Time for another bunch of news from the Timo Tolkki's Avalon camp. The new album will be released around May 2014, and in that month an European tour will also start, while recordings are currently taking place in East Sound Studios in Helsinki, Finland. In March, a single and a promotional video for it will be released: and they will feature no less than Nightwish and ReVamp vocalist Floor Jansen, who will play the leading role in the successor of The Land Of New Hope. Floor adds to the guest artists already announced, as Epica singer Simone Simons and ex-Stratovarius drummer and keyboardist Tuomo Lassila and Antti Ikonen.

These are Timo Tolkki's thoughts from the studio: "I am right now recording probably the best vocalist I have worked with in my whole career. This has been a jaw dropping experience and I thought I have already seen it all. Floor has proven me wrong. For example in the 10 minute title track of the album, she delivers in my opinion the best vocals of her career so far. This song is probably the biggest sounding of my whole career and Floor simply makes it an astonishing, almost breathtaking experience! We are both surprised of how amazing this has turned out to be and both very happy to hear how amazing it sounds."

Source: avalonopera.com
Band profile: Timo Tolkki's Avalon
Posted: 09.12.2013 by R Lewis


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X5452 - 09.12.2013 at 20:29  
I think something might be heading towards a burn out :p
mikeprado30 - 10.12.2013 at 05:02  
I've said it many times, she's the TRUE METAL DIVA OF THE MODERN TIMES!!!
TX09 - 10.12.2013 at 20:39  
Written by mikeprado30 on 10.12.2013 at 05:02

I've said it many times, she's the TRUE METAL DIVA OF THE MODERN TIMES!!!

I Cant Agree More.. also cant wait till may 5th 2014, revamp is comeing through town with iced earth... yeah.. wont miss floor for the world

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