Interview With Jennie-Ann Smith From Avatarium | The Midlands Rocks

Avatarium vocalist Jennie-Ann Smith in a recent interview, reveals exciting details about how she became part of the band.
At the very beginning of the interview, the singer shares:“Avatarium started out as a project from Leif Edling (Candlemass) and Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth). Unfortunately, Mikael wasn’t able to really commit himself due to time constraints. Marcus Jiddell (Evergrey) was also involved with the project. He has a studio in Stockholm, so he and Leif started to work on some demos. At some point, they needed someone to lay down some vocals, and they gave me a call. They liked what I sang for them on ‘Lady In The Lamb’ and ‘Moonhorse,’ and they asked me to join the group. At first, they were looking for a male vocalist, but Marcus couldn’t think of anyone who would fit the profile, so he approached me, and the rest is history, as they say (laughs).”
Later in the interview, it becomes clear that Avatarium was actually looking for a male vocalist with a blues/classic rock background.

To top things off, Jenny reveals that the band will play some upcoming festivals next summer, but a tour still needs to be planned.

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