German neoclassical metal band Michael Schinkel's Eternal Flame has signed a multi album deal with ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The band's third album "Smoke On The Mountain" is set to drop on May 18th.
"Smoke on the Mountain" includes thirteen tracks and was produced by Michael Schinkel and Helmut Kohlpaintner, co-produced by Timothy Touchton, mixed by Michael Schinkel and mastered by Christoph Stickel. The album features a myriad of special guests, including Mark Boals (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Ring of Fire) and Göran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum) on vocals. The full list of guests is:
Mark Boals - Vocals (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Ring of Fire) Göran Edman - Vocals (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum) Ossy Pfeiffer - Keyboards (Ignore The Sign) Christian Tatsek - Keyboards Ritchie Kelly - Guitar Solo Andy Dick - Drums (Bobby Kimball, Glenn Hughes, Ron Young) Robert Lipp - Bass Gerhard Blum - Bass Makeus Grünzer - Bass
Timothy Touchton (known by lyrics such as "Go for Gold" Olympics in Seoul 1988, "Sail Away" Joe Cocker as well as eleven Top 40 and three Top 5 hits), Carsten Lizard Schulz (Evidence One, Midnite Club, Domain) and Rainer Holzapfl wrote the lyrics.
Stay tuned for more information about the album.