New Kamelot Vocalist Announced
2012-06-22 by Niels | 22 Comments

Power metallers Kamelot announced their new vocalist on their website. Tommy Karevik will be
replacing Roy Khan, who left the band in April 2011.

The Swede is known primarily as singer in Seventh Wonder. On Facebook, Karevik assured his
fans that he will not be leaving his other band.

Kamelot's first album with their new singer is planned for a September 2012 release.

Sources:

http://www.kamelot.com/site/news/the-new-chapter-is-begins-kamelot-reveals-new-vocalist/


http://www.facebook.com/seventhwonderofficial

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Band Page: Kamelot

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myhigherpie
June 22nd 2012

3027 Comments


They made as good a choice as they could have. This guy has serious chops.

KjSwantko
June 22nd 2012

8717 Comments


That guy is solid! Although no one can replace Kahn, Karevik is a great choice.

Poet
June 22nd 2012

5910 Comments


He's pretty good and won't make the band irrelevant like people have been saying.

Dreamflight
June 22nd 2012

1760 Comments


Wow, now this is an interesting choice.


KatatoNick
June 22nd 2012

128 Comments


Let's hope this works!

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Whispered4tw
June 22nd 2012

564 Comments


A good replacement. Replacing a vocalist such as Roy Khan is a hard task anyway, so this is probably the best choice they could've made.

CIRES
June 22nd 2012

23 Comments


They made an excellent choice by choosing Tommy, no offense to Fabio. Either way, Seventh Wonder will always be my favorite band :D

jopower
June 22nd 2012

103 Comments


He was probably chosen for his looks, but I will still listen to the new album.

seedofnothing
June 22nd 2012

3425 Comments


Cool good news, I've never heard anything from Tommy before but I'll definitely look into this.

Da11thMytrillSphere
June 22nd 2012

546 Comments


I hope this works, He's very good but roy khan is roy khan.

FictionalFlames
June 22nd 2012

1505 Comments


never got into this band.

Shuyin
June 22nd 2012

10391 Comments


'Roy's voice is part of what set Kamelot apart.'

pretty much says it all

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CrackeTheSkull
June 23rd 2012

718 Comments


HELLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNNAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
June 23rd 2012

5607 Comments


Never heard of the guy, but i trust previously written comments that he is a good choice.

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Dreamflight
June 23rd 2012

1760 Comments


edit

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
June 23rd 2012

7762 Comments


I was waiting for you to post just to say GAYYYYYYYYYYY

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iZac
June 23rd 2012

18 Comments


That doesn't look like Tommy Karevik in the video above.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
June 23rd 2012

7762 Comments


I love you and miss you stokes





and there is no such thing as "time well spent on sputnik"

Dreamflight
June 23rd 2012

1760 Comments


Oh fuck, my mistake, I should have read the description. tnks for pointing out.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
June 23rd 2012

7762 Comments


don't envy me




also, what is it with power metal vocalists and fucking dumb facial hair, like they are trying to be a trendy wizard or some shit

Niels
June 23rd 2012

43 Comments


Really happy my expectations are confirmed. Khan is unique and hard to replace, but I think Karevik is among the best singers in power metal, right after him. He deserves the recognition.

Their styles are very different, though. I'm interested to hear how they handle that on the new album.

I hope it won't interfere with Seventh Wonder too much, though - I prefer them to Kamelot

kaparoni
June 23rd 2012

72 Comments


"Sounds like your typical power metal/progressive metal singer. Sorry, but the unique sound of Roy's voice is part of what set
Kamelot apart"

That's right ! Sorry but I'm not impressed from the new vocalist either . He have good vocals but , nothing we weren't hear
before and even not half from Roy 's voice .

I hope at least the new album will be better than the lastest 2 album which were step down from " The black Halo" , Yet the
best album they have made so far .




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