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NIGHTWISH, SONATA ARCTICA, AMARANTHE Members Featured On RASKASTA JOULUA's 'Ragnarok Juletide'

Finland's annual, all-star symphonic Christmas rock project, dubbed RASKASTA JOULUA, which translates to "Heavy Christmas," is enjoying its 10th year running. To celebrate, the project, which tours every holiday season, will release a new studio album this year. The CD, titled "Ragnarok Juletide", will be released on November 11 via Spinefarm. But this is not ...

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AHOLA: 'Tug Of War' Album Teaser

A six-and-a-half-minute teaser for "Tug Of War", the sophomore album from AHOLA, the new "vital rock act" launched by Jarkko Ahola of the Finnish metal groups TERÄSBETONI and NORTHERN KINGS, is available below. The CD will be released on March 21 via Playground Music. "Our first recording went well and we raised the bar high ...

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AHOLA: New Single 'Still Metal' Available For Streaming

AHOLA, the new "vital rock act" launched by Jarkko Ahola of the Finnish metal groups TERÄSBETONI and NORTHERN KINGS, will release its sophomore album, "Tug Of War", on March 21 via Playground Music. The CD's new single, "Still Metal", can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Our first recording went well and we raised ...

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AHOLA To Release 'Tug Of War' In March

AHOLA, the new "vital rock act" launched by Jarkko Ahola of the Finnish metal groups TERÄSBETONI and NORTHERN KINGS, will release its sophomore album, "Tug Of War", on March 21 via Playground Music. "Our first recording went well and we raised the bar high then, so there was some work to be done to make ...

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AHOLA Putting Finishing Touches On Sophomore Album

AHOLA, the new "vital rock act" launched by Jarkko Ahola of the Finnish metal groups TERÄSBETONI and NORTHERN KINGS, is putting the finishing touches on its sophomore album for a spring release. AHOLA states: "There are only few more songs to sing and some backing vocals to do, but all in all the whole new ...

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TERÄSBETONI Announces First Show In Two Years

Finnish metal group TERÄSBETONI — which represented Finland in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest — will celebrate its 10 year journey and perform at Down By The Laituri festival in Turku next summer, on July 26. The band has been laying low for a while now and was last seen on stage in the summer ...

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TERÄSBETONI Mainman's Christmas Album Certified Gold In Finland

"Ave Maria - Joulun Klassikot" ("Ave Maria - Christmas Classics"), the Christmas album from Jarkko Ahola (AHOLA, TERÄSBETONI, NORTHERN KINGS), has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Ahola was presented with a gold plague on December 12 on the YLE TV show "Puoli Seitsemän". Ahola previously stated about his ...

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TERÄSBETONI Mainman To Release Christmas Album

Jarkko Ahola (AHOLA, TERÄSBETONI, NORTHERN KINGS) will release a Christmas album, "Ave Maria - Joulun Klassikot" ("Ave Maria - Christmas Classics"), On November 9. Commented Ahola: "The idea was to do a Christmas album that would sound majestic and grand, but yet still delicate and dynamic. It was clear that there would be no sample-based ...

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