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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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UK/European Tour Alert - Sonata Arctica

Finnish power metal band, Sonata Arctica are out on a huge tour across Europe including Ireland and the UK. The tour is called The Ninth Hour World Tour 2017 and is in support of their October 2016 release, and their ninth full album, The Ninth Hour. 97 more words


Winter Moon

Well, let’s start this year with a new story that I came up with during the last weeks of December.
Some of the stuff described in it did actually happen, others not so much. 1,596 more words


On Sonata Arctica

Oh hey, another post about a metal show!

Like with Nightwish and Within Temptation, I learned about Sonata Arctica from my final college roommate, Amy. We technically had the chance to see Sonata (along with Nightwish) back in March, as they played in the Springs two days after… 484 more words