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KAMELOT's THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD Describes His Bandmates (Video)

Echo of The Metal Authority recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to describe his bandmates and himself in a few words, Thomas said: "[Drummer] Casey Grillo has been with KAMELOT the longest, next to me. He's my loyal colleague and he's the generator machine ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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KAMELOT Already Has 'A Lot Of Cool Ideas' For Follow-Up To 'Haven'

The Great Metal Debate conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood before the band's November 15 concert in Louisville, Kentucky. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process on KAMELOT's latest album, "Haven", compared to the making of 2012's "Silverthorn": "'Silverthorn' was ...

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Video: KAMELOT Performs In Cleveland

Fan-filmed video footage of KAMELOT's November 27 performance at the Agora theater in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently told PowerOfMetal.dk has finalized contractual plans for a new concert DVD. He said: "Now we have to figure out where we're gonna do it and whether it's gonna be part of ...

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KAMELOT's OLIVER PALOTAI 'Doesn't Respect' Bands Canceling Tours In Wake Of Paris Attacks

Sofa King Cool recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and continued terrorist threats against France and Europe, Oliver said: "I heard about bands canceling their [European] tours, and, honestly, I don't respect that, 'cause I just ...

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AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The opus features guest appearances by: * ...

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HELLOWEEN: Complete 'Hellbook' Details Revealed

As pioneers of German melodic speed metal, HELLOWEEN are not only one of Germany's most respected metal exports but also one of the globally most influential metal bands today. Since 1984, HELLOWEEN has performed at all important festivals such as Rock In Rio and Woodstock in Poland, which they headlined in front of over 500,000 ...

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Video: KAMELOT Plays Final Show Of European Tour In Tilburg

Fan-filmed video footage of the final show of KAMELOT's European headlining tour on Friday, October 16 at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently told PowerOfMetal.dk has finalized contractual plans for a new concert DVD. He said: "Now we have to figure out where we're gonna do it ...

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KAMELOT's 'Liar Liar (Wasteland Monarchy)' Video Features ARCH ENEMY's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ

"Liar Liar (Wasteland Monarchy)", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip, which features a guest appearance by Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY, ex-THE AGONIST), takes off where KAMELOT's "Insomnia" video ends and takes the listener into the outside environment of this dystopian world, where the citizen is zero and ...

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My God-Given Right - HELLOWEEN

HELLOWEEN are unstoppable. Now through 31 years and fifteen albums, the German power metal legends show no sign of quit and plenty of signs they'll do whatever they damned well want on their latest offering, "My God-Given Right". The way this band can play to the fast and melodic level of the inspired (if sarcastic) ...

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KAMELOT's SEAN TIBBETTS Shares 'Crazy Tour Story' (Video)

Each episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Crazy Tour Stories" features a touring act giving you all the details about one or more wild things that have taken place while on the road. In the episode below, which was filmed on May 6 in Joliet, Illinois, KAMELOT bassist Sean Tibbetts recounts one of his crazy stories ...

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On The Tour Bus With KAMELOT (Video)

Each episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Bus Invaders" takes you inside the touring vehicle of one of today's top touring acts. In the latest episode, which was filmed on May 6 in Joliet, Illinois, KAMELOT bassist Sean Tibbets gives you a tour of his band's bus during the first leg of the "Haven" tour. KAMELOT ...

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KAMELOT: More 'Haven' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Haven", the new album from the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, has registered the following first-week chart positions: #1: USA Top Hard Rock Albums* #3: USA Top Hard Music Albums #3: Sweden Rock / Metal #4: Canada Hard Music Charts #4: Finland Indie Chart #5: UK Rock & Metal Album #12: Finland* #14: ...

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KAMELOT: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Insomnia' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Insomnia", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X. "Insomnia" is taken from KAMELOT's new album, "Haven", which sold around ...

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