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Anette Olzon (Ex-Nightwish) And Jani Liimatainen (Ex-Sonata Arctica) Join Forces In The Dark Element

Anette Olzon (ex-Nightwish) and Jani Liimatainen (ex-Sonata Arctica) have joined forces in The Dark Element. The groups self titled debut album will be released on November 10, and the cover art/track listing can be found below, along with a stream of their eponymous track. 178 more words


Ignorance Trumps science

One of the most frustrating things about hearing news about Donald Trump is the complete disconnect between the fantasy world in his head and the real world that we all live in. 446 more words


LIVE REVIEW: Sonata Arctica at the Academy (Mar 26th 2017)

Date: March 26th, 2017
Venue: The Academy, Dublin
Line-up: Sonata Arctica + Thunderstone + Striker

A couple of years ago the power metal scene in Ireland was almost non-existence with fans begging for bands to come over only to be met with the response that the demand simply wasn’t there. 974 more words


Audio interview: Sonata Arctica

Sonata Arctica is not your typical power metal band. Driven by powerful keyboards, progressive song-writing and a jaw-droppingly skilled frontman in Tony Kakko, the Finnish quintet is one of the most consistently stunning acts of their sub-genre, knocking the ball out of the park once again in 2016 with their ninth record, the aptly named… 91 more words


SONATA ARCTICA - European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic metal giants, SONATA ARCTICA, kicked off the 2nd leg of their “The Ninth Hour” European tour with two great shows at Hirsch in Nuremberg, Germany and Masters Of Rock Café in Zlin, Czech Republic earlier this week. 36 more words


CONCERT REVIEW: Sonata Arctica & Thunderstone, Oulu, Areena Oulu 20.1.2017 (in Finnish)

Teksti: Samuli Keskitalo
Kuvat: Samuli Keskitalo & Anneli Keski-Petäjä

Sonata Arctica on kuin Suomen vastine In Flamesille; ei suinkaan musikaalisesti vaan sen suhteen, että teki bändi mitä tahansa studiossa tai lavalla, tuntuu rapaa tulevan niskaan. 631 more words

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