Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have lined up the following dates during the coming months:Feb. 03 - Iisoppi - Nokia, FIN
Mar. 18 - Karhulan Sammontalo - Kotka, FIN
Mar. 30 - Sputnik - Tampere, FIN
May 05 - Metalliance Festival - Paris, FRA
Sep. 16 - ProgPower Festival - Atlanta, GA (USA) In other news, THUNDERSTONE have commenced the songwriting process for their next album. "Tentative plans include hitting the studio in late summer," the band write on their web site. "The release date has not been set, but a late 2006 or early 2007 release is anticipated." THUNDERSTONE's third full-length album, "Tools of Destruction", was released in the U.S. in June 2005 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed at Timo Tolkki's (STRATOVARIUS) Goldenworks studio with producer/guitarist Nino Laurenne.