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SONATA ARCTICA To Issue First-Ever Live Album In July

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will issue their first-ever live album, entitled Songs of Silence - Live in Tokyo, in Finland on July 1st. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Intro 02. Weballergy 03. Kingdom for a Heart 04. Sing in Silence 05. False News Travel Fast 06. Last Drop ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Announce Brazilian Dates

Finnish power metallers SONATA ARCTICA have announced the details of their upcoming Brazilian tour. The dates are as follows: Mar. 20 Porto Alegre, BRA @ Bar Opiniao Mar. 22 Curitiba, BRA @ Studio 1250 Mar. 23 Belo Horizonte, BRA @ TBA Mar. 24 Sao Paulo, BRA @ Directv Music Hall ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Live Album In The Works

Finnish melodic power metallers SONATA ARCTICA have finished mixing their live album, entitled Live In Japan 2001, at Finnvox Studios with Mikko Karmila. The band are due to enter Tico Tico Studios shortly to record a couple of new songs, which may or may not appear on the aforementioned live CD as “bonus” cuts. A ...

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SONATA ARCTICA : Live In Finland

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have lined up the following dates in their home country: Jan. 25 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone Jan. 26 - Lapua, FIN @ Lapuahovi Feb. 08 - Paimio, FIN @ Tillintupa Feb. 09 - Turku, FIN @ Kåren Feb. 22 - Seinäjoki, FIN @ Uimahallin Urheilutalo Feb. 23 - Jyväskylä, ...

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STRATOVARIUS Vocalist To Issue Solo Debut In March/April

STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto's recently-completed debut solo album will be released in Finland via Timo's own High And Loud label in March/April. No US or continental European release information has yet been made available. Among the tracks that are set to appear on the as-yet-untitled CD are the following: 01. Battle Of The Gods 02. ...

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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at Oakland Recording, the group's long-time home when recording in ...

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Archive News Nov 30, 2001

Here are some of the latest sales figures for various metal/hard rock releases in the US, as reported by Soundscan for the week ending November 25th, 2001 (number in parenthesis indicates the number of weeks the title has been on the sales chart):

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KID ROCK – Cocky: 223,062 (1) ...

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Archive News Nov 26, 2001

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be joining former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage as a very special guest at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser will reportedly perform with Di'Anno at the first show of the singer's three-night stint ...

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Archive News Jun 04, 2001

DESTRUCTION's brand new studio album, The Antichrist, will be released through Nuclear Blast Records in Europe on Monday, August 27th. Like its predecessor, last year's All Hell Breaks Loose, The Antichrist was recorded at Sweden's The Abyss Studios with producer Peter Tagtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). In other DESTRUCTION news, the band have been added to the ...

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Archive News May 19, 2001

COAL CHAMBER have recruited Ross Hogarth to produce their forthcoming third full-length album, which is tentatively titled Dark Days and is scheduled for release on October 8th in Europe and October 9th in the US. Hogarth is a virtual unknown in metal circles, having primarily worked with pop and rock acts in the past, including ...

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