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Kamelot (Tommy Karevik) Talks “The Awakening”, Advice For Singers, Touring Life, More

Interview with Tommy Karevik of Kamelot, discussing the band’s upcoming album The Awakening, returning to touring, advice for aspiring singers, and more.

Kamelot is an American power metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed by Thomas Youngblood, in 1987. The Norwegian vocalist Roy Khan joined for the album Siége Perilous, and shared songwriting credit with Youngblood until his departure in April 2011. On June 22, 2012, Youngblood announced on their website that their new vocalist would be the Swedish singer Tommy Karevik, who was first featured on Kamelot’s album Silverthorn as the main vocalist, co-songwriter, and lyricist. As of 2023, Kamelot had released twelve studio albums, three live albums, two live DVDs and twenty music videos.

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Tommy Karevik (born 1 November 1981) is a Swedish metal vocalist, best known as the singer for Seventh Wonder and Kamelot.

The Awakening is the upcoming thirteenth studio album by the American power metal band Kamelot. The album is set to be released on March 17, 2023 via Napalm Records.[1] It will be the band’s first studio album in five years, following 2018’s The Shadow Theory, making this the longest gap between two studio albums by Kamelot.


Kamelot is known for its unique blend of power metal, progressive metal, and symphonic metal with a dark and gothic flavor. The band has released twelve studio albums to date, with The Awakening being their thirteenth. The Awakening is expected to feature Kamelot’s signature sound with renewed energy and creativity. The band has always remained true to its roots while continuing to push its sound forward with new and interesting elements. With The Awakening, Kamelot has set its sights on delivering a meaningful and inspiring album that will serve as a worthy addition to its impressive catalog of memorable and timeless metal music.

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