Five years after the release of Renascence Of Ancient Spirit, symphonic doom metallers Galadriel are finally finalizing their new album The 7th Queen Enthroned. The album will be released on September 28th by Gothoom Productions. The first single from the album is called "Evilution" and is already available online. You can listen to it on the video below. More album details were previously reported here.
The wait is over for fans of Slovak doom metal band Galadriel. Five years after the release of Renascence Of Ancient Spirit, the band is in the recording studio again. The new album is called The 7th Queen Enthroned and it will be released in September by Gothoom Productions. For now, the band has unveiled the cover of their forthcoming record, which can be seen below.
Galadriel vocalist and bassist Dodo Datel has posted the following statement on their Myspace blog:
"Dear fans !
I'm in bad health state. I have a problem with the hearing damage of my right ear! I'm currently in the healing process. Due to this problem we need to cancel our show in Levice (SK) on 27th February. I hope all fans and organizers too will understand and accept this situation. I hope I'll be OK in the nearest future, because I can't imagine my life without music !!!"
Bassist/vocalist Dodo Datel of Galadriel has posted the following message regarding the recent line up change in the band:
"After some problems we decided to end the co-operation with guitarist Skkipi Skuppin. He was in the band from spring of 2005 and recorded with us our latest album "Renascence Of Ancient Spirit". We wish him all the best in his next musical and personal life. New lead guitarist is Tomax Gabris, who was a part of the band in years 1997 - 2004. Now after five years we invited him back. The band is currently in writing process."
Keyboardist J.S.K. left the band during the recording of Galadriel's forthcoming album, and Dodo Datel announced Fear as the new member of the band. Her first show with the band will be on 8th June 2007 in Bratislava.
Also, the new album was renamed as "Renascence Of Ancient Spirit". The band has already finished the recordings and it will be released next June. The tracklist has been announced too, and two tracks were uploaded in Galadriel's MySpace site.
The following message was posted at the official Galadriel website:
"The process of recording of our new album "Renascence" is still not finished! We must CANCEL the Romanian tour and the show in Bratislava!!! We're very sorry and feel the anger, but the recording of our new album is still not over. Due to this situation and some other problems we must to cancel the ROMANIAN TOUR ! and the show in Bratislava.
Dear Romanian fans, we want to say sorry for this situation and we hope we will come to your country as soon as possible.
We want to say SORRY to organizers too, we know it is very bad for you!"
And on March 7th this announcement was posted:
"HOYAS is no longer the drummer of Galadriel! We're sorry to announce that Hoyas is no longer the drummer of our band. After some problems we decided to stop our cooperation. Our friendship remains unbroken !
Dodo Datel, frontman of the Slovak doom metal Galadriel, announced that the new design of the website is because of the band's new forthcoming album. The album will be called "Renascence", and it is going to be released next spring. (Due to some technical problems Galadriel scheduled the recording of new album to March 2007. So it will be released in spring 2007).
Also, the band is going to make a tour in Romania in April 2007 to present this new album.
News about "Renascence" and the tour will be updated on the website.