||German metallers Axel Rudi Pell have issued the following update on the band's Facebook page:
"We're proud to announce that Johnny, Mike ,Ferdy , Volker and Axel will enter the studio in late November with Engineer and Co-Producer Charlie Bauerfeind, to record the next studio album, titled Circle Of The Oath, 2 years after it's successful predecessor The Crest."
Axel commented: "I'm more than excited! I just finished the songwriting for all 10 songs including the compulsory Intro and will concentrate on completing the lyrics in the next couple of days. This will be a hell of a record and you won't be disappointed! It will have everything you expect from a true Axel Rudi Pell record with all it's magical moments and a few surprises... !"
Circle Of The Oath will be released by SPV in late March 2012, followed by the first leg of the tour. Stay tuned for more Info soon!