Kamelot - Talking
About The Shadow Theory By Dave Schwartz
Kamelot released the highly
anticipated “Shadow Theory” last April and quickly
embarked upon a North American tour with label mates
Delain and Battle Beast. Truly the best way to test
the strength of a new record is in front of their fans and
it was obvious that they weren’t disappointed.
In some aspects “Shadow Theory”
expands on the foundation created by Kamelot’s previous
release, “Haven.” Lyrically, artificial intelligence
continues to be one of the subjects explored, albeit with
a musically darker feel. But one should not look at
“Shadow Theory” as an extension of “Haven.” They are
completely separate entities.
One glance at Kamelot’s itinerary
for 2018 and you know that they will be everywhere.
With the North American tour behind them, Kamelot will
return to Europe for a string of festival dates and a
major European tour. Later in the year Kamelot will
record a new live DVD (their second) at the 013 in
Tilburg, Netherlands on September 14, 2018. To close
out the year they will be heading to Japan for several
I climbed aboard the tour bus
to talk with guitarist Thomas Youngblood and learn more
about “The Shadow Theory.” Check out the video!