Press release I got this morning confirms the same thing, that there will be a "full-scale North American tour" announced soon.
Also, the part about science fiction writer Kevin J. Anderson writing a novelisation of the album's story...
Which is: "“CLOCKWORK ANGELS” chronicles a young man’s quest across a lavish and colorful world of steampunk and alchemy as he attempts to follow his dreams. The story features lost cities, pirates, anarchists, an exotic carnival, and a rigid Watchmaker who imposes precision on every aspect of daily life."
That doesn't sound like something which needs to be novelised.