“Unfortunately, we have been informed that, due to continuing medical and personal issues, [vocalist] Roy Khan [full name: Roy Sætre Khantatat] will not be able to finish the remaining touring in support of [KAMELOT's latest album] ‘Poetry For The Poisoned’. However, we are pleased to announce that metal icon Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE) will be joining the tour and handling the lead vocal duties. There will also be guest vocal appearances throughout the tour by Simone Simons (EPICA), Tommy Karevik (SEVENTH WONDER), and many more surprise guests throughout this very special and rare tour.”
Fabio Lione (in the photo) is eager to get on the road, stating, “I am excited and pleased to be part of the next KAMELOT tour..I always loved the sound of the band..and I think this will be a great experience for me, the band and for all the fans of great music and KAMELOT… See you soon on tour and let’s rock!!!”
KAMELOT has announced the following two shows as part of what will be a full U.S. tour.
Aug. 30 – Grammercy Theater – New York, NY
Sep. 02 – Club Soda – Montreal , Quebec Canada
Promoters will offer a special VIP ticket for these shows. This will include a pre-show meet-and-greet, and an autographed poster commemorating the show.
Both shows go on sale today exclusively through EnterTheVault.com until January 22, when they will become available everywhere.