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Timo Tolkki's Avalon Revealed In New "Land Of New Hope" Trailer

The series of teaser trailers on a "new metal opera" album called "Land of New Hope," which began early this month from Frontiers Records has been revealed to be Timo Tolkki's Avalon in a new trailer (shown below). Tolkki was most prominently known for his work in Stratovarius as well as founding both Symfonia and Revolution Rennaissance.

The album "Land of New Hope" features guest appearances from Russell Allen (Symphony X), Michael Kiske (Unisonic/Ex-Helloween), Sharon Den Adel (Within Temptation), Elize Ryd (Amaranthe/Kamelot), Rob Rock (Rob Rock/Impellitteri), Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica), Jens Johansson (Stratovarius), Derek Shrenian (Dream Theater) and Alex Holzwarth (Rhapsody of Fire).

The release date for the album: May 17, 2013 (EU), May 21, 2013 (North America).

Check out the reveal trailer here:

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1. Tomi writes:

Well, as a matter of fact, Tolkki wasn't the founder of Stratovarius. The band was already existing when he joined it.

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2. CROMCarl writes:

You are absolutely correct Tomi...that was my bad.

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