Kamelot - Ghost Opera European Tour Part II 2008


Taken from the Kamelot newsletter:

"After the release of their great new album "Ghost Opera", Kamelot will hit the road again and will do shows in main areas of Europe. The album entered a lot of charts in different countries. For example: Norway #25, Sweden #29, Finland #35, USA #48 Indie, Netherlands #51, Germany #61, France #83, Switzerland #83, Greece #23, Japan #13, UK #24 Indie.

With the success of the "Ghost Opera" album fans are demanding more, more, more! Melodic metal masters Kamelot return to select Europe cities for a once in a lifetime tour and stage show. Bringing with them as special guests the Greek heavyweights Firewind and the Austrian/American female fronted group Visions Of Atlantis, this package will be one of the highlights of the year.

Founder and guitarist Thomas Youngblood adds: "The shows in connection with this album so far have been amazing, the fans and the band are as one everynight and there is an almost kinship between us. The shows will be something we will cherish forever!".

Singer/songwriter Khan adds: "This Ghost Opera Tour will be our last tour of Europe until the next studio release, so we are planning even more specials for the fans!".

Special guests on this memorable tour are Greek phenoms Firewind with virtuoso guitarist Gus G. at the helm. "I'm glad we're finally able to confirm a full European tour together with our buddies from Kamelot! As if the excitement wasn't enough when we announced the Japan tour with them, the idea popped up to do the full European run in 2008. What a great way to start the next year! We an't wait to come back and play for all our fans as well as make new ones. See you out there soon! Gus G./Firewind".

Also on tour will be female fronted gothic metal band Visions of Atlantis. This hybrid of America/Austrian members are making waves in the scene as one of the premier up and coming bands. "We are very excited to announce that we will be on tour with Kamelot through the whole of Europe! They are such fantastic and respectable musicians, and we are really proud to be partaking in this experience - this package simply rocks. It will be great to be able to play for our European friends again as well...it has been quite a while away from you all! Thanks to everyone for your support and thanks to Kamelot for giving us this wonderful experience!" Melissa/Visions Of Atlantis".

Check out the confirmed dates on Kamelot.com Tour Section"

04.04.2008 - London, UK - Carling Academy
05.04.2008 - Wolverhampton, UK - Wulfrun Hall
06.04.2008 - Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
09.04.2008 - Antwerpen, BE - Hof Ter Lo
10.04.2008 - Saarbrücken, DE - Garage
11.04.2008 - Paris, FR - Elysée Montmartre
12.04.2008 - Pratteln, CH - Z7
13.04.2008 - Milano, IT - Alcatraz
16.04.2008 - Athens, GR - Gagarin 205
17.04.2008 - Thessaloníki, GR - ClubYdrogeios
18.04.2008 - Sofia, BG - Hristo Botev Hall
19.04.2008 - Beograd, SER - SKC
20.04.2008 - Budapest, HU - Wigwam
22.04.2008 - München, DE - Backstage
23.04.2008 - Ludwigsburg, DE - Rockfabrik
24.04.2008 - Essen, DE - WeststadHalle
25.04.2008 - Hamburg, DE - Markthalle
28.04.2008 - Helsinki, FI - Tavastia
29.04.2008 - Oulu, FI - Club Teatria
01.05.2008 - Stockholm, SE - Klubben
02.05.2008 - Göteborg, SE - Trädgarn
03.05.2008 - Oslo, NO - Sentrum Scene

Source: kamelot.com
Band profile: Kamelot
Event: Ghost Opera European Tour Part II
 
Posted: 23.10.2007 by Thryce


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23.10.2007 - 16:10
Bararey
Winter is Coming
Kamelot and Firewind on the same bill, now that's a great concert. Wish they did this in the US tour, nothing against Leaves Eyes, but Firewind would have been a better fit.
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23.10.2007 - 17:27
Sheol
Really nice with Firewind also, eventhough I liked them better before.

02.05.2008 - Göteborg, SE - Trädgarn - Is booked for me.
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23.10.2007 - 17:30
White Winter Sun
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Really interesting bands package.
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23.10.2007 - 17:57
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Masterchief
OULU this is wierd non big bands dont go so far north
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23.10.2007 - 18:05
Thryce
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Written by Bad English on 23.10.2007 at 17:57

OULU this is wierd non big bands dont go so far north

Ow really?? Then you have to check out this link
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23.10.2007 - 18:07
MissRagnarok
YAY =)
Almost exactly a year after.. well, this year's show!
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23.10.2007 - 18:08
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Masterchief
Written by Thryce on 23.10.2007 at 18:05

Written by Bad English on 23.10.2007 at 17:57

OULU this is wierd non big bands dont go so far north

Ow really?? Then you have to check out this link


Ok half of them are finish bands and such like Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Ozzy, My Dying Bride wont go there and I change Oulu to Lulea in Swe because I wanna see some band stoo and damn its 500KM nnobody wint take me there
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23.10.2007 - 18:44
iaberis
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Yeah! Count me in!!!
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23.10.2007 - 19:26
Taktsekte
Your Ad Here!
... and again, no ES on the list. u_u
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23.10.2007 - 22:09
LeDruide
Wooo Kamelot comes back here!
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21.01.2008 - 23:19
Vursata
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KAMELOT IN BULGARIA - ole ole ole :}
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04.02.2008 - 13:32
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Written by Sheol on 23.10.2007 at 17:27

Really nice with Firewind also, eventhough I liked them better before.

02.05.2008 - Göteborg, SE - Trädgarn - Is booked for me.

Ahh! See you there then I will as well see them in Oslo the day after! It's really cool that they play in Gothenburg the 2nd of May this year, as they did excactly that one year ago, and it's the same venue as well! But it's the day after in Oslo that's the most speciall Home Arena for Roy Khan, as well as my birthday m/
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04.02.2008 - 15:40
Sheol
Written by =maD.Doc:. on 04.02.2008 at 13:32

Written by Sheol on 23.10.2007 at 17:27

Really nice with Firewind also, eventhough I liked them better before.

02.05.2008 - Göteborg, SE - Trädgarn - Is booked for me.

Ahh! See you there then I will as well see them in Oslo the day after! It's really cool that they play in Gothenburg the 2nd of May this year, as they did excactly that one year ago, and it's the same venue as well! But it's the day after in Oslo that's the most speciall Home Arena for Roy Khan, as well as my birthday m/


Ah congratulations! Will be a good birthday for you then.
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