Following the success of Timo Tolkki's Avalon debut album The Land Of New Hope, guitarist Timo Tolkki has already started working on a sequel to his first Metal Opera, slated for a 2014 release on Frontiers Records. The entire cast of musicians will be revealed one by one in separate video blogs. The first singer from the cast reveled is Simone Simons of Epica fame. She is not singing the main role on Avalon II, which is a working title for the album, but the final name will be revealed later.
The confirmed cast of musicians/singers is once again full of internationally acclaimed artists, with some interesting twists and surprises. Stay tuned for more.