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SONATA ARCTICA Cancel Moscow Date

Finland's SONATA ARCTICA were forced to cancel their planned concert in Moscow on May 18th after they were unable to locate an available venue to hold the gig. The band are hoping to reschedule the show to a later date. ...

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THE CROWN Confirmed For TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL

Sweden's THE CROWN, featuring former AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, will have been confirmed for the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 12-14 in Helsinki, Finland. Other acts set to appear at the event include MACHINE HEAD, NIGHTWISH and SONATA ARCTICA, among others. ...

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL Festival: First Acts Announced

MACHINE HEAD, NIGHTWISH and SONATA ARCTICA are three of the acts that have been confirmed for the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 12-14 in Helsinki, Finland. In its fifth installment, Tuska Open Air Metal Festival is expected to draw in excess of 10,000 attendees over a three-day ...

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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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