New Live Album and DVD / Blu Ray: I Am The Empire - Live From The 013 Out Today. Get Your Copy NOW!
Today, symphonic metal masters KAMELOT have finally released the bombastic live album, I Am The Empire - Live From The 013, demonstrating the band’s exceptional stage presence and quality straight to their most dedicated fans from all over the world. To celebrate this glorious event, the band around mastermind Thomas Youngblood presents the third video taken from the new live album - the stunning and very first performance of “Under Grey Skies”, featuring Charlotte Wessels (Delain), taken from the chart-breaking Haven album (2015).
This emotional yet powerful ballad marks one of the many highlights of this magical night and promises to give you goosebumps. For the breathtaking duration of the track, the epic voices of frontman Tommy Karevik and Charlotte Wessels are carried by harmonic orchestration, unifying notes and lyrics as they enchant the audience.
KAMELOT’s Thomas Youngblood on “Under Grey Skies”:
"It was a true pleasure having Charlotte join us for this historic night, this was the first time we had ever played "Under Grey Skies" and it turned out to be a real gem!!"
Charlotte Wessels (Delain) adds:
"It was an absolute delight performing “Under Grey Skies” with KAMELOT live in 013 during their special night. It felt like a big family gathering. Thank you for including me. I am sure that this DVD will be a wonderful memento for Kamfans worldwide!"
Watch “Under Grey Skies” HERE:
The majestic live album/DVD/BluRay, recorded at the legendary 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands, consists of twenty-one songs that will tug on your heartstrings, make you want to bang your head and give you a taste of KAMELOT’s grandness live on stage with more than 100 minutes of live music and multiple exclusive extras, including backstage interviews of all guests, bandmembers and fans.
September 14, 2018 marked one of the highlights of KAMELOT’s very successful career. The band around mastermind Thomas Youngblood, known for its high-class collaborations, invited the creme de la creme of the symphonic metal scene to celebrate that evening in Tilburg. Featured guest musicians like Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Charlotte Wessels (Delain), Elize Ryd (Amaranthe) and Lauren Hart (Once Human) – just to name a few – made this evening in Tilburg an unforgettable night to remember for every fan and musician in attendance.
This concert setlist features KAMELOT in prime shape – with a hand-picked mixture of KAMELOT classics and live premieres, rounded off by stunning production and mixed and mastered by Sascha Paeth (Avantasia, Epica and more)!
KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood on I Am The Empire - Live From The 013:
“We are pleased beyond words to present our new live album/DVD/BluRay I Am The Empire - Live From The 013. After multiple SOLD OUT events in The Netherlands, it was only fitting to film this event at Tilburg's famed 013 venue. The icing on the cake was having all the special guests attend this historic night, it was truly divine. “
Watch the trailer HERE:
Order I Am The Empire - Live From The 013 HERE
Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz says:
“It was a magical evening that night. It was so much fun to play such a nice long set with a packed house of fans who knew every word to every song alongside my Kam fam and girlfriends!”
Amaranthe’s Elize Ryd comments:
”It was an historical moment for me to take part in this KAMELOT live-DVD recording. Let’s not forget that it was with KAMELOT I began my touring life, and we toured a lot. I am so happy to finally be able to perpetuate the era of hard work and friendship with such great quality. A huge thanks to the entire KAMELOT family for embracing my presence on this very special evening."
Once Human’s Lauren Hart says:
“What a MASTERPIECE!! It was a huge honor to share the stage with so many legends and witness this beautiful piece of KAMELOT history!”
The hand-picked tracklist is as follows:
1. Transcendence (Intro)
2. Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire) feat. Lauren Hart
3. Rule The World
5. The Great Pandemonium
6. When The Lights are Down
7. My Confession - feat. Eklipse
8. Veil of Elysium
9. Under Grey Skies - feat. Charlotte Wessels (live premiere)
10. Ravenlight - feat. Sascha Paeth
11. End of Innocence
12. March of Mephisto - feat. Alissa White Gluz
14. Manus Dei
15. Sacrimony (Angel of Afterlife) - feat. Alissa White Gluz & Elize Ryd
16. Drum And Keys Solo
17. Here's to the Fall
19. Burns to Embrace - with Children’s Choir including Thomas Youngblood’s son
20. Liar Liar (Wasteland Monarchy) - feat Alissa White Gluz
21. Ministrium (Shadow Key)
I Am The Empire - Live From The 013 is available in North America the following formats:
- Ltd. Deluxe Box (Including CD, DVD, BluRay, Flag, 5 Photocards, Lanyard + AAA Tourpass & 4 Guitar Picks)
- Ltd. 48-page Earbook (28x28cm Hardcover) including 2CD, DVD & BluRay - Strictly limited to 300 worldwide
- Ltd 2 LP Gatefold Gold + DVD
- 2 LP Gatefold Black + DVD
- 2 LP Gatefold Black + DVD + Shirt Bundle
- 2 LP Gatefold Gold + DVD + Shirt Bundle
- Ltd. 48-page Earbook + Shirt Bundle
- Digital Album
Thomas Youngblood - guitars
Tommy Karevik - vocals
Oliver Palotai - keyboards
Sean Tibbetts - bass
Alex Landenburg - drums
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