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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Costa Rica

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their April 3 concert in Costa Rica. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — will release their second, self-titled full-length album on May 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and mixed by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki and mastered by Mika Jussila ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Mexico City

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their March 2 concert in Mexico City. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Japanese Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their February tour of Japan. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, 2012 via ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Russian Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their February tour of Russia. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, 2012 via ...

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LOST SOCIETY's 'Fast Loud Death' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 25. Released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Enshrined In My Memory' Video Released

"Enshrined In My Memory", the new video from TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. The song is also available for download and legal streaming through all ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Scandinavian Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their January 2013 Scandinavian tour. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, 2012 via ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Trash All Over You' Video Released

"Trash All Over You", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which was released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — will release their second, self-titled full-length album on May 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and mixed by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki and mastered by Mika Jussila ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Part 5 Of 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Part five of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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F5 Featuring MEGADETH Bassist: 'A Drug For All Seasons' Album Reissued With Bonus Track

"A Drug For All Seasons", the 2005 debut album from F5, the Phoenix-based band featuring MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, has been reissued via iTunes with a bonus track, "Sleeping Giants". F5, whose sound was described as guitar-heavy melodic hard rock, ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Entire 'Fast Loud Death' Album Available For Streaming

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, is available for streaming in its entirety below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) ...

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Beneath the Surface - ALPHA TIGER

ALPHA TIGER's sophomore LP, 2013's "Beneath the Surface", sees the precocious German quintet graduating from indie label Sonic Attack (which unveiled their modest debut, "Man or Machine", two years prior) to heavy metal major player Century Media - but are they really ready for prime time yet? Shit, why not? In a weird ironic twist, ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — have completed work on their second full-length album. Produced, mixed and mastered by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki, the CD will simply be entitled "Battle Beast" and is scheduled for release ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown - Part 4

Part four of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Re-Evolution' In The Spring

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release a compilation album of songs released on its first four albums — "Circus Black" (2012), "End Of Eden" (2010), "The Clouds Of Northland Thunder" (2009) and "River Of Tuoni" (2008) — to showcase new singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen after the departure of Heidi Parviainen. The band ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Pushed Back To June

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — have issued the following update: "Some slightly disappointing news, friends. Due to business-related reasons, the release of the upcoming album was pushed further until June. It's a long wait, but we promise you ...

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