the departure of KAMELOT's longtime frontman, Roy Khan. KAMELOT is now busy working on new songs and continuing ...

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LUCA TURILLI Talks Next RHAPSODY Album In New Interview

In August 2011, RHAPSODY OF FIRE guitarist Luca Turilli and keyboardist Alex Staropoli announced their decision to go their separate ways. Due to legal reasons, Staropoli will continue under the RHAPSODY OF FIRE name. Turilli, on the other hand, will make his future efforts available under the RHAPSODY moniker (RHAPSODY OF FIRE's original name), in ...

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