Band Photo: Crystal Ball (?)
From: Horw, Switzerland
Last Known Status: Active
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Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL have parted ways with bassist Dany Schallibaum. "Dany wants to focus on his family in the future, to which we wish him all the best," the band write on their web site. "For 10 years Dany was a solid member of the band. We thank him for everything he contributed. We will miss his easy-going and humorous character a lot! Of course, Scott [Leach; guitar, backing vocals], Marcel [Sardella; drums] and Mark [Sweeney; vocals] will go on and soon announce some new gigs for spring/summer 2006! CRYSTAL BALL will work with some guest musicans for that reason."
CRYSTAL BALL's latest effort, "TimeWalker", entered the Swiss national album chart at position No. 56 last September. The follow-up to 2003's "Hellvetia" was once again produced by Stefan Kaufmann (ACCEPT, U.D.O.) and includes 12 tracks.
Swiss melodic metallers Crystal Ball have uploaded the cover artwork for their fifth album "TimeWalker" at this location.
"TimeWalker" is scheduled for release on August 29. The follow-up to 2003's "Hellvetia" was once again produced by Stefan Kaufmann (Accept, U.D.O.) and will include 12 tracks. A headlining tour of Europe is tentatively planned for the fall.
Swiss melodic metallers Crystal Ball have set "TimeWalker" as the title of their fifth album, due on August 29. The follow-up to 2003's "Hellvetia" was once again produced by Stefan Kaufmann (Accept, U.D.O.) and will include 12 tracks.
In other news, Crystal Ball have acquired a new booking agent: Frank Süpfle (Gotthard, U.D.O.). A headlining tour of Europe is tentatively planned in the fall.
Swiss Melodic Hard Rock experts Crystal Ball will enter the studio in February 2005 to record the follow-up album to last year's "Hellvetia." The band is going to work with producer Stefan Kaufmann (ACCEPT, U.D.O.) again – the new CD shall get in stores next summer.