Fan-filmed video footage of KAMELOT‘s November 27 performance at the Agora theater in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below.
KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently told PowerOfMetal.dk has finalized contractual plans for a new concert DVD. He said: “Now we have to figure out where we’re gonna do it and whether it’s gonna be part of a tour or it’s gonna be a one-off concert, like we did before. That’s all being planned right now, so we’re not totally sure yet. But hopefully next year we’ll be able to shoot that and [get it out] to the fans.”
Regarding what KAMELOT singer Tommy Karevik has added to the band’s sound since joining the group in 2012, Youngblood said: “He’s an amazing frontman, a killer songwriter, great with lyrics, a team player. And I think he’s injected a new spirit into the band, in terms of his energy and youth. I mean, I couldn’t have scripted it better, honestly. During [the making of the latest KAMELOT album] ‘Haven’, he was crucial with his lyrics and his vocal melodies and some of the music.”
“Haven” sold around 7,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release.
The CD was made available on May 5 in North America and May 8 in the rest of the world (excluding Asia) via Napalm Records as part of an exclusive licensing deal through the band’s Kamelot Music LLC.
Produced by Sascha Paeth and mastered by Jacob Hansen, “Haven” features guest appearances by Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY, ex-THE AGONIST), Troy Donockley (NIGHTWISH) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN). The g cover and artwork was created by Stefan Heilemann and additional art/layout was done by Gustavo Sazes.