Power Metallers Kamelot have a new album on the way. The band has been busy writing songs in Norway and have so far completed nine of them. They will be travelling to Wolfsburg, Germany in a month or so to do all the recordings, etc.

Here is a statement by guitarist Thomas Youngblood on the band's official website: "I am just returning from Norway and we were more productive than ever on this writing session. I am more pleased than ever with the progress of the new songs".

The album is set for an early 2007 release.

In other Kamelot news the band has announced some North American tour dates with special guest Epica. Here are the confirmed tour dates, as posted on their website:

Sep. 15 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (USA) - Culture Room - (only Kamelot)
Sep. 16 - St. Petersburg, FL (USA) - State Theatre - (only Kamelot)
Sep. 19 - Springfield, VA (USA) - Jaxx Nightclub
Sep. 20 - New York, NY (USA) - B.B King
Sep. 22 - Poughkeepsie, NY (USA) - The Chance Theater
Sep. 23 - Rochester, NY (USA) - The Penny Arcade
Sep. 24 - Montréal, QC (CA) - Le Medley
Sep. 25 - Québec, QC (CA) - L'Imperial
Sep. 27 - Toronto, ON (CA) - The Opera House
Sep. 28 - Cleveland, OH (USA) - Agora Ballroom
Sep. 29 - Detroit, MI (USA) - Harpo's
Sep. 30 - Chicago, IL (USA) - The Pearl Room
Oct. 02 - Columbia Heights, MN (USA) - Star Central
Oct. 04 - Denver, CO (USA) - BlueBird Theater
Oct. 06 - Seattle, WA (USA) - Studio Seven
Oct. 07 - Portland, OR (USA) - Rock N Roll Pizza
Oct. 08 - San Francisco, CA (USA) - Pound SF
Oct. 10 - Santa Ana, CA (USA) - Galaxy Theatre
Oct. 11 - Los Angeles, CA (USA) - Key Club

Source: kamelot.com
Band profile: Kamelot
Posted: 03.06.2006 by Necromancer_S


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arnibes - 04.06.2006 at 03:58  
This news is already a few months old
slayer_chaos - 04.06.2006 at 07:58  
2 dates in Florida, and 3 in New York, but none in Philly. Looks like I'm gonna have to find my way up to NYC on the 20th.
Horlequism - 05.06.2006 at 04:07  
Good to know that they are starting to become consistant on releasing new material...good for them! Rock on Kamelot!
MetalSpider - 05.06.2006 at 04:35  
Cant wait to hear their new materail!
PyRaMaZe - 05.06.2006 at 09:16  
Ah, a new album coming, superb! Fellow fans have been waiting for new Kamelot material,
IronAngel - 05.06.2006 at 12:58  
Meh. I still haven't had time to buy The Black Halo either, and now they're releasing a new ablum? Sheez, I have to start making some money to be able to buy all this crap. Still haven't even ordered Castlevania Lament of Tears soundtrack or Wild Arms from Play-Asia. Neither have I bought the new Stam1na album, and Blind Guardian is coming soon too. Well, I guess it's good to get some new material anyway, and luckily not for a while.
Raiden - 05.06.2006 at 13:11  
I agree that it will be interesting. Their trend of album goodness is a steady rise. Everytime they release an album you think that it surely won't be as good as the previous effort. But they are. So I'm wondering what this album will be like.
Zendrian - 07.09.2006 at 21:47  
Normaly Kamelot takes more time between his album releases..... anaway great news and im really curious about the album stile (epica or black halo stile).

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